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1601 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2550 (Irving Avenue)
+1 612-823-0250
10:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I hosted a corporate dinner at this restaurant and was very pleased with the food as well as the staff. We were given a private event room and dinners were $35/person including appetizers, salad, entree, and dessert. We thought this price was decent compared to other offerings in the area.

Thank LizzieKlaesges
Bloomington, Minnesota
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a business dinner. The service was very good and everyone enjoyed their meals from Lasagna to Polo Marsala. The calamari & bruschetta appetizers were very good as well as the desserts. The ambiance & friendly staff made a business meeting quite tolerable. I would recommend it. They even have parking available behind the building.

Thank Cindy W
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Delicious Italian fare...hard to choose from wide variety of entrees. The beet salad was exceptional. Great ambiance, reminded me of some of my favorites back home in Chicago...turned out their new general manager, McHugh, was from Chicago. The wine rounded out an excellent evening...a wonderful Spanish Tempranillo. Will definitely try them again next time I'm in town.

Thank mariagreg0ri0
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304 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I've heard that Amore Vitoria was recently rebranded as Amore Uptown and many people inidicated that the place is much better now. Well, there are a couple of improvements. But first the bad part. Food did not improve. It's OK, but not great. The service is better than before but they still need to work on friendliness of their staff.... More 

Thank stric75
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Loved the welcoming atmosphere and the food was delicious. Obviously fresh ingredients and great options. I had the Frittata and it was the best I've had. Rooftop was also open but a bit too windy for me.

Thank pegspe
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We received a great welcome and chose a window seat. The service was quick and smooth. We both chose calamari with a light batter coating, very tasty. After for a main course my friend had a salad it looked giant, with a French dressing, he was delighted, as I was with my choice of Italian sausage and spaghetti, it had... More 

Thank Michael N
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Have been there three times this summer with friends and left after 10-12 minutes of being ignored by staff on the patio, twice when sat by a host/hostess and once with a "Please Seat Yourself" sign. This seems to have become a frequent occurrence at Amore. Each time I was there, the rooftop was less than 30% full, with at... More 

Thank Brad M
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

First visit to this restaurant. Food was above average. A bit pricey for what it is, but I think that's because of their location. Service was good, not outstanding, but very acceptable. Cute place and seems to be run very well. I would suggest trying if you have not been there and looking for this kind of food. The apps... More 

Thank Benjie M
eagan, mn
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A group of 6 adults went out for dinner and drinks and had a great time. We ordered 3 appetizers and 6 meals and everything tasted great! Top two choices were the glazed salmon and the gnocchi.

Thank snickpen
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone loved their meals--no complaints. I at my entire fish of pasta and certainly should have kept some for leftovers!! The pizza was Good as well--not amazing, but good. If you go here get pasta! Happy hour is $2 off all drinks. 👌🏼

Thank NCruise0130

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2550
    (Irving Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-823-0250
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?