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Spasso Minnetonka

4.3
1410 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Perfect For:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Notable Wine List
Spasso is a contemporary Italian/American restaurant with wood fired pizzas, pastas, entrees, and weekly specials. With a selection of over 140 wines by the bottle and 60 wines by the glass all at retail pricing. Full bar also available with a great happy hour from 3-6 and 8-close daily, 9-close Friday & Saturday. Sunday brunch from 10-4.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 3pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Phone number
(952) 224-9555
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Kevin Giffin
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Catering
Let us cater your next event. Our staff can work with you to plan out your perfect menu.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hwy 101
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Parking details
Don't worry about parking, use our Free Round Trip Car Service. Call us at 952-224-9555 and we will pick you up in our Cadillac Escalade. Should you choose to drive we have a free parking lot.
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Public transit
Free Round Trip Car Service in our Cadillac Escalade. It can accommodate groups up to 6 people!
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Special events & promotions
Reservations for Wine Dinners and Special Events must be made by calling the restaurant, NOT through Open Table.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Ideal for rehearsal dinners, business luncheons, intimate dinners, holiday parties, weddings, business meetings, luncheons, graduations, wine dinners, etc.

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What 1410 People Are Saying
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4.3
service
4.1
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We had a great time and we were not rushed when the waitress came over to take our order. We were still talking with each other and hadn’t looked. She completely understood.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Reservation was wrong time and wrong table....disappointing. Wish you had specials on menu for people who come regularly; menu doesn't change much.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Lasagne is excellent

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My date and I split a filet. It was perfect for the two of us and was absolutely delicious!!
Scrumptious mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts too!💝💝

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2.0Dined on April 3, 2018

We used to enjoy eating at Spasso, it is close to our house and the food was usually good. It had been a few months and this visit was very disappointing. The chicken was like rubber and the lady serving us barely looked at us the entire meal. Unfortunately we won’t be going back again.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Spasso never fails to meet or exceed my expectations. The food is delicious, the ambiance is lovely, the service is superior and the location is convenient.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter buffet was good. Nice selection and well prepared. Staff were very attentive. Made Easter easy.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Always have a good experience at Spasso! Keep up the great job!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

great meatballs

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We have dined at Spasso a lot - it is one of our favorite places! Unfortunately this time my rare filet mignon arrived well done. The second steak arrived at medium rare (close but not quite right), but didn’t have the flavor or color it has always had in the past. By the time my new steak arrived, the other diners were done with their meals.

We brought new guests with us this time and were saddened that they had to witness that experience.

We’ll go back, just not certain my go-to filet will remain my go-to meal and also don’t know if our guests will go again.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

We had dinner with our family to see our youngest off to Spain. It is our neighborhood favorite place to go and love Britney and all the staff at Spasso!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

I had dinner on Sunday evening with my husband and my 98 year old father. I had not tried the salad nicoise on previous visits and I found it to be excellent. The fresh tuna was perfectly cooked and the accompanying capers, greens, tomatoes, eggs, and olives made for a delicious salad. My father ordered the chicken Parmesan which he loved. The wine prices are very reasonable. Our waiter was very nice, and his service was prompt and efficient. Spassos is reliable favorite for us to go as we always have a good meal and great service.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Love this place..

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Pasta machine was broken but the results were dinners we would not have picked and they were fantastic. Worth a drive and wine/beer selection is on point

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2.0Dined on March 10, 2018

We had to wave down our waiter any time we needed something. We had to ask multiple times for water and then it was never refilled. Food was marginal our steak bites we very chewy and for how small they were they were very over done and overly seared. We each got a order of them and one of our orders was not even half of what one of the other orders were. We had to ask for them to add more.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great food and outstanding service. Pizzas and pasta were both excellent. I love that you can pick up a great bottle of wine at the wine store (attached) and bring to the restaurant with no corking fee. Our waitress was amazing.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

This was my second trip to Spasso. The first time they stuck us in a small table that's part of the bar. They tried to put us there again as I was told the people ahead of me got sat at my table. I refused, so they put us next to the waitress station.

While the food was excellent, I probably won't go back due to the lousy seating locations. Might see it different if I had shown up with no reservation, but a poor location twice with reservations is unacceptable!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Great food & service. Happy hour specials.

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Great service and all the food, except for the mussels were fantastic. Had to send the mussels back. Not good at all.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

I love Spasso! The food and wine are AMAZING!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We love sitting in the bar for dinner. Brittany is the best! You just can’t lose with the 3 cheese lasagne! Be careful when ordering the wine. We naively ordered a glass of Opus , thinking from the board it was $13. Wrong!!! It was $65 (per glass!!!) 13 was the year!!! Expensive mistake!!!

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Very busy evening but our server checked in with us and let us know the kitchen was a bit backed up. She offered us a bread basket and complimentary dessert. Everything was delicious, special sea bass, beet salad, short ribs and mussels. The creme brulee was awesome too!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Our waiter was kind, friendly and professional. He deserved more than a 25% tip. The food was prepared perfectly with the colors of health magnifying as to being in the process of nurturing our bodies.

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1.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Not worth it. Reservations don't matter slow service cold food decent price.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The menu sound great but the food was not exceptional in its flavor and a bit overpriced. Chicken on salad was undercooked and bland. This place could be nice...

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We go there often - we love the food and service is always good and the food is always hot.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Busy Valentines Day but ate early. Service started out fine but it was clear the staff was overwhelmed quickly as the restaurant got busier. On a night like this, it should be staffed better.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

We have never been disappointed in Spasso. The service is friendly and efficient and we love the menu choices and the food quality. It is always a go back to place.

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Spasso is good food for great value....and you can actually drink a beautiful glass of wine with it without breaking the bank. Happy Hour and outside seating is really fun too!

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

We love this restaurant to meet to catch up. We have our very favorite server so we try to visit on days she works. She makes it fun!!!

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3.0Dined on January 28, 2018

Perfectly fine neighborhood restaurant. The food is good, not great and a bit over priced.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We have dined here a number of times. Some really good dishes. Service is good....can be a bit loud for conversation.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Always consistently excellent food, service and ambiance
I’m looking forward to summers on the patio

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

One of our favorites. Great kids menu and staff is great with kids

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1.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Service good, food was very bland!

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Penne Bolonese was excellent as was lasagne. Highly recommend.

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2.0Dined on January 19, 2018

It was super loud!

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4.0Dined on January 17, 2018

Food was excellent, we had the sausage vodka ravioli, and chicken mushroom risotto. Several large groups slowed service a bit, but that was understandable and did not distract from the overall experience. One of our local favorites. Very family friendly as well. Definitely worth trying.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Great food and great service. Was fun being able to pick out our bottle of wine in the wine shop before we went to the restaurant. A great place for a birthday celebration.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Great food, great service, great value on wine and food!!

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