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831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
+1 612-333-7000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago

Wonderful food in a beautiful, classic building. Four diners and each one of us loved our dish. The atmosphere was upscale. Staff was incredible. Primarily Italian, but a number of creative dishes for those who aren't looking for Italian this evening. We went as a...More

Thank ajstrvlr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had good Italian food, wine, and excellent service. The atmosphere is awesome, really nice and clean. Definitely recommend the chicken parm!

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I had a superb meal at Zelo. Perry took exceptional care of us! Highly recommend the sea bass, brussel sprouts, ciao baby salad, calamari, and lots of bread. If you have never had walleye, Zelo is the place to try it! Sit...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriends decided to spend our dinner time in here before watching the show Wicked in Orpheum Theater, we order Calamaris for our appetizer and it taste so yummy and soft! Compared to other restaurant that I have been to, the Calamaris here...More

Thank Kathrine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zero was within walking distance of my hotel. The restaurant is "Old World" cool with a very warm ambience. The restaurant was busy but we were seated right away. They have a good selection of plates to share with the table. The fare is Italian...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zelo, located on the Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, is the sister restaurant of Ciao Bella, located in the suburb of Bloomington. On a recent Friday evening, Zelo was buzzing with patrons. Zelo's menu provides an assortment of items featuring mainly Italian entrees. During our...More

Thank MJL713
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always get zelo on Postmates and love it. I usually get the chicken Parmesan and crab cake and tortiglioni past. Red Italian that's so good!

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had a business dinner at Zelo which I would describe as very good but not great. I like the cheery atmosphere and varied menu and the waiter was very accommodating, especially when we had a special request. On the downside when I ordered...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant! This was our second visit, food and service were excellent both times. Our first visit, was sitting in the bar, having drinks and appetizers. Our second visit was in the dining room for a full dinner. My only complaint is the acoustics in...More

Thank dolson1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner here after a theater. The atmosphere is a little loud, but it was perfect for us as we were dining with our children The food and service were great. The. Sea. Bass!!!!!!!!! Delish!!

Thank NathanHeyer
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Amit M
Do you have any Vegan options on your menu?
23 May 2017|
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Response from dolson1965 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do!
Do you have a gluten-free menu?
24 June 2016|
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Response from sipeswoman | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free items
Is there a dress code? Can men wear shorts?
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
USD 15 - USD 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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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.