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Favazza's

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The Hill
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5201 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63139-1444
314-772-4454
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Italian Food

We went here to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We started with an order of toasted ravioli. It was light and crispy and the accompanying sauce was good. Not tough at all. They brought garlic bread and Italian bread soon after being seated. The garlic bread was really good. I ordered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
LovesToTravel918
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Swansea, Illinois
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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128 reviews 128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went to Favazza's on a Saturday night and it was busy but the wait wasn't bad. We had 5 and were given a round table which was nice for conversation. Service was great and the food was excellent. Our current #1 restaurant on the hill.

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Swansea, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went here to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We started with an order of toasted ravioli. It was light and crispy and the accompanying sauce was good. Not tough at all. They brought garlic bread and Italian bread soon after being seated. The garlic bread was really good. I ordered Sicilian Chicken, my husband ordered Chicken Marsala, my daughter ordered... More 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Whelp - I'm now a fan of STL Toasted Ravioli and Italian Salad! Nice location on the Hill, and plenty of space for groups. Nice, old family feel. Service was very good and our group of 40 was in and out in no time.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

I was craving red sauce so I went with chicken parm. It was a good size portion although the bread kept falling off the chicken. The dinner salad was a nice addition, nothing fancy. Side of pasta was shells, nice surprise. I believe the sauce on the noodles was different than sauce on chicken. The noodles or sauce weren't hot,... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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194 reviews 194 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

If you're looking for atmosphere and old world charm and would prefer to skip trendy or neuvo italian, then this is a good place. Dark wood walls, some mirrored walls and dark wood tables give the restaurant an intimate feeling vs the huge room packed with people that plagues so many restaurants. Service was good with the waitress being available... More 

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Westfield, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Favazza's never disappoints. I dined there Saturday evening and although the place was hopping the service didn't suffer at all, the mark of a great place, no matter how busy they are you feel as if you the top priority. I ordered the pasta special- Pasta with Grilled chicken, Sun-dried tomatoes and asparagus- prepared excellently with the right amount of... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

We go as a family each year to a restaurant where we have not eaten. This year was Favazza's and all were very pleased with the choice. The restaurant was very busy because of the holiday season but service was excellant. We had the Spaghetti Pomodoro, Parmesan Chicken, Chicken Sicilian and Linguine Pescatore. All were very good with servings so... More 

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Chicago
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My former boss, an Italian who grew up in The Hill neighborhood in St. Louis, has always told me that Favazza's was the place to choose for Italian, so I took the bus from downtown to get there. It was well worth it. You start with a simple but great chopped salad, then choose from a wide variety of entrees.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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290 reviews 290 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Mike and Kathy are a delight to see each time I've visited. I generally come with friends and we've always been warmly welcomed, treated as guests, and fed so well. The choices are varied from the creative to the predictable, from the standards to delightful specials, and the service delivers, literally and figuratively. I was recently there for a wine... More 

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Goleta
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95 reviews 95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a lovely evening with good service and traditional italian food for our small conference. The atmoshpere was jovial and the ambiance was pleasant and made everyone feel at home. A delightful evening was delivered by Favazza's. The parking is a bit challenging.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5201 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63139-1444
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > The Hill
  • Neighborhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: 314-772-4454

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?