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Ristorante Genovese

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214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
+1 714-633-5654
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Apr 25, 2017
“Personality for miles and food that won't disappoint - Italian with a sense of humor!”
Jun 9, 2017
“Authentic Italian”
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$$ - $$$
214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
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11 - 20 of 38 reviews

Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a fun, family Italian restaurant. The food is simple Italian fare. A full bar. And a really uoneat atmosphere. The place is full of kitschy Italian decor. Plus they had layers red white and blue for summer. The hostess came around and handed...More

Thank harrodsfan
Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

From the amusing signs in the car park, to the look of the place from the outside and then the inside, just full of character. Very friendly service, good choice of food, tasty too. Great with children. Good value too. Loved it!

3  Thank Gordon I
Reviewed March 24, 2015

The fun authentic Italian atmosphere of this great restaurant greets you the minute you arrive in the parking lot. The family owned restaurant (since 1947) and it's staff have a charm about it that treats their customers to a dining experience that is unmatched. Our...More

3  Thank zessfullyyours
Reviewed December 15, 2014

Last weekend we visited Ristorante Genovese. It was recommended by a friend and a good choice it was even though we had no reservation and it was a weekend. We had to wait a bit for a table but it was worth the short wait....More

2  Thank kgrif0581
Reviewed October 23, 2014

"We season our garlic with food" is just the type of phrase I want to see when entering an Italian restaurant. And, Ristorante Genovese does not disappoint. This is a place that will certainly keep you on your toes -- if for nothing else but...More

2  Thank Jim C
Reviewed September 19, 2014

this place is an old farmhouse turned into an italian restaurant. the food is all homemade and the owner is amazing. try the gnocchi it is awesome! try it

1  Thank asweet81
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Have been there many times over the last decade..even had my retirement party there in 2011... The Lasagna is great the service is great... The bread is great.. Hands down my favorite Italian restaurant in Orange County...

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed May 17, 2013

If the title does not say it all get this: asked for a little bit more pasta to add what was left of sauce n they charged extra 10 bux! The roach was in the bread on a to go order. I myself tied the...More

Reviewed April 5, 2013

Just had dinner there. I have NEVER been so insulted. Spent over $200 for table of 4. Within one minute of receiving the check we were asked to leave because they had people waiting. The ole man spilled a full glass of wine on me...More

3  Thank Frank W
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Let me preface this review by saying I'm of Italian decent and happen to have the most amazing Italian cook for a mother. I generally shy away from any restaurant's "gravy", aka: red sauce, marinara, etc.but the folks at Ristorante Genovese have got it goin'...More

4  Thank priceconsulting
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
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: 214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-633-5654
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