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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014, 2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
Italian, Pizza
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my husbands birthday with 6 of us at roccos the night before thanksgiving. We were all very pleased with all of the meals. We had pizza, pasta, salads, and soup. Excellent food. We ordered our pasta al dented and it was cooked perfectly....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scarrble1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stepping into Rocco’s feels like stepping into a bit of South Bend and Notre Dame history. Old framed newspaper cutouts are all over the walls. The atmosphere feeds off of this. The pizza is delicious. I had been craving a good pizza for a while...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 38clayg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were told to go because it is a Notre Dame crowd favorite. It was really crowded, a Friday with many events at ND, so understandable. We waited 45 minutes for a table for 4. Everyone was happy and visiting in the waiting area. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Claudia M
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Seriously. This place was amazing. Went on Friday before an ND game it was crazy packed. We got a seat pretty quick but the food was worth any wait.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank J7907UTsamuelb
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on recent trip to Notre Dame for a hockey tournament. Looking for simple food prepared with love, this is the place. Been here for 60 years so they must be doing something well. A few short blocks south of Notre Dame campus. Fantastic...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank natandalbert
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Delicious food. Staff is phenominal!! Best part of the restaurant, as well as it's a local establishment.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank monicacN2080AI
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Been enjoying this for 25 years. awesome pizza, deep rich flavors with tasty medium deep crust. And the 40 oz. Beers just tradition!! Even won my non ND wife over.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank craigstefano
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Rocco's has been around South Bend for more than 40 years I think. I expect thousands of Notre Dame students, with or without their families, have eaten there. Yummy pizza.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mainelypat
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Super busy place and friendly staff... pizza is okay, but it doesn’t compare to Bruno’s pizza...nothing like Bruno’s.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Philomena R
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The pizza is fantastic. It can compare with any pizza, anywhere. Multiple crust selections available, including thin and crispy. However, the salad and pasta selections are noteworthy, as well as great wine and beer. The Villa Antinori is a great red wine that is very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Richard S
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No. And Rocco's takes an extended summer break every year. Be sure to call ahead if visiting in summer.
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