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Casa Rugantino Italian Restaurant

709 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1P1, Canada
+1 519-744-9081
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“veal” (10 reviews)
“caesar salad” (14 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
709 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1P1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited for my birthday and my husband requested a piece of cake to celebrate. They didn’t acknowledge my birthday and the service by Brittany was horrible. She does not like her job and any request for bread or drinks was a chore for...More

1  Thank marbutina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had reservations for dinner but there was no serving staff available to seat us for quite some time after we arrived. The service was very disappointing overall - it was slow and it seemed like servers disliked their job. The food was ok but...More

1  Thank uurrehma
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were in a bit of a rush but were hungry for good food so decided to try this place out around lunch time. We decided on splitting a large Caesar salad and arancini balls. Both were very tasty and service was...More

Thank Jill P
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Casa Rugantino is by far the best Italian restaurant in KW Region. The food is always very scrumptious and the staff are incredible. This is our go to restaurant. I highly recommend eating here.

Thank John M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Restaurant is very small, had no room to eat! Food was very over priced and portions were minimal! True Italians make sure your full! Never go back!

1  Thank Erika C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Hadn't been in a few years and was looking forward to dinner here. First impression was not great - the warm, cozy place I remembered was replaced with a noisy, crowded atmosphere. Food was mediocre at best - reminded me of the old Skillet Restaurant...More

2  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I seriously do not go out for dinner looking to have a bad time. I go to have great food, good wine and chat with friends. An Italian restaurant should be easy. Keep the pasta fresh, use a good quality of pasta and your sauces...More

2  Thank GoOutInstead
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Great food and a great atmosphere. We dinned there this evening. The service was slow at first, but we did not mind. Then the server began to rush. The server brought our bill while we were still eating. While at a restaurant I expect to...More

1  Thank jillmw2015
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Had an impromptu visit to this village favorite and was quite pleased with the results! From the moment we arrived until our departure, the fine staff’s hospitality and commitment to service was impeccable. Warm bread along with water arrived shortly after we were seated, which...More

1  Thank 1francophile
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We were really looking forward to a return visit to Casa Rugantino but we were disappointed. We ordered drinks and before we had a few sips we were asked for our food order,,,,we hadn’t even looked at the food menu! When our Caesar salads arrived...More

2  Thank Sue H
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Mary K
3 September 2016|
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Response from 1francophile | Reviewed this property |
Greetings: I believe that offer gluten free crust at an additional cost for their Pizza's, but am unsure about other menu items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1P1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-744-9081
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