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Yarusso Brothers

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner

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Family owned and operated Old School Italian Famous for Spaghetti and Meatballs since 1933. Established in 1933, Yarusso Bros Italian is one of the oldest family-owned restaurants in St. Paul. Originally named Square Deal Café, it was founded by Francesco Yarusso but was renamed when he retired in 1947. It’s now run by his sons David, Fred and Michael Yarusso with help from the extended family.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
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All reviews spaghetti tiramisu bread pizza italian sausage antipasti side salad soup red sauce big meatballs great pasta nice atmosphere full bar last night friendly service bros spicy
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

Two of us had an early supper at Yarusso’s on Saturday. We enjoyed the ambiance, the service was very good, the food was good, but our orders were both wrong. She ordered Chicken Parmesan and was told she could have both white and red sauce....More

Date of visit: April 2016
1  Thank Greg T
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We decided to give this place a try with our friends as my wife and I are trying to discover new places to eat in East side St. Paul. The location is nice, especially that they are right across the street from Swede Hollow Park....More

Date of visit: October 2015
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I have had Yarusso Brothers cater several events ranging from 75 people to 150+ most recently last week. Every single time I have called, the Team at Yarussos has delivered. The party at work last week was a big hit - the food was fresh,...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank SuperSatchmo
Reviewed 22 November 2015

i've been eating here for over 45 years and have never been disappointed ! friendly helpful staff and a varied menu representing numerous regional italian cuisines ! the photos of the many italian families who once populated the neighborhood add a great atmosphere- i personally...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Nick D
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I've been coming here for years. I like that I know exactly what I'm getting when I order. No surprises. I love their Rigatoni and meatballs. I like that I don't have to feel like I have to get dressed up to go have a...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The restaurant was about half full when we arrive. We were told to sit anywhere we wished. Bread arrived and our order was taken. About 25 minutes later, we still didn't have our salads. The server we spoke to said our server was overwhelmed and...More

Date of visit: October 2015
2  Thank 710nancyc
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Other than developing a Bocce Ball Court on the side of the building, the inside of this place needs a MAJOR overhaul. Average at best. Prices are rather high too.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Pinsey60
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Very nice experience. Very pleasant staff and good food. Family tradition taking our twin granddaughters for their birthday dinner.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank cmrgannaway
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The lunch buffet doesn't have many items, but everything tastes great. The pizza is awesome. So are the meatballs. They had 2 types of pasta which were ok ( which is saying something coming from an Italian) There was also vegetables, salad fixings, pasta salad...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank gerifrei
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Stopped in for the lunch buffet with a group from work. Fast service, great food, and low price. The meatballs are great, and loved the alfredo with pasta. We'll keep coming here.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Jlshowalter
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