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Broders' Pasta Bar

5000 Penn Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55419 | Southwest Minneapolis | 612-925-9202

Location Description:

Step right up, ladies and gents, see the miracle material molded into a hundred different spine-tingling shapes. You've seen it before, it's pasta, but you've never seen it like this: Thrill to the sight of housemade egg fettuccine with crimini mushrooms, smoked paprika and wild boar ragu. Gape at exquisite preparations of traditional pasta dishes done as you've never seen them before. Quiver at an ever-changing list of delicate pastas using fresh fish and herbs. Marvel at the well-priced, pasta-positive wine list. But remember: You'll also chill at the lengthy waits imposed by the no-reservation policy.

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  • Cuisine(s): Italian
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 4:30pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 4:30pm-10pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, cash
  • Features: Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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