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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, Reservations

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  • 68
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 20
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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
Excellent food!

Meals are excellent and service is likewise. Good to sit at the bar for dinner! Go back frequently. Great bread!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
stamjim
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Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Meals are excellent and service is likewise. Good to sit at the bar for dinner! Go back frequently. Great bread!

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Have been here a half dozen times in the last two years. Always delicious. Plus the service is excellent. Highly highly recommend. Easily the best restaurant in Belmont.

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NH
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had heard rave reviews, so decided to meet friends when we were visiting family in MA (we live in Naples,FL, where there are many, many excellent restaurants). Acoustics were terrible! It was next to impossible to have a conversation among four people. We kept looking at the menu, looking for more selections. There was nothing that appealed to us.... More 

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boston ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The place is busy until 830 - 845 and then clears out. So if you do not mind eating later you should be able to get a seat. If not get a reservation. Food is very good. Servers nice and know the menu. My wife loves the seasonal specials they offer...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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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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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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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
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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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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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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: Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Doing business
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?