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“Great Food - Awesome Specials” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Russo's Coal Fired Italian Kitchen

Russo's Coal Fired Italian Kitchen
700 E Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75081
972-235-7992
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Ranked #100 of 321 Restaurants in Richardson
Cuisines: Italian
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Richardson, Texas
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165 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 78 cities Reviews in 78 cities
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
“Great Food - Awesome Specials”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Russo's offer's some down right tasty Italian Choices. Their prices are in line with other mid end Italian choices, but if you hit their specials, or have their coupons, you can save some serious funds.

All of the food my family, friends, and children have had here has been good. For those with Gluten Allergies, you will find that they have both pizza, and pasta offered in gluten free options.

Fresh thin crust pizza bread is offered while waiting, and you could simply fill up on this alone. Oil, vinegar, parmesean, hot pepper, and oregano are in ample supply for condiments.

Service can be a bit slow at times, but is worth the wait.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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OVERLAND PARK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Loved the food and enjoyed the service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Excellent pizza ~ I definitely prefer the light thin crust and the bread /oil before was superb. The Monday special made my dinner very inexpensive. I will definitely be back.

Visited November 2012
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Sitges, Spain
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289 reviews 289 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 99 cities Reviews in 99 cities
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
“Nice and open on labor day.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Not easy to find a place open on labor day but this place, just over from the Hyatt was the ticket. Just over the road from the Hyatt, service as swift and attentive without being over bearing (as many Europeans find service in the US). Pizzas were great. The medium was certainly big enough. The large at 16" is either for a big appetite or likely to need a doggy bag. The appetiser, a type of cheese fondue with spinach and artichoke with garlic bread was really good and a recommendation of our server.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dallas, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Maybe not for lunch but...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

...great for date night or dinner with a small group.

I have eaten here many times (5+), but never for lunch, and I am really surprised by the other tripadvisor comments as they pertain to the meal. Say what you want about the waitstaff, who tend to be rushed and are generally less than polished, but the food is great with fresh ingredients and good flavor. Portion sizes are large, making it easy to split and share, and that makes the pricing more acceptable. The selection is broad and I always have a hard time choosing. Decent wine list and beer choices, and the dessert (slices big enough for three) is a must...if you saved room.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dallas, TX
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Love this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I go here about once every 2 weeks and am always happy to find a table with no wait. The pizza is really good, I think as good as Grimaldi's and better than Urban Crust. Service is always great and very friendly. Great selection of wines. They will give you dough when you leave and you can cook your own pizza at home. My favorite pizza place for sure.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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