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Ristorante Italiano

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555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
+1 831-458-2321
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“minestrone” (2 reviews)
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555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Great choice in appetizers and main dishes. Good value during happy hour :) Would recommend to couples but also seems like an environment families can be comfortable in as well.

Thank swk8910
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Cute and intimate restaurant with good food, service, and value. The food is not outstanding, but very good with decent portions. Simple and straight forward and it takes care of all your needs. Recommended.

Thank whittier
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Have been visiting here since Ristorante Italiano opened in the early 1990's. Some very good dishes are in store here. Atmosphere a bit funky Santa Cruz. Think of the original Lillian's (when their prices were reasonable). Prices are reasonable to fair. Service is typically kind...More

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 22 January 2018

For fantastic Pasta give this favorite one of mine a try. Excellent food and service. Has been a long time favorite of the family.

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I know New Year's eve is normally crowded, but now I know why this place didn't have a lot of customers. The service was really poor. Our server couldn't get our orders right, and she only came to our table to give us our food....More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Took a friend here for her birthday dinner by her choice. located in a street mall off Soquel Avenue, handicap parking in the back. fast friendly service, food delicious! full bar, has happy hour, nice Italian decor. will definitely come back

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Not my favorite place. The first impression is a smell of sewage as you enter the door. Not the restaurants fault as this is in a larger building, but a real turnoff when entering a place to eat. The food was mediocre at best for...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food is tasty and drinks are equally well prepared, but it's gotten to feel old and needs a refurbishing....a modernizing up. Especially the bathrooms in the building. They always stink and I try not to have to use them. The best special is on...More

Thank santacruzmoose
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Sadly, this wonderful restaurant stopped doing weekday lunch, so I won't be returning as I cannot drive at night. But, if you are in the area looking for a good Italian meal at reasonable prices, you can definitely go here! A beautiful dining area in...More

Thank Judybookdoc
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a classy and relaxing feeling in a characteristic building. I had great ravioli filled with mushroom and a sort of chocolate fudge cake with a cinnamon hint. They have daily specials that allow you to order one or more dishes for half...More

Thank DavideInUK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-458-2321
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