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“Awesome Italian in the Minnesota North woods!”

La Pasta Italian Eatery
Ranked #19 of 41 Restaurants in Park Rapids
Price range: US$3 - US$28
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: In the fabulous town of Dorset, Minnesota located near Park Rapids, known as the Restaurant Capital of the World. La Pasta serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from May through September. Specializing in Italian cuisine for the evening menu. The food is excellent and the service is very good. The decor is attractive, with many artifacts and local collectibles on the walls. The restaurant consists of several small connected dining rooms.
Illinois
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Awesome Italian in the Minnesota North woods!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

See my other posting under Dorset General Store / La Pasta. Oustanding fresh italian in a great setting. Worth the drive - make a reservation first! We make this a must-go every year - and it is a 600+ mile drive to get there!

Visited May 2013
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Illinois
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Dorset General Store - La Pasta restaurant - Awesome Italian in the Northwoods!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

If you haven't been to Dorset, Minnesota, you need to go! Great bunch of eateries, but the General Store/La Pasta is outstanding. It is worth our 687 mile drive to eat there. Great Italian cooking, in a great atmosphere in the great north woods of Minnesota. The asparagus lasagna is fantastic. I am eating my way through the extensive menu. DO make reservations in advance - the place is small and fills up very quickly.

  • Visited May 2013
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clive, ia
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast and Dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

A must breakfast stop at least once during our visits. Love the egg in a cake. DInner is wonderful. Pasta freshly made and delicious sauces. Always a great experience in Dorset, the restaurant capital of the world!

Visited October 2012
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Nevis, Minnesota
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“The Go-To place for Sunday breakfast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012

Eat here regularly when the place is open- summer seasonal. Wide variety of breakfast items, all very good. Also has an Italian menu for dining later in the day. Would recommend!

Visited September 2012
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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107 reviews
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“Awesome Place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

The General Store had really great items in a terrific atmosphere. Awesome visit! The people were very friendly; it was a great place to get a souvenir.

Visited July 2012
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