Moroso Italian Ristorante - Waco Texas

behind Moroso

Our Restaurant

Welcome to Moroso Italian Ristorante, where passion for authentic Italian cuisine and a legacy of family traditions come together to create an unforgettable dining experience. Formerly known as Moroso Wood Fired Pizzeria, our journey has evolved into a celebration of Italy’s rich culinary heritage.


Italian Family Restaurant

Our Story

At the heart of Moroso Italian Ristorante is the Moroso family’s deep connection to their Italian roots. Guided by the vision of Chef/Owner Dan Moroso, whose family emigrated from Italy, our restaurant is a tribute to the flavors, aromas, and stories that define Italian cooking. Growing up traveling through Italy with his Nami and Nonno, Dan’s love for the “Old Country” and its culinary wonders was ignited at an early age.

A Culinary Odyssey

Our scratch-made menu is a testament to our commitment to offering the finest in Italian cuisine. From the iconic Neapolitan wood-fired pizzas to a diverse array of pasta creations, savory Italian appetizers, hearty sandwiches, crisp salads, and delightful desserts—each dish is an invitation to embark on a culinary journey to Italy.

Beyond Ordinary

What sets Moroso Italian Ristorante apart is our dedication to elevating your dining experience. Our weekly specials, featuring fresh and succulent seafood, bring a touch of surprise to your table. Complementing our menu is an exclusive selection of Italian wines, thoughtfully curated to enhance every flavor note of your meal.

The Maestro

Behind the flavors

Meet our visionary Owner, Dan Moroso, whose family roots trace back to Italy. Drawing from his European culinary training and treasured family recipes, Chef Dan curates a menu that is a heartfelt homage to his heritage and a culinary journey that promises to enchant your taste buds.