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Broders' Pasta Bar

5000 Penn Ave. S. (50th St. W.) Send to Phone
612-925-9202 | Menu
The pasta is made fresh daily at this Lake Harriet neighborhood spot.


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Broders' Pasta Bar Restaurant Review

: Across the street from its Italian take-out deli, the Broders' family-owned restaurant features a bar where you can sit and watch the noodle makers in action, then eat the homemade goods they produced. The downside? A no-reservations policy means you'll probably have a good wait before you get in to this neighborhood gem. Is it worth it? If inexpensive and superior Italian fare means anything to you---oh yeah, it's worth it. More than 20 variations range from ravioli and rigatoni to gnocchi and tagliatelle. For starters, we're partial to the appetizer pizzas---little circles topped with whatever's in season, or the simple village salad---fresh greens, cukes, olives and feta, all dressed nicely with lemony olive oil. As for entrées, we recommend the linguine tangled with a fresh clam sauce. All that's left to order is a bottle of wine and, of course, the cannoli for dessert.

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