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Osteria I Nonni

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981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109 (35e)
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We started with excellently made cocktails--Manhattan di Tommaso, and i Nonni Negroni. (Having published a book, "Damn Near Perfect Cocktails," we're very fussy--and these are excellent.) The Pancia di Maile (pork belly) was one of the most tasty pork bellies we've had. And, the Chitarra al Arabesque ( black tiger shrimp with orange, roasted tomatoes, basil, and lobster star-anise cream)... More 

Thank Doug B
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118 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten at I Nonni many times in the past but recently dined at the restaurant and noted a few changes. The food was excellent, even better than what we remembered. The appetizer salad of heirloom tomatoes and the fresh Maine scallop appetizer were both complex in taste and excellent. We had two pasta dishes, one... More 

Thank Gregg V
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Went there for a Birthday celebration with 11 people family and friends. The place was so hot inside that everyone was sweating and fanning themselves, they finally brought a fan over to our table to help the situation. The place wasn't very busy to begin with but it took almost an hour to get our food which was below average... More 

Thank Grobe
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Wonderful restaurant, waitstaff is polite,friendly and accommodating. Food is incredible!!! Hands down the best Italian meal I have ever had. The Figgy Pudding is to die for. Fine dining at it's best! Be prepared to leave well fed!

Thank pamelat716
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Had a really fantastic dinner this last Saturday night (6/25). My husband took me there to celebrate my birthday. We have been there a few times in the past, and now that La Belle Vie is closed (my pick the past several years) we thought we'd go back to i Nonni which is close to home. We had a great... More 

Thank Susan K
Brussels, Belgium
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

we have visited I Nonni several times over the years but hadn't been back for a while. as good as ever. our friends asked for a wine that was not on the list but they knew the resto used to carry it - and they found us the last bottle - so things started well. service superb, food as tasty... More 

Thank dsk188644
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We were celebrating a graduation from college and also a birthday. The food was phenomenal. The service needs a little tweaking so that food arrives at the table at the same time. It wasn't that busy so would be easy to do. Great wine list, not over priced.

Thank BCA34
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Food quality very average and options limited. Over priced but nice atmosphere. Service was very good and attentive. Nice wines and bar area pleasant Would we go back soon - no.

Thank Jim R
Melbourne, Australia
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298 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Went with a group of about 12 and had a most enjoyable evening. The appetizers and wines that had been selected were excellent and the main meal, a series of family-style shared pasta dishes and then a range of mains from the a-la carte menu, were all good. Not that easy to find at night, but worth it when you... More 

Thank Robert C
Minneapolis, MN
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous, authentic food! I only wish I could cook like this or eat here every evening. Our meal and service were perfect. Excellent wine selection. Service was perfectly timed. It was a fun experience...definitely to be repeated.

Thank tradewind66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 651-905-1081

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?