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831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
+1 612-333-7000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ahi tuna” (41 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 3 weeks ago

Living out of town Zelo is my go to place in Minneapolis as the menu have everything from pizza and salad to steaks and seafood. My most recent dinner was good but could have been better. The fried calamari but tender but the breading was...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are in the bar area because we had no reservations but there are tables and a vibrant less formal atmosphere. Flatbread with Brie cheese was excellent as well as shaved Brussels sprouts. For dessert two or us shared a generous slice of Tiramisu that...More

Thank mctrvl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was traveling on business, working late in my hotel room and suddenly realized around 9:00 pm I needed to go find dinner. Many restaurants were located nearby but most were already closing. Took a seat in the bar at Zelo a few minutes after the...More

Thank michaelrM5717MD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got in to town late. Met friends in the bar. Had great fried ravioli and even better seared tuna. Nice wine options.

Thank CraignCheryl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So friends surprised me with a business dinner at this popular eatery downtown. It was an Italian place but had various other choices to choose from. Everything was great, the place, the company and the food. The starters were awesome, the tuna and beef starters...More

Thank nvrdullTX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a business lunch, and so we were glad to have the menu variety needed to accommodate everyone. I had the Brasiliana salad which was lite and fresh, along with a pepperoni flat bread which was far larger than anticipated. The good news...More

Thank Cococarr B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great Italian meal while in dining downtown Minneapolis. Out second time there. We enjoy the service and people watching. Our server was great.

Thank WashingtonIsland5
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy food but kinda pricey. Nice ambiance. Great for date night. The spanish speaking servers are very friendly. We will be back.

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Narrow seating, bad acoustics and no decoration on the walls? My last experience was better. Now I doubt if I will go back. Price-quality ratio is out of balance.

Thank 345arjanh
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I am from The Northeast and frequently dine in Manhattan, so I am very familiar with high prices for quality food. While on a business trip I went with a friend for lunch. I ordered a Caesar salad with grilled shrimp. The Caesar salad was...More

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
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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