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452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
651-221-1061
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Ranked #70 of 798 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
USA
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went on a Wednesday evening and even then it was pretty full by 7 PM. Had a wonderful dinner of homemade pasta with scallops and shrimp. Very nice wine selections by the glass. Creative salad with pear, blue cheese and very spicy nuts. Dessert was a yummy Nutella cheesecake that was cut as a very large slice. Prices were fair.... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have visited La Grolla several times for both lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed. They have a lovely patio. The lobster bisque us wonderful.

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St. Paul
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is on of those restaurants that crams the tables as close as they can get them. My wife and I went for our 5 year anniversary and the food was good but we completely heard everything from both tables next to us because we were sitting on top of each other. When they brought out our food, the server... More 

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Mendota Heights, MN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My 3 siblings & I had lunch at La Grolla. I had one of the specials on the menu, farfalle with with mushrooms & sausage in a cream sauce. For desert, I had a latte. It was excellent. Joe, our waiter, gave great service. He was personable & witty. We didn't ask for separate bills, so the 4 of us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I had the worst dining experience of my life at La Grolla. The staff was so incredibly rude and combative it ruined the entire evening. Go somewhere where management and staff value and appreciate the customer experience.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I have been to La Grolla many times over the years. The food is consistently fantastic. There are staples on the menu and a variety of specials nightly. Portion size is decidedly Midwestern vs European. My wife and I can easily split an entree after enjoying an appetizer and salad. When they have it, the Ossobuco is a must try.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We met here for dinner Fri 12/5, a party of 5, with a 6:30 reservation. We were on time, but there was another party of about 15-18 also with a 6:30 reservation, also waiting in the very small front entry area. They were raising some fuss about not being seated and they were told that the staff were pushing the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

My Gf and I were trying something new since we're new to the area you can tell so much food is homemade strongly recommend making a reservation we didn't. Had to wait half hour not to bad. I recommend to all I know and love to rave about this hidden gem

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had a reservation for 8:00pm and we had to wait for almost an hour because they overbooked the tables. They didn't care about us, no apologies, nothing to make us feel welcome and how sorry they were. They had two young girls as hosts with no sense of what they were doing, no experience at all! Very disappointing!! It... More 

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Escanaba
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Waiter was attentive. Went without a reservation on a Friday night and took 45 minutes to be seated, not unexpected. Had a three course meal. The asparagus appetizer was so wonderful I could've had it just for dinner. The outdoor patio is gorgeous. Will go back when it's warmer to enjoy the patio

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Additional Information about La Grolla

Address: 452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
Phone Number: 651-221-1061
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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