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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
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the meal is excellent and stay dedicated to its promise and service are super charming as the atmosphere.

Thank laras001
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place really lived up to the hype. I was craving something rich and satisfying and this place was recommended. I had the Foie Gras Tortellini. It was the best thing I have EVER tasted. I wish I ordered a full portion instead of the half. My friend had a Caesar salad which I sampled, and the lettuce quality was... More 

Thank Jess B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bar La Grassa is industrial chic but warm at the same time with fine dining service and menu but laid back atmosphere. Other than it being a little loud during dinner rushes, there are no drawbacks to making this spot a must-eat stop while in town or a local staple (and even when noisy, you can still easily converse with... More 

Thank Jessica D
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never been to BLG you are truly missing out on life. This is my absolute favorite restaurant- and my husband even had BLG as a part of his plan when he proposed to me. So many dishes are great here, but my absolute favorite is the penne rigate with shrimp in addition to the soft eggs and... More 

Thank Bridget C
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My maiden voyage to this establishment exceeded my expectations. Pasta to die for. Our group shared three dishes: Gnocchi with Cauliflower and Orange (spicy, rich, phenomenal), Pappardelle with Veal Ragu (silky, flavorful and sumptuous) and Red Wine Spaghetti with Pine Nuts (a unique flavor profile well worth a try!). The restaurant was bustling and had a great vibe. Professional, amiable... More 

Thank Z8651LQmarks
Minneapolis, MN
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely early Sunday dinner with friends. Waiter was exceptionally helpful and thoughtful (told me not to drink limoncello on an empty stomach...). Selections were delicious, well-prepared and gorgeous presentation. Servings were generous. The Beet salad was wonderful if you like beets. Orange-Cauliflower Gnocchi is always a favorite. The seafood filet of the day was delicious (changes daily). The... More 

1 Thank UMnMD
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great meal at Bar La Grassa, it has a hip downtown feel without being pretentious. We ordered small plates and shared but still had left overs. The lobster dishes were my favorites

1 Thank quinnio
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

pricey, but no complaints. couldn't ask for better service or choice plates. shrimp was especially nice

Thank happyhooper
Minneapolis , MN
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here on several occasions and this place never disappoints. The food is always top notch and the service is seasoned and personable. My one and only complaint is that it is VERY loud and hard to have conversations with your table mates. A reservation is a must on pretty much any night if you want to eat... More 

Thank DjC121
San Francisco, California
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend of mine made the reservation as I came in town for a visit. We went on a weekday night for dinner, the place is packed. Vibrant and smells good. Food: this is not your typical (family) Italian -- with big servings and large portion. [Well, maybe there are big portions, but we ordered the small plate, for more... 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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
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?