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Best Italian Restaurants in Golden Valley


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A photo of Bacio restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Minnetonka
Booked 56 times today
Bacio is a highly recommended spot for exceptional Italian cuisine in the Twin Cities. The restaurant has been praised for the quality and consistency of its food, with varied offerings that cater to different palates. Reviewers have specifically mentioned the excellence of Bacio's seafood, steak, and pasta dishes. Notably, the spaghetti and meatballs have been described as "exceptional". Bacio offers more than a fabulous menu, with positive remarks about its ambiance and service. The restaurant is perfectly situated for patrons in the Western Suburbs. Whether for a weekly dinner or a special occasion, Bacio consistently provides a fantastic experience for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Ruscello - Nordstrom Ridgedale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Minnetonka
Booked 1 time today
Ruscello - Nordstrom Ridgedale, a jewel of Mediterranean cuisine, has earned consistent accolades for its exceptional food and service. Located within a department store, it offers a unique dining experience that marries retail therapy with gastronomic indulgence. Patrons laud their delicious meals, favorites include Chicken Pesto Gnocchi and Caesar salad with a distinct lemony dressing. The restaurant's ambiance is notably good, and they maintain a relaxing environment where customers never feel rushed. Known for its excellent service staff and unique menu, Ruscello is a go-to destination for friends and families. Despite the occasional customer behaviour incidents, the staff consistently handles situations with grace and professionalism.
A photo of Buca di Beppo - Minneapolis restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 7 times today
Buca di Beppo - Minneapolis crafts authentic Italian cuisine, a fact underscored by countless glowing reviews. The old Italian photos punctuating the interior contribute to the cozy ambiance and authentic vibe experienced by its patrons. Visitors commended the excellent service and the unique opportunity to enjoy family-style meals, allowing large groups to share multiple dishes. The food, described as "delicious," "wonderful," and "amazing," includes delicacies such as lemon caper chicken, spaghetti with meatballs, and prosciutto-stuffed chicken breasts. Also highlighted is the feeling of inclusivity, like "part of a big Italian family." Some even hailed Buca di Beppo as serving the "best Italian food in the Twin Cities."
A photo of Zelo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 38 times today
Zelo, located in Minneapolis, is celebrated as one of the top three Italian restaurants in the city. The restaurant's reputation has been solidified by customers describing it as a "gem" and praising its authentic Italian dishes. The flavorful food, particularly the ravioli, scallops, tuna, and tenderloin crostini, often described as 'perfect,' are what makes Zelo stand out. The knowledge and warmth of the staff also contribute to the excellent overall experience. Patrons appreciate the service speed, even at peak hours, and a warm, inviting atmosphere. Rated 4.8 on Open Table, customers rave about their experiences, vouching they'd return time and again for Zelo's exceptional Italian cuisine and ambiance.
A photo of Ciao Bella restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Bloomington
Booked 70 times today
Located in the Twin Cities, the highly esteemed Ciao Bella stands out among the finest Italian restaurants. Consistently praised in reviews for its exceptional service, fantastic ambiance, and outstanding Italian cuisine, the restaurant boasts a broad array of satisfied patrons. The reviews highlight the fresh Italian bread baked every morning, the delicious seafood, and the sizeable portions that ensure no guest leaves hungry. Other noteworthy dishes include the homemade pasta, fresh squid calamari, and the homemade molinari sausage that one reviewer claimed is "to die for". Notwithstanding some concerns about noise levels, Ciao Bella is acclaimed for its remarkable dining experience and superb food, cementing it as a must-visit for lovers of authentic Italian cuisine.
A photo of Spasso Minnetonka restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Minnetonka
Booked 10 times today
Spasso Minnetonka is lauded as a gem among Italian restaurants in the Twin Cities. With an extensive menu featuring authentic Italian favorites from pastas to pizzas, diners consistently praise their delicious, rich and excellently prepared food. Particular highlights include the homemade pasta with Bolognese sauce, and the lasagna that never fails to satisfy. The restaurant's staff is mentioned frequently for their friendly and efficient service, enhancing the overall dining experience. Patrons also appreciate the restaurant's unique feature of a neighboring wine shop owned by the same proprietors, allowing them the option to pair their meal with a favorite wine at a more affordable price.
A photo of Tavola Italian Kitchen & Bar at Elliot Park Hotel restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 6 times today
Tavola Italian Kitchen & Bar at Elliot Park Hotel has carved a solid reputation for its fantastic Italian cuisine. This is attested by numerous reviews praising the excellent quality of food, ranging from traditional Italian dishes to modern American. Patrons have lauded their unique Italian offerings, with dishes like ravioli earning special mentions for their perfect portioning and memorable taste. The service at Tavola is also highly acclaimed, with many customers noting knowledgeable and courteous staff, even the chef's personal interactions. Tavola is recommended for those seeking an upscale dining experience with delectable food, impeccable service, and a warm, romantic ambiance.
A photo of Mother Clucker's Pizza restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown / Mill District
Welcome to Mother Clucker's Pizza in Downtown Minneapolis. Indulge in our mouthwatering pizzas, broasted chicken, and jumbo wings. Try our hearty Italian hoagies and enjoy a drink from our extensive selection. Join us for happy hour or order takeout and delivery until 4 AM. We're here to satisfy your cravings with great food and drinks in a cozy atmosphere.
A photo of Pinstripes - Edina restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Edina
Pinstripes is a unique dining and entertainment venue featuring a bistro with exceptional Italian/American cuisine and wine; bowling and bocce; a year-round outdoor patio and fire pit, and event space/party rooms accommodating 20-600 people. Reservations made through open table are for our bistro area only; please call 952-835-6440 for gaming reservations. Patio and bar areas are first come first serve!
A photo of Buca di Beppo - Eden Prairie restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Eden Prairie
Booked 6 times today
Buca di Beppo in Eden Prairie, Minneapolis, is a cherished Italian restaurant, known for its authentic cuisine and exceptional service. The reviews are rife with commendation for the restaurant's generous portions, traditional pasta, and delicious Italian sausage. Customers frequently highlight the fun atmosphere, ideal for celebrations, family gatherings and casual dining alike. The staff, particularly waiters like Scott, Nicole, and Matt, are lauded for their attention to detail, making each dining experience special. One reviewer enthused, "Buca di Beppo remains to be one of the best options in the metro for good service, good availability, and great Italian food!" Despite the lack of a specific award mentioned, testimonials like these demonstrate a high standard of culinary excellence at Buca di Beppo.
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