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Spasso

17523 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka, MN
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Ranked #13 of 74 restaurants in Minnetonka
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hwy 101
Transit: Free Round Trip Car Service in our new 2010 Cadillac Escalade. Up to 6 people
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English first
Minnesota
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171 reviews 171 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Popular spot in an area without many non chain restaurants. Food is Italian themed and is mostly pretty good. Wine prices are good, they have a wine store next door. It is VERY noisy! Service OK. They may not do as well in an area with choice of places to eat.

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Deephaven, Minnesota
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We frequently order for takeout. Food is good and service is too. The patio is a nice place to eat-in. But I like the takeout best. Brunch is very well done too.

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Wantagh, NY
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Ate here on 5/14. Place was packed and had a good vibe. Sat down at a high table and started off with the Bruschetta. It was delicious. I am from NY, and it was just as good as I have had in NY. I then had the grilled meatloaf. It was very good. Service was great as my waitress was... More

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Portland, Oregon
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

On our first visit to Spasso, we found the place to be friendly, good service, and at moderate prices. The chicken parmesan was especially tender and tasty with a crème sauce rather than tomato sauce (an excellent way to serve it). Farfalle fruti de mare was especially tasty. The only fault is the pizza. The crust is good, but the... More

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Minneapolis
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Spasso's is a good restaurant that I want so badly to be a great restaurant, but it is not quite there. The food is really good ... I especially love the bread. The restaurant is warm and cozy ... but a little too loud. The service is spotty ... good sometimes, but downright awful other times. One waitress made my... More

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Minnetonka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I LOVE their happy hour: both the selection and the low prices. (Never mind that they have TWO happy hours every day: 4 to 6pm and 8pm to close!!) Also, their bottles of wine priced at retail (with NO MARKUP), NO corkage fee if you buy a bottle next door at the wine shop. Seriously good wine deals there! I... More

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Two of us in our party of six, were sick the next day?? Can't say it was the food for sure, but it seems like it could have been?

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Minnesota / Isle of Man
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54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Spasso has some excellent points. Best (for me) is that it is jointly owned with the next-door wine shop. You can buy your wine from the big selection there, have them uncork it, then take it in to Spasso at no extra charge at all. The atmosphere is friendly and the service is usually efficient. The menu is extensive, so... More

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We have been to Spasso many times, but I will focus this review on Happy Hour. Recent improvements to happy hour include allowing you to sit anywhere until 6:00 pm. Previously you had to sit in a overcrowded bar area that filled up early. The HH wine was a cab, very tasty and a generous pour. The meatballs are outstanding... More

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Galloway, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Great little restaurant to go hangout have a drink or two before dinner. But dinner wasn't that amazing, wasn't bad, just bland. Their menu could use some updating.... Great pizza Neapolitan style. Would recommend to check it at least once.

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