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LoRusso's Cucina

3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
+1 314-647-6222
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tenderloin” (13 reviews)
“salads” (12 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been coming to LoRusso's for our birthday dinner for a long time. About the menu? Just close your eyes and pick one. You can't go wrong. Choose one of the specials. Either way I'm sure you will enjoy your meal and the evening...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to the Watson location for 20 years. It has only improved in this time. The atmosphere is lovely, warm and inviting. The food is an interesting combination of old Italian favorites and innovative dishes. The special risottos are always good and...More

Thank Melissa R
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You are so kind to take the time to post this review on TripAdvisor. Our regular customers are like family to us and we never want to grow lax in our approach to providing only the best dining experience for each and every patron who...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful menu, excellent food and superior service! I've been coming to Lorusso's since the late 1980's and I'm NEVER disappointed! A must on your "places to dine" list!

Thank Cheryl B
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Coming since the '80's?! God bless you!!!! I hope we can continue to keep the bar high and provide only the best Italian food and incomparable customer service for many years to come. Mille Grazie!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Lorusso's to celebrate a couple Birthdays. They were accommodated our large party on short notice and it was busy. The owners are very nice and you can tell they care about their business,food and staff. We hadn't been here before and heard...More

Thank Dontcriticise
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so happy we were able to accommodate your party and you were pleased with your dinner. 31 years of business has not dulled our desire to provide the best Italian food, wine/cocktails, and personalized service to each and every one of our patrons....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for great food, nice atmosphere and wonderful service this is a must stop. Fresh Fresh Fresh is all I can say, the care and dedication to the art of cooking really comes through in the food and the genuine concern that you...More

Thank Jeff R
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We so appreciate your kind words regarding your experience at our Cucina. We will continue to try and provide the best in Italian cuisine and first rate customer service. Please continue to spread the word and thank you in advance for your support of our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LoRusso's has been around for 30 years. That speaks a lot. The service is impeccable and the menu is typical Italian and amazing. Every. Single. Time. I first came here for my 25th birthday and have been coming back ever since. The negative reviews on...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post this review on social media. We are so thankful for our return customers who share their opinions with friends and family and provide us with new first time diners. We will continue to try and provide the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lost my Mom a few years ago. She was born in 1920 and survived the Great Depression. During her life, she never ate at any, what she called, “expensive” restaurants. About 6 years before my Mom passed away, I took her to 8 of...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I attended Easter brunch here and we really should have walked out as soon as we walked in the door. The buffet looked like someone's leftovers that had been sitting out all day and the chocolate fountain and dessert area was a...More

Thank bethw20172017
cucinaman, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to relay your experience. You were the last people of the day, we served some 275 people prior to your arrival with glowing reviews. I cannot dispute your feelings, but the chocolate fountain was seized up and literally burned the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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...More

Thank Cecelia15
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I have to admit that I am completely aware of this responder. After nearly 31 years in business, I know so many of my regular customers. And many are not considered customers, but friends who know that we would never serve anything but outstanding Italian...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

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

Thank gallopinggourman2017
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words...we appreciate the time taken to let others know about LoRusso's. Please share the good word to family and friends. "Tutto Bene" is what we aspire to! ❤️

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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