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al Vento

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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BRUSCHETTA
8.75
Tomato, basil, capers, garlic
8.75
Zucchini Caponata
8.75
White bean puree, red pepper pesto, sesame seed, crispy charcuterie
8.75
Olive pesto, herb goat cheese
11
Sample Of Four
ANTIPASTI
9.5
Stuffed Mushrooms
Walnuts, roasted garlic puree, mother sauce
15
Meats & Cheeses
Italian selection of meats, cheese, and olives
7.5
Marinated Mediterranean Olives
INSALATA
Add chicken to any salad $5 / add anchovy to any salad $2
10.25
Mixed Greens
Ruby red grapefruit, goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, hazelnuts
10.5
Beets
Micro greens, cucumber, walnut vinaigrette, gorgonzola
10.25
Caesar
Romaine hearts, parmigiano reggiano, crostini
PIZZA
15
Neapolitan
Roasted roma tomato sauce, house mozzarella, fresh basil
17.5
Fennel Sausage
House fennel sausage, tomato, roasted fennel, mozzarella, goat cheese
17.5
Veggie Lovers
Red pepper, red onion, mushroom, fennel, mozzarella, red sauce
17.5
Meat Lovers
Fennel sausage, veal meatballs, pepperoni , red sauce, fresh mozzarella
17.5
Pepperoni
Molinari pepperoni, red sauce, fresh mozzarella
17.5
Four Cheese
Fontina, goat cheese, parmesan, fresh mozzarella, kalamata olive
PASTA
Gluten free corn fusilli noodle substitute $3; Add veal meatball to any pasta $3.50
18.5
Spaghetti
Mother sauce, house veal meatballs
20
Maltagliati
Roasted chicken breast, roasted garlic cloves, mascarpone
21
Linguine
Shrimp, manila clams, puttanesca sauce
18.5
Bucatini
All'amatriciana, house pancetta, tomato sauce, chili flake
ENTRATA
21
Chicken Picatta
Capers, lemon, butter, capers, zucchini
26
Pan Roasted Salmon
Spinach risotto, tomato oil
24
Pistachio crusted porn tenderloin
Dijon pistachio crusted pork tenderloin mimosa reduction zucchini
SIDES
4.5
Meatball
Mother sauce, parmesan, fresh herbs
7
Crispy Skin on Fries
Served with aioli
13
Roasted Asparagus
Roasted red pepper aioli, hazelnuts
9
Pasta
Small spaghetti, mother sauce, parmesan, herbs
6
Side Salad
Romaine, cucumber, tomato, creamy basil dressing
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations for a Saturday night, the place was packed. We were seated out in the glassed in area, nice summer night. The Rose wine was good perfect to sip and chat. We ordered the Bruschetta Sample of Four, they were divine, creative and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sailingalbvi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were attending a Rose Wine Dinner Al Fresco dinner created by the Chef Johnathan Hunt and Erin Ungerman from the New France Wine Company The restaurant has a very cool patio with retractable roof above, absolutely great feature. The restaurant was busy , the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank christopherjankowski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is Italian at the apex of how Italian eateries should be! Perfectly prepared and presented and a wine list that’s incredible - you can’t have a bad meal here - truly - this is such a great dining experience.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tenny004
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Four of us went on tuesday night “date night.” The restaurant was perhaps one quarter full. Twenty minutes after being seated a server to stopped by, who quickly informed us she’d be back soon to take our order. She appeared again 10 minutes later to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Honestly4933
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Tasty food, good drinks, rich coffee. With attentive service. What more do you need to enjoy Sunday brunch? Oh and a very reasonable price! Go and enjoy this neighborhood gem

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lisa1098
Reviewed March 29, 2019

This place was a little off the beaten path. I definitely recommend it. Small but decent menu. The food was very good. The service was excellent. It was a little noisy. The food arrived very quickly. Definitely a place I would go to again.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank mtdbassman
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We expected it to be pretty empty on a snowy Sunday afternoon, but during our 5:30-7:15 dinner, it filled up almost completely. We started with a glass of wine and a cauliflower appetizer. Then we landed on a couple more appetizers (stuffed mushrooms, olives), and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JoyH32
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I just ate there. Pastas are all fresh and delicious. The gnocchi was to die for. The Maltagliati was delicious. The meatball was great. The sauces had garlic influence but we not pure garlicky. Clearly a chef who knows what they are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DoBeyondToday
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Polar Vortex is past. Time for Happy Hour on a heated patio. Really enjoy having Al Vento in the neighborhood. Fabulous food,friendly people,good local beer, we’ll be back...

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 186curtisp
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Used to live in Minneapolis, and this was hands down my favorite restaurant in town. Since moving away, I have never had a chance to return to al Vento until just before Christmas, when I took my sons there. Understated but attentive service, great ambiance,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iljames
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TC-Cerpa
May 21, 2017|
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Response from 186curtisp | Reviewed this property |
they make there own bread and pasta , not sure about gluten-free. However if you are in that neighborhood Sassy Spoon a few doors down . They started as a gluten-free food truck and joined the neighborhood about 3 years ago... More
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I don't know, but I'm sure they have their hours on line.
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