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Reviewed September 16, 2020

Sorry that Handsome Howard did not have a great experience. I have been going to Rocky's since I was a little girl... I am now 60 yrs old - not much has changed - especially the sauce and meatballs - this is the only Italian...restaurant that makes even close to my mother and mother in laws sauces (we are Italian - Americans) and meatballs - so if you want the real thing for a minimal price, Rocky's is the best place to go! Try it again!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

WOW!!! First time visit today. We had lunch at this fine establishment. First off you are treated special as first timers and EVERYBODY welcomes you. Extremely friendly place with customers and service help being truly happy to have you there. They are proud of their...spot! I had lasagna...my friend had shells and sausage. We each had a cup of chicken soup. Fellow diner told us to order a side of pork. You got to be kidding me!! I did not see it on the menu but it came out covered with sauce and tender enough to eat with your fork. I am here to say this serving of pork has to weigh close to two pounds!! Needless to say could NEVER finish it all and took it home. All done we crawled out with food and had left $28.00!! No this did not include tip...... You are NEVER going to top this place....it is ALL about eating!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 28, 2019

There for the second time in my life, 10 years and tons of red sauce in between. Not the bustling place I remember, we were alone at 1 pm on a Tuesday. Obviously, the bulk of their budget is not wasted on decor. Nor on...waitstaff. For that matter, not on ingredients or creativity. Well, we did get out of there for under $15, but I was hoping for a more memorable experience. The furniture and tableware could only be described as battered and the menu as tired. We tried a pedestrian lasagna, all alone on the chipped plate, and a simple split sausage open-faced on a toasted bun with sauce. Simple fare, like I might make at home. Probably will next time.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Homemade food that smells great and tastes great. Bread on the table was fresh and tasty. Salads are plentiful and very good. Meals were delicious. Service was very good. Good variety of sandwiches and pasta dishes as well as homemade soups.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Rocky's has been around for decades and for good reason. The atmosphere is totally authentic, and the homemade classic Italian food is the best. The ravioli is amazing and they are famous for their tripe.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

For an old school, run down, in a tough neighborhood establishment, this place sure does pack em in for lunch. No frills, seat yourself, limited menu, standard specials each day of the week. Great food and quick service. One of Tuesday's specials is Lasagna, small...or large, including salad, meatball and sausage extra. Great for lunch.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

My family has gone here since they opened (generations) . I came in town to visit family and of course we went to Thursday Ravioli. Homemade , delicious so good. My pops loves their tripe (I can’t do cow lining) . Their tomorrow salad yummy...!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Rocky's is a no-frills Italian eatery, that like Antonetta's farther out on Jay Street, serves Italian favorites and standards. Each day there are three specials. Today included stuffed shells. You can order a small or large portion, or some items, as a side. I chose...a small order of the stuffed shells, added a meatball, and chose a salad rather than soup. The salad was very fresh and had a nice variety of salad fix-ins and the peppercorn-parmesan dressing was good. The red sauce was a bit acidic and not as layered or complex as the sauce at Antonetta's. The bread was tasty and the portion of shells was more than ample.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here for 30 years and never disappointed! Love the Mastrella family, they put their hearts in it every single day. Love the macaroni, meatballs, sausage, and salads. Don't pass this by!

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

While I might be biased by going to this place for the last (35+) years I have yet to get a bad meal. And even better than the food is the staff... or in reality the Family that has been greeting and serving me for...these many years.More

Date of visit: April 2017
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