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Mama Campisi's Restaurant

2132 Edwards St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3126 (The Hill)
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Ranked #513 of 2,524 restaurants in Saint Louis
Price range: $20 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Dessert
Neighborhood: The Hill
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123 reviews from our community

63% Recommend
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Seeing this restaurant featured on Food Network's "Restaurant Impossible" we had to go during our visit to St. Louis. Our visit was at least a year after the show aired. It was fun to see the restaurant first-hand. Restaurant is cozy, but plenty of room to eat and enjoy your table's conversation without feeling crowded by another table. Service is... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I am a huge fan of Robert Irvin and Restaurant Impossible, and I was really excited to visit this restaurant. It is a very small place, but the food is out of this world. I had the King of the Hill Pizza, and it was one of the best pizza’s I have ever had. Everybody in my party had a... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

One of the few resturants we found open on a Sunday PM, atmosphere is a bit dated, but yet quaint and very traditional, expected for "The Hill" experience. We were greeted promptly. Wait staff was very helpful, even with the challenge of 'language', this is an Italian restaurant with actual Italian's guiding the way (what a concept!) ... While the... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I took a friend here for lunch and I should have known something was up when we walked in during prime lunch hours and there were only two people in the restaurant, while other places were crowded. The decor is outdated and the dining room is run down. There was only one waiter and he was indifferent as if our... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Last year my husband I stayed at a hotel near here and asked where to eat? They recommended "the hill" and we had never heard of it. After driving thru we choose mama campisis. The staff were so willing to share the rich history and it immediately had my husband intrigued. Our dinner was so good and had plenty of... More

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a satisfying lunch! Started with the toasted ravioli - very tasty! I had the highly recommended lasagna and my husband had their special tortellini. Service was fantastic! Our waiter was very attentive. The bread and oil are a nice touch. We were full from our meal to try dessert this visit, but we will be... More

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Chicago, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

"The Hill" is a middle-class Italian neighborhood a mile or two south of Forest Park, a favorite tourist attraction in St. Louis. Mama Campisi's is a casual restaurant with homemade Italian favorites. Food was very good, prices were reasonable, the service was attentive and friendly.

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Muncie, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We visited to get baked ravioli and some dinner. Great place with great service and fantastic food! We tried the Spaghetti, Pizza and Manicotti. Also had dessert. Would recommend this place to anybody. Great St. Louis experience on the Hill!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

The waiter was terrible. He was without any considerations. The salad looked like prepared several days ago. All four dishes we ordered were tasteless.

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St. Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

What a shocker our visit to what use to be known as Mama Campisis (now it's "Mamas on the Hill"). We should have left at the outset. No place to sit as you wait for a table unless you go outside and in 12 degree temperature that wasn't possible. Next, they scribbled our reservation name down on a slip of... More

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