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La Grolla

452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
+1 651-221-1061
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“capesante” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (40 reviews)
“lobster” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't go to this place if you expect that making a reservation means you will be seated in time! It is only about giving the establishment a guess on how many seats they can expect to fill; it is not about providing good service to...More

Thank diasporic
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always look forward to dinner here. While the pastas are delicious, the real gem is in their red meats. The rib-eye, lamb, and specials with red meat are always the most coveted on the table. I also love being able to balance the richness...More

Thank Wander_Fully_Full
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit here for our early adult thanksgiving dinner! We arrived early ( thank goodness because it got busy.) The server was super sweet and and was attentive when she should have been. The food was much better than I thought it would...More

Thank voltech2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided to dine at La Grolla before going to a concert at the Place Theatre. The service was quick and the food was delicious! Great spot for a romantic date night!

Thank Abbie E
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went to La Grolla for my husband's birthday dinner. Since it was threatening rain but balmy, we decided to risk sitting in the gorgeous, 2-level courtyard, and were glad we did - the interior space seems a bit crowded and possibly noisy. Food: We started...More

Thank JunebugMN
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Terrific ambiance outside-old Italian inside! Staff was, how you say, attentive and fast enough. Lingering outside to enjoy environment was permitted. Reminded me of New Orleans, including the food, which was great tasting and creatively served. On a going-back scale: 9 Oh yes, set inside...More

1  Thank PFCSFL
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a good meal at LaGrolla this evening, but almost as soon as our salads were served, the kitchen staff brought our entrees. When we mentioned it to our server, she asked the staff to take it back to the kitchen. They did, but...More

Thank FoodieJV
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We started with the deep fried olives and they were as delicious as the rest of our meal. I loved the spaghetti puttanesca. We had a wonderful server, too. We sat inside but I wish we had asked for the patio seating. I have heard...More

Thank Eileen P
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

First: parking is ideal, right behind the restaurant are reserved parking spots! Nice wine list, good selection of appetizers. I loved my beef carpaccio. For the main I picked the TORTELLINI PROSCIUTTO E PISELLI - delicious. Desert - of course - Tiramisu and it rounded...More

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wonderful Italian cuisine. Service was outstanding, food was fabulous. Highly recomend. Great patio also

Thank Susan E
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Questions & Answers
Bob P
10 September 2016|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
I think having a reservation on the weekend is a must and really wouldn't hurt any other time. But for Lunch and early dinner you might get lucky without one.
Thaddeus W
9 July 2016|
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Response from Henry H | Reviewed this property |
Ask them, but yes, I believe so, back dining room. Very nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-221-1061
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