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LoRusso's Cucina

3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
+1 314-647-6222
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3121 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63139-2412
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town with another couple for the Go! St. Louis marathon. Your restaurant was highly recommended by the hotel shuttle driver we had. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere. Whenever we are in different towns for our races, we enjoy the...More

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

Thank you for choosing the Cucina when there are so many choices out there. We appreciate you taking the time to post your opinions on TripAdvisor. Please visit again when you are in town. Grazie!

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I had not eaten here for some time but went with some friends last night. I remembered the food to be excellent and the service just as good. The restaurant was very busy yesterday with parties coming to and from Hamilton, but unfortunately the experience...More

Thank Karen A
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for taking time out of your day to post your thoughts on TripAdvisor. I have read your response multiple times and the one thing that drives me crazy is that you were served a bottle of white wine that you state was not...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Their food is always delicious! Everything tastes fresh and authentic. On my last visit with my family and visiting friends, we successfully impressed, I had fettuccine pollo asiago and it was incredible! I love their toasted ravioli and arancini too! Lastly, the owner and staff...More

Thank Dan B
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for bringing in your out of town guests. There are many wonderful Italian restaurants in Saint Louis, so we are thrilled and grateful that you chose LoRusso's as your dining destination. We shall continue to pay attention to the details and look forward...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

We always count on LoRusso's for a quality dining experience. The food is always exceptional, and we dine there often. Our last meal was great. We had a waiter who was very busy with a large party. He took the time to be very attentive...More

Thank richardmW9493AO
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to comment on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your observations of not just your table but what was going on around you. Many folks don't recognize the fact that their server usually has more customers to attend to (sometimes a...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

My husband and I have been patronizing Lorusso's for nearly 25 years. Reliably good, the venue brings back happy memories of us falling in love. The hostess/manager/owner (?) greeted us warmly, dismissing my concern that we were running a few minutes late. We started with...More

Thank Wendy S
cucinaman, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Wendy thanks for your kind words - your impression of the experience is truly what people want to know. Although subjective, its genuine and from the heart. These types of reviews are so important for my employees to see as well, knowing their effort is...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

This place really needs a lot of work. For some reason the front desk is always left unattended and it happen again last night. Our waitress was sweet but needs training. She began to take our order but then realized she forgot something with another...More

Thank farrah40
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write down your impressions of our restaurant. Although your experience was not to your liking, your comments are still as valuable to us as a 5 star rating would be. We shall address the points you made and...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We joined friends and enjoyed a delicious meal here. Although the restaurant was busy, the noise level was acceptable. So often these days that is not true. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menus and very attentive without hovering. I got the impression there...More

1  Thank Yorkrockdale
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for joining us for dinner and taking the time to jot down your thoughts about your experience. We truly appreciate the kind words and do hope that you can join us again. LoRusso's is heading for our 32nd year in business and we...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

The service and the food was fabulous. We took a cab to the restaurant. We did not have a reservation, but they found a table for us. The owners were friendly and chatted with us, which made the experience wonderful. The food was great! My...More

Thank Bonnie B
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for the glowing review. We would love for you to return when you are in Saint Louis. We know that our customers have many good dining options to choose from, so we continue to try and raise the bar in our business. There...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Great eggplant lasagna and chicken marsala. Patrick, our server, was outstanding. A great time. Even got Rich out of the kitchen for a quick visit.

Thank kblgroup2004
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thanks for posting your comments about your evening at the Cucina. We truly depend on customers' reviews to help spread the good word in this electronic age. Please join us again in the future. Happy dining!

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We met up with friends we had not seen for at least 10 years. This was the perfect place for just that. The ambiance allowed us the chance to talk to each other in a quiet atmosphere to enjoy sharing past stories and finding out...More

Thank Teri K
loveItalianFood, Owner at LoRusso's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We hope we can meet and exceed your expectations for many years to come. Grazie!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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