Italian | Missouri | St. Louis18 Feb 2004 07:31 am

“The Hill” district in St. Louis is about a 10 square mile area which has maintained its Italian ethnic flavor, as evidenced by the numerous restaurants in such a concentrated area – my first Cunetto visit was a happy occasion for the hungry tiger. Although it bills itself as a house of pasta, the menu is very extensive and includes many meat, chicken and seafood entrees – all served with a glass of their house wine if you choose. The pasta selections are extensive, including a dish given an Alba name which has a beef sauce base. My chicken with prosciutto and mushroom cheese sauce was very good, though the side of broccoli was overcooked (I had it as an upgrade instead of the side of pasta which is offered with a red or white cream and pea sauce – next time will try the latter). The house salad is of the chopped variety – also very good. Wine list is short but adequate with a nice selection of California (including Gundlach Bunchu Merlot and Cabernet) and Italian wines.

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5453 Magnolia (at Southwest)
St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 781-1135

www.cunetto.com

Kansas City | Missouri30 Oct 2003 06:30 pm

Steak at its very best in the USA.
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Kansas City burbs – the original downtown location closed.
(816) 842-1080

Italian | Kansas City | Missouri | Tony's Top Ten30 Oct 2003 06:13 pm

A gritty location but special food – new scattered site housing good to see.
One of several locations, but the original – reopening January 2004 after a fire.

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526 Harrison
Kansas City MO
(816) 221-2455