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Morena's Cucina Rustica

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23A Broadway St, Wakefield, MA 01880-3210
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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hebron maine
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Thick crust pizza to die for. By the slice or whole pie. There Marsala is different with fresh vegetables added. I love it, served with or without pasta.

Thank rosario1968
Middleton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

Everything from soups, italian dinners to pizzas are delicious at Morena's! I just love their Italian Tuna Salad and minestrone, lentil or fish soup! The Pizza----I bet you can't have just one piece! So good! The owner's and the people that work there are sweet, friendly and very warm. They are there to please! A must try! I love this... More 

Thank lmp275
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Best dishes ever! My son inlaw lives in California and every visit moreanos is a must.he loves the white pasta with broccoli and I love the asparagus parmigiana ! Yum. They also have the most delicious Sicilian pizza! This is a family business who are extremely friendly and treat u like family. Highly recommended love this place!

Thank fudgynippynaso
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

The soups are homemade and simply delicious here. My favorite is stracciatella, an Italian egg drop soup. The Italian tuna salad (no mayo) is great, especially with some feta added. Orders nearly always come with homemade breadsticks and they'll typically give them for free for munching while waiting. The people are consistently friendly and orders are accurate. There isn't much... More 

Thank Daniel L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Visiting Wakefield for the festival and called into Rustica for lunch. Staff charming and efficient. Excellent menu and food was super. Had a really enjoyable experience. Thank you Elizabeth from Nottingham

1 Thank Liz B
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

The good:Clean, bright food venue,happy, conscientious staff.Pizza was better than your typical house of pizza.Bread sticks are excellent. The bad:Ravioli,came out not fully cooked or tasty,eggplant parmesan so-so The Ugly:No apparent restrooms which is fine for a a pizza place, but not for a supposed restorante .Maybe there is something in back if you ask. Lesson learned: 100% 5 star... More 

Thank Robert K
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2012

This is limited in that I always get the same thing, pan pizza with za-za sauce. I can go on but let me say that its simply THE BEST- zesty and make sure others you will be close with has some too-they do not scrimp on the garlic!

2 Thank Tipscorner
Boston, MA
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2012

This is a great family-run restaurant that offers awesome Italian food. They have everything from delicious homemade soups & sandwiches to pizza and full Italian meals. Their eggplant is outstanding, and my favorite! The part many people don't know is that it's BYOB! You can relax with a bottle of wine and a great dinner. It also does a large... More 

4 Thank xine1123
Smithfield, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2011

Great hole-in-the-wall restaurant that has the best Italian food in the town full of Italian restaurants. Zazza pizza is excellent. Pasta is always delicious, especially with chicken or veal. Always start with the antipasto with the house dressing. The prices are a little high but the quality is worth it.

Thank Slafa23
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2010

A nice place. This is a little neighborhood place that does a lot of takeout and has some inside seating. This is not the place to go for a romantic dinner; it’s more of a takeout place or a great place for an informal dinner on the fly or for those with some smaller children. I think you can purchase... More 

Thank Tempest170

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23A Broadway St, Wakefield, MA 01880-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: 781-246-2919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?