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Il Casale

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50 Leonard Street, Belmont, MA 02478 (Concord Ave)
Bus #84 coming from Harvard Square arrives right in Belmont Center.
6172094942
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food !!!!!

IL Casale has great food and a great setting in a old firehouse . Appetizers are small but very good in fairly inexpensive

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
BFD126
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

IL Casale has great food and a great setting in a old firehouse . Appetizers are small but very good in fairly inexpensive

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Belmont, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Outstanding Italian food, with great appetizers and pasta made on site. The outdoor patio is wonderful on warm evenings.

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Cambridge
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The setting is really nice, very well decorated. The service is excellent with an attentive waiter. Food was also outstanding, especially the aracini (sp?). Caeser salad was good and special pasta was huge and very good. Wine list is reasonably priced. They have outdoor seating. All in all a place that I intend to frequent.

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Fortson, GA
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177 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were two couples dining at Il Casale Sunday evening 4/26 because we had enjoyed it so much previously. We were not disappointed in any way. In fact, it was better than ever! Not surprisingly, the restaurant was packed with lively folks having a wonderful time. Ambiance was warm, tasteful, comfortable, but not pretentious. Our server, Olga, was terrific beyond... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We made a reservation for 8 people for 8pm Saturday night. We arrived and were seated right away as we had not seen each other in quite some time we wanted to take our time to catch up. When it came time to order drinks we ordered 2 bottles of wine and one mixed drink a malibu rum diet coke... More 

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Belmont, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My co-workers treated me to dinner to celebrate my retirement. We went on a Wednesday evening and I was very surprised by how crowded it was. For a larger crowd they offer two group options, the "Fiat" and the "Ferrari". We selected the "Fiat" the less expensive option. The food was delicious and ample. We were provided a variety of... More 

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Boston, MA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Tough to get a reservation because it is so popular. Staff is very attentive, many from Italy. Had a rib eye the other night - succulent! I usually go for the bolognese with pasta - my favorite.

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Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is our go-to place for birthday or anniversary dinners. Although slightly noisy, this former firehouse has a wonderful ambiance, incredibly attentive waiters and delicious food. The whole dining experience is quite special. It is not inexpensive, but we always really enjoy our time there. I have lots of dietary restrictions, and they go the extra mile to make sure... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were a table of 2 couples, one in their 20's and one closer to 60. Il Casale met all our desires for that mix of traditional with an updated flare Italian food. The restaurant is in a great space inside a former brick firestation. Staff was very friendly and informed, helpful without being unctuous. For appetizers we shared the... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Located in the center of town in the old firehouse, Il CASALE offers Italian dining at its finest. Everything tastes good. Since you must order items individually (no side dishes included with entree) it can be pricey - potato with that steak $8, green beans $8, pasta $12, etc. Reservations highly recommended other wise you'll be spending some time in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Leonard Street, Belmont, MA 02478
    (Concord Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #84 coming from Harvard Square arrives right in Belmont Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: 6172094942

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?