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Casa Rugantino Italian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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709 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1P1, Canada
+1 519-744-9081
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Waterloo, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a long day and train ride back from the city, cooking was not an option. My husband and I have been to Casa before, but we find ourselves coming back again because of the food and service. When you are tired, you don't want any surprises. Good food ..cozy surroundings and unobtrusive service. We got all 3 recently. Taking... More 

Thank Deanna Z
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have have been going to Casa Rugatino for about 35 years, it has always been one of our favorites. However, we booked a table for 2 about 10 days in advance, we ended up squished into a corner table where neither of us could move. Our waitress was hit and miss, more miss though, we ordered mussels as an... More 

Thank eviejoe
Waterloo, On
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I have been going to Casa since the 80's. Now, with their newly expanded presence and updates, it is a true gem in popular Belmont Village. The bacon wrapped scallops and arancini are delicious. The pizzas never fail to please. It was bustling at lunch the last few times I have been there. One evening in the summer we were... More 

Thank Jane G
Waterloo, Canada
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199 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Recently dined with friends in the newly updated dining room; the owners have done a great job in refreshing the former dining space and doubling its size. We dined on a Wednesday evening so Casa was busy but not like weekends. Our server was attentive and helpful. Each of us had an appetizer and main and the consensus was that... More 

Thank mschmitt255
Waterloo, Canada
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This restaurant is an excellent location for good quality Italian cuisine. Food is very good - nothing exceptional but reliable. The restaurant has recently expanded and has introduced a wine bar area. But there are none of the typical niceties associated with wine bars - you are forced to buy wine by the glass, and there are no sample versions/offers.... More 

Thank Brian H
Waterloo, Canada
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is our first time at Casa Rugantino since they renovated. We had tried a few previous times but they were always booked solid so we were pleased to finally re-try it. Overall the results were mixed. They were busy when we arrived but we had to wait 5 minutes before we were even acknowledged, this despite the fact that... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

My friend and I were out for lunch to sample a nearby cafe which was really busy so we saw Casa and went in it was busy but they had redone the resturant and doubled the size and a really stylish decor ,,oh my gosh it was an amazing pizza ,great glass of wine ,lovely service and nice friendly chatter... More 

Thank BournemouthBelle44
Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Went here for my birthday and ordered the caprese salad and lasagna. Delicious! Will definitely return again.

Thank M G
Kitchener, Canada
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122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Lunch at this local favorite was quite good, with a ample selection of valued priced wines by the glass, an outstanding Caesar salad and a tasty pizza. Once again the fine servers of Belmont Village do a great job of connecting with their patrons, which makes the dining experience memorable. High Recommended!

Thank 1francophile
Kitchener, Canada
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

My wife and I decided to go to this Restaurant recently as we hadn't been there in years. We did not have reservations and when we got there, the restaurant was packed. (a great sign that the food is good) We were welcomed by Amanda and told that there would be a wait for a table. We sat at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1P1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-744-9081

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?