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LoRusso's Cucina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lindenwood Park
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3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
+1 314-647-6222
17:00 - 21:00
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Edwardsville, Illinois
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely, slightly off the Hill Italian delight. We frequent LoRusso's for special occasions and almost weekly "just because". From scrumptious Italian specialties to grilled steaks to fabulous salads (I love the Brussels sprout salad with a citrus vinaigrette) to a solid wine list to amazing desserts to impeccable service -- some of they many reasons we frequent this GEM. Terry... More 

Thank Cecelia15
Desert Hot Springs, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service always great, made to feel welcome, not noisy so easy to converse, and food good, nice variety, good cocktails.

Thank gallopinggourman2017
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful family-run restaurant. Fine dinning with intimate seating, excellent service, and wonderful food. This isn't a restaurant factory like Maggiano's. Those old photos at the front aren't thoroughly vetted marketing images that are displayed to evoke the feeling of an old fashioned family restaurant. Those are the LoRusso's wedding pictures. That IS Mrs. LoRusso seating people. She doesn't just... More 

Thank OliverHPC
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind observations. We truly appreciate the time you took to write this review. Happy dining! More 

Alton, Illinois
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a couples dinner, on our night we sampled all over the menu and we were all very satisfied. The food was great and so was Patrick our waiter who we dubbed St Patrick, because we were there on 3-17. We had a great time and even spent some quality time with Rich the owner... More 

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Austin, Texas
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food was excellent, the owner/chef came out and had cake with my father which is appreciated. The wait staff have a professional and comfortable banter with their guests, it's not fussy service but you feel well taken care of and the work professionally with great menu knowledge and a wicked grin when they try to up sell :) The... More 

Thank David S
st. louis, missouri
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177 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

went on a tuesday night for my wife's birthday. did not mention it to the restaurant as she doesn't llike that sort of stuff. turns out tuesday is half price night for your first bottle of wine. we got a bottle of super tuscan and wound up taking part of it home. they have a wide selection of italian wines.... More 

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Jackson, New Hampshire
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

You can be sure the food is always top notch! The waitstaff is always courteous and knowledgeable. This time there was a surprise. Asking for a quiet table, we were shown to a new space right off the bar that was indeed quiet enough to have a decent conversation with our companions. What a combination - great food, great service,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an old St. Louis hangout for many Italian food lovers. We hadn't been there in some time and wanted to do something different , so we went back there and it was just as great as we remembered. There were 4 of us and 3 of us got a veal dish not on the menu. they were very... More 

Thank BWorth326
Kirkwood, Mo.
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

St. Louis has many fine dining venues. When I want a great Italian meal I head to LoRussos whether it's for business or pleasure. A colleague of mine from Texas turned me on to LoRussos. Every time he comes to STL it's on his bucket list. Their toasted ravioli can't be beat!

Thank cigarman99
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We visited LaRusso's last month and had a fabulous dinner. Always friendly with great food and service. I would highly recommend it to all. One of the best Italian restaurants in St. Louis.

Thank John P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Lindenwood Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lindenwood Park
  • Phone Number: +1 314-647-6222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?