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La Grolla

452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
+1 651-221-1061
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (41 reviews)
“lobster” (18 reviews)
“granchio” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
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Reviewed yesterday

I had the penne alla vodka and the Isabella salad. Both were delicious and I will definitely be back. While we ate indoors, the outdoor seating looked lovely.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Number one wife has put up with me for well over half a century so why not treat her to dinner? La Grolla has positive memories for us and off we went to celebrate. Once again Lisa was our waitress (third time in a row)...More

Thank Thaddeus W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for an Italian restaurant in St. Paul and came across La Grolla. We figured it was good as it was very busy on a Monday night and were right. The staff was amazing, both friendly and very professional. Any of them that...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here with friends while visiting St Paul. It was a busy day but they found a quiet outdoor table for all of us. Everyone's entrée was deemed excellent and the wine was very tasty. Pasta dishes are quite large so plan on taking...More

Thank barbgoodkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Italian dishes with extra Mediterranean twists. Nice wine list, desserts looked stunning, but due to lousy service, we just couldn't stay that long. I spoke to the waiter, told him that lack of attention left our wine glasses empty way too much, attention that...More

1  Thank Ignatius56
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! Delicious food, excellent wines, lovely atmosphere for winter or summer, and the service we had couldn't have been better. Staff was hustling in extremely warm temps that evening and still kept smiling. Very impressed!

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed July 8, 2018

La Grolla is a cute Italian restaurant in St.Paul. Its on 452, Selby avenue, St Paul , Mn, 55102. There is not to talk about the interior, but it reminds you of home, hearth and a warm meal with obliging servers. The place is small...More

Thank nandita1422
Reviewed July 2, 2018

First visit here end of June around 4pm on a Wednesday, most were out on what appeared to be a cute patio but due to heat we went in to the bar. The service was not exceptional but was OK sitting at the bar along...More

Thank JamLkvlMN
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We live far away and are always looking for new places to try on our family visits near downtown St. Paul. Pasta sounded like a winner and La Grolla looked interesting for a lovely early June evening. The hostess asked "inside or out". Hmm. We...More

Thank s2mc
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night and was promptly seated for our group of five. The staff were helpful and attentive. Had the ravioli's and they were superb as well as the tuna salad. We were so very pleased with both the service and food we...More

1  Thank Mars1964
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Questions & Answers
Bob P
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
I think having a reservation on the weekend is a must and really wouldn't hurt any other time. But for Lunch and early dinner you might get lucky without one.
Thaddeus W
July 8, 2016|
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Response from Henry H | Reviewed this property |
Ask them, but yes, I believe so, back dining room. Very nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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