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Grasso's Italian Restaurant

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1902 W Main St, El Centro, CA 92243-2165
+1 760-352-4635
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Apr 18, 2017
“anniversary 52 years”
Jun 27, 2016
“Over rated ”
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1902 W Main St, El Centro, CA 92243-2165
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Good service-- A family owned and operated for many years . The food is excellent and the decor is very much as if you are in your own home . Have been there many times .If you like Italian food you won,t be Dissapointed.$$

Thank dennislI2186FY
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The locals seem to like it but I didn't care for the dirty place. There was even a roach on the drapes. We won't be going back there again.

Thank 843stevenv
Reviewed April 20, 2016

This family owned business will knock you off your feet with their Italian dishes. They also serve the best fried gizzards and fried hearts this side of the Missippi River. They have a small but professional and attention to detail staff. They make you feel...More

Thank revjap3
Reviewed March 5, 2016

My Gosh, I have never seen such huge servings.From the beautiful, fresh salad to the main dish. We brought home doggie bags with enough to serve several more meals. If you are a big eater, this is the place for you. The service was pretty...More

Thank Samslik
Reviewed January 13, 2016

After twenty years of dining at Grasso's I can attest to their food as being the best Italian in the Imperial Valley; far more delicious than that of their local competitors. My two special dishes are their Chicken Parmigiana and their Fried Chicken Livers. Yes,...More

Thank Ronald F
Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a very personable place. I enjoyed the staff very much. The spaghetti and meat sauce was great. The wine list lacks selection.

Thank KevinEdD95
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Has great family recipes. Taste is original tastes home made, not fast food at all. Friendly staff owners make you feel welcome.

Thank 482mariaj
Reviewed August 31, 2015

suggested by hotel staff and was way better than olive garden and other Italian restaurant, friendly staff and very great food (dont miss out to try garlic bread its awesome)

Thank audry k
Reviewed July 16, 2015

When the Barons bought the restaurant they did a very smart thing. They didn't change the menu. They used the recipes that everyone has loved for decades which are all terrific. We always enjoy the back room to celebrate those special occasions. There will be...More

Thank Diedre B
Reviewed December 3, 2014

My wife and I almost always share the Parmesan Chicken Dinner. If you eat in the front room (usually a little quieter), the meal comes with soup and salad, both worth a try. If you eat in the family section at the rear of the...More

Thank sailandtravel
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1902 W Main St, El Centro, CA 92243-2165
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-352-4635
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