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Amore Uptown

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1601 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2550 (Irving Avenue)
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting, good staff. Food was good but took a long time to receive from the kitchen… Waitstaff was apologetic and many diners were annoyed. Cesar salad was lacking dressing, the balance of sauce on two separate pasta dishes seemed sloppy (too much on one, poorly mixed on the other), but taste overall was good. We generally enjoyed our visit,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have not dined here since 2015 but any reviews from before Jan 2015 were under old management. Thought everyone might want to know! My neutral rating reflects that I have yet to visit.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We happened to be in uptown enjoying the nice day by the lake and casually went in for lunch. We were blown away by the amazing pasta selections and delicious appetizers. Service was excellent and the rooftop terrace is amazing. We will be back soon!

1 Thank BrianM2562
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Amore Uptown has just been refreshed with great interior updates and some new menu items. Had lunch there recently and loved that there are some exciting new items on the menu, along with retaining the old favorites. We had the Amore roll and the Pasta Bella, both new on the menu and fabulous! We also enjoyed the Spaghetti and Meatballs,... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We had a wonderful Italian dinner on a Sunday evening. The chicken masala was excellent as it had a slight kick to it. My wife enjoyed the chicken parm as well. As a CT native, we almost tried their New Haven style white pizza. The manager is from CT so it would have been interesting to try it as he... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Sorry to,report that my food, suggested by staff, was not good. A chicken dish and the chicken was hard as rubber. The sauce was just not well constructed. Pasta no better than supermarket quality. Oh well, crossed off my list.

Thank devanb
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Had dinner there last night, during restaurant week, meaning fixed price menu option available. We arrived before the place filled up. Were seated right away. Waiter took our order & food came out in a timely manner. After that, we were pretty much ignored by our waiter. A couple was seated at the next table during the middle of our... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

My son lives in Minneapolis so we always try new place every trip. The 4 of us had a clean slate but the restaurant fail in a number of areas. Food ended up like an olive garden, with loud music the no one "could" turn down and an Italian place that serves just warm 1/2 cups of coffee as espresso... More 

Thank Dan H
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328 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

we even arrived early in hopes it wouldn't be too crowded and it wasn't. food was tasty and large portions (take home) but the service was terrible. hardly saw our wait person. do disappointing. small tip. sorry.

Thank seetheworld010
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a fun place to visit. Went there for my birthday dinner with friends and had a great time. Portion sizes were very generous for evreryone. The rooftop patio is great for the summer nights. Food can be hit or miss at times but usually is very good. Love to go on Sundays for their specials on food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2550
    (Irving Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighborhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: 16128230250
We are a neighborhood Italian restaurant. We serve Authentic Old World Classics with an Uptown Italian Twist. We ask our facility to work harder, we ask our staff to work harder and we ask our ingredients to work harder. When you come eat your likely to be recognized at the door, called by name and for sure appreciated. Our dinning room offers the best variety of tables in the Twin Cities. We can easily handle romantic two tops tucked away privately or tables in the main and subsequent dinning areas up to 40 and 50. We have our own parking in the back of the restaurant, arriving here is convenient. When Spring comes our rooftop deck is incredible. The only Cedar Rooftop Deck in the Twin Cities. Enjoying updated Old World Classics with a wonderful cocktail on a Rooftop Deck in Uptown Minneapolis is second to none.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?