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The Old Spaghetti Factory

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233 Park Ave, Ste 100, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1124
612-341-0949
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Converted Case Factory/Warehouse with High Ceilings = Noisy Friday Evening Dinner

Great old building restored and filled with period pieces ~ even an old streetcar that the kids loved. Three generations had dinner after a long afternoon walking the sports show at the convention center. The restaurant was noisy and with lots of children, which was a perfect fit for our group... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
JanieD67
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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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149 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Great old building restored and filled with period pieces ~ even an old streetcar that the kids loved. Three generations had dinner after a long afternoon walking the sports show at the convention center. The restaurant was noisy and with lots of children, which was a perfect fit for our group. Service was good. Lots of napkins were delivered after... More 

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Kensington, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We liked our food and dessert was amazing! We made a reservation and highly recommend the same to others as it is a very popular place and the wait can be long!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Today I finally had the opportunity to have a meal at The Old Spaghetti Factory. I had always wanted to try it, and today was the day, it didn't disappoint. The old warehouse turned restaurant is a perfect atmosphere. Our server was very attentive, and friendly. Our food was excellent. I was also very impressed with the pricing. I felt... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The lasagna was very good, as was the shrimp and spinach artichoke app. Server was super friendly. They did get confused on the order of service. This would not have been a challenge if it had not happened three times. The server was not sure what the desserts were. He had the list, but he had not tasted some of... More 

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

The noise from the video game room detracted from the great food and ambience of the old building. We will not be back.

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Martin, Tennessee, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We discovered The Old Spaghetti Factory in Denver, so when we found this one we knew we were eating there. Great atmosphere. It's located in an old J.I. Case factory so it is an old and beautifully restored building filled with old pictures and antiques. My husband is strictly a spaghetti and meat sauce guy but I tried the Spinach... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were guests at a group dinner in the private dining room. Clearly there were not enough servers assigned and service was slow and poor. I don't blame the servers, who were trying, but there were not enough of them. The food was tasty.

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Minneapolis
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Pretty lame. Had a company event there - about 60 people in their large private dining room in the back. They were unprepared when we got there - the three dedicated servers seemed to have just arrived and scrambled to get tables slid together, their mish-mash of chairs distributed and places set, our specific instructions on how we wanted it... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The management was amazing. Opened up early to accommodate our large group and treated us to a great time, with awesome service and good food. We will go back for sure if ever in Minneapolis again!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

You love to Italian ,visit this place.I appreciate it deeply the way our questions and doubts about several ingredients were dealt with.Thanks for the wonderful service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 233 Park Ave, Ste 100, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1124
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 612-341-0949

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?