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Lo Grasso's Cafe Bistro

13 Railroad Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
(978) 546-7977
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Ranked #9 of 48 Restaurants in Rockport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Because of trouble with a local innkeeper we had to cancel our dinner reservation at the last minute. I would like to say that the lady I spoke with on the phone was very friendly and courteous both when I made the reservation and when I cancelled. If we ever do go back to Rockport, Lo Grasso's will be first... More 

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Boxford, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Nice atmosphere. Don't let the strip mall setting put you off. Lovely once you are inside. It is BYOB. No liquor is served. A $2 per person corkage charge. The food, however, is very average. However, given that there are few restaurants in Rockport for a romantic meal in the winter, this is an acceptable choice. Just keep your expectations... More 

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Chicago
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

What a meal! I was quite nervous when we drove up to a restaurant that, from the outside, looked like a tiny carry out deli in a tiny strip mall. But, were looks ever deception. The meal was absolutely amazing! The scallop appetizer was out-of-this world and the scallop entree and veal marsala were beyond perfection. I unsuccessfully tried to... More 

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Whidbey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant was suggested to us and we were a bit hesitant when we first saw it from the outside but then we stepped inside to a whole different world. It was cozy with soft lights and deep warm colors. The menu had many selections and we both had delicious dinners. You do need to bring your own wine which... More 

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Delta, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The hostess at our cottage recommended this place to us. We were not too sure about it when we got there--off the main historic area in a little mall area. But then we walked in! It is decorated adorably. The food was not cheap but very delicious. The only complaint we had was the $2 per person corkage fee for... More 

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Rockport, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Six of us will be returning to LoGrasso's tomorrow night!! We have eaten there multiple times and have always enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. I for one am glad they ASK if you want bread since many people are now low carb or gluten free....restaurants lose a lot of money when bread is wasted.....and the paper on the tables... More 

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Rochester, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Stopped on a Friday evening w/o a reservation, hostess (owner?) let us have a table that was reserved for an hour or so later. She asked if that was enough time, I said that is up to the kitchen staff not me. Food, ambiance, server and overall feel for this place was wonderful. Not often do I look for Italian... More 

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West Hurley, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Lo Grasso’s features an old-fashioned Southern Italian style of cuisine that can be tasty, explaining the many rave reviews here. It may not not be gourmet, but some items, like the scampi appetizer, can be addictive. Like most Italian family style restaurants, they load some dishes with pasta and a heavy, oil-drenched tomato sauce. You won’t leave hungry, as the... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My spouse and I as well as my best friend and his family dined here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The appetizers were very good and the every enjoyed their entrees. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Always enjoy going to LoGrasso's -probably the best restaurant in Rockport. Donna and her family always take care of you!

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Additional Information about Lo Grasso's Cafe Bistro

Address: 13 Railroad Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
Phone Number: (978) 546-7977
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

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