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Johnny Rocco's Italian Grill

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Italian, Pizza,
271 Merritt St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2T 1K1, Canada
+1 905-680-9300
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“baked chicken” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (82 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
271 Merritt St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2T 1K1, Canada
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Reviewed today

I went here for lunch with a business colleague at his suggestion. Lovely renovated old what might have been a mill or industrial building. Very cool architecture and nice ambiance. Waiter was attentive and provided good suggestions. We started with the stuffed mushrooms which were...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed today via mobile

We stopped in for a late supper. Calzone was good but I should have tried a pizza from their wood fired oven. Service was good. Prices were reasonable.

Thank LacombeFamily12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent the day in Niagara and thought we should try somewhere just outside the touristy areas to eat. Drove into St. Catherines and saw a road sign with a list of restaurants nearby which included Johnny Rocco's. Located the building easily (an old stone mill)...More

Thank dconnau
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love the food and the service. The lobster ravioli is amazing as is Tapas on Thursday evening. They gave the kids dough to make into a shape and then baked it and decorated it. I would also suggest signing up for the awards programs....More

Thank lindalamont
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went on a tuesday early august. The décor is nice, thé look and feel is very frendly, maybe too « dîner » frendly. Menu is simple, limited, as the wine list. Salmon and Osso bucco (porc not veal) were perfectly cooked but every item lacked the final...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming to this location as the atmosphere is wonderful. If you can come during warmer weather, the patio is pretty amazing as well. I mostly look forward to Thursday night tapas. There is so much to choose from and I love the smaller...More

Thank farrfamily123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only had drinks here, so can't comment on the food, other than that we had a look at the menu, which, as expected, was a typical Italian selection.

Thank George D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Restaurant is located immediately beside a Hotel away from downtown. We ate on the patio which was right beside the parking lot for the hotel and restaurant. The service was very courteous, prompt and pleasant. The wait staff was attentive but not overbearing. The...More

Thank Gadolmiod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service by Rob. In the dining room. He offered a wonderful red wine suggestion that was perfect (Dreaming Tree, Dave Mathews California ) The warm bread with sun dried tomato was a great start. My 9 yo loved the chicken parmigiana, and my husband...More

1  Thank C G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've had nothing but great experiences here. Dinner out with family and my daughter had her wedding in the hall. It was all fantastic. Great service, food etc.

Thank Renee B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Merritt St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2T 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 905-680-9300
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Strongly tied to our Italian roots, it was a passion for family and food that sparked the fire that is Johnny Rocco's! Not your every day Italian restaurant, experience dining full of flare, style, and above all, great food. It's quality food that remains at the heart of our mission. Italian cuisine at its' best, from authentic classics to our signatures dishes. Every plate at Johnny Rocco's is prepared with the culinary passion of our dedicated chefs, who have trained, where else? But Italy! So come sit at our table, taste our food, drink the wine, and feel our passion!
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