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831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
+1 612-333-7000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ahi tuna” (42 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious food. Varied menu. Our server did not rush us and we lingered over 2 hours in a lovely booth. Nice decor. Would happily return.

Thank Julia I
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here. Interior is sophisticated and warm with crisp white tablecloths. It was lively and buzzing with conversations. The bar was packed. We started with a divine appetizer of carmelized Brussels sprouts prepared just right. The salads were good as well. I...More

Thank HappyGoLucky1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been to Zelo in years and was pleasantly surprised to see vast improvements to the bar area - the availability of whisky and scotches are outstanding and the bar area service was excellent. The various items we ate are great too but perhaps...More

Thank bt_mpls_traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially I wasn’t sure if this would be a good place to bring our 17-year old, but she’s a bit of a foodie and I’m glad we went. :)) I tried a refreshing cucumber gimlet, and the ahi tuna burger. Yum! Highly recommend. Overall the...More

Thank Kirsten L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had many gf choices. They were running behind, and we had a reservation, so they brought us a glass of wine for while we waited. They sat us 20 minutes late, but they hurried so we would get our food and enjoy our meal...More

Thank heatherawad6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here during Superbowl week on Thursday night. We had a nice waitress that took our drink order and help us find the right drinks to warm up from the chill outside and she did an amazing job. The hot drinks we ordered...More

Thank vhgolf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for the first time on the recommendation of my sister. The ambiance was very nice, the wait staff was very nice, the food was good. Unfortunately with the tip our bill was $200 for three of us. It's a nice place, good...More

Thank unckyherb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really spendy. No happy hour offerings Expense account is mandatory. Food is good. Space is very nice.

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times over the past three years always attentive staff Tim is usually our waiter he is great the service was very good the food is great just a little noisy but overall a great place to eat Highly recommended

Thank sana5000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best places to eat in MSP. Great food and service. The ambiance is great. There midnight express martini is awesome. Sometimes I go just for that. Is also in a great location. The prices are not bad for...More

Thank mexico45
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Amit M
23 May 2017|
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Response from sana5000 | Reviewed this property |
not sure , but i think they are very accommodating.I don't eat meat or fish, and have had a couple of great meals there. their pasta is great. good luck!
24 June 2016|
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Response from sipeswoman | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free items
4 June 2016|
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Response from ajnegstad | Reviewed this property |
There is not a formal dress code but shorts are uncommon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-333-7000
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At Zelo, we serve simple, fresh Italian cuisine made from local ingredients. Our handcrafted meals accompany a thoughtful, approachable wine selection. We believe dining is more than a menu: it is an experience, and ours is quality. When you’re our guest, our staff learn your name and remember your favorite glass of wine. We passionately commit to bring you the full dining experience – quality food and wine presented with welcoming service. Every meal. Every day. An enduring Minneapolis destination, Zelo was opened in 1999 by Rick Webb, a Minnesota restaurateur whose pursuits have set the standard in Twin Cities dining for over 40 years. Looking for another unparalleled dining experience in the south metro? Visit Rick Webb’s acclaimed Ciao Bella, the restaurant that inspired Zelo’s handcrafted food and dedicated service.
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