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Joe Boccardi's Ristorante

117 S Main St, Columbia, IL 62236-2347
618-281-6700
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Ranked #4 of 29 Restaurants in Columbia
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Columbia, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I eat here about one a week. Very authentic Italian food which is always consistent in quality. I have never had anything I didn't like. Staff is warm and friendly. This is a family run restaurant with several locations. Ray is the family member responsible for this location and pays attention to detail. Their lunch specials are a tremendous value.... More 

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132 reviews 132 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Awesome thin crust pizza and salad! It is very crisp and tasty. The service was also good. I would recommend a visit for anyone.

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248 reviews 248 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Good as always and this time we discovered the good lunch specials which are good any day. Highly recommend the pizza or chicken florentine. This location has never been too crowded the couple times I've been so easy to get in and out. Probably some of the best pizza around.

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Seminole, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Staff is not freindly.... The older lady.... Dropped our food off and said nothing.. None of them where smiling... The mood in here is aweful!!!!

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Saint Louis
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148 reviews 148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Very good dinner salads. We ordered a variety of dishes within our party. They even have fried chicken dinners if you are tired of pasta. The french fries were a big hit with my husband's family - very similar to Steak N Shake. The only thing is the restaurant is looking a little tired and probably needs an upgrade -... More 

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Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

they have been a go to place when we don't want to cook, or have friends in town. always very good food, great selection, great service. love their pizzas. some of the dishes are very rich, but you don't need to eat the whole thing. take it home, always great the next day. favorite Italian restaurant in the metro east,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I've been working at Joe's for about a year now. And they are not bad. You might get a waitress that is in a bad mood but we all have those days. The staff here tries as hard as they can to please you. But you could be a little nicer too. The dishes I would recommend are the pizza... More 

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Lake Ridge, Virginia
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24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I tried the toasted ravioli and the spinach/artichoke canneloni.....both were excellent. The location was great (next to the wine tasting bar) and was a perfect choice for a great evening.

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Highland, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I have been to Joe Boccardi's in Columbia, IL 3 times now & each time have gotten the same waitress, who is an older lady and always the same expression.. grumpy & rude. It almost seems like it was a bother to come to our table & wait on us! I asked if there was a child's menu & she... More 

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Waterloo, IL
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Joe Boccardi's Ristorante in Columbia, IL has been around for years. I would visit this restaurant weekly until the last couple years. I don't know if it's new ownership or what but for the last couple years, we walk out of the restaurant saying, "that was bad; service was bad, etc". We have found ourselves going from a weekly visit... More 

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Additional Information about Joe Boccardi's Ristorante

Address: 117 S Main St, Columbia, IL 62236-2347
Phone Number: 618-281-6700
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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