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J F Sanfilippo's Restaurant

705 N Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2106 (Downtown)
314-621-5307
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Ranked #630 of 2,524 restaurants in Saint Louis
Price range: $20 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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72% Recommend
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English first
Norman, Oklahoma
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
Senior Reviewer
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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schenectady
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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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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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Peoria, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

We ate here while visiting our son who is a student at SLU law school. We had excellent service. The menu is varied with a good selection of pasta, seafood, chicken, veal and steak dishes. I had a lemon grilled chicken, my son had steak, and my husband had salmon. The bread was hot, light, and crusty. The house dressing... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Stopped in for dinner after attending a football game. Was greeted very friendly upon entering the restaurant. The waiters and waitress were attentive and helpful with the menu and selection. The bread was fresh and warm. The entree was hot and delicious. Great Italian dinner!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

She was very attentive and professional. The food was hot and delicious. It was priced fairly. The beers and wine was ice cold. The atmosphere was appropriate.

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