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Rosario's Italian Restaurant

2221 West Main St., Medford, OR 97501
541-773-2230
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Ranked #14 of 264 Restaurants in Medford
Price range: $4 - $16
Hours:
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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English first
Medford, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Ordered special for birthday dinner at home. Drove across town, picked it up, got home and items missing. Very disappointed. Called the restaurant and staff was unsympathetic (server). His suggestion was to 'come back and we will give you the missing item'. Really? No, we live 15 miles away. Finally able to speak with Mike the owner who made it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The marvelous smell of wood smoke greats you as you walk in the door with the underlying smell of pasta sauce. Linen under glass and attractive decor make for a comfortable atmosphere. I had tortellini with creamy pesto sauce for lunch and it was good. Service is excellent.

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Medford, Oregon
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Just as the name of the restaurant states, Italian food with a wood fired pizza oven dominates the Rosario's menu. We ventured in for an early dinner and were pleasantly surprised at the quick service and great food. I had the Lasagna that had both sausage and meatball layers in between the various cheeses, marina sauce and pasta noodles. Very... More 

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Lacey, Washington, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 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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93 reviews 93 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
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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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90 reviews 90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 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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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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