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“So good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zelo

Zelo
831 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
+1 612-333-7000
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Ranked #10 of 1,606 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 9th
Description: Zelo celebrates fresh food, with influences from Italy and the Mediterranean to Asia and beyond. This downtown Minneapolis institution sets for itself high standards, and compliments its menu with exceptional hospitality and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Using fresh food from local sources and original recipes made from scratch, Zelo is inspired by the food - making it authentic and approachable, feeding customers' increasing desire to experience, learn and discover.
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“So good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Great food, waitstaff was very knowledgable and friendly, food was really good, prices are very reasonable. I really liked the atmospher, seens like a lot of restaurants these days just pack in the tables but here there was ample room and it still felt cozy. I will be returning.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
“Over-rated”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I had the lamb sausage pizza - it was very greasy and the center of the pizza dough was barely even cooked - it was basically raw and soggy. They other thing that drives me nuts is when restaurants do pizza but do not have the correct box to take it home. They put three pieces in a small black box stacked on top of eachother and they were all stuck together and gross at home. My wife got the scallops and they had a delicious flavor, however they were extremely gritty. Anytime you cook scallops the first step it to thoroughly rinse them to remove the sand and grit. It looks like they skipped that step.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great Happy Hour in Minneapolis”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The food is great. Not only a great place for Lunch, but zelo's has a great Happy Hour. Not too noisy with great flatbread

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minneapolis
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Well done.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

The staff is well trained, the food is well above par and the well drinks are ...well...very adult...as beverages go.

Visited June 2012
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barrett, mn
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“delicious and great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

this meal experience was fantastic. the food was exceptional. the bread was warm, the steaks were done per instruction and melted in your mouth, and the lobster tails with truffle risotto were sinful. we were seated in a quieter area, as per our request (dining with a senior), and our server was very attentive and personable - no attitude! only criticism is everything was awfully salty. everyone noticed it - the meat the vegetables, the potatoes, everything. not enough to put a damper on the evening, just enough for a second cocktail!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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