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“Food good but waitress too pushy” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zelo

Zelo
831 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402
+1 612-333-7000
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Ranked #11 of 1,429 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pasta
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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.
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Food good but waitress too pushy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Good food with a home-cooked feel to it.
No atmosphere at the weekend as it's located in the centre of Downtown, but a great buzz early evenings on weekdays.
Waitress was just too "in your face" over-familiar and falsely enthusiastic. Offputting.

Visited March 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“dessert and coffee after a show”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

loved the dessert menu, super loved the trio and the gelato... WOW.. you will find something to indulge in... Coffee was spot on and a classic atmosphere for a conversation with your mate.

Visited March 2013
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Charlotte
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“I expected much more”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I liked the restaurant but I did not like the service. The food was average.
Why I did not like the service? I ordered a glass of white wine as I planned to eat one of the fish they have on the menu. The server told me that they had finished the wine I ordered and he recommend a similar one. he brought me a glass or red wine. The only thing the 2 wines had in common was that they were both from Argentina.

Visited March 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Spent a romantic weekend away with my wife and had dinner at Zelo. The food was amazing. I got the Sea Bass and my wife got the ravioli. They had a great wine list, but my wife and I had some local beer on tap. The food was expensive but everything else was perfect. Great night and just walking distance from the Westin where we stayed.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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