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3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139 (Lindenwood Park)
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Ranked #28 of 2,556 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Lindenwood Park
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Having lived in the St. Louis area for 40 years, we had never heard of this restaurant before. We were given a gift certificate so who isn't willing to try a free meal? We had reservations for 5:00 on a Saturday night and as soon as we arrived, we were seated. It wasn't long after that the place began to... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Because we were staying in the area, and it was a Sunday night, this was a most convenient place to have dinner. (Especially since so many restaurants are closed on Sundays!) It was most satisfying. Our server, Andrew, was professional and helpful as we needed direction with our selections. The busgirl was tremendous. Our water and coffee was kept filled.... More 

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Swansea, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

First time visit ( 2 people). One of the few places open in the city on a Sunday evening. Setting very old school(dated), dark and heavy with little dining alcoves. Menu very traditional Southern Country Italian. Beer list limited. Lots of red wines on the list, but also out of a lot of names. White wines really limited. One meal... More 

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cucinaman, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this review

Thanks for dining with us and we appreciate you sharing your experience - the Hill (Italian section) of St. Louis has 10 restaurants open on Sundays which we are one - Our offering of 30 beers and 195 different bottles of wine (15 were out of stock) are probably the largest offerings compared to other establishments in our area. Thanks... More 

Sunset Hills, Missouri
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Great dinner. Not 5 stars...unfortunately....but very good. My meal was not hot so needed to have it warmed up...and my husbands seafood cannelloni special was just not what he expected, but good. They might be getting too big, not sure. Miss the more personal experience from years gone by.

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St. Louis, MO
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145 reviews 145 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is our favorite restaurant in St. Louis. The food, wine and service are always excellent. It is our go to place for special occasions but also a place we can go just for a night out. I seem to always order the tenderloin mudega but there are many excellent choices. They have a terrific wine list and many of... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Have enjoyed dinner here on many occasions. Our most recent was a special evening with good friends. Everyone agreed that this was one of the best meals ever. Rich and Terry are wonderful hosts - always gracious, warm and friendly. The service is outstanding, never intrusive. But we always come back for the food - everything is simply excellent. We... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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111 reviews 111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

located in South City STL near I-44 this place means business when it comes to food. A packed house of nicely dressed clientele celebrating everything from anniversaries to business wins or just a simple date night made plans to enjoy the simple elligance, delightful food and attentive service of LoRusso's. Make a reservation early to get your choice of date/time.... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had a large party (16 of us) and we all enjoyed different appetizers, I had the butternut squash ravioli....so good!....we had lots of wine, lots of coffee....delicious desserts, and GREAT limoncello! Check out LoRusso's for authentic italian food and a great time for all guests!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I was in town visiting family and we were looking for a night out with great food and nice atmosphere. LoRusso's was an excellent recommendation by a friend. The salads were delicious, the best caesar I have had in a long time. Everyone enjoyed their meals, and we will come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Got the recommendation from tripadviser.com and it was right on. Food and service were excellent. Prices were reasonable.

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Additional Information about LoRusso's Cucina

Address: 3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139
Phone Number: 314-647-6222
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Lindenwood Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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