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Ristorante Italiano

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555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
+1 831-458-2321
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (9 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

I ordered chicken marsala and received chicken piccata. I told the waitress that I ordered marsala not piccata. She apologized and stated that the marsala would be out in 5 minutes. It took 20 minutes. But, the entree was considerably smaller (about half the size)....More

Thank PeeWeeReese
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Historic Dominican Hospital Building transformed. We dined and reminisced of days gone by. We have a lot of family history in that building. Superb service, excellent & fabulous dining and history.

Thank Jean G
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We walked up the hill to this restaurant, and we were surprised by the coziness of the place. Food was above average. Enjoyed the salmon and found it very fresh.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Had dinner & drinks there tonight. It was excellent. Waitress Star was a star! She was very helpful and accommodating. We actually sat at the bar and ate. The bartender was also very nice, although I forgot his name, young man. The fried artichoke appetizer...More

Thank MexnMc
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Restaurante Italiano has been one of our favorite restaurants in Santa Cruz since it was in Soquel. We hadn't been there in a year and recently had dinner there when our son was visiting from Hawaii. We were surprised to find that they changed their...More

Thank jjy55
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Eggplant is like homemade and served with veggies, good lunch. Baked potato dessert is to die for enough for 4 guests. Pesto is my favorite. Everything here is good

Thank catc0x
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I would probably look elsewhere for Italian. Only average quality and poor service. Maybe we dined on a bad night.

Thank rpsk
Reviewed July 24, 2016

If you're looking for fantastic Italian food, look no further than Ristorante Italiano in Santa Cruz. Their quality food selection is great and consistently top notch, their prices are the best in town, and the ambiance is genuine Italian. They have a full bar, great...More

Thank Moondance1Soquel
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere. Food was good. Homemade Italian sodas. Dessert was good too. Weekday dinner specials. Specials on drinks and appetizers too. Good selection of beer and wine. Service was a bit slow, but we didnt mind. It was a nice setting. So sit back...More

Thank srvtx
Reviewed June 2, 2016

After being seated it seemed as though I had been rendered invisible, although my table was right on the path to the adjacent dining room. I was through two chapters of the book I'd thankfully had along when I stopped the hostess and asked to...More

Thank Martin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-458-2321
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