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About Arugula Ristorante At Cold Point Village (BYOB)
A tribute to Italy’s Amalfi Coast in both cuisine and décor, Arugula Ristorante at Cold Point Village allows guests to dine al fresco in a roman inspired garden patio, or simply enjoy the spacious dining room, built around an open kitchen atmosphere and traditional old world wood burning oven. Arugula Ristorante successfully brings a center city style of dining to the suburbs.
Sourcing the freshest and finest local ingredients, such as organic produce, free-range chicken and grass fed beef and veal, this restaurant has created an everyday dining experience with tasty offerings that are showcased in a simple, yet delicious manner.
Seeking casual, affordable and flavorful Italian fare, Arugula Ristorante at Cold Point consistently maintains the highest quality of product and success, ensuring that each guest's expectations are always met and exceeded.
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Saturday: 11am-3:30pm, 5pm-Close
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
BYO Liquor, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Takeout
Arugula Ristorante At Cold Point Village (BYOB) Ratings and Reviews
Hadn't been back to "Arugula" in a while; turns out it is even better than I remembered. My friend and I had reservations and were seated promptly. The server poured our wine and said he would be back to tell us the specials. He did come back,but it was quite a while. The good thing was we had plenty of their tasty bread and oil to tide us over.
We knew we had liked the antipasto before and that there was plenty to share. It was just as good as I remembered. I ordered the penne with shrimp and scallops in a blush-type sauce and it was delicious. My friend ordered the gnocchi with chicken. He said the gnocchi was very good but that he could have done without the chicken. He said that was "hard". Because we had eaten so much bread,we both wound up taking parts of our meals home,and just could not fit dessert!
The staff seems to have gotten training in being more pleasant to customers,as well as slowing down. On previous visits,some of the waiters were almost running to get the food out,and almost knocking people down to do so! This past time,staff stepped back to let you get by,and smiled and spoke as they did so. I was very pleased with that.
This visit reminded me how good "Arugula" can be. I will be back soon.
Excellent service. Excellent bottle service. Food was delicious. I had the soft shell crab as an appetizer and ravioli with seafood and creamy pesto sauce as a main course. It was a nice touch to give roses to the mothers.
Beautiful landscaping around the restaurant which added to the ambience when eating outside.
Other ratings had me second guessing my decision to eat there. I'm glad I went with this choice
Noise level high but expected for a family style restaurant
Can't wait to go back!!!
Friendly and accommodating wait staff.
Service was solid-- food was delicious! I had the monkfish (a special) and my husband had the mussels and a veal entree. We both loved what we got. Also, we were in a bit of a rush to get to a movie and it was no problem at all as everything moved just quickly enough-- never felt rushed, just felt like they were on top of things. Will definitely be back! It was a bit loud but otherwise I only have great things to say about it!
The food is always good but the room was very noisy. It was the Saturday before Mother's Day and very busy with a lot of families. They served our meal quickly. I felt pushed to turn over my table. We were asked 4x if they could clear our table.
Good place for a business lunch. A nice alternative to the more expensive places in Plymouth Meeting. Lunch time is much quieter and slower paced. I have met clients there several times and always went well.
While there is still a bit of a noise level issue, I decided to bring a business associate there for dinner. Service was great, food was fabulous. All in all, it is definitely a "go to" place - I look forward to weather warming a bit and enjoying the outdoor dining space. Great place!! (don't forget BYOB)
Had our anniversary dinner at Arugula this week...we ordered the special, an Octopus appetizer, which was fabulous. Also a fresh home made Caesar salad...my husband had the seafood pescatore, very good. I ordered Langostinos...a disappointment. Small-barely any meat and not worth the money at all. Overall, the experience was great, we would go back, I just would choose another entree...
A Monday night at 6 - place was crowded and VERY noisy - could barely hear my companion across the table. Service was a little slow - not too bad. My companion had chicken parm - which was pretty bad - dried out chicken, heavy breading. I had salmon which was a bit overcooked & too much oil . Without drinks & with 1 dessert the bill was $80!! Salads were good though.
The food was absolutely amazing and service was quick. Our glasses were never empty. Only complaint was the noise level. It was difficult to speak to one another during our meal and we were yelling most of the time. Highly recommend unless you're having a business dinner or catching up with a friend - you might want to go somewhere more quiet.
I've been here numerous times and have never had a bad meal. Two complaints, however: 1) the place is very noisy. By the time we wrapped up our meal, we were literally shouting to be heard. 2) One of the staff was wearing a strong cologne/body spray. You'd think a restaurant would advise its staff to not wear strong scents. We thought it was something near our table and requested to be moved, but realized it was someone on staff later.
Overall, would certainly return but, weather permitting, would sit outside or go at an offpeak time.
We've dined here several times and had dined at the location in Huntington Valley when it was still open. The food is very good but the noise level goes beyond "energetic". We were a party of four and could not hear the waiter or each other. It actually was unpleasant which is too bad since we enjoy the menu.
The restaurant was extremely noisey, the food was fair at best and the service adequate. The eggplant was fine for a suburban restaurant but nothing you would get in a South Philadelphia Italian restaurant. The same is true for the pasta dish and for the veal medallions.
I was hearing about a "buzz" about this restaurant and I wanted to personally see what some people were talking about. From the moment we got there, the place was very loud, I guess from people drinking and talking over each other. Now onto the food. We got salads to start and the dressing was terrible, actually too tart and the pears in the salad were not ripe, so the bitterness and the sweet did not exist. My girlfriend got the veal, I thought it was ok as the crabmeat on top of the entree was nice sized, but she said it was too much butter/ cream and the veal was not thin enough. I got the linguine pescatore, actually asked for Gluten -Free Pasta, I thought my dish was ok, the seafood in the pesacatore dish was good, I liked the broth it was in, but I would not feel inclined to come back.
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