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Ristorante Genovese

214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
+1 714-633-5654
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good10%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
4 Feb 2018
“Like 1990”
21 Dec 2017
“Classic old school italian”
$$ - $$$
214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Felt like going a restaurant back in the 90's. The ambiance is dark and the restaurant is over crowded with clutter. How ever the food was service were both very good.

Thank JIM B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Restorante Genovese is a fantastic low-key place that is casual and most eclectic. It's a fun spot for to experience a different vibe... Just good honest Italian food and a really good pour on the cocktails.

Thank cfredco
Reviewed 9 June 2017

mixed feeling - food was very good, items on the menu you would not see at other restorante's - the atmosphere was not for me, the table we sat at faced another table 2 feet away and I felt as if I was in their...More

Thank JIM B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This place had been recommended to us more than once, so it was time to go check it out. We were so glad we did! I feel bad that all these years we've lived close by & we had never taken the time to come...More

Thank Tambrukd
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This family-owned and operated Italian restaurant has had the same formula for decades: great food, good service, fun atmosphere and make sure you leave with a smile. The food is fantastic and the service is fine. Genovese has had the same wait staff forever -...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The service was friendly, the food outstanding...notably the bread. Family run and it shows! Quaint, charming atmosphere and decor...

Thank mimiwells5
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Our daughter's In-laws took my husband and me out for dinner and what a treat it was! Starting with the parking signs and continuing with the crowded walls, the personality of the owner was more than evident. So much to look at. The owner must...More

1  Thank Diane D
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I took my daughter, her college roommate, and my son to Ristorante Genovese a couple of days before Valentines day for something different from our same old restaurants. How have we not been here before?!!! The decor is crowded, kitchsy, fabulous, and fun. The patrons...More

Thank Manray1230
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I recommend this place to all Italian food lovers. We gave been in Italy and eaten the food there witch is half so good as in Ristorante Genovese. Polite staff and top clean . Good value for the price.

Thank Gøsta G
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We've been coming here for years and have never been disappointed. The setting is very comfortable and the food is fantastic. I usually get one of their veal entrees. This is a family run business and you can tell by the outstanding and attentive service....More

1  Thank Samndjsdad
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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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: 214 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867-7719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-633-5654
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