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Luigi's Restaurant

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1357 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI 02919-7134
14018613850
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here multiple times and must say has gone down hill especially the food....A better bet is Osteria Toscana in Johnston.

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Thank strawberryshaker
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

While it's great we've had the chance to welcome you back to our spot, it's odd to hear you felt your meal was less than our usual quality. We've been honoring our Italian family-style cuisine since 71' and it continues ​to be our daily practice to celebrate our rich history with each dish. Perhaps you caught us on an off... More 

Cranston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. Their express deli style area is perfect for picking up delicious items from the case and making a great meal. Went there for lunch with my son and we feasted!

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Thank EvanMarc
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad we had the chance to serve you and your son a feast of Italian eats. Thanks so much for exploring our express dishes and I can't wait to see you both back soon​. The deli awaits, Ralph, Owner More 

Johnston, Rhode Island
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From their take out menu to dine in, one side fast & casual, the restaurant side stay & enjoy, Luigis restaurant never disappoints. Large portions great prices, great service. Another RI Italian family establishment for good food. From pasta dishes to veal to seafood their menu has something for everyone and their big beautiful desserts will make you wish for... More 

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Thank pagliarinid
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your truly spectacular words! It's beyond wonderful hearing we've been able to celebrate so many special occasions with you. I certainly hope we'll have the opportunity to continue sharing our family's recipes with you ​for many more years. Your friend, Ralph, Owner More 

Hopatcong, New Jersey
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158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting family and they suggested this restaurant. We were NOT disappointed! Appetizer of Fried Calamari was crisp and flavorful. The veal dishes were tender and perfectly cooked. Other members of the party had chicken dishes and salad items and all in attendance were equally satisfied with the meal. All special requests were accurate. when received. The wait staff... More 

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Thank idatom
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm thrilled you followed your family's recommendation to our place and truly enjoyed everything! Thanks so much for your gracious words and I absolutely can't wait to welcome you back. The Calamari awaits, Ralph, Owner More 

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247 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This place really has it all. Had a veal dish was was reasonable and very good. Had a drink at the bar 1st and he was spot on. Had a nice table with Shelia , and she was also excellent. I found pricing very fair . Cappuccino was huge and desserts were all good. They also have a large take... More 

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Thank Budmanri
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your truly spot on words, Budmanri! It's beyond excellent hearing we've been able to serve you up a delicious meal with a sweet finish. I can't wait to see you back for another great night. ​ Hope to see you soon, Ralph, Owner More 

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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I had a take out from them years ego and I was not really impressed with the meatballs... I got back for dessert one night and it has been a repeat over and over!!! So delicious! I love sweets and I tried many, their cheese cakes are to die for, the most authentic dessert is the tiramisu!!! If you love... More 

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Thank Lily L
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for satisfying your sweet tooth at our place, Lily! It's beyond great hearing we've been able to serve you up some delicious bites and I can't wait to welcome you back soon.​ The Tiramisu awaits, Ralph, Owner More 

Warwick, Rhode Island
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209 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Friday nite meal with another couple. Great service. Warm fresh rolls served with oil, balsamic and garlic - delicious! Appetizer was mozarella triangles, also very good portion. Cup of chicken soup is only $1 ! I had eggplant Parmesan with pasta and my wife had spaghetti with oil and garlic. We were both very happy with our meal. Portions were... More 

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Thank David M
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

It's awesome being one of your favorite spots, David! I'm thrilled you and your wife enjoyed everything and I can't wait to see you both back soon. The Chicken Soup awaits, Ralph, Owner More 

Providence, RI
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Visited this restaurant last night for the first time in about 30 years. Our waitress was awesome. I've read all of the reviews about this restaurant and they're all very high praising. I found the food to be just average, but the prices were really good. This is close to my home, so I thought it would be a good... More 

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Thank misterkitty
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad we could finally welcome you back! While it's wonderful hearing you chose us for your birthday celebration​, I'm sorry to hear you weren't entirely impressed. Since we craft every dish to reflect our Southern Italian heritage and attention to quality. Perhaps you were expecting a different style, so I hope we'll have another chance to welcome you... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Five years back I played golf with a senior executive from a major firm in Providence, RI. I wanted to know what he considered the best Italian food in the state. He entertained clients 4 nights a week and cost was no object. Without hesitation he told me of Luigi's in Johnston. It was by far and away the most... More 

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Thank surfer6
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

I can't express how much it means to hear that we've had the chance to continue welcoming you back over the years. Thank you so much for your glowing words and I can't wait to serve you up ​another heavenly meal. Can't wait to see you soon, Ralph, Owner More 

Johnston, Rhode Island
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Luigi's is right near my house. I have going to Luigi's for some 20 years. It's clean, the price is right and of course the food is excellent. They also have a great take out menu. You can sit an have lunch. They do catering and have function rooms available

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Thank Janice M
Ralph B, Owner at Luigi's Restaurant, responded to this review

It's been an honor having you as a neighbor and loyal customer for twenty years, Janice! Thank you so much for your spot on words and I hope to continue serving you our classic dishes for many more years. Your neighbor, Ralph, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1357 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI 02919-7134
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Johnston
  • Phone Number: 14018613850
Description
Luigi's Gourmet Express & Restaurant has been a Johnston, RI institution since 1971. We offer delicious Italian cuisine from our treasured family recipes passed down through generations. All of our breads and desserts are baked on premise. House specialties include the Veal & Chicken Parmigiana as well as many beef, pork, seafood and, of course, pasta entrees. We recently added Brick Oven Pizza and Gourmet Burgers to our menu. There is truly something that anyone can enjoy on our menu! We have a great wine list as well as many craft beers on draft. Our Gourmet Express offers a great variety of prepared foods, soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza and much more for café dining or take out. Our catering and banquet division can handle any of your entertaining needs either on premise or at an off site location. The Battista Family thanks you for showing an interest in Luigi's and invites you to "Come to Luigi's, where our family will treat your family like... family!"

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