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Bar La Grassa

800 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN (Warehouse District)
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Ranked #7 of 1,587 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Warehouse District
Cross street: 8th St
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Burlington, Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

There were 8 of us for dinner on a Friday evening. The place was very busy but service was fine and food came in a reasonable time. It is a kind of Tapas style if you will. We ordered about 15 different dishes to share and all were well prepared and very tasty. The waiter was very helpful in providing... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Attentive service, very reasonably priced wine, excellent food. We enjoyed sharing six small plates, and four larger entries, between four. All were well presented and very much enjoyed.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Fantastic food and impeccable service! We tasted 6 items and all were excellent! Petite young Asian server was outstanding; very professional and knowledgeable.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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148 reviews 148 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Loved it. Crowded on a Thursday night, no wonder there was a small wait. Great menu; great, friendly service; great cocktails; great food. We liked the bruschetta with white anchovies and avocado A LOT. My wife loved the black pasta w mussels and I liked the foie gras tortellini - but it is VERY rich. We liked it all -... More

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Echelon, New Jersey, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

What a wonderful culinary experience. great food and flavors. excellent for both vegetarians and on vegetarians. recommend the red wine pasta with pine nuts and the pasta with lamb meat balls. I would order many small plates fort he party and have everyone share to experience the uniqueness of this wonderful restaurant. Will definitely return when I come back to... More

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Batavia, Illinois
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place was still hopping as we arrived for a 9pm reservation on a Friday night. The scene is very trendy--mostly young people on dates and groups of partyers. The food was high-quality and reasonably priced. The service was great, despite the fact that we were seated a bit later than our reservation called for. We ordered a number of... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food was exceptional especially the Pasta Negra with Mussels and the desserts were heavenly! The waiter was very knowledgeable and patient.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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96 reviews 96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our first time and it was great! Great atmosphere with prompt friendly service and good food. Very busy on a Thursday night and we could see why. Reasonably priced food and wines with a nice variety of both. We enjoyed a bruschetta appetizer that was delicious.

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197 reviews 197 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I always recommend Bar La Grassa to colleagues who live in the Twin Cities. When some foodie customers asked me to join them at one of my favorites, of course I accepted. With three people in attendance it was the perfect opportunity to do a sharing of the cuisine that has garnered such great press. For our first round of... More

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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Ok if you like fresh pasta and want to try something different I strongly suggest the froi grois tortellini! Unbelievable! I was always a fan of the 112 eatery (same chef owner) and bar la grassa didn't disappoint. If you want something different there are great options or if you prefer the classic type pastas they have those too, and... More

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