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Ristorante Italiano

555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
+1 831-458-2321
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“minestrone” (2 reviews)
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Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
555 Soquel Ave, Ste 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2336
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 Ann G
Reviewed 19 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
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I ordered chicken marsala and received chicken piccata. I told the waitress that I ordered marsala not piccata. She apologized and stated that the marsala would be out in 5 minutes. It took 20 minutes. But, the entree was considerably smaller (about half the size)....More

Thank PeeWeeReese
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Historic Dominican Hospital Building transformed. We dined and reminisced of days gone by. We have a lot of family history in that building. Superb service, excellent & fabulous dining and history.

Thank Jean G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
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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