Enjoy The Best Italian Restaurant on The Hill

Dinner |Gluten-Free |Happy Hour |Catering |Banquet

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Since 1986, Rich & Terri LoRusso have had the opportunity to serve thousands of guests through their dining room. We are elated to have this intimate setting to showcase our cuisine and service for your guests. If at any time you have a question, no matter how trivial, please make your request and it will be our pleasure to accommodate you. We know that St. Louis offers many choices to host your event, so we want to make your affair the best it could possibly be. From your first inquiry through dessert, it is our mission to exceed your expectations.


• $100 charge for use of our top of the line audio visual system and screen.
• Minimum of 25 Guests per Function
• Minimum of 40 Guests per Function, Friday & Saturday During the Month of December
• All prices are subject to 20% service charge and sales tax
• $100 secures date (No refund under 30 days of date)
• Special menus can be created to customize your event
• Prices Subject to change without notice due to our costs
• Lunch Pricing served before 2 pm

Bar Menu

Prices per person

Premium Bar Package

Absolute, Dewars, Beef Eaters, Jose Cuervo, Jim Beam, Bacardi Light, Captain Morgan,
Anheuser Beers, Stella Artois, Moretti,
Wine by the glass, juices and Pepsi products
One hour – $15
Two hours – $18
Three hours – $21
Additional hour – $9

Super Premium Bar Package

Includes Premium Bar plus,
Johnny Walker Red, Makers Mark, Tanqueray, Jack Daniels, Kettle One, 1800
One hour – $17
Two hours – $21
Three hours – $25
Additional hour – $11

Beer – Wine – Soda Package

Includes domestic and imported beer, house select wine, juices, and soft drinks
One hour – $10
Two hours – $14
Three hours – $17
Additional hour – $7

Soda Bar

Featuring Pepsi products
Three hours – $8

Host Tab

Bartender Fees – 1 hour $40 – 2 hours $60 – 3 hours $80
Mixed Drinks – $7.50
Domestic Beer – $4.50
Import Beer – $6
Wine – $8
Juice – $3
Soda – $2.50

Passed Hors d’oeuvres

For buffet and seated menus only
Selections $8.75 per person

Choose 2 hot and 2 cold/ room temperature

Cold/Room Temperature

Volpi Prosciutto and melon balls
Crostini with Tomato & basil
Volpi salami horns with goat cheese
Cheese and Fruit Kabobs
Volpi Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Crostini with gorgonzola, pear and walnuts
Smoked Salmon Crostini


Arancini Balls with cheese
Toasted Meat Ravioli
Stuffed baby Portabella Mushrooms
Flash Fried Spinach
Fried Artichoke Hearts
Mama LoRusso’s Cocktail Meatballs
Spinach and cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Lunch on the Lighter Side

This menu is perfect for a light luncheon/shower.
25 or more guests
Seated Serve $15.95 per person

Entrée Salads

Choice of one
Antipasto Chef Salad
Chive Grilled Chicken Caesar
Fresh Veggie with White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Served with Focaccia and Italian Bread and Butter

Entrée Sandwiches

Choice of one
Roasted Turkey Breast
Herb Roasted Top Round of Beef
Pineapple Honey Baked Ham
Maple Smoked Turkey Club
Pesto Grilled Chicken Breast Club
Chive Grilled Chicken Breast
Pulled Chicken Salad
Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Breads: Focaccia, Croissant, Kaiser or Ciabatta
(appropriate condiments served with the above)

Sides for Sandwiches

Choice of one
Fresh Fruit Salad
LoRusso’s Pasta Salad
LoRusso’s House Salad
Homemade Chips


Assorted pick-up pastries
Kaiser or Ciabatta
(appropriate condiments served with the above)

LoRusso’s Buffet Menu

Lunch 2 entrees $27.50

Dinner 2 entrees $34
25 or more guests

Della Casa complimentary – Caesar add $1 – Caprese add $2 – Chopped salad add $3

Marinated chicken breast, lightly breaded & charbroiled, topped with cheese & roasted
red peppers in a white wine garlic sauce

Lightly breaded & charbroiled, topped with a white wine sauce, capers & mushrooms

Chicken scaloppini sautéed and topped with Volpi prosciutto & fontina cheese
in a fresh Sage white wine sauce with mushrooms

Scaloppini, Volpi prosciutto, Fontina, fresh sage white wine sauce with mushrooms

Scaloppini, with a white wine lemon sauce with capers & mushrooms

Scaloppini, Marsala demi sauce, roasted red peppers & mushrooms

Scottish farm raised chargrilled, capers, asparagus & sundried tomato wine sauce

Marinated tenderloin medallions breaded & charbroiled, topped with cheese in a garlic wine sauce with prosciutto & mushrooms

Marinated tenderloin medallions peppered and charbroiled, topped with a gorgonzola Dijon white wine sauce

House Side Dishes

Penne Alfredo – Penne Marinara – Penne Parma Rosa – Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes
Fresh Vegetable Medley – Herbed Green Beans - Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli
Our entrée pastas may also be served as a side dish – please inquire


Choice of one for all guests
Two choices may be made and will be served alternately to each guest

Tiramisu – Traditional Cannoli –
Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce or Turtle Sauce – Crème Brulee – Spumoni Ice Cream – Cassata Cake

Lunch buffet served with seated house salad, one side dish and one dessert
Dinner buffet served with seated house salad, two side dishes and one dessert

LoRusso’s Reception Buffets

Minimum of 40 guests

*These menus are for those that want a light food and not meant to be a replacement for a meal.

Reception Menu #1

$21.99 per person
Assorted Fresh Fruit & Cubed Cheeses
Antipasto Platter
Traditional Bruschetta
Traditional Toasted Ravioli
Mama LoRusso’s meatball pomodoro
Cocktail Chicken Teresa

Reception Buffet #2

$27.99 per person
Bruschetta Duo – Caponata & Tomato Basil
Antipasto Platter
Domestic Cheese & Fruit Board
Cocktail Chicken Teresa
Flash Fried Calamari
Cheese Toasted Ravioli
Cocktail Grilled Chicken Club Sandwiches

Reception Buffet #3

$30.99 per person
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Imported Cheese and Fruit Board
Antipasto Supremo
Toasted Caprese Ravioli
Chicken Skewers with Roasted Pepper Cream
Cocktail Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches
Supreme Seafood Filled Mushroom Caps