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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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“lasagna” (68 reviews)
“salad” (111 reviews)
“ahi tuna” (42 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation using the app - so handy! The service was fantastic. Our server was very friendly, engaging but also gave us adequate space, and he was very knowledgeable about the food. The food. Ahhhh, the food. Incredible. We had the special and...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great evening celebrating my birthday and anniversary. We loved the tuna appetizer as well as the parmesean shrimp!

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner with a group of friends attending a conference. Our table was not ready on time but eventually it was ready. The food and bread were tremendous: hot and delicious. The wine selection is extensive.

Thank jim_mcdonald
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Server didn't show up right away and another picked up on it and filled in. Very good service overall. Brasiliana salad was weird and flavorless. Chicken parm was excellent.

Thank erinsiegrist
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We enjoyed a great dinner there on Friday! We had no reservation,and the dining room was full, but the bar area was classy and the menu was the same, so my husband and I had a wonderful experience there. Service was great, and so was...More

Thank Kristine N
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food is well prepared, but not outstanding in my view. Service is excellent and the decor a mash up of funky and classical Italy. A very busy place that definitely requires a reservation.

Thank Intouchable
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We've been going to Zelo for years and I've never been disappointed. The food is outstanding, the atmosphere is perfect and the staff is very professional and witty. I live near downtown so I'm usually walking and whenever I encounter visitors trying to find their...More

Thank Pauhal
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food, ambience and friendly service. Have visited this restaurant over 16 years and it still is one of my favorite restaurants. Tremendous lasagna! Friend had the walleye and said it was delicious.

Thank evertraveling
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

when in minnesota eat walleye!! fries are awesome and the staff is welcoming and attentive. decor is fun and funky. highly recommend.

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Zelo with 2 of my friends while in Minneapolis for a conference. We all had delicious meals. We started with the Ahi tuna crisps and scallops which were fantastic. 2 of us ordered the linguini de mare. Linguini de mare is one...More

Thank TEGinPA
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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, 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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