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Bar La Grassa

Certificate of Excellence
Warehouse District
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800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330 (8th St)
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, with the blend industrial and artisan. The menu is even better, with reasonably priced entrées and drinks, and a creative lineup, top to bottom. The chefs are clean, calm, and can smile (even on a Friday night shift). The service was acceptable. We loved it – we are definitely putting this as one of our top spots in... More 

Thank Benjamin Oliver R
Woodbury, Minnesota
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waiter recommended the ribs and they were almost inedible because they were burnt, fatty, and way over salted.

Thank Rodney Z
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want an experience with your meal, sit at the rail. You get to see and experience your food in a whole new way. We were able to sit without a reservation. The food doesn't disappoint. I had the Spaghetti Carbonara and it was worth every calorie.

Thank Sarah D
Woodbury, Minnesota
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second visit I've made to BLG. This is a bustling downtown restaurant filled with the "beautiful" people of the twin cities. The menu is upscale Italian. We ordered: Prosciutto appetizer: okay Gnocchi: poor. Too heavy and bland sauce. Shellfish platter: good The service was far below standard for a restaurant of this price point. Our waitress seemed... More 

Thank Chuck S
Trotwood, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always look for an Italian restaurant that serves homemade pasta when I travel and I found this wonderful nugget. I really wanted a small plate which I could get but they have larger portions as well. The Nduja Egg Raviolo was just the right size, one large ravioli and they start you off with focaccia and a crusty bread... More 

Thank Beth E
Fort Lauderdale
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent and unusual Italian food for a great meal....Tom, our waiter, was outstanding with excellent recommendations. Specifically, he not only steered us toward appropriately-sized meals, but also provided us tourist information. All in all, this was a very worthwhile stop for a nice dinner.

Thank jjgasman
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, drinks and desserts. The place was busy, but well worth the wait. The place was trendy and built in an old warehouse. The interior was cool and sophisticated. Highly recommend. Best meal I've ever had in Minneapolis

Thank Erik F
New York City, New York
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ambiance and the food was truly delicious, but they could really lighten up on dressing / oil / butter. It's a bit of disaster for the waistline and I won't therefore return. I think the food would not suffer if it was drowning in oil a little less.

Thank Marylou C
Wallingford, Connecticut
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154 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm from the northeast so am used to great Italian food. My friend with whom we were dining is a foodie and had lived in the area for several years so knew about this place and it didn't disappoint. We ordered several things to share, but the lobster app is a must! We then shared a chicken, veal and seafood... More 

Thank blondebass1622
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title of the review sums it up. The food was inventive and expertly prepared. I'm not sure I have ever had a server who was better versed on each dish. I believe her name may have been Vicki. Highly recommend.

Thank wadephillips

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1330
    (8th St)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighborhood: Warehouse District

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