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Osteria I Nonni

981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
+1 651-905-1081
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“carpaccio” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“guanciale” (2 reviews)
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981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is lovely with the kindest staff, manager and waitresses/waiters. We love it there. The food is excellent. They have the best carpaccio in the whole entire world. Very romantic and perfect for couple's dates or business meetings. Excellent selection of Italian wines. Lovely...More

Thank Lune B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We started out w happy hour on their lovely patio. Had an app of Beef Carpaccio- a steal at HH price of $10. Excellent! Tender slices of beef tenderloin atop arugula, v tasty and tender, and a large serving. And, the house red wine was...More

Thank kirbyfredstpaul
Reviewed 27 June 2017

we have been to i nonni on a number of occasions and have always liked the place. they have a wide variety of price choices with the food in each choice being substantially above average. we always get the basil gimlet, wine and armagnac. il...More

Thank artsmith147
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Very nice restaurant with good food and friendly staff. The menu is a bit different, than usual, but you should be able to find something good to eat there.

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Native American Chef Walter Buffalo has a wonderful take on an italian themed Menu but is not afraid to add his own touches to his dishes. I Nonni was recommended by locals and we weren't disappointed. Impressive wine list too.

Thank Eamonn Q
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Despite the name, the restaurant has some Italian plates. The pasta is fine, but you can eat same pasta some where else. For example the pasta with Italian sausage very spicy which does not belong to the Italian cuisine. The chicken was lukewarm and insipide....More

Thank cetobler
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Always top shelf. The seafood soup is the best. Great suggestions on wine pairings. Fantastic menu. Impeccable service. Must have reservations but also fun to sit in bar.

Thank Coolmom8
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for Italian that is not the ordinary spaghetti and meatballs, then this is the place. I Nonni's food is always, fresh, inventive and extremely tastey - your sophisticated taste buds will thank you. Their pastas are served in small and large...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place was great. I can't believe I had never heard of it prior to eating there. Was a little pricey, but food and atmosphere was really nice. Got the veal shank ($46), porchetta (which ended up being more like a really good huge 2...More

Thank jon p
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was the worst dining experience I've had. We went for their Restaurant Week menu (3 course meal for $35 and wine flight for $20). From start to finish we were there for over 2.5 hours. Our server "forgot" about us (yes - his words)....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-905-1081
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