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LoRusso's Cucina

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$$ - $$$
Lindenwood Park
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3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old St. Louis hangout for many Italian food lovers. We hadn't been there in some time and wanted to do something different , so we went back there and it was just as great as we remembered. There were 4 of us and 3 of us got a veal dish not on the menu. they were very... More 

Thank BWorth326
Kirkwood, Mo.
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

St. Louis has many fine dining venues. When I want a great Italian meal I head to LoRussos whether it's for business or pleasure. A colleague of mine from Texas turned me on to LoRussos. Every time he comes to STL it's on his bucket list. Their toasted ravioli can't be beat!

Thank cigarman99
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited LaRusso's last month and had a fabulous dinner. Always friendly with great food and service. I would highly recommend it to all. One of the best Italian restaurants in St. Louis.

Thank John P
Overland Park, Kansas
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

While the competition on the Hill for salads and pastas is formidable, LoRusso's offer some interesting spins with their squash filled ravioli's and beet salads. As with other Hill restaurants, the ambience has a great vibe and the prices are probably a little less than many of the other culinary institutions.

Thank Lgoldmankc
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Not only the food was dried and overpriced, but I was charged for a glass of wine that I sent back because of poor quality taste. Any other restaurant, they would have taken off of the bill after spending $150 on two people. This is an overpriced restaurant and overrated. The food is similar to an Olive Garden level, but... More 

Thank Cozu2010
Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Everytime I walk into the door of the Cucina, I feel at home. The hostess/owner and the bartenders are always so glad to see me. The food is so good there are no words. Everything on the menu is amazing and fresh and yummy. The service is beyond compare.

Thank Sigholtz
St. Louis MO
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

I came here for a company dinner in 1988 and have not stopped. Great food, service and atmosphere. Our favorite is the mushroom trio app and the cesar salad is awesome and oh so fresh. Dinner items: the shrimp is a favorite how they lightly charbroil it yummy and the tenderloin medallions no matter what sauce you get on top... More 

Thank cbs3boxers
Columbia, Missouri
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Wedding anniversary dinner. Their website offered reservations with comment section. Upon arrival we were given a nice alcove table by one of the owners - very friendly. Our server, Sybil, was incredible. The food selection was large and was delicious. We followed some recommendations made by our server and were very satisfied. The husband other owner served our food. We... More 

Thank Lee R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

I went to LoRusso's last week after several years. This used to be one of my favorites. Perhaps it is because there has been so much evolution in Italian food, the fare seemed dated, although it was of good quality. LoRusso's continues to have a good local following in an area that has a lot of competition.

Thank gcstrib
Sugar Land, Texas
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254 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

There were 5 people in my family and all had a great time. The Service was excellent with the waiter making numerous good suggestions. I ordered Penne with Mozzarella and Eggplant rolled meatballs that was phenomenal. We also shared mushrooms and feta bruschetta which was great. We ordered several wins bt the glass and liked one Chianti from Tuscany. All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
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
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Lindenwood Park
  • Neighborhood: Lindenwood Park
  • Phone Number: 314-647-6222

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