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218 S. Main St., Joplin, MO
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Ranked #63 of 196 Restaurants in Joplin
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Relatively new restaurant with attached event hall. Provides catering services as well. Excellent non-chain, locally owned Italian restaurant. Great atmosphere - located in old downtown area. 417-626-8111
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

The food was ok, and friendly staff, owner visited several tables for chit chat, but I don't think anyone there has read their own menu. At the top of each page, it lists all the stuff you're supposed to get with each entrée, but they don't bring those items- you have to specifically request them. Turns out there's no extra... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a nice Italian place that looks small but is much larger inside. They have great food. Try it and you'll agree!

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Gladstone, Missouri
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My wife and I drove to Joplin from Kansas City to meet family from Oklahoma for an evening of food and fellowship. I so thankful for my cousin in choosing Caldone's for our gathering. All seven who gathered for dinner were very pleased. One of the seven dishes stood out. That was the Chef Dwight's Tower. It's composed of a... More 

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Altamont, Kansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We live near Joplin -- Caldone's is one of our favorites. The atmosphere is intimate and interesting. The food is excellent. I'd highly recommend for a romantic meal, but we also enjoy going with our children.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This was an awesome experience from beginning to end. I just got back from a week in San Francisco CA a day before eating at Caldone's. In San Francisco, I experienced many fine dining experiences, but not one of them compared to the level of Caldone's. Let me see if I can paint a picture: 1. The beautiful and unique... More 

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Denison, TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I heard about Caldone's via a web search, and stopped by for dinner and drinks when traveling between Dallas and St. Louis. Had a BLAST. First, the dinner was top notch (I had swordfish, she had a tenderloin pasta), but the real fun was up in the speakeasy bar. A delightful place, it is set up like... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My co-workers and I ordered take out from Caldones and my (very busy) employer went to pick it up. She arrived when the order was supposed to be ready only to have to wait another 30-45 minutes before the food was finally ready. I thought that had to have been a just a bad day in the kitchen and the... More 

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Prairie Village, KS
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

All things considered, this was probably the worst dining experience of anywhere I've had the displeasure of reviewing in TripAdvisor. Joplin was a half-way point on our road trip and somehow we thought this would be a good alternative to the plethora of chains along our route. We arrived about 4:45pm so we were the only ones there. None of... More 

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Carthage, Missouri
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

After two great dining experiences at Caldone's about 2 years ago, and a disappointing experience about a year ago, we decided to give Caldone's one more chance after reading it had changed ownership/chef. The restaurant was not very busy when we were there end of February for dinner. I ordered a stuffed pork tenderloin dish that was actually not cooked... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Overall, everything here was above average. Our server was very nice and watched all of her tables, keeping drinks full. The food was very good. I had a chicken marsala with an alfredo pasta and a salad. The raspberry vinegarette was excellent. The rest was good. The quantity of food was more than enough. I was full way before I... More 

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Additional Information about Caldone's

Address: 218 S. Main St., Joplin, MO
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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