10 Places for Pasta Cravings in Saint Paul
There’s plenty of pasta in the Saint Paul, and we know where to go when you’re craving carbs.
Saint Paul is known for some classic Italian staples, and DeGidio’s has been one of those staples since it opened in 1933. Spaghetti or mostaccioli with their classic tomato sauce has been their house specialty for more than 80 years. Your biggest decision will be whether to order one meatball or two.
This family business has been pumping out all the spaghetti and meatballs and garlic toast for over 60 years, so you know it must be good. Fire up your stomach with the spicy fried ravioli as a starter and top it all off with a slice of tiramisu.
When Red Rabbit hopped the river to open a second location on Grand Avenue, they brought their fantastic Italian pastas with them. Pair your linguine with a slice of wood-fired pizza for the full taste experience.
Tasty pasta spot, Hyacinth, serves up fresh and elevated Southern Italian/Mediterranean pasta dishes in a cozy little space on Grand Avenue.
You can’t say that you’ve been to Saint Paul if you’ve never stopped at Cossetta’s. For more than 100 years, this has been a favorite restaurant for fresh pizzas, pasta, salads and desserts, and check out Louis upstairs for a more refined feel.
Buca di Beppo
If you need to bring everyone together for pasta, Buca di Beppo's family-style portions are always a safe bet.
La Grolla is a cozy neighborhood Italian eatery that offers classic pasta & grilled dishes with a charming garden patio.
For your next Vietnamese food fix, stop by Hoa Bien on University. We’re always up for a big bowl of pho, but we advise you don’t skip over the noodle bowls and lo mein.
All of the dishes at Mucci’s are so simple, yet so unbelievably good. The lasagna is highly recommended, and you’d better get at least one pizza montanara for the table to try out.
Handmade and hand-rolled pasta might be what Highland Park’s Luci Ancora does best. The four-course Taster’s Dinner is offered every night, and you’ll get to try the best dishes on the menu that night, including the daily pasta.
What other Twin Cities stops do you make for pasta? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #MYSAINTPAUL!
Also In The Blog
DeGidio’s Restaurant & Bar
425 W. 7th St. Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102 (651) 291-7105 West 7th Website >
788 Grand Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota 55105 (651) 444-5995 Grand/Summit Avenue Website >
790 Grand Ave Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105 (651) 478-1822 Grand/Summit Avenue Website >
211 7th St W Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102 (651) 222-3476 West 7th Website >
1105 University Ave W St. Paul, Minnesota 55104 (651) 647-1011 Midway
786 Randolph Ave Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102 (651) 330-2245 West 7th Website >
2060 Randolph Ave Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105 (651) 698-6889 Highland Park Website >
Louis Ristorante & Bar
211 7th St W Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102 (651) 222-7378 West 7th Website >