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Morena's Cucina Rustica

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23A Broadway St, Wakefield, MA 01880-3210
+1 781-246-2919
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't judge their food by how small this place is as the food was excellent! I was impressed with the tomato sauce as we got the eggplant and chicken palm dishes with fusilli. While the fusilli may have been a little overlooked, the eggplant and sauce was excellent! The chicken palm was also good. Their roles were tasty but I... More 

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hebron maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Thick crust pizza to die for. By the slice or whole pie. There Marsala is different with fresh vegetables added. I love it, served with or without pasta.

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Middleton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Everything from soups, italian dinners to pizzas are delicious at Morena's! I just love their Italian Tuna Salad and minestrone, lentil or fish soup! The Pizza----I bet you can't have just one piece! So good! The owner's and the people that work there are sweet, friendly and very warm. They are there to please! A must try! I love this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Best dishes ever! My son inlaw lives in California and every visit moreanos is a must.he loves the white pasta with broccoli and I love the asparagus parmigiana ! Yum. They also have the most delicious Sicilian pizza! This is a family business who are extremely friendly and treat u like family. Highly recommended love this place!

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Thank fudgynippynaso
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

The soups are homemade and simply delicious here. My favorite is stracciatella, an Italian egg drop soup. The Italian tuna salad (no mayo) is great, especially with some feta added. Orders nearly always come with homemade breadsticks and they'll typically give them for free for munching while waiting. The people are consistently friendly and orders are accurate. There isn't much... More 

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Thank Daniel L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

Visiting Wakefield for the festival and called into Rustica for lunch. Staff charming and efficient. Excellent menu and food was super. Had a really enjoyable experience. Thank you Elizabeth from Nottingham

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

The good:Clean, bright food venue,happy, conscientious staff.Pizza was better than your typical house of pizza.Bread sticks are excellent. The bad:Ravioli,came out not fully cooked or tasty,eggplant parmesan so-so The Ugly:No apparent restrooms which is fine for a a pizza place, but not for a supposed restorante .Maybe there is something in back if you ask. Lesson learned: 100% 5 star... More 

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Thank Robert K
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2012

This is limited in that I always get the same thing, pan pizza with za-za sauce. I can go on but let me say that its simply THE BEST- zesty and make sure others you will be close with has some too-they do not scrimp on the garlic!

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Boston, MA
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

This is a great family-run restaurant that offers awesome Italian food. They have everything from delicious homemade soups & sandwiches to pizza and full Italian meals. Their eggplant is outstanding, and my favorite! The part many people don't know is that it's BYOB! You can relax with a bottle of wine and a great dinner. It also does a large... More 

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Smithfield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2011

Great hole-in-the-wall restaurant that has the best Italian food in the town full of Italian restaurants. Zazza pizza is excellent. Pasta is always delicious, especially with chicken or veal. Always start with the antipasto with the house dressing. The prices are a little high but the quality is worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23A Broadway St, Wakefield, MA 01880-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +1 781-246-2919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?