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Pizzeria Lola

5557 Xerxes Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410-2440
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5557 Xerxes Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410-2440
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you like wood fired pizzas, you must stop here. All ingredients are fresh made in house. The big round brick oven can be seen throughout. It’s a great, eclectic atmosphere! Be prepared to wait for a table as it’s a small space, and parking...More

Thank askelly24
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love this place. Best pizza in town. Their specialty pizzas are great as well. The best part is they serve Lambrusco by the glass, an acquired taste. It can get busy but they do accept reservations and it’d be wise to make one. Service...More

Thank geegeethebrat
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is was my second time here, this time with the whole family as we were travelling in the US and generally lives up to the hype. We've tried "thin" crust pizza all over the place and this place holds up. We had the Lady...More

Thank pank
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten pizza all over Italy, the Czech Republic and the good old USA. This has to be the #1 if them all. The crust is so light and crispy it is amazing. Of course the copper oven in the middle of the restaurant is...More

Thank Marcia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever my work travels bring me to the Twin Cities the first thing that goes on my radar is to get to Lola’s for a gluten-free pizza! (Then comes work…) As someone who has celiac, when you stumble upon amazing GF pizza (Guy Fieri on...More

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy their margherita pizza! It tastes authentic and reminds me of Otaly. The others I eat with are more adventurous and choose Lola to eat the Korean BBQ pizza.

Thank tennislax19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location, easy to find off 62 and Xerxes. Quiet patio with lots of room not too many bugs after dark. Wonderful beer options. We started with the zucchini salad then had the pizza special, margarita and the Xerxes. Great flavors and cooked perfectly. They...More

Thank Traveler529599
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with family members because one suggested it. Busy place, apparently much liked in the neighborhood. Plenty of variety of pizzas and they have wine....so we are good, right? It is good, sort of like let's see what we can invent to put on...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our son and daughter in law brought us here for dinner. Great selection of creative pizzas that taste as good as they sound on the menu. Excellent service, and atmosphere... and a nice selection of craft beers as well. Well worth the visit.

Thank Cessna175
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I had a great time at Pizzeria Lola recently. My roommate and I tried a variety of pizzas, our favorite being the Sunnyside, the Iowan and Forager were both excellent as well. We also really enjoyed the ice cream with olive oil and sea salt...More

Thank Lauren S
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Response from DRLAdventures | Reviewed this property |
I've eaten pizza in NYC. I've eaten New York pizza in Minneapolis. This isn't NY pizza...and it isn't Minneapolis.
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There is street parking, but a parking lot is located close by
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5557 Xerxes Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410-2440
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-424-8338
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A Korean immigrant, inspired by the pure love of food, joy and her mother’s own delicious cooking, quits her day job, opens an artisan pizza pie place and names it after her dog. There’s no need to be overly patriotic here, but is there anything more American than that? Yep, sometimes dreams do come true. Welcome to Pizzeria Lola where we serve wood fired pizzas, shareable small plates, warm chocolate chip cookies, soft serve ice cream, wine, beer and fun! Don't forget to take a trip to our photobooth when you visit.
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