We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
+1 612-333-7000
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lasagna” (59 reviews)
“ahi tuna” (41 reviews)
“sea bass” (47 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, street level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2506
Write a Review
Reviews (954)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 932 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are in the bar area because we had no reservations but there are tables and a vibrant less formal atmosphere. Flatbread with Brie cheese was excellent as well as shaved Brussels sprouts. For dessert two or us shared a generous slice of Tiramisu that...More

Thank mctrvl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was traveling on business, working late in my hotel room and suddenly realized around 9:00 pm I needed to go find dinner. Many restaurants were located nearby but most were already closing. Took a seat in the bar at Zelo a few minutes after the...More

Thank michaelrM5717MD
Reviewed 3 days ago

Got in to town late. Met friends in the bar. Had great fried ravioli and even better seared tuna. Nice wine options.

Thank CraignCheryl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So friends surprised me with a business dinner at this popular eatery downtown. It was an Italian place but had various other choices to choose from. Everything was great, the place, the company and the food. The starters were awesome, the tuna and beef starters...More

Thank nvrdullTX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a business lunch, and so we were glad to have the menu variety needed to accommodate everyone. I had the Brasiliana salad which was lite and fresh, along with a pepperoni flat bread which was far larger than anticipated. The good news...More

Thank Cococarr B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great Italian meal while in dining downtown Minneapolis. Out second time there. We enjoy the service and people watching. Our server was great.

Thank WashingtonIsland5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy food but kinda pricey. Nice ambiance. Great for date night. The spanish speaking servers are very friendly. We will be back.

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Narrow seating, bad acoustics and no decoration on the walls? My last experience was better. Now I doubt if I will go back. Price-quality ratio is out of balance.

Thank 345arjanh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am from The Northeast and frequently dine in Manhattan, so I am very familiar with high prices for quality food. While on a business trip I went with a friend for lunch. I ordered a Caesar salad with grilled shrimp. The Caesar salad was...More

Thank amy00000000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was fooled by the high rank on trip advisor. This place lacks character, uniqueness, creativity and inspiration. Their food and service were not bad. The problem was it also wasn't great. I got the caesar salad and walleye. No unique flavors and my taste...More

Thank j3ffr3y111
Nearby Restaurants
Randle's Restaurant and Bar
11 reviews
.07 miles away
Hell's Kitchen
2,707 reviews
.07 miles away
Angel Food Bakery & Coffee Bar
126 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Minneapolis Skyway System
519 reviews
.10 miles away
Foshay Tower
202 reviews
.12 miles away
State Theatre
101 reviews
.17 miles away
Wells Fargo History Museum
36 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Amit M
Do you have any Vegan options on your menu?
May 22, 2017|
Answer Show all 5 answers
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!
Do you have a gluten-free menu?
June 23, 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from sipeswoman | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free items
Is there a dress code? Can men wear shorts?
June 3, 2016|
Answer Show all 14 answers
Response from ajnegstad | Reviewed this property |
There is not a formal dress code but shorts are uncommon.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing