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Bar La Grassa

800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (113 reviews)
“soft egg” (35 reviews)
“lobster” (91 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 yesterday via mobile

After years away I rediscovered BLG, dining solo at the bar (at first). It is now my ‘happy craving’ when I want quality, consistency, stellar flavor and exceptional value. Yes value. I’m hooked on the lightest Caesar salad, delightful mushroom agnolotti and spot on wine...More

Thank Cindy Rae D
Reviewed yesterday

With family, family style, small great for,outdoor eating. Have been several and also done take out . Always good.

Thank Aztek62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bar La Grassa (BLG) is always packed, so get a reservation if you can plan ahead. And is always packed because it’s good - really good! The appetizers, the various creative pastas, the chicken (OMG the chicken!) are always crowd pleasers... from goodies to the...More

Thank mariquiroga
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bar La Grassa is my favorite restaurant in Downtown Minneapolis. Always incredible food and great place for couples, friends or their small private room. Really great service. Make your reservation ahead of time because they are a busy place. Highly recommend.

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always a great experience here. Food is so delicious and the service is top notch. This is always out go to when we need a good night out.

Thank KGorney
Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVED THIS PLACE!!! The host was very friendly as we arrived a little early. Took a seat at the bar had a couple drinks and good conversation with the bartender even though she was very busy. Once seated our server could not have been better....More

Thank bailley2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent freezing night, the warm ambiance instantly made us feel welcome. The bar is nice enough and the cocktails were excellent. But the food here really shined - the pasta dishes come in two portion sizes - we opted for the smaller portions...More

Thank bt_mpls_traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed Bar la Grassa on numerous occasions with other couples seated in the dining room and as a solo couple seated at the bar with a view of the kitchen. This is a great cold-weather spot since the atmosphere is warm, lively, and...More

Thank mplsgirl2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been going here for years with family, friends, date nights. The food is unreal. We often get small sizes of the pastas to share because they are all so great! We love the Pasta Negra and the “Rabbit pasta” (as we call it). The...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always recommended this place for years, love the bar & the bartenders... Took a friend there this summer and we ate in the dining room. We both ordered the lobster bruschetta... as it's "a must have" item... and wouldn't you know it.. It was...More

Thank noyougohome
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, 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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