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Osteria I Nonni

981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
+1 651-905-1081
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“guanciale” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

we have been to i nonni on a number of occasions and have always liked the place. they have a wide variety of price choices with the food in each choice being substantially above average. we always get the basil gimlet, wine and armagnac. il...More

Thank artsmith147
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very nice restaurant with good food and friendly staff. The menu is a bit different, than usual, but you should be able to find something good to eat there.

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Native American Chef Walter Buffalo has a wonderful take on an italian themed Menu but is not afraid to add his own touches to his dishes. I Nonni was recommended by locals and we weren't disappointed. Impressive wine list too.

Thank Eamonn Q
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Despite the name, the restaurant has some Italian plates. The pasta is fine, but you can eat same pasta some where else. For example the pasta with Italian sausage very spicy which does not belong to the Italian cuisine. The chicken was lukewarm and insipide....More

Thank cetobler
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Always top shelf. The seafood soup is the best. Great suggestions on wine pairings. Fantastic menu. Impeccable service. Must have reservations but also fun to sit in bar.

Thank Coolmom8
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for Italian that is not the ordinary spaghetti and meatballs, then this is the place. I Nonni's food is always, fresh, inventive and extremely tastey - your sophisticated taste buds will thank you. Their pastas are served in small and large...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place was great. I can't believe I had never heard of it prior to eating there. Was a little pricey, but food and atmosphere was really nice. Got the veal shank ($46), porchetta (which ended up being more like a really good huge 2...More

Thank jon p
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was the worst dining experience I've had. We went for their Restaurant Week menu (3 course meal for $35 and wine flight for $20). From start to finish we were there for over 2.5 hours. Our server "forgot" about us (yes - his words)....More

1  Thank mjbell44
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This review is long-overdue because, though we are residents of California & Hawai'i, we visit Minnesota twice a year. During our extended stays, we frequent this restaurant multiple times during every visit! Whether it's a quick bite to eat sitting in the bar, out on...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We started with excellently made cocktails--Manhattan di Tommaso, and i Nonni Negroni. (Having published a book, "Damn Near Perfect Cocktails," we're very fussy--and these are excellent.) The Pancia di Maile (pork belly) was one of the most tasty pork bellies we've had. And, the Chitarra...More

Thank Doug B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 981 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Saint Paul, MN 55118-5109
    (35e)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-905-1081
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