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Fat Lorenzo's

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5600 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417-2646
+1 612-822-2040
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Rush City, Minnesota
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here because of good reviews and was not disappointed. Ordered that Fats and Carne pizza. Was very good and saucy. This is a small old school type pizzeria with a cozy little atmosphere. My son enjoyed the gelato which was also very good.

Thank hagz70
Rochester, Minnesota
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried this place because of an MPR recommendation. Ordered the Fat Supreme and we were very disappointed. So much dough! The balance of the ingredients was all off. Eating it felt like a total gut bomb! I felt sort of ill afterwards. I would order from Domino's over going back here.

Thank GayleEK054
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I used to get pizza from here years ago when we lived in the neighborhood. While in the area on business we decided to go back. Cozy and quaint seating. Always busy. Great local beer selections and a good enough wine list. We had a medium fats special pizza. It was delicious and we had enough left... More 

Thank Dbo911
Dallas, Texas
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

While visiting family in MSP, we always order pizza from here because it's good and its in walking distance. Our most recent order was on the evening of 12/10/16 and as usual, the pizza was great. We ordered a large with half chicken/pineapple and half pepperoni/mushroom. It was delicious. I'm attaching a picture of half eaten pizza because we dug... More 

Thank EmmJoans
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here for awhile and forgot how good the pizza is. We got there early evening on a Friday and there was a waiting line when we left. Meat crazy pizza and garlic bread twist. Yum.

Thank greenacers
Bridgeport, West Virginia
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great steak subs and wonderful gelato. They also deliver. I am in Minneapolis about twice a year, and this is always a place I must go. The pizza is good, too. Try the blood orange gelato. It's a perfect end to a spicy meal.

Thank dhwv2015
Richfield, Minnesota
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

I'm so happy I live near Fat's. I would travel much further, than I do now, for this pie. They do have slices that they heat up for you in the oven and either off you go or sit outside, just kitty corner from Lake Calhoun. But my favorite is ordering a whole pie. To me that puffy crust comes... More 

Thank 720patrick
Fargo, North Dakota
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

...not so much for the pasta. We had the artichoke dip, which was totally worth the visit! But I had the linguine with clam sauce, my daughter had the Shrimp Alfredo, and a friend had the Chicken Alfredo. The Alfredo sauce wasn't bad, but the shrimp was tasteless and blah... the clam sauce was not really saucy, yet very fishy,... More 

Thank MsRooze
Mankato, Minnesota
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160 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Looked for a place to rendezvous.....friends in Minneapolis, us a night in Eagan on the way to vacation. Googled restaurants on Cedar Ave and came up with Fat Lorenzo. Monday evening, not too crowded...excellent service, WONDERFUL clam pizza, nice red wine and gelato for desert. Loved the murals inside and outside restaurant. Charming little spot........LOVED it!

Thank Paint-by-number
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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419 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Business lunch ordered several pizzas and all were very good...alot of toppings and very cheesy..it's a little cramped for seating but a good location to park


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5600 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417-2646
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-822-2040

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