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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is where I go for all of my dinners with all of my favorite people. This place is so special I really want to take everyone I know here. This is where I have my Christmas time dinner, my New Year's eve celebrations and my weekday cocktails in the evening with friends. I've spent considerable time in Spain, this... More 

Thank Josiah B
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always order the same thing here - the chicken, I know you can cook chicken at home - but it's not like here! Go for it - delicious and fantastic service - always a treat to eat here.

Thank Daisy095
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant nice food amazing service big space its good for big groups it has a decent amount of a food selaction i recommend going there

Thank Rashed a
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of Bar La Grassa's pasta offerings are as wonderful as any pasta I have ever had (and, I've been a pasta fanatic for over 65 years!) They are the agnolotti with taleggio cheese, and the lobster pasta. Bar La Grassa offers full and half portions. We order half portions of each and share so we can enjoy both these... More 

Thank Doug B
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant .appetizer dishes are quite tasty ,toasted beats Burrata is a must , enjoyed the pasta Negar and the cavatelli braised rabbit . Wine selection is ok .reasonably priced.

Thank thejetsetter01
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 July 20, 2016

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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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

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 

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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
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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?