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831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506 (9th)
+1 612-333-7000
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 16:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went there with my friend for lunch and both of us had seafood pasta. The food came quick and we agreed it was great pasta with many different kinds of seafood in it,

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Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here a number of times but it has been quite a while... Frankly I will not hurry back, place is a little dated but food was good

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the Northstar Train into town for a little adventure and ended up at Zelo for lunch. The restaurant is beautiful to look at for starters. We had the Ahi Tuna appetizer and thought it was delicious. We both ordered the Tortiglioni Rossa Pasta and found it very enjoyable. Our server Benjamin was very helpful and pleasant.

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an awesome restaurant! I recommend the tuna crisps (appetizer) and the sauce and fennel flat bread! Great atmosphere and great people watching!

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Tampa, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for place to eat we walked around, found this restaurant it was rated one of the top Italian restaurants in Minneapolis. We walked in, was a bit uneasy because we saw white tablecloths thought it would be expensive however the hostess was immediate to Seat us was friendly the waitress was very good A bit overbearing but good my... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality ingredients, smart preparations that bring out flavours, and lively/fun energy for lunch and dinner. Zelo is our go-to restaurant in Minneapolis

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Cortez, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zelo offers standard Italian fare, pasta, chicken Parmesan etc. But they make it all a little more creatively. Their sauces are excellent with their own distinct flavors. Service is great with good Minnesota politeness and friendliness. Definitely going back next time I am in Minneapolis.

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Pasadena, California
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242 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an incredible restaurant. Not only is the food exceptional but the setting and service is what you would expect from a top dining establishment. This is obviously not a secret, the concierge in our hotel recommended it. The place was packed on the Thursday night we ate there. The location, in Nicollete Mall near many hotels, is probably... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zelo is fantastic. The space is beautiful (larger than it looks from outside) and the location is great. Service was excellent, and my good was great. One of the best burgers I've had in a while, and the rest of the menu looked good, too. Wish I could have eaten here again!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for dinner with colleagues during a conference based on someone's recommendation, and had some great Italian food. There's a good variety of food for everyone, and they serve loose-leaf tea in beautiful old-fashioned teapots. The service was prompt despite our being there at a busy time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, 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, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
    (9th)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-333-7000
Description
Opened in 1999 by local restaurateur Rick Webb, Zelo offers contemporary Italian cuisine and unparalleled service. Our passion and commitment is to bring you handcrafted food, created with fresh, seasonal, organic and local ingredients. Every meal. Every day. The restaurant is dramatic, comfortable and surrounds you with the warmth of wood, original art and murals, hand wrought iron works and renowned hospitality. Whether it is a business lunch or a relaxed evening with friends, the entire Zelo Team looks forward to welcoming you. Historical architecture meets funky decor in our downtown Minneapolis institution. This one-of-a-kind atmosphere sets the bar high for true hospitality, and great locally inspired food. Zelo, at 15 years old, is very comfortable in its sophisticated role amidst the downtown restaurant community. Zelo is now offering Complimentary Valet which is available to all Zelo guests. It is located on 9th Street right outside of Zelo. Valet is available starting at 6:00pm MON-SAT. Our kitchen is open from 11:00am to 10:00pm Monday - Thursday 11:00am to 11:00pm Friday 11:30am to 11:00pm Saturday 4:00pm to 10:00pm Sunday

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?