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The Old Spaghetti Factory

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233 Park Ave, Ste 100, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1124
612-341-0949
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Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our first time there. Love the building and decorations. But then we got the pasta. Overcooked and limp pasta. Bland sauce. Every grocery store in town has better sausage than theirs. Not worth the trip downtown.

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Thank Alan B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good meal but not spectacular. The food came out a bit on the cold side. Service was quick but we also felt a bit rushed. Entrees brought while salad plates were still on the table and not quite finished. Same thing with dessert. Not sure what the rush was about because they weren't too busy. A small booth for... More 

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Thank Shelley C
Bemidji, Minnesota
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, good food! Adults and children alike enjoyed the meal in this oil old building. Will come back next time we're in the neighborhood.

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Thank GardenLady1234
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been many years since I've eaten at one of these and I had forgotten how good it was. The white clam sauce is my favorite. You should also try one of the creme sodas. Dessert (Spumoni or vanilla ice cream) is included in the price of the meal, as well as soup or salad. It was so good, we... More 

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Thank luv2travel6354
Wheelersburg, Ohio
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325 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by as we visited Minneapolis. Our server was very nice and friendly and fast! We enjoyed our experience eating here. Spaghetti and deserts were very good!

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Thank 86MissyJ
Alden, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance is great, and large families were easily accommodated along with more intimate parties. But that's where the charm ends. The food was not much better than fast food Italian. The spaghetti (meat) sauce is very sour (acidic) and lacked any significant meat. The Italian sausage was bland, and the signature lasagna looked impressive, but failed to astound. I... More 

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Thank Greg L
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The food was not as tasty as it usually is - but beautiful accommodations; great service and close to my hotel

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Thank Faye W
Port Antonio, Jamaica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Get there early and sit outside. there were some amazing dogs with normal owners there. the inside is also nice. well restored building and nice atmosphere. waiters very charming and there is good wine. nice relaxed atmosphere. central location so easy to go back.

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Thank bamboobwah
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

From the bartender to the server, these people have no motivation. Ultimately we had 3 different servers taking orders, bringing food and drinks, etc,-- because we had to go search for any human who might be willing to take our order, check on food and/or bring our bill. Plan on the appetizer arriving shortly after your main food order arrives,... More 

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Thank murrayguy
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The building and interior are very nice. It is located near downtown and close to the Guthrie Theater and the Viking Stadium. It food was rather average, the waiter very good and the building very interesting. I would go back expecting average food but a nice place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Park Ave, Ste 100, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1124
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 612-341-0949

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?