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“Cool idea; marginal food”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Volante

Volante
Ranked #1,283 of 1,794 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Upland, California
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562 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
“Cool idea; marginal food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great concept. Order your food off the iPad at each table, pay with a card and the waiter brings out your food FAST.

Goofy menu system on the computer confuses you just WHERE to order food. Clunky system if you want to go back and order more grub from different categories.

One of the worst Caesar salads of many trips. Cold chicken. Tasteless fried polenta.

Good beer selections but hardly cheap.

Able to browse the internet if willing to put up with ads. Good plugs for charging.

Menu also showed free hand disinfectant, but the charge showed up on the bill...Over $45 for a lunch. Not inspiring.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank William D
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“Horrible service!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

The service at this restaurant was terrible. The staff was rude. The food was ok but not good enough to make up for the service. Ordering via IPad is sort of neat but gives the wait staff NO incentive to be helpful and doesn't allow you to change your mind about the percentage of gratuity after the horrible service. Will NOT eat here again!

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Thank Angie G
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great Omelette”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014

Modern restaurant, each table has an iPad to order, pay, and then surf the net as you wait your food. Stopped in for breakfast. Expensive yes, but so is most decent airport food. Heck, $3 for a bottle of water at a convenience shop! The daily special omelette was tasty, and filling. I'll go back.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Ed K
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Delicious, Overpriced Airport Fare”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2014

I had a 6 hour layover in the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport so I thought I'd sit down and actually eat a hot meal. I travel often so I'm used to ordering food from an iPad. Many people around me weren't as familiar with the process, but the staff was friendly and helpful. They checked on me frequently and made me feel welcome. My flatbread was amazingly delicious. It was overpriced, but it's airport food. What do you expect?

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Megan L
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Havre, Montana
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Overpriced but yummy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014

Yummy food, efficient service. They had a decent wine and beer selection. The minestrone was spicy and yummy. I have the autumn salad with shrimp which was filling. The prices are a bit steep but that's expected in an airport.

Ordering is a bit novel. You order from an iPad at your table. You do also pay for everything up front, including gratuity, which is odd. But the waitstaff was attentive and helpful. Overall, a decent sit down airport meal.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank kalley642
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