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Ralph's Italian Restaurant

760 S. 9th St. (Fitzwater St.) Send to Phone
Historic family-owned restaurant with earthy Italian cuisine.



Lunch & Dinner daily

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Ralph's Italian Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Not many places rate a historical marker, but Ralph's does as the oldest family-owned Italian restaurant in the country; in fact, it is more than 100 years old. There are, naturally, photographs all over the walls of celebrities who've come to dine, and Ralph’s was even mentioned in Frank Sinatra's biography. Customers clamor for the garlicky mussels or calamari marinara, homemade ravioli, sautéed chicken livers with mushrooms and onions over spaghetti, or the pork chops pizziola. The wine list is surprisingly varied and the goodwill of the staff is as abundant as the food.

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