Al Vento is a romantic Southern Italian bistro with fine dining at affordable prices. The relaxed decor and elegance by candle light provide the perfect setting for friendly banter, family outings, or simply staring into the eyes of your lover with a fine Italian wine in hand. With notably some of the most knowledgeable and friendly staff in the Twin Cities, Al Vento is the perfect dining experience for you this evening. Specials offered daily!
At Zelo, we serve simple, fresh Italian cuisine made from local ingredients. Our handcrafted meals accompany a thoughtful, approachable wine selection. We believe dining is more than a menu: it is an experience, and ours is quality. When you’re our guest, our staff learn your name and remember your favorite glass of wine. We passionately commit to bringing you the full dining experience – quality food and wine presented with welcoming service. Every meal. Every day. Please join us.
We bring you a variety of the freshest in-season, local produce. We serve the highest grade, 100% natural, vegetarian-fed, hormone and antibiotic-free beef and poultry. Our fish is flown in daily, fresh from its source. Our pastries and desserts are handmade with certified organic dairy products. Our Wines are chosen by the most notable wineries. By the glass or bottle, salut.
Bar is open till 1am / Midnight on Sunday
Sweeping views of Loring Park, innovative American food, a captivating bar featuring 200+ wines with 30 by the glass make this venue a complete destination. Open every evening. Reservations Recommended. Located near the Walker Art Center and very close to downtown.
Sunday Date Night Menu
OP 50 RESTAURANTS, TOP 10 FOOD: Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
TOP TEN RESTAURANTS / Mpls St Paul Magazine
BEST SUMMER PATIOS / City Pages Summer Guide
BEST BURGERS / Mpls St Paul Magazine
BEST WINE BAR / City Pages “Best of the Twin Cities”
TOP TEN WINE LISTS / Food and Wine
WINE ENTHUSIAST / Award of Distinction
BEST BURGERS / Silver Spoon Award, Minnesota Monthly
THE HOT FIVE: PATIOS / Star Tribune
WHERE TO EAT / New York Magazine
BEST IN REAL ESTATE / Business Journal
DINER’S CHOICE / Mpls St Paul
BEST OF THE TWINCITIES / City Pages
TOP 50 RESTAURANTS: TOP 10 FOR FOOD / Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
At the Grand Café every detail is cared for. From rolling marble carts- presenting at tableside- 3 year aged ham, sherry, and champagne doused French cheese, to the pink hued walls and handmade 1923 Parisian zinc top bar. Details transform a 70-year-old restaurant into a space that feels deeply genuine yet surreally dreamy. And most importantly, we are here for you.
Step into Ginger Hop Restaurant and be welcomed by a friendly face, waving punkah fans and delicious, exotic aromas. At Ginger Hop you can enjoy classic Asian cuisine along with new “East meets Northeast” creations, many of which are gluten-free, vegetarian or vegan.
Relax in the bar which exudes the best of Old World pubs and features an excellent beer selection. Not only can you enjoy craft beer in the glass, you will discover it in the food, as well! Several menu items combine beer with Asian spices to create unique, full-flavored dishes.
Linger in the beautiful dining room with its modern Indochine feel and plenty of inviting booths. Or see and be seen on our patio on the corner of East Hennepin and 2nd Street NE, the gateway to Northeast Minneapolis.
The Dakota proudly supports locally owned, sustainably operated farms. Our meat is all natural, no added hormones or antibiotics. We source our seafood from responsible and well-managed operators. Our coffee is organic certified, shade grown, and fair trade–purchased by the roaster from small-farmer cooperatives.
*on nights with two shows, the kitchen stays open through the first half of the second show.