Zelo

831 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-333-7000
Best Of
Zelo +

Tony Nelson

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  • Mon-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri 11am-12am, Sat 11:30am-12am, Sun 4pm-11pm
  • $$$; $$$$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
Splashy, sexy, and great service are the watchwords at downtown's glitziest contemporary Italian joint. Recommended dishes? Skip the big entrées, which tend to be too crowd-pleasing with their reliance on the sweet and the salty, and focus on the other offerings--foremost the affettato misto an appetizer platter brimming with Italian hams, salamis, cheeses, olives, salads, and a very good bruschetta. Or the wood-roasted mussels; the light, zingy caesar salad; and the show-stopping dessert sample platter, crowned with the best tiramisu in town, an ethereal little tower made of light sponge cake soaked with coffee and Marsala and layered with rich mascarpone. Lunches are value-priced and popular; reservations are recommended.

Related Stories (2)

  • Tipping Point
    10 years ago by Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

    Bad service? Whatever your peeve, don't get mad, get management.

  • Eat Rich
    17 years ago by Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

    Sitting in Zelo you feel terribly contemporary, terribly chic, terribly important, very much the absolute center of an expensive world. Is this how Puff Daddy goes through life? Zelo, Minneapolis

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