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Il Casale

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50 Leonard St, Belmont, MA 02478-2513 (Concord Ave)
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great service, great food, great drinks, great desserts, great atmosphere equals great restaurant. We were a party of six and sat at a good-sized round table, always better than two rectangular tables pushed together. It's fairly traditional Italian fare and the chef and his team obviously know what they're doing. As do the bar staff. Everything served in an amiable... More 

Thank Stephen B
Coronado, California
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344 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service. The food is consistently good, the service is great. All the dishes were well prepared and served (sorry too many dishes to comment on each). Portions are petite but we Americans tend to over eat so ....Nice atmosphere. Within walking distance to my brother's place so we come here whenever we're in town. Can walk to ice cream.... More 

Thank nadomom2
Belmont, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming repurposing of the old fire station. Fine dining without pretense. We eat here semi-regularly. The food is always good, and we've never had reason to complain about service. My one complaint is the noise level. Because of the brick walls and the open kitchen, Il Casale is noisy even when it is not very busy. When it is busy... More 

Thank annataylor729
Walpole, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating my husbands birthday and we had a most Delicious meal! Fresh ingredients, homemade pasta, rustic quaint atmosphere and pleasant helpful attentive wait staff and bartender. The pork meatball appetizer is especially good. I had ravioli with sweet corn and cherry tomatoes. My husband had halibut. Both were terrific. We enjoyed every moment and mouthful. Thank you Dante!

Thank Susan M
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last night a lovely warm night in Belmont and a delicious dinner at Il Casale, one could not ask for more. Every dish was perfectly prepared and delicious. Our waiter reminded us of old Europe, where the knowledge of the food & wine is deep and the demeanor is to make the dining experience pleasurable. We enjoyed the clams in... More 

Thank Linda L
Newton, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Went with a party of four...everyone loved their entrees and wine...won't bore you with those details. The star of this place is their bread. Seriously, its the best bread I have ever had. A potato bread with crisp crust and soft inside. Couldn't get enough! Oprah says she loves bread?...come here then!

Thank Mark E
Belmont, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is great restaurant in Belmont Center. There is something for everyone on the menu and the food is fresh and delicious.

Thank Kevin B
Ramsey, New Jersey
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63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I visit Belmont three or four times a year and this is my "go to" place for an excellent dinner. We usually have some fussy eaters in our group but everyone always enjoys their choice whether it's basic pasta or one of the more complex specials and desserts are great. It can be a bit loud on a Saturday evening... More 

Thank danrmj
Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

It was a great place for a Sunday dinnner with friends who live in the suburbs (we are in Boston). Service was very good, wine list was good, the meals were variable. My gnocci appetizers was very good, my bass (special of the day) was so so

Thank HLKC
Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I have eaten alone, with a female friend, and with a mixed group at this restaurant and always experienced the same warm and professional service (not a frequent experience). The food is very good and there is enough variety to keep me, as a local, coming back again and again. It's a wonderful addition to Belmont.

Thank expatjean_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Leonard St, Belmont, MA 02478-2513
    (Concord Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #84 coming from Harvard Square arrives right in Belmont Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: 6172094942

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