Russo

4.5
221 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Russo Italian Restaurant features traditional Italian dishes made from recipes handed down from generation to generation.
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RoseR
New England
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Frst time at Russo's. Our waitress was friendly and explained that they were short handed so to expect some wait time. We didn't have to wait at all for our meals and would certainly go back!

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vipLori
New England
5 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place with great food, atmosphere, and service!

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ALaz
New England
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Unfortunately, the shortage of staff made our wait longer than expected. Food was decent, not amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely Delicious dinner! Friendly and very prompt service! Eggplant parmigiana was a urrounded by a home made pasta sheet- so creative and tasty! Expresso martini the best!
We definitely go back soon!

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ERNM
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply the best gnocchi and vodka sauce I’ve ever had. Ambiance is great, wonderful service and good wine.

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Jack
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Appetizer was good, main courses were both poor. Had not been to Russo's in a while and we were disappointed. Service was fine, people are nice, food was not great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding and the ambiance of the restaurant was outstanding!!

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vipEM50
New England
29 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant and a pretty short walk to Polar Park, too!

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vipTripAdvisor
New England
874 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Dinner tonight was not as tight as my last visit. Some delays from the kitchen, The Chicken Broccoli Alfredo served not very hot not using the pasta shape we selected. Wouldn't order the Grilled Caesar again... dressing not much flavor. The highlight was the Chicken Parmesan... a hefty chicken breast perfectly cooked and served super hot.

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Cher
New England
8 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was authentic and delicious. We loved the atmosphere and the service was excellent. It is a very laid back, friendly vibe. It was our first time at Russo, and we will definitely return with the rest of our family.

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Mare
New England
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious Italian food
Great value
Awesome meatballs!

JL
JoanL
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, authentic atmosphere, available parking!

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BrianM
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a nice relaxing evening we had we will return

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great bartender Kay was very creative and making my appetizer cocktail
it was restaurant week the price was unbelievable priced value 3 courses there was so much food I had to take a bag home the flavors were fabulous I like my food with a little more sauce so the kitchen made me extra with a little bite to it
had a great evening will come back
one of the best Italian food I’ve eaten at
Ps the staff works as a team. Everyone overseeing you in a subtle fashion so you felt like a VIP
Buen provecho

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HenryC
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our server , Linda was excellent! We chose the Worcester Restaurant Week Selection which was good. Everything went off with out a hitch!l

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ChrisB
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was excellent and the atmosphere was exactly what you would expect from an Italian restaurant.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal. Lovely ambience.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent wait staff. Portions were large. All meals were unique and delicious.

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ShirleyC
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time at Russo’s, and it won’t be our last. The food was incredible, the service was top notch and the ambience was perfect. Not only will we recommend to friends, we will bring friends next time. Bravo!

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MarkT
New England
5 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Pasta dishes at the table were all excellent. Waitress was really good.

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YvetteD
New England
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was fabulous and well versed with the menu. The restaurant was clean, great ambiance and decor. We were a table of six and everyone loved the apps and dinner. Really awesome place.

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Chris
New England
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our dinner. Celebration of birthday. Appetizers were great. Loved the fried artichokes.

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Jake
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Russo was a great choice for Italian if you want to spend a few more dollars to guarantee a great taste and experience. From the wine, to the appetizers, to the entrees, and dessert the chef did a great job providing the flavors that I wanted for dinner. Definitely going back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was knowledgeable and very attentive to our table. She clearly had tried many menu items and was very helpful in the hard decision of making only one choice!!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We loved everything from reserving a table online to being cordially greeted by the hosts. The staff checked on us so many times and we just had a really perfect time there. Will be back soon.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Service was mediocre. Waitress didn’t know much about the food she was serving.

Food was not good. Fried smelts were awful. Sooo fishy. Tasted as though they were not even close to being fresh and/or probably refrigerated.

Lasagna was too salty and too heavy on the sausage . Fruitti Di Mare was very fishy and oily as well. Also too salty. Chicken Broccoli Alfredo was over salted and the chicken had gristle. 1/2 chicken was, again, over salted.

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vipkchap
New England
10 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot for a nice meal. Staff and chef really care how and what you're being served. Definite hidden gem!!

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vipTripAdvisor
New England
874 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Russo's was an excellent, unexpected find. Needing to pick up something in the area, just went on OT to see what was available later that day and was able to get a table. Was lucky as while we dined I noticed the hostess sending walk-ins on their way as they were fully booked for the evening. Busy for good reason... it's fabulous!

This place is laid back, casual atmosphere but very comfortable and well designed. They did a nice job with keeping the character of the building. But the food is the thing here... I read the reviews about their freshly made pastas... so we stuck with that. I had the Pasta Pomodoro and added meatballs.... a wonderfully satisfying dish. My wife had the Gnocchi with red sauce... also excellent.

Service from Linda was perfect... efficient and personable.

I'll be back soon to try their Pork Chop.

VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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huckt
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Ravioli was outstanding - nice atmosphere and friendly service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience4

75 minutes from after taking our order for four meals to come out. They also ran out of the house red wine and Bacardi. How does that happen?

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RussoRegular21
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Russo is an intriguing restaurant with nice dining rooms that are quiet and unique. Food is upscale Italian that is nicely served by attentive waiters. There is excellent bar service with unique drinks, a nice wine selection and decent selection of craft beer and regular American beer. Russo is casual, yet elegant. Reservations are not necessary but are recommended.

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RoxanneS
New England
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was delicious, I had the fruiting de mare, so so good, loaded with fresh seafood. I thoroughly enjoyed it .my daughter had chicken Alfredo, the best she’s ever had, felt like we were in the North End! Our new favorite Italian restaurant! We will definitely be back! So good and prices are reasonable

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FrancisM
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food is very good hard to find a traditional italian restaurant in the worcester area. Love the feel of the place as well.

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vipMark
New England
8 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The combination of great service, nice ambiance and a very good meal was terrific. Highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere and the service was great! Music choice was also very nice

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CathyH
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great Italian food that is homemade! It's so worth the trip to Russo's. You get a great meal, adequate portions, delicious recipes and priced appropriately. Great music to bring you to Italy and kind wait staff.

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WorcesterGirl
New England
9 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The seasonal salad was outstanding. Enjoyed everything else.

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LesterF
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner with outside seating. Enjoy the people atmosphere on the street.

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vipNanie
New England
5 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good…..was disappointed was out of some beers. Also wanted the dessert special but they didn’t end up having it……….asked the waitress if the dinner I ordered was spicy and she said no…not really and it was…for me anyway.

FAQs

Russo offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (774) 243-1377.

Russo is rated 4.5 stars by 221 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.