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LoRusso's Cucina

3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
+1 314-647-6222
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 13 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

LoRusso's is one of the top Italian restaurants in the city. You can easily dine on appetizer's and be full, we love their flash fried spinach, and calamari frito. We both had veal and it was fork tender and delicious. Sadly everything is so filling,...More

Thank Stu K
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for this lovely review. We appreciate you taking the time to post this and hope to see you again in the future. Next time save some room for dessert...you'll be glad you did!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

In a city well-known for its many amazing Italian restaurants, LoRusso's still ranks as our favorite after more than 15 years of eating there. After visiting for our recent wedding anniversary, I figured it was time to finally post a review. Not once in all...More

Thank HamboneSTL
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

I am always amazed at the kindness of our customers in regards to taking the time out of their busy lives to sit down and write a review for our restaurant. It is greatly appreciated and makes us want to strive all the more to...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Decided to dine at an Italian restaurant and selected LoRusso’s. Tried the toasted ravioli and it was crunchy and tasty. I had halibut piccata with sautéed spinach and it was excellent. My husband had the baked rigatoni dish and enjoyed it. My son had the...More

Thank indy500kw
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

We love to hear from our out of town guests. Thank you for the glowing review and please share your experience with all your fellow travelers. We love what we do and I hope that it shows. We hope you can join us again in...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

I often stop into my favorite Italian joint for some delicious pasta and friendly service. My visit last Saturday night was a delight and a surprise. The entire dining room shone with new lovely soft colors that were both soothing and beautiful. My biggest surprise...More

Thank Melissa R
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for the feedback regarding our new endeavors at the Cucina! After many years we thought it was time for an update in our decor. Also the "Chop House" addition to our dinner menu is being well received. We look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is my go to restaurant in St. Louis. The food, service and wine are always top notch. When I have out of town guests or someone or something special to celebrate this is the place. They have an extensive menu but seems I always...More

Thank ntd19
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Wow! Thank you for the high praise. We hope to be around for many more years to serve the community. And we will strive to maintain the highest of standards and excellent customer service for as long as that time may be. We appreciate you...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

LoRusso's has a wide variety of Italian food sure to please anyone. They are one of the few Italian restaurants on the Hill that are opened on Sunday. Their food and service is amazing!More

Thank christyclauss5
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed your dining experience at LoRusso's Cucina. Sunday diners tend to be more relaxed and not in a hurry to get through their meals. The pacing isn't rushed, and I think people like the quiet atmosphere of an early...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Came here for a celebration of life party and found it to be a perfect place for such an important event. It was quiet and detached from any crowded area.Food was good and the service was excellent.More

Thank betteschmitt
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. Please share your experience with friends and family...we would love to host their events also in our private rooms. Word of mouth is a very powerful tool in promoting a restaurant and we thank you for your patronage. Mangia...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Over the past 10 years we have visited this fantastic restaurant when visiting family in St. Louis (from PA). Always a special occasion even without a reason. Excellent food and service with unique dishes. On the most recent visit, I had incredible Salmon Piccata -...More

Thank John G
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for writing down your observations of the Cucina. I love when we get customers from Pennsylvania (especially Philly) who think no one can prepare Italian food as well as they do back east. So happy that you keep coming back after all these...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We were in town with another couple for the Go! St. Louis marathon. Your restaurant was highly recommended by the hotel shuttle driver we had. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere. Whenever we are in different towns for our races, we enjoy the...More

Thank bbmatney
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for choosing the Cucina when there are so many choices out there. We appreciate you taking the time to post your opinions on TripAdvisor. Please visit again when you are in town. Grazie!

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I had not eaten here for some time but went with some friends last night. I remembered the food to be excellent and the service just as good. The restaurant was very busy yesterday with parties coming to and from Hamilton, but unfortunately the experience...More

Thank Karen A
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you for taking time out of your day to post your thoughts on TripAdvisor. I have read your response multiple times and the one thing that drives me crazy is that you were served a bottle of white wine that you state was not...More

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12 August 2018|
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Response from loveItalianFood | Property representative |
$15 per 750 ml. bottle. No limit on bottles. Magnums are more expensive. Please refrain from bringing in wine that is on our wine list. Hope this answers your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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