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Ricardo's Cafe Trattoria

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian
110 Gorham St, Lowell, MA 01852-2503
+1 978-453-2777
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible18%
17 Jun 2017
4 Apr 2017
“Ricardo's , no cell phones”
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110 Gorham St, Lowell, MA 01852-2503
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

The food was okay but for $50, I want to feel satisfied. I wasn't. In fact, it is the worst culinary value in Lowell. The meals were not very hot and come with none of the normal extras. The place is small so the staff...More

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Having eaten at Ricardos before, this is our "Go To" restaurant in this area, food is very good, as well as the service. Our server tonight,Bridley, was very attentive and helpful. WARNING, the owner will confiscate your cell phone if your caught using it.

Thank kltbaker1
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

What a great meal! I had the chicken saltimbocca! I was very impressed! The best I have ever had! Purely 100 % authentic! The staff is very friendly, & knowledgeable!

Thank David N
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We were in town from NYC to visit our daughter at UMass Lowell. Professor of our daughter recommended Riccardo's as an excellent place to eat. So glad we went and found the food to be superb! Atmosphere, Service and Food was sooooo Amazing. Will go...More

Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We recently dined at Ricardo's because of the recommendation we were given from Eric at the front desk at the Inn and Conference Center. From the moment we walked in we felt welcomed as we sat at the bar to wait for the rest of...More

Thank ppra
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Visiting Lowell on business, Ricardo's was recommended to us as a nice Italian place that also had a Kerouac connection (what in Lowell doesn't, right). The ambiance is great--warm yellows, adorable bar, and a welcoming clientele of well-dressed older Lowell residents. Excellent selection of wines...More

Thank Catiebeth
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

This will be.our last visit to an establishment whose glory days are gone. The kitchen and wait staff was overwhelmed by a larger than usual crowd. Except for the portobello mushroom appetizer, which was excellent, all other dishes were very disappointing. This included filet mignon,...More

1  Thank Allen P
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Ricardo's is definitely a place to go if you want a great meal at a great price. It's not a place to go if you're in a rush as the service is a little slow but that could have been due to the fact our...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This was our second visit to Ricardo's. It has a very nice atmosphere with a bar (at which you can eat) on one side and a dining room on the other. The menu is not very large, but there are always several specials. The specials...More

Thank Ambassador_Kosh
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Fabulous food! North end quality. Wonderful service! Quaint atmosphere. What a wonderful find without having to go all the way into town! Ricardo is always at the door to greet you and the quality of the food never fails to satisfy!

Thank girlygirlz
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Gorham St, Lowell, MA 01852-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: +1 978-453-2777
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