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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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11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 19
    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:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Having lived in Milan, Italy, for 9 years, I am thrilled to have such a wonderful Italian restaurant in Belmont Center, where I live. The food is excellent and the menu very imaginative (that is not a requirement for me, but I like it). The ambiance in the old firehouse is both cozy and exciting, but the noise level is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The quality of the food was quite good. We both had the Veal Scallopini which was very nicely prepared. However, at $25, we expected more than three average sized pieces. Same comment for the fried calamari appetizer; nicely prepared, small portion. My vodka up was a very nice pour at $11 but my wife's house red was a short pour;... More 

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Boston, MA
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127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I called Il Casale from our new home at 7:00 one Friday night to see if they could squeeze us in, and they happily offered us a small table by the door --beggars can't be choosers! We had an amazing dinner with wonderful service and even better food. The mussel appetizer was made without prosciutto as I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 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

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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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Additional Information about Il Casale

Address: 50 Leonard Street, Belmont, MA 02478
Phone Number: 6172094942
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Belmont
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pub

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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: Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?