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, No Personal Checks, Notable, Outdoor Dining

Meals: Brunch, Dinner

Neighborhood(s): Minneapolis, Southeast Minneapolis

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Dinner — $35

First (Choose one):

  • Sicilian stuffed mushrooms walnut roasted garlic mother sauce
  • Fried calamari smelt basil aioli lemon
  • Mushroom walnut pesto bruschetta

Second (Choose one):

  • Caesar romaine hearts shaved Grana Padano parmesan crostini
  • Arugula blood orange shaved fennel ricotta pistachio vinaigrette

Third (choose one):

  • Four cheese ravioli basil pesto roasted tomato
  • Risotto gulf shrimp red pepper eggplant parmesan

Fourth (choose one):

  • Steak lobster potato red wine sauce kale
  • Atlantic salmon orzo kalamata olive herbs roasted pepper sauce

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From al Vento

Charming Italian hideaway known for its modern menu and romantic vibe. Happy hour M-F includes drink and food specials. Date Night every Tuesday: 4 courses for $25.