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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 yesterday via mobile

Stopped in this restaurant for dinner with a friend while we were in town on business. The sidewalk dining was on a long wait midweek, but we were able to be served indoors fairly quickly. It was a great choice. We had the walleye Milanese...More

Thank MarCMiwords
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional italian restaurant! Evertyhing was good, from appetizers to dessert, with superb service. Book in advance and enjoy!

Thank Jonny S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful business lunch here. Didn’t have a reservation but were seated promptly. Food and service were very good! Will definitely return!!

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good. The service really good. By far the most important thing about dinning at Zelo is to getting a seat outside on a beautiful sunny afternoon. The menu offers a wide variety of regional, and classic Italian dishes. There’s nothing stellar about...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never miss a chance to dine at Zelo when in town. Food is always excellent as is the service. Friendly and inviting team. Great wine list and menu. We’ll continue to recommend to our friends.

Thank Lotsoftravel1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best place i came accross during my 2018 minneapolis trip. Loved this place, the ambiance is awesome and the crowd is elegant. Definately recommend for a date or camaraderie time :-) :-x:-x:-x

Thank Yuvraj P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town attending a business meeting and craving Italian food. Zelo was nearby and the menu looked lovely. While restaurants usually don’t want the single diners, the hostesses welcomed me and sat me at a prime table. Excellent lasagna. The portion was huge...More

Thank Dee0847
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place for excellent italian food. the service was excellent. the appetizers were fabulous (shrimp, meatballs) . the pizza was excellent. another night just went for desserts and drinks. the desserts are more than fabulous (the lemon cake was out of this world)

Thank joselito1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've walked passed Zelo on many occasions on my way to other places on the mall, but never stopped here. Recently my wife and I were invited by others to join them there and we're so glad we did. The food was delicious and the...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the perfect spot to eat while attending a bachelorette party. It wasn't too loud, so we were able to have a conversation. The food was fresh and well made. The wait staff was attentive.

Thank Lindsey Z
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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
USD 15 - USD 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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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