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J F Sanfilippo's Restaurant

705 N Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2106 (Downtown)
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Ranked #693 of 2,540 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Price range: $20 - $20
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Don't miss this place. We found it via the "around me" app; so glad we did. Our group consisted of 1 adult and 2 teens; we ordered 2 entrees to share with the understanding that if we were still hungry, we would order more. The servings were so big that we had leftovers! Luckily our hotel room had a refrigerator... More

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so ca
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Super flexible place in the fact that we ate here 2 nights close to 10 pm one night and 11 pm on the other. They still let us in and did not turn us away due to how late it was. Pasta was very good, had the manicotti once and a rigatoni with vodka cream sauce. Prices reasonable and very... More

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Duson, Louisiana, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

You expect that this restaurant is capable of handling busy times like lunch and dinner being right next to Convention Center and connected to the Drury Inn. We had a 2 hr lunch allotment. We arrived and were given water and hot bread. The waitress didn't acknowledge us for at least a half hour and we had to ask to... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by the men at desk of our hotel. My friend and I love good Italian food and I'm not sure you could find anything much better than that served at Sanfilippo's. I had the linquine with white clam sauce, the best I have ever tasted and more than I could eat. My friend had... More

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've traveled to St. Louis 3 times in the past year for business. My customer contact loves this place and each time we've come here for lunch. She says they have about the best burger she's had anywhere. I've always stuck to the Italian options. My favorite is the seafood ravioli. It has a light cream sauce and it served... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I was treated like royalty when I was there and the food, which was the steak was so tender and the service was very good also. I don't like to go out when I am alone after a certain hour and I found that this was a very good place to go eat.

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Channahon, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

On Friday during Lent we wanted a meatless meal and found JF Sanfilippo's Restaurant. They had manicotti and salad for the lunch special. Have to say the best Italian I've had out to eat for a long time. Being from the Chicago area, we have lots to compare it to. Highly recommended.

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Kansas City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Restaurant is adjacent to the Drury Inn Convention Center hotel. Nice selection of Italian dishes that were priced on upper end of moderate. Small selection of wine by glass, $8.50 for Chianti, large selection of wine by bottle. They allowed us to split entrees and salads. Everything was very good, manicotti, cavatelli con broccoli, spaghetti and meatballs. Good service until... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

ABSOLUTELY do NOT spend any amount of money here. Food was spoiled and I was chased out of the restaurant by the manager!!! I felt endangered and left crying!!! It was a horrifying experience and was not offered a discount. Enter at your own risk!

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Ellisville, Missouri
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Don't go by their website...dark scary garage with steep stairs to the outside, no tablecloth to be found (I had to look at the website to verify)...upholstery was worn, no one asked to take our coats...hostess sort of scolded us because we ran slightly late...the place was empty. Our waiter...I think he was that...was very casual - and rather offensive.... More

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psanfil1, Owner at J F Sanfilippo's Restaurant, responded to this review

Martin H, I would like to apologize to and your friend for feeling reprimanded because of your unpunctual arrival. That certainly was not her intention! If I remember correctly, you had a reservation for two at 5:30 and arrived between 6:00 and 6:15. Under normal circumstances that would not have been an issue. Because the convention center hosts an annual... More

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