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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%
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“bruschetta” (108 reviews)
“soft egg” (34 reviews)
“lobster” (85 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
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11 - 20 of 589 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure if is it still hard to get into, but if you do it is worth it. Very good food and service. Nice variety on the menu. Not the cheapest place in that neighborhood.

Thank brent341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant was super overly busy. Lively crowd but servers are happy and effective. The pasta is absolutely stunning, both my wife and I ate ourselves sick.

Thank ARobertG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished an 8-day river cruise from St Louis to St Paul and stayed at The Courtyard by Marriott just off Washington Ave for a few days as we toured Minneapolis. We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and made reservations. This place was...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 8/27/17. Outstanding service, the staff knows exactly when to approach and when to stay back. Our waiter was a perfect guide through the meal, with course recommendations and wine list guidance. Food top notch. The fresh pastas were cooked perfectly and the ragu flavorful...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Met up with friends here and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Waitstaff was amazing. You start with some marinated beans and bread....which were great. For appetizers I had the charred red onion and goat cheese bruschetta. Absolutely loved it! Then I ordered charred pork with...More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Bar La Grassa has great Italian food--innovative but not too far out. A group of 4 had a truly memorable evening.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Still a very happening place. The food in many cases is better than good. Try the toasts. You will be treated to good tastes in a fun atmosphere.

Thank JandJMSP
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I love their lobster poached eggs. Awesome flavor! Great atmosphere and service. I recommend seating at the bar for a more full experience! Located in a very up and coming part of of Minneapolis, I always feel special she I enter Bar La Grassa.

Thank andresaparra
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I live in the North Loop and all my neighbors go on and on about how great Bar La Grassa is. I was expecting a fantastic meal. I knew it would be over priced, and it was, but I hoped the food would be worth...More

Thank unckyherb
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went there for a family dinner with 6 of us based on the experience of a family member. The place appeared very chaotic but organized. We had ordered 3 bottles of wine and each one was opened at the table. However, one of them...More

Thank bendesai
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
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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