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Bar La Grassa

800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“soft egg” (58 reviews)
“bruschetta” (105 reviews)
“lobster” (94 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went at the last minute and were surprised to get in. We ordered a number of appetizers and one entree. All of the dishes we excellent. The bill was less I would have expected. We didn’t have any alcohol which made a difference. Can’t...More

Thank mik1124
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We celebrated the engagement and upcoming wedding of good friends by treating them to a fun evening at the restaurant where he proposed to her. We feasted on lobster bruschetta and scallops for appetizers and various delicious ravioli and pasta dishes for entrees. We enjoyed...More

Thank Hank S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have gone a number of times for special occasions. The food and service are amazing. The lobster and eggs brochette is so good.

Thank Pgaulke
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love BLG. Every time I’m in town I try to make it there. The pasta is sublime. The gnocchi is so puffy and warm. My husband had the eggs and lobster. It was delicious. The papardelle with veal ragu is perfect. I’d advise ordering...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here our first night in Mnpls to meet friends. Can see why they loved Bar La Grassa. It is a beautiful restaurant--modern yet cozy. We had the beet salad to start and it was one of the best we've ever had--more like a farm...More

1  Thank Kim and Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with another couple on Saturday evening. We enjoyed several starters, especially the white anchovies on avocado toast and duck prosciutto. My veal ragu on pappardelle was excellent and the others enjoyed their pasta courses, too. Wine list pretty extensive and includes quite a...More

Thank Keydet74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on two unrelated recommendations, I made a 15 minute walk from downtown to try this place. I will be back! The service was exceptional, the bread and appetizer were incredible, and the pasta was fantastic. Even better, this restaurant is extremely gluten friendly and...More

Thank JoesueFree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So you ask what is a New Yorker like me doing in Minneapolis lol. Our main office is in the Twin Cities. On our last night the managers took us out to Bar La Grassa. All I have to say is what a treat. The...More

Thank Brooklynexpat65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hip without the attitude, BLG is a big impressive space walled in huge timbers, exposed brick and super high ceilings. Everything is on a grand scale but each marble table feels intimate and special. The staff adeptly answered all of our questions-there are so many...More

Thank jenny l
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Our enjoyable evening started with a glass of Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. We shared three small pasta dishes, the Penne Rigate with Shrimp, Linguine with Lamb Meatballs and Gnocchi with Cauliflower and Orange. We also preferred the dishes in that order. The shrimp was very...More

1  Thank Ann J
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Frank L | Reviewed this property |
I don't specifically recall that they have valet parking.
Amit M
23 May 2017|
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Response from Patricia W | Reviewed this property |
I'd call to ask. They have plenty of home made pasta and might modify if you request it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
    (8th St)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: Warehouse District
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