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“Great local Italian”
Review of Yarusso Brothers

Yarusso Brothers
Ranked #108 of 985 Restaurants in Saint Paul
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Description: 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.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An East side institution. I love the lunch buffet, basic but very satisfying. Pasta, meatballs, veggies, soup, salad. (I put the meatballs in my soup!) Also a full menu of traditional Italian dishes, and a nice-looking bar. Easy parking.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This was our first visit based on a recommendation from Scott at the Bear Center in Ely. He was a St Paul native and sorely missed coming here for weekly diners. When we got our dinners, I could see why! 4 baseball size meatballs with a side of spaghetti and plenty of sauce followed a fresh salad. The lasagna was easily enough for 2 and loaded with cheese. Fresh Italian bread from the basket was refilled eagerly. Our first visit and definitely not our last...

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Nice bar! And located right next to our favorite Morelli’s Market! Great Pasta buffet lunch. Real Italian. $9.99.

Good drinks. And cheap! G & T. $3.75

Nice vibe. Pleasant setting. Great, friendly service. Shelly was our waitress. Chef even said hello.

Thank Gerald V
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Look no further. Simply excellent traditional Italian food at last. The red sauce and meatballs were perfectly prepared. So many Italian restaurants add too much salt, or cheese that mask the flavor of the food. NOT here!!!!

The red sauce lets the tomatoes play the starring role as they should.
If you are looking for authentic, delicious Italian look no further than Yarusso's.

Thank rebeccamH5947HI
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MikeGodfather, Owner at Yarusso Brothers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thk u!

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We've been going to Yarusso Brothers for years, when we are in town we make it a point to have a least one meal here. The sauce is always good as well as the meatballs and the portions are good. I do have to say that during this visit the Fettuccine Alfredo had way too much garlic in it and we like garlic.

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MikeGodfather, Owner at Yarusso Brothers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thk u. We appreciate your review. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram for specials and events. See you again soon!

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