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Rosario's Italian Restaurant

2221 West Main St., Medford, OR 97501
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Ranked #14 of 263 Restaurants in Medford
Price range: $4 - $16
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Rosario’s Italian Restaurant has been in the Rogue Valley since 1975. It was originally started as a small Italian deli in this very same location by the Bonfiglio family. It is considered one of the oldest Italian Restaurants in Southern Oregon. Rosario's features a variety of dishes maintaining the closest version of the ancient genuine Italian culinary traditions. The food of Italy is as remarkably varied as the many different regions of the country, shaped and influenced as they are by geography, climate and history. The Pesto and Carbonara pasta dishes are from the Northern regions, you can travel to the Coastal regions with our seafood dishes. The Lazio region appears in our Alfredo (Pasta alla Crema o Panna) dishes, so popular and sooo good! The Southern region is emulated by our rich aromatic red sauces. Or you can try a Pizza from our wood-fired oven. Living and shopping in Southern Oregon we authoritatively maintain flavors, traditions and authentic Italian eating habits making the most of our local markets.
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Lacey, Washington, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Waitress very friendly, prices are reasonable, environment was quiet with relaxing music, which was nice. Food: Minestrone soup is not recommended. The tomato over powered every other flavor. Ceasar salad, serving size was good, with plenty of chicken, but the chicken was cold and dry. It seemed like it was left over chicken. Lasagne had two pieces, but it had... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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92 reviews 92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Intimate. Great service; charming server. Cozy. The Lasagne was great; my Crab Ravioli was very subtle in crab flavor but good. The butternut soup (again, very subtle flavor) and salad were both excellent. Everything was piping hot. The lighting was not too bright for my taste. The Rose wine was good. The pizza oven and fire was visible from the... More 

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Los Angeles
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134 reviews 134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

All tables were full in the noisy main room, so I accepted the offer to sit out on the patio with its heat lamps. Good choice since it was quiet there and the servers were attentive. I was given a menu and asked what I wished to drink. I did not see wine on the menu and, when I asked... More 

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Crescent City, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had been missing eating Italian food since we moved from San Fransico, but boy were we delighted when we were refered to Rosarios Italian restaurant. The food is absolutely delicious and authentic Italian! The service is warm and welcoming with great attmosphere!

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Eugene, Oregon
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We just stumbled on this after a Water Polo match in Ashland. It sw a pleasant surprise. The minestrone soup was delicious. I had Chicken Parmesan which was very tasty. Not much of a vegtable lover. But the roasted veggie here were awesome. Everyone else in My group enjoyed their food. No room for desert. But from what I has... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We really enjoy Rosario's - great lasagna! Consistently good service, great lunch menu. I would recommend!

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31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The food was Classic Italian with an excellent selection---3 choices of ravioli for example. I had the butternut squash which was good. My husband had the crespelle which we had never seen before and it was excellent. The atmosphere is nice and the service was great.

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Eugene, Oregon, USA
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm a pesto snob. They passed on their pesto, yummy! Good service and good basic Italian food. Will try pizza next time.

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McKinleyville, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is not what a foodie thinks of as an Italian restaurant--the menu is mostly pasta and pizza. That said, the food is above average and service is workmanlike. Decor is upscale casual. We ordered the crab ravioli, which was pleasantly crabby, and the mostaccioli. All were prepared decently, but nothing struck us as exceptional. We miss the west-side presence... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We took the advice of over Trip Advisor members and tried this restaurant. It's affordable and the food is very good. What surprised me was their wine list. I found a very good Chianti which is unusual in a smaller restaurant. My husband had the chicken parm and I had the Mostaccioli. My food was so ample that I took... More 

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Additional Information about Rosario's Italian Restaurant

Address: 2221 West Main St., Medford, OR 97501
Phone Number: 541-773-2230
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Medford
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 16
Cuisine: Italian

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