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1 Rico Ln, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-3300
+1 412-931-1989
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit pricey for what you will receive. The food is good but I had better, cheaper Italian elsewhere. Nice staff and dining room. Most of the customers were older, think of polyester, people who tan and still smoke. Some of the conversations were just really awful we had to over hear. It's definitely suited for older people who drive... More 

Thank Kimberly H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful dinner for our 16th wedding anniversary!! As usual, David was his gracious welcoming self. Lisa Rose made an amazing table side Caesars salad!! Watch out Donny!!! Entrees and staff five stars!! Will be back very soon!!

Thank ann marie k
David L, Manager at Rico's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words about you recent experience with us at Rico's!! Please don't make us wait till the 17th anniversary to you back again. More 

Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The best restaurant in Pittsburgh pa the north hills ..excellent food quality and taste of this beautiful restaurant is off the chart...

Thank ciaderosa1
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was very sorry to read Jacqueline's review for Christmas Eve dinner, and I do hope she will give Rico's another try. My husband and I have been going to Rico's at both lunch and dinner times for about 34 years, and the food and service never disappoint. It certainly is a tribute to them that they are so crowded.... More 

2 Thank Barbara C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We (the family) have been going to Rico's since the mid 80's and we keep going because the food and service is excellent. When you, enter the bar is on the left which is a good size, especially on the weekends when waiting for a table. It is very intimate quiet setting, a series of interconnect rooms, not a big... More 

1 Thank Pat S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We just got home from a funeral luncheon at Rico's. You know how funeral luncheons can be. This was totally sublime. Rico's took such tender loving care of the bereaved family and friends. I have been to Rico's before on several occasions and testify as to the fabulous food they have there. But today they outdid themselves and made the... More 

Thank Tina R
Pittsburgh, PA
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Our family of 10 thought we would try a nice restaurant in our neighborhood for Christmas Eve this year. We typically go to a 5 star restaurant in Downtown or Mt. Washington. Prior to our visit we have heard good things about Rico's and also a member of our group attended a private dinner event at the restaurant and had... More 

Thank JacquelineRenee
Chicago, Illinois
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686 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

You see Rico's up on the hill. Everyone here gives great attention to the customers. They have a great wine list. You have to start with the zucchini. I didn't know this was so unique to Pittsburgh. I was thrilled to see rotolo on the menu. This was with spinach and prosciutto. Three servings. Delicious. I tried my friends Virginia... More 

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Ten of is ate at Rico's on Christmas Eve. The restaurant was absolutely crazy and I don't feel the staff could handle the crowd. Our waitress would disappear for 10 minutes or more at a time. My husband had to go up to the bar to get me a drink. Three out of the 10 meals were cold. We had... More 

Thank rollerdiane
Wichita, KS
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242 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here and it was really good. We tried the fettuccini Alfredo and others tried the fish. Both were very well prepared. Service was excellent. Prices are reasonable. We would definitely go back.

Thank b2buck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rico Ln, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-3300
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-931-1989

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