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Russo's Coal Fired Italian
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6418 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX
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6418 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX
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4 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
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Dallas

We went to Russo's on a weekday night, and had really terrific service. The waiter offered several suggestions. The wine we ordered was not available, so he substituted a nicer bottle at... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 4
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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Dallas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We went to Russo's on a weekday night, and had really terrific service. The waiter offered several suggestions. The wine we ordered was not available, so he substituted a nicer bottle at the same price. The pizza was thin, crisp and really really good. We enjoyed our dinner very much although it was a bit pricey.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and I can never agree on the toppings, so the waitress, Courtney, explained that we could get one pixxa and each could have what we wanted on half of the pizza. I got mine and mmy husband got his. We were both very happy. Loved the free garlic pizza bread appetizers.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

A year ago I barely got seated and had drinks on the table when I left money on the table to cover the drinks and walked out. The place was a mess, more than half the tables needed to be bussed, there was trash and food on the floor and there was a general dirty feel to the place. I... More

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Corpus Christ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We eat here a lot. It's too expensive. Service is hit or miss. Not clean enough. Had subpar meals more often than not. BUT they basically will do their whole menu gluten free, short a couple of sauces. Wife can't eat gluten, so we go their a lot. And she's picky but not a snob. Their pizza is ok, I... More

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Three Rivers, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was our first dining experience at Russo's Coal Fired Italian. Our visit was on Sunday at lunch. The dining room was filling up, but not crowded. The dining area is very nice and is great for any size group. We had large salads and one pizza. The salads were huge and very fresh. The pizza was indeed coal fired... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Good pizza. They also serve oven baked pizza dough instead of bread when you order pasta. Tasty. Pasta was not as great as pizza. Good portion.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

The pizza was great- get the napoletana paisano. We ordered a large salad that never came. The tiramisu tastes like coconut not coffee - skip it. I wished I had tried more of their food but we used a groupon to come in. With the groupon it was well- priced.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Pizza is tasty but personally I think overpriced after you choose your toppings. Staff is "okay", but could be more attentive and friendly.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I ate here recently on a date-night with my wife. We pass it every-day and thought we would give it a try. To be fair, I had a coal fired, flat-crust pizza and it was reasonably good, definitely not great. With my pizza I requested and paid for 3 ingredient toppings and one of them was basil. I am thinking... More

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Houston
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93 reviews 93 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Russo's is rated 59th best restaurant in Corpus Christi and our experience was negative, unfortunately. All 3 tables during our visit were seated 1st thru 3rd table from the front door and side by side on the bench / table that outlines the dining area; and even minimizing distance - the service was poor. Extremely dirty crushed pepper shaker; and... More

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Address: 6418 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
Cuisine: Italian

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