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Loring Pasta Bar

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University / Dinkytown
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327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2003
+1 612-378-4849
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The inside of the building was beautiful and had a relaxing atmosphere. I ordered my food to go but while I waited, the bartender was very pleasant to visit with. the food was tasty! You won't be disappointed if you dine in or take out!

Thank Cheryl E
Willmar, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sea bass and Short Ribs were the two outstanding meals at our table of eleven. The others were all very good too. Quiet enough to carry on conversation, saw a fashion show during dinner, loved the funky vibe. We will be back!

Thank Sheri S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

As soon as you come inside the Loring Pasta Bar, you get swept up by the setting of old brick, exposed pipes and twinkle lights. If you're into revitalized warehouse environments and the steam punk decor, this place is a treat and the cool factor is off the charts!! After placing my order, I had to walk around to take... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

best brunch ever. music, ambiance, gourmet selection. worth the price. worth the short wait for a table.

Thank clararankin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This was a real nice restaurant with live music which was a real plus and very entertaining. The staff was friendly, but a bit slow. The menu overall had a good selection, but was intrigued by some of the menu items.

Thank Rebel82
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My Husband and I went for dinner after a show at Northrup. It was a really short walk. Have a nice happy hour every day of the week. They also had live entertainment. Service was wonderful. Food was really good! We would definitely go back again.

Thank Suzanne S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This venue will remain a favorite of ours as we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in the Red Room upstairs. Returning here to meet friends, this night was not a disappointment. The atmosphere is eclectic but warm and inviting. Our waitress was friendly and helpful. It's a large room but intimate conversation was not difficult. Our food arrived promptly and... More 

Thank Chris L
North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My daugher and I stumble upon the Pasta Bar while wandering around Dinkytown. It was an unexpected pleasure. Jake took such good care of us we stayed for one more drink. The live entertainment was also very good. We enjoyed our food very much. Our overall experience was awesome!

Thank fargonative
Hailey, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Found this gem during our anniversary trip. Great fun, fantastic dancers from beginners like us to experienced, all great to watch. Lynn and staff were very accommodating of my one-armed status from recent surgery. If they added light instruction either off to side dance area or before the general admission it would at the top of our fun meter! Thoroughly... More 

Thank Gini B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Glad we found this salsa dance heaven. When dinner is finished the floor is cleared and the magic begins. Dance shoes optional with the floor a combination of hardwood and tile. Dj spinning a great atmosphere of fun. Can't wait to return.

Thank jeffballou

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-378-4849

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