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I Nonni

981 Sibley Memorial Highway West St. Paul, MN 55118 | West St. Paul | 651-905-1081

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The veal shank osso bucco at I Nonni is the sort of dish that lingers in your memory...the tenderness of the braised meat, the rich, buttery marrow you scooped from the bone with a tiny spoon. It's one of those meals that makes it difficult to order anything else on the menu. But if you can bear to venture beyond, I Nonni offers fresh seafood; homemade gnocchi with tomato, basil, and ricotta; and paper-thin beef carpaccio piled with sharp arugula, shaved Parmesan, olive oil, and served with a whole lemon to squeeze on top. It's cuisine inspired by the Italian grandparents, or i nonni, of the owners, the Marchionda family, who founded the beloved Buon Giorno Italian Market and sourced more than 400 small-production, regional Italian wines to pair. The authentic meals are served in a dining room that's decidedly modern: glowingly lit, with vaulted ceilings, and windows looking into those of the neighboring McMansions.

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  • Cuisine(s): Italian
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 5pm-10pm
  • Price: $$$, $$$$
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended, Online Reservations Available
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining

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