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Osteria I Nonni

981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
+1 651-905-1081
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“calamari” (11 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (7 reviews)
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981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I try to be as positive as possible when reviewing. We went for a birthday dinner. The wine selection was limited for us anyway because we like a Cabernet. The calamari was pretty good. We enjoyed it. The tri tips were chewy. Not flavorful. All...More

Thank Bigjude007
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We had dinner here a few nights ago. We ordered the Romanesca salad. The lettuce was just okay (usually it’s fresh and crisp). I also had to ask for more dressing as it just didn’t have enough on it. The bartender said other people have...More

3  Thank mksim0n
Reviewed March 20, 2018

I requested dinner out here for my birthday, as it is almost always wonderful. Service was good but we were a little disappointed in our pasta entrees. They gave a new meaning to al dente and were almost chewy!. The carpaccio starter was awesome however,...More

Thank bgmsp
Reviewed January 20, 2018

If you can get Jay as your server, you'll have a perfect meal. Let Tom pick the wine to go with your meal.

Thank Christin Croll C
Reviewed January 17, 2018

We went to I-Nonni's for my son's 25th birthday on Saturday, January 6th. We had reservations for 7PM. First, it took us a half hour to get our drinks. We then decided to order since the drinks took so long. Salads took an HOUR! The...More

Thank nfbbm
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Had a separate room for a holiday event with clients. Food was delicious. The servers were really really attentive. Overall a great experience. I didn't get to sample the actual menu as a typical diner would, though I'd come back to do so.

Thank Dan A
Reviewed December 27, 2017

The 3 of us had, likely, the best Italian dinner we've ever had--in the U.S. or in Italy. We started with three excellent cocktails, moved on to wonderful calamari and steak tartare (which were definitely the best we've ever had), and ended with pasta dishes--the...More

1  Thank Doug B
Reviewed December 13, 2017

our reservation was for 5:45pm. We did not receive our food until 7:15pm -- whats with that. Slow service.

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

We have been patrons of I Nonni for years and enjoyed their authentic Italian food. Unfortunately our last couple experiences have been disappointing. Most recently last night evening started out great with excellent wine recommendation and good service. We ordered the ravioli and osso buco....More

1  Thank larnelson
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

we enjoyed an excellent business dinner here with gpod quality food and excellent wines, all served by friendly and knowledeable staff.

Thank ScottishMissionary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$31 - $40
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
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: +1 651-905-1081
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I Nonni is a lively and award winning Italian restaurant nestled in the heart Lilydale, MN. Our chef acquires the freshest and finest ingredients to craft the seasonal menu. The dining room offers our patrons an intimate and classy atmosphere with superb, attentive service. For the casual guest our bar has ample seating and allows the diner to choose from the same seasonal menu. I Nonni specializes in authentically inspired Italian cuisine that changes with the season. An extensive all Italian wine list along with a full bar featuring regional Italian spirits and grappe, I Nonni truly offers their patrons a complete and delightful dining experience.
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