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La Grolla

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452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
+1 651-221-1061
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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199 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent Italian restaurant. The pastas are all excellent. Plus there are a couple specials for the day. Bread is served with oil and vinegar options. Many good appetizers. Creative use of seafood with pastas as well as vegetables. Large choices if desserts as well as choices of alcoholic beverages and non alcoholic. Service is excellent.

Thank jammerspot
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I really wish I could do 2 ratings--one on the food and one on the wait and management. I would give the food 5 stars and the wait and management 1. We had a 8:00 reservation on a Saturday night---we were seated at 9:00pm. We realize things happen but the fact that nothing was said or done was disappointing. We... More 

1 Thank frandee1
Stillwater, Minnesota
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Three of us had an early evening dinner on a winter Sunday in January. All three of us chose different main courses, some of which are common or reoccurring specials of the day. I had the rib eye steak which comes out pre cut into strips. Perfectly done to medium rare. Served on a large very hot plate, which helped... More 

Thank Curt H
Hugo, Minnesota
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234 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were walking by the window and I said to my husband, "this place looks so cozy." We decided to dine here. Lisa, our server was very nice and efficient and told us the wonderful specials of the evening. I had the halibut and my husband had bow tie pasta with a pink sauce. The halibut was outstanding!!!! I just... More 

Thank 7wonderstraveler
Litchfield, Minnesota
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My sister suggested this place when we took my mom there before the ordway for her xmas present. Rack of lamb was excellent.... suggest the olive ball app. Very good.

Thank Theresa G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I had been looking forward to eating at La Grolla for months as my family had raved about it. So we booked reservations for New Years Eve and we're sorry we did. As soon as we sat down we were given a set menu to choose from where we could each choose an appetizer, entree and dessert.... More 

Thank Jenn F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot to come for lunch or dinner. They have a great wine selection in this tightly packed restaurant. They have several signs stating their smaller table footprint but I see this as a bonus... with less tables they can focus on their quality food and intimate atmosphere. We had reservations for five of us. Our waiter... More 

Thank Matthew D
New Richmond, Wisconsin
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We have been to La Grolla several times, but this time it wasn't nearly as good. Our server seemed to really rush us, I almost always have the steak with the Gorgonzola and it wasn't as good and the sides just so so.

Thank Catherine W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

La Grolla is a great place to get a wide range of Italian Style dishes, lots of wine choices, and 1st class service. I like to pick "standard" dishes when I visit Italian restaurants, so I've had lasagna dozens of times all over the country. La Grolla definitely is at the top of the list for their Italian "standards". They... More 

Thank Gary O
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1,251 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went here on a whim and Reservations are highly recommended as we were left with only bar seating, there are about 8 seats and we only waited about 15 minutes for 2 to open up. Our server, Christine specializes in a spoken word delivery of the menu, personally I found it a bit hard to understand what the options... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-221-1061

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