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Bar La Grassa

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Warehouse District
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800 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN (8th St)
17:00 - 10:00
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Sun 17:00 - 10:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited with friends for an anniversary dinner. Received attentive service, atmosphere is a little loud, casual but upscale menu. The lobster egg app is worth returning for, most people love it. We did. Nice wine list, but we brought our own.

Thank treehuggers7
Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Used to live a few blocks from BLG. Was always crowded but locals know the secret to be "close to the action". The food is delicious and the service has always been great. Reservations are usually needed. This is a great spot for date night and small groups (no more than 6). The restaurant can be loud to have large... More 

1 Thank Nick P
Minneapolis, Mn
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We go to Bar La Grassa (BLG) approximately 2-3 times per year. I always delivers. The food is Italian. It is a fun place to go with 4-6 people, as the plates can be shared - it's fun to try lots of different things. I have never had anything bad, but some things are not for everybody. The drinks are... More 

Thank RickNMinneapolis_MN
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Minneapolis. It has a lively, loud atmosphere, but not so loud as to limit conversation. Knowledgeable and friendly service. The food is the main draw here--delicious and consistent. The soft egg and lobster bruschetta (melts in your mouth) and the pork shoulder bruschetta are two of my favorite choices on the menu.... More 

Thank TravLBRo
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288 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard so many good things about this restaurant, I was eager to try it out. It certainly lived up to expectations. Fantastic gourmet Italian food. It was a very noisy and lively place.

1 Thank Domer90mom
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate dinner at Bar La Grassa in early December while visiting Minneapolis. The food was very good. We started with the aranchini with duck confit and taleggio and the seared scallops on black rice. The aranchini was fantastic, the scallops just average. We had the pasta negra with sea urchin chili and mussels and the mushroom... More 

Thank Luv2Travel4Golf
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

with my son was on a cold night before Christmas. He had chosen Bar La Grassa, which he had wanted to go to for quite awhile. The seared scallops and foie gras were memorable as was the gnocci with cauliflower and orange. I can't leave out the shellfish platter, excellent . It was a good night with good food and... More 

Thank Ron C
Woodbury, Minnesota
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162 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gnocchi with cauliflower, veal ragu and charred pork and pea shoots shared four ways. Introduced by scallops and soft eggs with lobster. A really great meal, nice but pretentious drinks and no time for dessert. Liked that we shared three entrees. We should have replaced one pasta with a protein. Nice scene and valet parking.

Thank Dave G
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our Minneapolis favorites - Bar La Grassa - continues to deliver on consistent service and food. It is our 'go to' place with friends, family and business associates - always something for everyone in party or a new dish to try or eat family-style. Don't miss the most moist and delicious chicken = incredible. Call in advance and... More 

Thank Scott S
Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came with a large group of family. The food was delicious: inventive, fun, and creative. The crab stuffed ravioli were divine. The smoked lobster spaghetti unusual and very rich. All of the bruschette and antipasti were yummy. Great wine list! Nice atmosphere. We will return.

Thank Andy A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
    (8th St)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: 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?