Arezzo Ristorante

★★★★☆
Pricey fare and charming Italian decor find a fit in this trendy neighborhood.
  • 5057 France Ave

    Edina, MN 55410

    Cross street: 51st Street

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  • 612-285-7444

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There are so many great places like this in the city but I have to take off my hat to this place for providing the most authentic Italian experience there ever is.

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★★★★★

There are so many great places like this in the city but I have to take off my hat to this place for providing the most authentic Italian experience there ever is.

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Hands down, the most the most authentic Italian restaurant in the Twin Cities. The design of the restaurant gives it an old world Italian feel, and the candle on table are was nice touch. The server was very knowledgeable on the menu and

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★★★★★

Hands down, the most the most authentic Italian restaurant in the Twin Cities. The design of the restaurant gives it an old world Italian feel, and the candle on table are was nice touch. The server was very knowledgeable on the menu and

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HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE\r
Our horrible experience started at the door. We made a reservation but the people who arrived after us who did NOT have a reservation (we overheard them say) were seated before us. The hostess then told us

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★★★★★

HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE\r
Our horrible experience started at the door. We made a reservation but the people who arrived after us who did NOT have a reservation (we overheard them say) were seated before us. The hostess then told us

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My father was in town and my wife and I needed to take him and my aunt and uncle to a nice quiet place. This was it! Our server, Zorida, was so nice and helpful. My dad had a lot of questions about the menu and she knew it all! The food was great- the guys had pizzas and the girls had pastas- all were clean plates. My wife embarrassed me to announce it was my birthday and next thing I knew I was getting a giant piece of some of the best tiramasu ever! I can't wait to go back when it is just my wife and I- it seems like a great romantic date spot!

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★★★★★

My father was in town and my wife and I needed to take him and my aunt and uncle to a nice quiet place. This was it! Our server, Zorida, was so nice and helpful. My dad had a lot of questions about the menu and she knew it all! The food was great- the guys had pizzas and the girls had pastas- all were clean plates. My wife embarrassed me to announce it was my birthday and next thing I knew I was getting a giant piece of some of the best tiramasu ever! I can't wait to go back when it is just my wife and I- it seems like a great romantic date spot!

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I went into Arezzo for the first time this evening with my husband for our anniversary. The food was amazing! I had had the gnocchi, super light and fluffy the way it should be, probably the best I've ever had. My husband had the fish special which was cooked to perfection and very tasty. The atmosphere was really nice and romantic. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful and made fantastic suggestions for us. This was our 10 year anniversary and I can't imagine it being more special. We had a great time! Thank you!

2
★★★★★

I went into Arezzo for the first time this evening with my husband for our anniversary. The food was amazing! I had had the gnocchi, super light and fluffy the way it should be, probably the best I've ever had. My husband had the fish special which was cooked to perfection and very tasty. The atmosphere was really nice and romantic. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful and made fantastic suggestions for us. This was our 10 year anniversary and I can't imagine it being more special. We had a great time! Thank you!

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Oh, how I wish I loved this restaurant. Great location, reasonably nice ambiance. The food is pretty tasty - nothing out of this world, and certainly not as good as Broders down the street. Service, in a word, stinks. Expect to wait 45 minutes for your food (even when seated early with about 4 other tables in use). Don't expect to see your waiter the entire meal - unless you flag them down in desperation. Don't count on refilled water or soda glasses. In fact, just plan on being ignored and over-charged for pleasant tasting food. The icing on the cake was when they "boxed" some left-over pizza by throwing it upside down haphazardly in a styro container. Seriously? Ugh. I'll take Macaroni Grill over this place (and that's saying a lot).

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★★☆☆☆

Oh, how I wish I loved this restaurant. Great location, reasonably nice ambiance. The food is pretty tasty - nothing out of this world, and certainly not as good as Broders down the street. Service, in a word, stinks. Expect to wait 45 minutes for your food (even when seated early with about 4 other tables in use). Don't expect to see your waiter the entire meal - unless you flag them down in desperation. Don't count on refilled water or soda glasses. In fact, just plan on being ignored and over-charged for pleasant tasting food. The icing on the cake was when they "boxed" some left-over pizza by throwing it upside down haphazardly in a styro container. Seriously? Ugh. I'll take Macaroni Grill over this place (and that's saying a lot).

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My wife and I just went to Arezzo for a late lunch today. We had heard good things, and I've got to say, it was even better than the hype. The atmosphere was welcoming and romantic, and given the time, not many people were there.

We split the arugula prosciutto pizza and a stuffed chicken dish (both specials). The chicken was fantastic, perfectly done and very flavorful, but the pizza was probably the best we've ever had--and we've had pizza in Venice, Florence, and Rome (and Pizza Lola--now our 2nd favorite Minneapolis pizza).

Both of us used to wait tables, so we're very sensitive to service, and the service at Arezzo was excellent. I can't wait to go back and try some of the homemade pasta I've heard so much about. I think we may have found a new favorite restaurant!

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★★★★★

My wife and I just went to Arezzo for a late lunch today. We had heard good things, and I've got to say, it was even better than the hype. The atmosphere was welcoming and romantic, and given the time, not many people were there.

We split the arugula prosciutto pizza and a stuffed chicken dish (both specials). The chicken was fantastic, perfectly done and very flavorful, but the pizza was probably the best we've ever had--and we've had pizza in Venice, Florence, and Rome (and Pizza Lola--now our 2nd favorite Minneapolis pizza).

Both of us used to wait tables, so we're very sensitive to service, and the service at Arezzo was excellent. I can't wait to go back and try some of the homemade pasta I've heard so much about. I think we may have found a new favorite restaurant!

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We dined at Arrezo on Saturday. We were disappointed with the quality of the food. While the atmosphere was nice, the place was busy and our waiter was good, we were surprised by the quality of the pasta based on the reviews we'd read. We didn't order appetizers choosing instead to have the flat bread with olive oil. It was good with the bread having a good flavor. I ordered the penne with tomtao and garlic sauce and added chicken. Boy was I disappointed! Prego has much better flavor than what I ordered! My wife ordered the tagliatelle with chicken and pine nuts. While the dish had a good flavor, there weren't any pine nuts to be found. Overall, while the atmosphere was good, the food was average.

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★★☆☆☆

We dined at Arrezo on Saturday. We were disappointed with the quality of the food. While the atmosphere was nice, the place was busy and our waiter was good, we were surprised by the quality of the pasta based on the reviews we'd read. We didn't order appetizers choosing instead to have the flat bread with olive oil. It was good with the bread having a good flavor. I ordered the penne with tomtao and garlic sauce and added chicken. Boy was I disappointed! Prego has much better flavor than what I ordered! My wife ordered the tagliatelle with chicken and pine nuts. While the dish had a good flavor, there weren't any pine nuts to be found. Overall, while the atmosphere was good, the food was average.

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Although this restaurant is small, it packs a loud taste punch.

Walking into this restaurant, one is greeted by a cozy Euro atmosphere.

Greeted and seated fairly quickly (be sure to get reservations, they are packed sometimes) the people are warm and have an "intercontinental" air about them.

Nice selection of very tasty food. They apparently make all (or most all) of their ingredients from scratch. Arezzo uses fresh ingredients in the preparation of their food and you can sure taste it.

Excellent selection of wines. The suggestion made by our server was very nice. This restaurant carries a nice selection of wine.

The food is a medley of flavors grabbing at your taste buds. As American ethnic restaurants go, this place has great taste.

Superb service and atmosphere.

Try it, i think you'll like it.

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★★★★★

Although this restaurant is small, it packs a loud taste punch.

Walking into this restaurant, one is greeted by a cozy Euro atmosphere.

Greeted and seated fairly quickly (be sure to get reservations, they are packed sometimes) the people are warm and have an "intercontinental" air about them.

Nice selection of very tasty food. They apparently make all (or most all) of their ingredients from scratch. Arezzo uses fresh ingredients in the preparation of their food and you can sure taste it.

Excellent selection of wines. The suggestion made by our server was very nice. This restaurant carries a nice selection of wine.

The food is a medley of flavors grabbing at your taste buds. As American ethnic restaurants go, this place has great taste.

Superb service and atmosphere.

Try it, i think you'll like it.

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Since the place shares my last name, I had to travel to Edina and try this ristorante. I was able to bring my son and his girl friend. The next hour or so was an unbelievable experience for the three of us. The food was incredible and the service was superb. I can't wait to travel back from northern MN. and bring more of my relatives to enjoy the food and service.

Thank you again

The Arezzo family

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★★★★★

Since the place shares my last name, I had to travel to Edina and try this ristorante. I was able to bring my son and his girl friend. The next hour or so was an unbelievable experience for the three of us. The food was incredible and the service was superb. I can't wait to travel back from northern MN. and bring more of my relatives to enjoy the food and service.

Thank you again

The Arezzo family

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The halibut dinner came about 25 minutes after ordering--it took that long for the chef to overcook the meat. We were unable to cut into the top of the seafood with a steak knife. The halibut looked more like a bread roll than a fish filet. The "carmelized" onions actually crunched when we cut them with a fork.

The service matched the food. We were 15 minutes late for our 6:30 reservation, but the hostess seated two unreserved parties who arrived after us and then announced to us that there were no more tables. We dined outside. The entree server left both plates overhaning the edge of the small table without clearing any items. We had to move our salad plates to another empty table ourselves. The water glasses remained empty for the entire meal. Our wait staff offered a tiramasu when she heard about the halibut, but didn't offer any replacement of the dish or a reduction of the price.

Where did the good reviews come from for Arrezzo?

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★☆☆☆☆

The halibut dinner came about 25 minutes after ordering--it took that long for the chef to overcook the meat. We were unable to cut into the top of the seafood with a steak knife. The halibut looked more like a bread roll than a fish filet. The "carmelized" onions actually crunched when we cut them with a fork.

The service matched the food. We were 15 minutes late for our 6:30 reservation, but the hostess seated two unreserved parties who arrived after us and then announced to us that there were no more tables. We dined outside. The entree server left both plates overhaning the edge of the small table without clearing any items. We had to move our salad plates to another empty table ourselves. The water glasses remained empty for the entire meal. Our wait staff offered a tiramasu when she heard about the halibut, but didn't offer any replacement of the dish or a reduction of the price.

Where did the good reviews come from for Arrezzo?

Pros: None

Cons: Bad food, bad service on a Saturday night

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Amazing food, Amazing service, Beautiful decor...
- a real gem :)

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★★★★★

Amazing food, Amazing service, Beautiful decor...
- a real gem :)

Pros: Fab Fab Fab!

Cons: NONE

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This place is the most authentic Italian restaurant in the entire Twin Cities, not the mention that it??s also quite romantic and has the best wine list around. If you looking for the real deal, try Arezzo.

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★★★★★

This place is the most authentic Italian restaurant in the entire Twin Cities, not the mention that it??s also quite romantic and has the best wine list around. If you looking for the real deal, try Arezzo.

Pros: The Best Italian food, wine list, romantic

Cons: Busy place go before 6 or after 8

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I was very disappointed in my dish...tortelli with an overdose of sugo sauce. Too much of a Minnesota interpretation! My dinner partner loved her chicken dish. Salad saved the meal for me. Service was excellent!!!

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★★★☆☆

I was very disappointed in my dish...tortelli with an overdose of sugo sauce. Too much of a Minnesota interpretation! My dinner partner loved her chicken dish. Salad saved the meal for me. Service was excellent!!!

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This place has amazing food! The service is wonderful and the atmosphere is also great. I also thought they were reasonably priced considering the amazing food you get. I highly recommend Arezzo!!

5
★★★★★

This place has amazing food! The service is wonderful and the atmosphere is also great. I also thought they were reasonably priced considering the amazing food you get. I highly recommend Arezzo!!

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This was my first time at Arezzo. This place was recommended by a friend. I didn't make a reservation, but went early on a Saturday (5 p.m.). Lovely and prompt service. The place got busy between 6-7 p.m., but our service didn't deteriorate. Appetizers were clamari (that was melt-in-your-mouth tender) and spinach in olive oil, garlic and pine nuts. Just enough garlic to flavor the spinach, but not overpower the dish. My entree was a pork loin chop stuffed with apples, italian ham and cheese on top of garlic mashed sweet potato and a cream sauce. Wonderful! Portion was exceptional, very filling, tender and moist. For dessert, three of us share the tiramisu. It was a huge portion. Although it was delicious, we couldn't finish it. This wasn't "done up" tiramisu, (I've had tiramisu at other gourmet Italian restaurants where they put orange zest in the dessert, which overpowered the dish). This was the traditional, well done tiramisu! This fine fare was priced right. Nice restaurant for friends, family or dates.

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★★★★★

This was my first time at Arezzo. This place was recommended by a friend. I didn't make a reservation, but went early on a Saturday (5 p.m.). Lovely and prompt service. The place got busy between 6-7 p.m., but our service didn't deteriorate. Appetizers were clamari (that was melt-in-your-mouth tender) and spinach in olive oil, garlic and pine nuts. Just enough garlic to flavor the spinach, but not overpower the dish. My entree was a pork loin chop stuffed with apples, italian ham and cheese on top of garlic mashed sweet potato and a cream sauce. Wonderful! Portion was exceptional, very filling, tender and moist. For dessert, three of us share the tiramisu. It was a huge portion. Although it was delicious, we couldn't finish it. This wasn't "done up" tiramisu, (I've had tiramisu at other gourmet Italian restaurants where they put orange zest in the dessert, which overpowered the dish). This was the traditional, well done tiramisu! This fine fare was priced right. Nice restaurant for friends, family or dates.

Pros: great wait staff, easy parking in back or on street

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Wonderful little restuarant offering a quite, intimate place to enjoy great food, greate wine and great service. The pizzas are wonderful, the gnocci is great and the pastas are filled with flavors.

5
★★★★★

Wonderful little restuarant offering a quite, intimate place to enjoy great food, greate wine and great service. The pizzas are wonderful, the gnocci is great and the pastas are filled with flavors.

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I love this place. I have been a manager with a small local italian restaurant company, and Arezzo was always on my shortlist of restaurants to watch. Always authentic Italian, not the waterdowned Olive Garden Variety, and cozy but a place you would expect to find on Restaurant Row off Broadway in New York.

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★★★★★

I love this place. I have been a manager with a small local italian restaurant company, and Arezzo was always on my shortlist of restaurants to watch. Always authentic Italian, not the waterdowned Olive Garden Variety, and cozy but a place you would expect to find on Restaurant Row off Broadway in New York.

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My husband and I always have a great time and wonderful food at Arezzo! We stopped in last weekend and tried the Ravioli on the specials with sea bass and shrimp. It was amazing! My husband really enjoyed his salmon, but he always does (orders it every time). We look forward to having my sister-in-law's birthday there soon. She loves Tiramisu and I think Arezzo has the best.

2
★★★★★

My husband and I always have a great time and wonderful food at Arezzo! We stopped in last weekend and tried the Ravioli on the specials with sea bass and shrimp. It was amazing! My husband really enjoyed his salmon, but he always does (orders it every time). We look forward to having my sister-in-law's birthday there soon. She loves Tiramisu and I think Arezzo has the best.

Pros: Consistently Good Food

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I have never written a review for any Restaurant before but I do read them on occasion. Arrezzo in my opinion is the best Italian Restaurant by far in the Twin Cities. From there fresh pasta that is made everyday to the perfect Neopolitan style pizza it is our families favorite restaurant. The only reason why I make my opinion known is because I saw 4 bad reviews all within 1 day of each other, obviously one table of customers are on a mission to get some attention from the restaurant. Why not just ask for the manager and get it straightened out rather than to air your dirty laundry for everyone to see? This Restaurant is a hidden jewel in the Twin Cities!

2
★★★★★

I have never written a review for any Restaurant before but I do read them on occasion. Arrezzo in my opinion is the best Italian Restaurant by far in the Twin Cities. From there fresh pasta that is made everyday to the perfect Neopolitan style pizza it is our families favorite restaurant. The only reason why I make my opinion known is because I saw 4 bad reviews all within 1 day of each other, obviously one table of customers are on a mission to get some attention from the restaurant. Why not just ask for the manager and get it straightened out rather than to air your dirty laundry for everyone to see? This Restaurant is a hidden jewel in the Twin Cities!

Pros: Incredible food

Cons: No full bar

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We first came to try the pizza on a recommendation from a friend. We've been back several times and ordered just about everything on the menu. My wife loves the fact that (in stark contrast to most other restaurants) their dishes are not doused with oils and sauces, which lets the incredients really come to life. The pasta dishes have been great, and again, the pizza is absolutely terrific. My only complaint is the summer traffic can be annoying if you are dining outside.

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★★★★★

We first came to try the pizza on a recommendation from a friend. We've been back several times and ordered just about everything on the menu. My wife loves the fact that (in stark contrast to most other restaurants) their dishes are not doused with oils and sauces, which lets the incredients really come to life. The pasta dishes have been great, and again, the pizza is absolutely terrific. My only complaint is the summer traffic can be annoying if you are dining outside.

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We've been to Arezzo several times and have always been more than happy. The food is fabulous. Order any risotto, you can't go wrong. Arezzo has become our new favorite.

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★★★★☆

We've been to Arezzo several times and have always been more than happy. The food is fabulous. Order any risotto, you can't go wrong. Arezzo has become our new favorite.

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My fellow reviewer guzzirider said it all. I too am 100% Italian and only ate authentic food my entire childhood. Arezzo dishes bring me back to dinner and my Nonna's! She too was from Northern Italy and Arezzo get's it. Thank you thank you, thank you! All dishes are great, the gnocci is very good, the risotto is perfect, ahh I love it all. I also love to order the fetuccini and sausage pasta dish yet substitude penne for the fetuchini. Great stuff.

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★★★★★

My fellow reviewer guzzirider said it all. I too am 100% Italian and only ate authentic food my entire childhood. Arezzo dishes bring me back to dinner and my Nonna's! She too was from Northern Italy and Arezzo get's it. Thank you thank you, thank you! All dishes are great, the gnocci is very good, the risotto is perfect, ahh I love it all. I also love to order the fetuccini and sausage pasta dish yet substitude penne for the fetuchini. Great stuff.

Pros: Excellent Italian food, choices, specials, location

Cons: Parking...some times

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I went to Arezzo for an anniversary, the food was fantastic and unlike many Italian restaurants I got what I paid for. The Restaurants looks were very appealing and other than some of the tables being a little close together, it had a romantic setting. Overall a great place to go on a date and enjoy some great food.

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★★★★☆

I went to Arezzo for an anniversary, the food was fantastic and unlike many Italian restaurants I got what I paid for. The Restaurants looks were very appealing and other than some of the tables being a little close together, it had a romantic setting. Overall a great place to go on a date and enjoy some great food.

Pros: Great Food, Good Atmosphere

Cons: Server did not pay much attention to our table

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Great food, intimate setting, real Italian food made by Italians.
Limited parking. Try the Gnocchi.

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★★★★★

Great food, intimate setting, real Italian food made by Italians.
Limited parking. Try the Gnocchi.

Pros: Great Authentic Italian

Cons: limited parking

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After having traveled to Italy, I have to say this is the closest dining experience I have had in the Twin Cities. Italians make an occasion out of a meal, it is not the quick in and out of most American restaurants. Thus for those reviewers that were complaining about the slow service, I think this was more because they were expecting a typical American experience. They were very helpful with wine selections, questions about the menu and making accomodations as necessary.

As to the food, it was excellent. Nothing was "bland" in my opinion and all of the ingredients were fresh (yes, especially the tomatoes). Though it may not be the best Italian I have had in the cities, it is pretty darn close. The wine recommendation was superb (so much so that we went out and bought a case of the wine after our experience).

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★★★★★

After having traveled to Italy, I have to say this is the closest dining experience I have had in the Twin Cities. Italians make an occasion out of a meal, it is not the quick in and out of most American restaurants. Thus for those reviewers that were complaining about the slow service, I think this was more because they were expecting a typical American experience. They were very helpful with wine selections, questions about the menu and making accomodations as necessary.

As to the food, it was excellent. Nothing was "bland" in my opinion and all of the ingredients were fresh (yes, especially the tomatoes). Though it may not be the best Italian I have had in the cities, it is pretty darn close. The wine recommendation was superb (so much so that we went out and bought a case of the wine after our experience).

Pros: Food, Experience, Authenticity

Cons: Hard to gt table

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I am Italian by birth and education and while now Minnesota is my adoptive home, can still recognize Italian food. Arezzo is as good as it gets here in the Midwest and while pricey and not without flaws it is much closer to what one would get in Italy than most other supposedly Italian restaurants in Twin Cities. Another reviewer complained about the gnocchi. Maybe he should know that gnocchi are actually made from potatoes and are not meant to taste like pasta! Arezzo gnocchi are actually quite decent and reasonably close to the real thing (incidentally good gnocchi are difficult to get at a restaurant in Italy too). Unfortunately, when restaurants try to get close to the real taste, too many people seems to be put off by the fact they are eating something different than the fantasy food of places like Buca and Maggiano's.

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★★★★☆

I am Italian by birth and education and while now Minnesota is my adoptive home, can still recognize Italian food. Arezzo is as good as it gets here in the Midwest and while pricey and not without flaws it is much closer to what one would get in Italy than most other supposedly Italian restaurants in Twin Cities. Another reviewer complained about the gnocchi. Maybe he should know that gnocchi are actually made from potatoes and are not meant to taste like pasta! Arezzo gnocchi are actually quite decent and reasonably close to the real thing (incidentally good gnocchi are difficult to get at a restaurant in Italy too). Unfortunately, when restaurants try to get close to the real taste, too many people seems to be put off by the fact they are eating something different than the fantasy food of places like Buca and Maggiano's.

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Restaurant is great. Very authentic food and atmosphere. Food service was quick, but getting a refill on water or some parmesan cheese took a bit.

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★★★★★

Restaurant is great. Very authentic food and atmosphere. Food service was quick, but getting a refill on water or some parmesan cheese took a bit.

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This is one of the best Italian restaurants I have eaten at. The Gnocchi melted in your mouth, the spinach ravioli was awesome, and the chocolate dessert was decadent. Would highly recommend this place to everyone.

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★★★★★

This is one of the best Italian restaurants I have eaten at. The Gnocchi melted in your mouth, the spinach ravioli was awesome, and the chocolate dessert was decadent. Would highly recommend this place to everyone.

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This is one of the best retaurants in the Twin Cities. I travel all over the world and live in NYC, this place is a jewel in an otherwise bland restaurant city.

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★★★★★

This is one of the best retaurants in the Twin Cities. I travel all over the world and live in NYC, this place is a jewel in an otherwise bland restaurant city.

Pros: Food, Food, Atmosphere

Cons: too popular, needs to be twice the

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I recently visited this restaurant and received excellent service. I was greeted promptly at the door and had a great server who let me swap sauces on my pasta - which is great. I reccomend the home made kind....yum

The middle tables are tight, try to sit around the edge of the restaurant.

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★★★★☆

I recently visited this restaurant and received excellent service. I was greeted promptly at the door and had a great server who let me swap sauces on my pasta - which is great. I reccomend the home made kind....yum

The middle tables are tight, try to sit around the edge of the restaurant.

Pros: wait at the bar

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I met a couple of friends for my birthday dinner and was really looking forward to this restuarant. It was a huge disappointment. There was a strong seafood smell when we walked in. Our appetizer - the bruscheta - arrived burned and the tomatoes were very poor quality. Our waiter did bring a replacement, but tomatoes were still bad. I ordered the knochi and it was the worst knochi I have ever had. It had the consistency of mashed pototoes - not pasta. I mentioned this to the waiter and he did not offer a replacement or take it off the bill. One friend had a pizza that looked awful and the pizza was soggy. I have had pizza in Italy and this did not even come close. I would not recommend this restaurant and will not return.

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★★☆☆☆

I met a couple of friends for my birthday dinner and was really looking forward to this restuarant. It was a huge disappointment. There was a strong seafood smell when we walked in. Our appetizer - the bruscheta - arrived burned and the tomatoes were very poor quality. Our waiter did bring a replacement, but tomatoes were still bad. I ordered the knochi and it was the worst knochi I have ever had. It had the consistency of mashed pototoes - not pasta. I mentioned this to the waiter and he did not offer a replacement or take it off the bill. One friend had a pizza that looked awful and the pizza was soggy. I have had pizza in Italy and this did not even come close. I would not recommend this restaurant and will not return.

Cons: Strong seafood smell, Terrible food, Waiter oblivious

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Get your act together and start serving us with respect!

The food is great... the service sucks.

Sorry Arezzo, but perhaps your lack of customers is a direct result of your inability to meet their needs.

Check please... Hey can we get a check?.... Please give us our check... This sucks!

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★★★☆☆

Get your act together and start serving us with respect!

The food is great... the service sucks.

Sorry Arezzo, but perhaps your lack of customers is a direct result of your inability to meet their needs.

Check please... Hey can we get a check?.... Please give us our check... This sucks!

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Arezzo offers an extraordinary and diverse menu. They have the best Italian in the Twin Cities. Their menu is diverse enough to please food lovers with more sophisticated tastes and those who will only eat pasta and red sauce. Nothing about Arezzo Ristorante is average, it is an exceptional restaurant.

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★★★★★

Arezzo offers an extraordinary and diverse menu. They have the best Italian in the Twin Cities. Their menu is diverse enough to please food lovers with more sophisticated tastes and those who will only eat pasta and red sauce. Nothing about Arezzo Ristorante is average, it is an exceptional restaurant.

Pros: Wide Variety of Food, Quality Ingredients, Great Service

Cons: Many Fattening Foods

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Had dinner here with 2 friends - we did a lot of sharing. The pumpkin soup was good, a little bland - could have used more lobster. Our entrees were good - veal, seabass and gnochi - not great. The wine recommended by the waiter was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant, it's got good atmosphere and good food at good prices.

2
★★★★☆

Had dinner here with 2 friends - we did a lot of sharing. The pumpkin soup was good, a little bland - could have used more lobster. Our entrees were good - veal, seabass and gnochi - not great. The wine recommended by the waiter was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant, it's got good atmosphere and good food at good prices.

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We waited a bit too long for the food to be served after ordering. The presentation was very good. The food was excellent. Desserts were excellent. Service was good. This is a very good fine dining experience for a group of 8 or under.

2
★★★★★

We waited a bit too long for the food to be served after ordering. The presentation was very good. The food was excellent. Desserts were excellent. Service was good. This is a very good fine dining experience for a group of 8 or under.

Pros: atmosphere, service, location

Cons: waiting area

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This restaurant is horrible. The food is bland, comes out 45 minutes after it's ordered, and the service is blah. There is no sense of caring about the customer. My wife and I went here twice, because it is in such a neat location - but someone tell me WHY I would ever go hear again, when exceptional food and service is available at Ciao Bella, just down the street a few miles.

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★☆☆☆☆

This restaurant is horrible. The food is bland, comes out 45 minutes after it's ordered, and the service is blah. There is no sense of caring about the customer. My wife and I went here twice, because it is in such a neat location - but someone tell me WHY I would ever go hear again, when exceptional food and service is available at Ciao Bella, just down the street a few miles.

Pros: Atmosphere, Location

Cons: Food, Service, Seating

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Just got back from Arezzo. Thought the food was very good, especially the polenta appetizer and the table side bread. The veal and a chicken dish were good, as were the desserts, custard and torta ricotta. What really bothered me was that we were hardly acknowledged by the staff. The place was almost empty but we were studiously avoided. The waitress was competent but devoid of any affect. (It's ok to smile, dear.) Three guys were roaming around (owners? bartenders? managers?). None of them ever stopped by and asked how was the meal or said thanks for coming.

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★★★☆☆

Just got back from Arezzo. Thought the food was very good, especially the polenta appetizer and the table side bread. The veal and a chicken dish were good, as were the desserts, custard and torta ricotta. What really bothered me was that we were hardly acknowledged by the staff. The place was almost empty but we were studiously avoided. The waitress was competent but devoid of any affect. (It's ok to smile, dear.) Three guys were roaming around (owners? bartenders? managers?). None of them ever stopped by and asked how was the meal or said thanks for coming.

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Are the reviewers of this retaurant trying to convine themselves that their visit to Arezzo was a good value? And who are the reviewers that claim to be from Italy or know Italian food? Maybe they are thinking Eye-talian.
The atmosphere was fine but the prices were high for food that had about as much taste as the menu items at Macaroni Grill. A tortellni slopped high with unremarkable red sauce? Squid-ink fettucine that achieved most of its flavor from the parmesan cheese sprinkled (not grated) onto it? A Neapolitan pizza that was soggy in the center and supposedly had basil, bufala mozzarella and red onions on it? No basil, no taste to the cheese (except for the Parmesan sprinkled on it) and the onions seemed to have been boiled.
I'll be throwing my entertainment dollar to the east in Broder's or Pane Vino Dolce.

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★★☆☆☆

Are the reviewers of this retaurant trying to convine themselves that their visit to Arezzo was a good value? And who are the reviewers that claim to be from Italy or know Italian food? Maybe they are thinking Eye-talian.
The atmosphere was fine but the prices were high for food that had about as much taste as the menu items at Macaroni Grill. A tortellni slopped high with unremarkable red sauce? Squid-ink fettucine that achieved most of its flavor from the parmesan cheese sprinkled (not grated) onto it? A Neapolitan pizza that was soggy in the center and supposedly had basil, bufala mozzarella and red onions on it? No basil, no taste to the cheese (except for the Parmesan sprinkled on it) and the onions seemed to have been boiled.
I'll be throwing my entertainment dollar to the east in Broder's or Pane Vino Dolce.

Pros: atmosphere, location

Cons: bland, expensive, unremarkable

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Arezzo has it all - atmosphere, service and incredible food. All of their ingredients are flown in fresh from Italy weekly, which, combined with an amazing chef, is what makes this the absolute best italian restuarant, if not best restuarant, in the Twin Cities. I have had better food at very few other restuarants.

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★★★★★

Arezzo has it all - atmosphere, service and incredible food. All of their ingredients are flown in fresh from Italy weekly, which, combined with an amazing chef, is what makes this the absolute best italian restuarant, if not best restuarant, in the Twin Cities. I have had better food at very few other restuarants.

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This place is one of the best Italian Restaurants I have ever eaten at. By the way I'm from the east coast so I know good Italian food.

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★★★★★

This place is one of the best Italian Restaurants I have ever eaten at. By the way I'm from the east coast so I know good Italian food.

Pros: great value, authentic italian, great atmosphere

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Great bread was only the beginning! The bread is baked in the wood-fired oven, with salt and rosemary rubbed in. Yum! Excellent variety of wines, fantastic pasta, and a helpful waitstaff. We plan on going back!

Only possibly negative note is that while there is a host to greet customers, there's no list to put your name on, so the host relies on the honesty of the customers at the door to determine who was there first. Thankfully, those of us waiting were very nice and everyone was seated within 10 minutes.

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★★★★★

Great bread was only the beginning! The bread is baked in the wood-fired oven, with salt and rosemary rubbed in. Yum! Excellent variety of wines, fantastic pasta, and a helpful waitstaff. We plan on going back!

Only possibly negative note is that while there is a host to greet customers, there's no list to put your name on, so the host relies on the honesty of the customers at the door to determine who was there first. Thankfully, those of us waiting were very nice and everyone was seated within 10 minutes.

Pros: Excellent Food

Cons: Confusion at entrance

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Fans of Italian cooking will find properly prepared, al dente pastas and authentic Napolitana pizzas at this gem located in the ritzy 50th and France neighborhood. The setting is warm and evocative with earthy tones and a reproduction of…

 

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