al Vento

Muffins from al Vento in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Photo by Katherine Harris
Warm and upscale, this Italian trattoria from chef Jon Hunt prides itself on scratch cooking, from housemade mozzarella to fresh pasta. The daily changing menu includes pizzas, bruschetta, chicken, fish, and steak. Weekend brunch has a notably Mediterranean buffet that is a cut above others.


Type: Italian

Price: $$$

Features: Kid-friendly, Late Night Dining, No Personal Checks, Notable, Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Accessible

Meals: Brunch, Dinner

Neighborhood(s): Minneapolis, Southeast Minneapolis

Open Table: Reserve A Table

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Dinner — $30

Antipasti (Choose one):

  • Baked bay scallops
    Calabrese butter, orzo and caper
  • Proscuitto e melone
    Apricot gastrique
  • Crab cakes
    Squid ink & saffron aiolis

Insalate (Choose one):

  • Caprese
    Tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil, balsamic

  • Caesar
    Romaine hearts, crostini, Grana Padano

  • Smoked salmon
    Fingerling potato, red beet, parsley

Pasta (Choose one):

  • Gnocchi
    Lobster, fresh tomato, tarragon and white wine

  • Spinach tagliatelle
    Toasted walnut pesto, peas, pecorino

  • Minted ricotta ravioli
    Lamb Bolognese, olive, crema

Fourth Course:

  • House-made gelato and biscotti
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