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Joe Boccardi's Ristorante

117 S Main St, Columbia, IL 62236-2347
618-281-6700
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Ranked #6 of 28 Restaurants in Columbia
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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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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146 reviews 146 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Manchester, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The food is simple Italian. I love their chicken wings and pizza. Their menu is varied with everything being good the staff is friendly service is very good. So if you are in the area give it a try

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Columbia, IL
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185 reviews 185 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Anyone who gives this place a bad review must have a grudge, because we have been going since they opened and have tried probably everything on the menu plus most of the specials. The food is good and the weight staff is excellent. Their pizza is just delicious but the pasta with the white sauce and the tortellini with peas... More

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Columbia, IL
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good, locally owned and operated restaurant. Good pizza and pasta and excellent salads. Servers are efficient and friendly. I particularly enjoy the outdoor patio when the weather permits. If you are coming to Columbia you won't get a better Italian meal anywhere else in town.

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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
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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