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Amore Uptown

4.3
217 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Amore Uptown features old world, immigrant style Italian dishes with a fun & elegant uptown twist. From tuxedo to flip flops; you will feel comfortable no matter what brings you out. Join us for some great Italian and lets have some fun. Free parking behind the restaurant.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Pizzeria, Burgers
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 2:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 2:00 pm–11:00 pm
Happy Hour
Daily 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
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Phone number
(612) 823-0250
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Casual and Formal Events.
Call 612-823-0250 for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Irving Avenue
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Parking details
There is ample parking in the private lot behind the restaurant. Parking is free.
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Special events & promotions
Two rooms available for Private Dining. Our Wine Cellar which seats up to 60pp, and our Boutique, which seats up to 50pp. Please contact us for details or visit the Open Table Private Dining Page.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Two private rooms available. Wine cellar holds up to 60 people, and Boutique seats up to 40 people. Complimentary parking behind the restaurant.

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What 217 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
4.1
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MichaelS (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We came an hour early on accident and they were able to accommodate our large group an hour early. The bottomless mimosas were great and all of the food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Very friendly from the moment we walked in. Neighborhood feel with delicious food. Emily took great care of us. Can't wait to go back in Summer for the rooftop.

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MichaelandCindy 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Overall this was a very nice evening. I went there for a post-Valentine's Day celebration with my wife, and wanted the evening to be special. Based on the prices and online pictures, I got a slightly skewed impression about the dining environment; it was a little more casual than I had hoped. As it turned out, we had actually eaten here before on the rooftop - overall the ambiance is both upstairs and downstairs is nice, but just not super romantic like I had hoped. We were originally seated at a small table in the back room which would have been adequate, but what saved the evening was when we were moved to a more romantic alcove for two (there is only one of them, so ask for this in advance). Great uptown location. Good food.

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Lisa (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

My family and I had an amazing experience! The waiter was kind an friendly. The food was wonderful! And since it was my brothers 21st Birthday they brought out a dessert and the house payed for our entire meal!

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

My wife and I went out on a date night. The gentlemen who was The host was great and very inviting using my name like we were close friends. The food was amazing. My wife had The lamb and risotto and I had the lobster ravioli with a lobster cream sauce and tail of lobster. The atmosphere was great had an intimate setting. Will definitely go back again.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great! Waitress with blonde hair was awesome good service food came fast

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vipJoseph (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

I thought this was a decent restaurant, but food was just okay.

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Scruncher 
1.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Believe me I know what a good deal is and this was not it.... very bad... sad!!

$100 pre fixed Valentine's Day menu.. no thanks I was looking forward to choosing what to eat

Steak was average

Caesar salad very bad

Dessert was good

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paulmpls (Minneapolis)
2.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We've been to Amore Uptown before and have always had a great experience, but this was not one of them. They had their Valentines Day 4 course special with a limited menu. When we were seated we felt like we were being processed through for expedience not experience. They had a full house as most restaurants on Valentines day and seemed to be trying to hurry us along with our selections. This did let up as the restaurant slowed down. My date ordered the New York strip steak med-rare and I the mushroom passion pasta. The steak came out well-done. While the waitress tried to correct the issue it seemed the chef had no experience cooking a steak and it was one of the poorest quality cuts we've ever had at a "nicer" restaurant. My pasta was fairly good. There was no option to order a la carte as we had on a previous V-day experience. All in all we've usually had good meals and good service at Amore and will probably return, but likely not on a special/busy night as this.

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TaylorS (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went for Valentine’s Day and we had a blast! Food was excellent and a great price considering the day, would definitely come back here.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went on Valentine's Day, so the menu was fixed. The food selection was decent, though not all items were of the best quality. The steak entree option, in particular, left much to be desired.

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Dano (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

It was a bit loud. Sitting by the stairs was undesirable.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was excellent. The lobster ravioli was one of the best meals I’ve ever eaten.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We were so happy to get a reservation on the night of the City of Lakes Luminary Loppet. And being the adventurous sorts, we skied across Lake of the Isles after helping light some of the sculptures and we were greeted with a warm welcome and a kind manger who took our skis down to his office for safe keeping during our dinner! There are still good people in this world!

Our server was patient, fun and helpful, knew her stuff and helped with our food and beverage decisions. She didn't rush us and we were efficiently served yummy, hot food and delicious wine that kept us warm the rest of the night. The softly falling snow outside the window made for a picture perfect setting. We felt like we were in a little European town. My photo doesn't show the snow falling but you can see it dusting everything outside.

Thanks Amore Uptown for being a warm and bright spot in a very fun evening!

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vipRevC (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Great food and service. Good gluten free options.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

We celebrated my mothers 80th birthday as a party of 6, and were all delighted by the ambiance, coziness and friendliness of Amore Cafe. It is very comfortable. It was Our server Janelle's(sp?) first shift, and she took care of us like a seasoned pro. She made us feel very comfortable, welcomed, and accommodated all our odd requests with grace and panache. We all want to go back!!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Great service hearty food fair prices

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent food, can't miss. Great go to place for quality and value

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Percect (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Free parking in back, which is unheard of in uptown! The food and ambiance were both lovely, and we had impeccable service. Everything was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Great date night spot. Intimate setting, good food.

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Sandyman (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Was there with others for my birthday, great experience. Wait staff friendly, food great!! Eill be back!

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vipLoveMN (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

The food was very good and I love the ambiance of the restaurant and rooftop. However, Minnesota winters are very cold and there is only one door between the tables and the outside. Every time someone walked into the restaurant it was cold. We were never able to relax and enjoy our company and meal. They should put up an entrance curtain as it made for a very uncomfortable dining experience. I won't return while temps are low, which in MN is half the year!

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Engagement

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Amore Uptown is always fantastic. The food was exceptional as usual.

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Mela (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

The food was great, maybe not worth the price, but my main hardship was that it was a busy night, but the service was slow. Good vibe

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STG84 (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

I had dinner here for a very special occasion - I was proposing to my girlfriend - and the staff at Amore Uptown made sure everything went smoothly. They honored all my requests, the service was very good, and the food was fantastic. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

I wanted to like this restaurant more than I did. Selection and presentation were great. I had the lasagna which was heavily meat laden, not hot and not overly interesting. Alfredo had too much garlic.

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marilee (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

The food was amazing! The service was great; we had a very attentive server, which made the experience even better. We had traffic issues, so we called to let them know we were going to e a little late. They were very gracious and accommodating, to allow us to still be able to dine there.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

We love this restaurant! The food is always wonderful and the wait staff exceptional. It's a great place to take friends for a special occasion during any season.

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vipImpressed (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

Excellent birthday dinner! Great service and great food, loved all the dishes but the guys’ red sauce dishes were favored over the ladies’ white sauce choices.

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