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Rosa's Italian Restaurant

) #33 of 84 Restaurants in Porterville ££ - £££ Italian
949 W Henderson Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-1761
+1 559-781-6423
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible25%
17 Jan 2017
29 Jun 2016
“A Foreign Food Surprise in a Small Town”
Opens in 30 min
All hours
££ - £££
949 W Henderson Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-1761
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This isn't a high end Italian restaurant that you'd find in a big city but it does have the best calzone I've ever had, and I've traveled the world a few times and have eaten at a lot of Italian restaurants... it is a small...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 29 June 2016

While working in this area, we asked 'some locals' what they considered 'good' for lunch. Without hesitation those we were working with responded Rosa's Italian Restaurant. They did not disappoint. Near the downtown area being amid other shops one had to be watchful to find...More

Thank Kurt B
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

The fact the place was empty at peak hour should have been a hint. The pizza tasted like a bad quality frozen pizza from the supermarket. The pasta was overcooked and happily swimming in its oily sauce. On top of that, we suffered from a...More

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a nice Italic atmosphere. The dinner was very good. The portions were large and we ordered only for three and received two extra plates for our group of 5. We are not large eaters. The waitress was very enthousiastic and interrested in...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Rosa's has been the BEST Italian in Porterville. it has been family owned for 3 generations now..they are always so kind & really make you feel welcomed. The food is always fresh and so delicious! our family favorites are the Calzone & T-bone Steak!!!

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Rosas Italian restaurant in Porterville is a nice restaurant with a nice atmosphere with table clothes, etc. I ordered the spaghetti and I really liked the sauce. It was very flavorable. The minnestrone soup before the meal was also very good. My friend also liked...More

Thank Happyvacationer49
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We have been dining in Rosa's since it opened decades ago. It has always been family owned by sister,cousin, uncle, nephew.There are Rosa's in Tulare, Visalia, Porterville, Bakersfield, and one in southern California. With each change of ownership, improvements have been made to décor and...More

Thank troy and glenda m
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I always order the Spaghetti and Meatballs with a side of Cheese Garlic Bread. I do like my sauce a bit thicker, but theirs was very good.

1  Thank texaskitten
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Will never go back,service was poor. Food was terrible sauce was runny decor was plain waitress didn't no what she was doing looked like.

Thank dylanhern
Reviewed 16 February 2014

OK plain and simple the food is poor quality way over priced for their canned taste soup and poor packaged Alfredo pasta. Portions are ridiculously small. There is nothing Italian about the food your better off going to the store and buying a few pasta...More

Thank honey moon a
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:45
16:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 W Henderson Ave, Porterville, CA 93257-1761
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville
  • Phone Number: +1 559-781-6423
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