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Italian

Al Vento - menu, address, hours

Italian Cucina
Location(s): Minneapolis - South/Nokomis
al Vento restaurant features southern Italian cuisine, with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and dishes that are created from scratch. The complexity of the ever changing menu is only complemented by the experienced yet modest service staff. With the candle lit ambiance and hand made copper decor of the expansive, yet cozy dining room, al Vento is the ideal place for a romantic dinner for two or a large, flattering, upscale celebration. From the made from scratch bruschettas, pizzas and entrees to . . . more

Bacio - menu, address, hours

Upscale Casual
Location(s): Minnetonka
Despite its dressed-up look, this Suburban Minneapolis destination has a personality that's a little bit playful - focused on exceptional food and hospitality, but never taking itself too seriously. Bacio aspires to high standards, celebrating fresh food, with influences from Italy and the Mediteranean, to Asia and beyond. Bacio offers a menu that balances customer favorites, seasonal items and occasional surprises. Inspired by locally sourced food and original recipes made from scratch, . . . more

D'Amico and Sons - menu, address, hours

Deli and Cafe
Location(s): Eden Prairie, Edina - Downtown/50th & France, Golden Valley, Minneapolis - Downtown, Minneapolis - Uptown, St. Paul - Grand Avenue, Wayzata
D’Amico & Sons makes you feel at home with a casual atmosphere where you can enjoy a mouth-watering list of freshly prepared and flavorful hot pastas, wood-oven pizzas, entrees, salads, sandwiches and delectable desserts at affordable prices. D’Amico & Sons also features a variety of wines and beers. . . . more

Donatelli's - menu, address, hours

Homemade Italian Food
Location(s): White Bear Lake
This is authentic Italian food. Not cuisine. Not some snobby chefs interpretation of Italian food. Here you get big, hearty helpings of fresh homemade pastas and sauces. You get pizzas that start with handmade dough and fresh, made from scratch sauce and piles of your favorite ingredients. Choose from sandwiches and burgers and Donatelli Originals and much more. This is over 30 years of tradition in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere that makes you feel like one of the family. This is not upscale . . . more

Fat Lorenzo's - menu, address, hours

Pizza - Pasta - Hoagies - Gelato
Location(s): Bloomington, Minneapolis - South/Nokomis
• Twin Cities Award Winning Pizza • Neighborhood Restaurant on the Southern Shores of Lake Nokomis (just 2 miles north of the Mall of America) •Dine In,take out, Delivery to Southern Metro (Eastern 494 Strip, Airport, Mall of America, etc) • Large orders and group catering available in extended delivery area. . . . more

Pizza Luce - menu, address, hours

Pizza
Location(s): Hopkins, Minneapolis - Downtown, Minneapolis - Franklin & Lyndale, Minneapolis - Lyn/Lake, St. Paul - Selby Avenue
At Pizza Lucé, we take great pride in the quality of our food. We believe that good food comes from fresh ingredients, original recipes & happy cooks. We are strongly dedicated to maintaining the diversity of vegetarian & vegan alternatives on our menu ...(along with the carnivorous items as well, of course!)Pizza Lucé is equally committed to the quality of our work environment. We consider the longevity of service by many of our staff members to be a testament to that fact. We also believe . . . more

Rinata - menu, address, hours

Italian Cucina
Location(s): Minneapolis - Uptown
Visit Rinata Restaurant on Hennepin Avenue for a piece of Italy. From the fresh house made pasta to our signature wine list and cocktails, Rinata will be the destination for your next Italian experience. Even for a casual night out or a romantic evening we promise to make your visit unforgettable. . . . more

Tucci Benucch - menu, address, hours

Country Italian
Location(s): Bloomington - Airport, Mall of America
Tucci Benucch is a local, longtime favorite, beloved for its classic Italian cuisine. The menu focuses on the highest quality ingredients, from pasta sauces, mozzarella and sausages made in house to authentic products such as la quercia proscuitto and a dark roast direct trade coffee. . . . more

Zelo - menu, address, hours

Italian - Upscale Casual
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
Zelo celebrates fresh food, with influences from Italy and the Mediterannean to Asia and beyond.This downtown Minneapolis institution sets for itself high standards, and compliments its menu with exceptional hospitality and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Using fresh food from local sources and original recipes made from scratch, Zelo is inspired by the food - making it authentic and approachable, feeding customers' increasing desire to experience, learn and discover.  . . . more


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