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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%
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“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everytime that I travel to St. Louis I must see Rich and Terri LoRusso. Their restaurant is like a home coming for me every time I go. The appetizers are just amazing. All of the entree's are amazing. I can not choose just one but,...More

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

Thank you for the kind words! We love what we do and hopefully it shows. Social media has changed the playing field in regards to reviews. When we opened in 1986, Joe Pollock was the food critic for the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Now, everyone...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting St. Louis and found LoRusso's. Great food and hospitality. We loved the pasta, chicken Teresa, and the toasted ravioli. Tiramisu was terrific.

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

Thank you for the compliments! Visit us anytime you are passing through Saint Louis, and tell your family & friends that we look forward to serving them too. Bon Appetito!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited LoRusso's Cucina with friends on a busy Friday evening. The table seatings are such that easy conversation is possible. Great food and wonderful service marked the evening. We sampled the cannelloni and veal piccata. Both were very well prepared and just melted in...More

Thank JimSTL1021
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

After 31 years of serving up Italian food to St. Louis, we are still aiming for the highest quality experience for our patrons. Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to review our restaurant...it is greatly appreciated and helps us get the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to post a review...it truly helps our business when customers share their experiences on TripAdvisor. Happy birthday and happy dining!

Reviewed 11 June 2017

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 12 June 2017

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 10 June 2017 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 12 June 2017

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 10 June 2017 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 12 June 2017

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 10 June 2017

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 12 June 2017

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 10 June 2017 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

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loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

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 10 June 2017

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
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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