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al Vento

5001 34th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401
+1 612-724-3009
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“bruschetta” (20 reviews)
“gelato” (15 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5001 34th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

My boyfriend and I visited al Vento for the first time. We choose to sit on the patio, it was a bit hot, but enjoyed it nevertheless. The wine list is fantastic and it half price bottles of wine so how can you go wrong....More

Thank GingerLB
Reviewed June 27, 2013

My new husband and I visited this restaurant on Tuesday. What we didn't know is they have a "date night" special on Tuesdays and it was fabulous. Four course meal for $20 each, really great deal and the food was fabulous. They also have a...More

1  Thank WildFan
Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

We met friends at al Vento for dinner and every expectation was met or exceeded. The food was top notch and wine/cocktails delicious and generous pours. We've read that the service was slow, and that was somewhat true. But, it was nice to dine at...More

Thank Spinx12
Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

Mussels were very good, the bread was bery good, and te fish was very good. the rice was undercooked and the waiter came back only once to check if I needed anything.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Al Vento is one of our favorite restaurants in the Twin Cities, and we were glad to celebrate our anniversary there. The carefully edited menu is ever changing with the seasons in a setting that welcomes hungry neighbors and special occassion guests with equal ease....More

Thank Carina A
Reviewed May 23, 2013

We had reservations. When we arrived there was a couple in front of us, the hostess asked if they had reservations and they stated no they don't She told them she could seat them in about 10 minutes. She asked if we had reservations and...More

1  Thank Cheyennie
Reviewed May 9, 2013

al Vento is an elegant Italian restaurant in South Minneapolis. I thoroughly enjoyed their ravioli while my wife and daughter feasted on their lasagna and spaghetti, respectively. Their sauces were spiced to perfection and our waiter was perfectly attentive. I have been there before this...More

Thank BillM462
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Very busy on a Saturday evening. Very loud and menu seemed rather limited. No accompaniments (salad, soup, etc.) with dinner except for the complimentary bread before the meal. Other than being extremely LOUD - I did find it very cozy - almost as if you...More

Thank BobandMunda
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Have been to Al Vento a number of times. Food and service is top notch. The flavors are wonderful. Can be very noisy at times to the point of not being able to carry on a conversation. This spot is definitely worth trying.

Thank summerone2013
Reviewed April 25, 2013

Went on a special promotion to aid a charity on a Thursday night. We were very pleased with our food, an olive appetizer, beet salad and main courses. I had a delicious Manila clam fetucchini dish (lots and lots of clams in the shell) and...More

Thank timminn
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Questions & Answers
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Curtis P | 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
margie s
March 10, 2016|
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Response from Bea409 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I'm sure they have their hours on line.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 34th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    (50th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 50th & Hiawatha LRT
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-724-3009
  • E-mail
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