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Johnny Rocco's Italian Grill

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271 Merritt Street, St. Catharines, Ontario L2T 1K1, Canada
+1 905-680-9300
11:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Oakville, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't waste your time or $$$!!! Service is probably the worst I have ever experienced...and if the service is bad you would hope at least the food is ok-good...not so, it was terrible. Every dish that was ordered (with the exception of my nephew's pizza) was so extremely salty it was hardly edible. The only flavour you got was salt!... More 

Thank EliseT33
St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I ordered New York steak with soup, the soup was cold had to return it then came my steak I asked the waitress if I ordered med rare is it a little pink in the middle she said really red so I said MED it came back WELL WELL done so I have to wait for the waitress to come... More 

Thank 51sam52
Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to socialize and enjoy some good food and wine. The service is friendly, the menu is varied (Italian, with wood-fired pizza), and the renovated building is really nice. I'll be back.

Thank Dave M
Orangeville, Canada
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because of the good reviews and were not disappointed! Hard to choose because the menu selections were very good. Started with chicken wings, half sweet chilli and half Forty Creek Whiskey BBQ- go with the BBQ, it was really good. The wings were a good size, meaty and crispy. I had Mushroom Ravioli, which had a lovely... More 

Thank jess R
Niagara Falls, Canada
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always come back to Johnny Roccos for the chicken milano, but the rest is always hit and miss. The service is always friendly but they're not always attentive.

Thank MystChic
Oakville, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Baked Chicken Penne and no matter when I order it it always tastes just as good as the last time.

Thank dmarie54
Orillia, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and fun ambience. Convenient location in the Stone Mill Inn. We stopped in for a drink and some apps and the Caesar was trust quenching and food yummy!!

Thank marci596
London, Canada
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 70 people (we originally told them 55). They handled it very well - from taking orders to serving it up in a way that kept everyone happy. The food is great. I had a Calzone. It could have had more filling, but it was good. The veal was tasty and most of our party was... More 

Thank dylangh94
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, friendly service. Waitress was kind and helpful. I ordered the Surf&Turf ravioli, it was quite delicious. My meal was quite filling, as it was also served with the soup (which was decent). I would definitely return to the restaurant.

Thank Lissie V
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in for lunch. The staff was courteous and seated us immediately. Within seconds the server came over and took our drink order. When the drinks arrived we ordered and the food came pretty quickly. Everything was very good. This is one of our favorite restaurants.

Thank Janine S

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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
US$9 - US$21
Italian, Pizza, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Merritt Street, St. Catharines, Ontario L2T 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 905-680-9300
Strongly tied to our Italian roots, it was a passion for family and food that sparked the fire that is Johnny Rocco's! Not your every day Italian restaurant, experience dining full of flare, style, and above all, great food. It's quality food that remains at the heart of our mission. Italian cuisine at its' best, from authentic classics to our signatures dishes. Every plate at Johnny Rocco's is prepared with the culinary passion of our dedicated chefs, who have trained, where else? But Italy! So come sit at our table, taste our food, drink the wine, and feel our passion!

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Toronto, Canada
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?