Restaurant Spotlight: Broder's Southside Pasta Bar

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at 8:43am.

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If you love pasta you will love Broder’s Southside Pasta Bar. Here you will find fresh pasta cooked to perfection every single day. The menu consists of well over 20 pasta and risotto dishes including:

  • Bocconcini
  • Olives Marinata
  • Conserva del Collo di Agnello
  • Spaghetti Carbonara con Carciofi e Speck
  • Fettuccine con Coniglio
  • Linguine con Calamari
  • And More!

Everything at the pasta bar is cooked to order and served up steaming hot. If you get a seat at the bar you will have an up close view of the pasta chefs making your order. The menu here changes seasonally and every day you will be greeted with a new special.

If you plan on ordering take out go with one of the macaroni pastas such as the spaghetti or penne. They are imported direct from Italy and they are great for warming up at home. The homemade egg noodles should be eaten in the restaurant shortly after they are prepared.

Hours and Location

Broder’s Southside Pasta Bar is located at 5000 Penn Avenue South in Minneapolis. They are open Sunday through Thursday 4:30pm to 9:30pm and Friday and Saturday 4:30pm to 10:00pm.

Seating Policy

Broder’s is a small neighborhood restaurant that does not accept reservations. They do this to ensure more customers are able to enjoy their delicious pasta. You can however call the restaurant at least an hour ahead of your arrival and have your name put on the call ahead list.

Please know calling ahead does not mean there will be no wait. It does however give you an advantage over those who just walk in.

Keep in mind Broder’s is fairly small. If you plan on bringing a large party please contact them in advance. They can be reached after 4pm at 612.925.9202. Weekends are always busy so expect a long wait.

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