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Bambinos Cafe

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1141 E. Delmar Springfield, Springfield, MO 65807
+1 417-862-9999
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Great Food. Great Service. Your Neighborhood. Bambinos Cafe is proud of...
Great Food. Great Service. Your Neighborhood. Bambinos Cafe is proud of our reputation as one the best restaurants in town. There's a lot of great restaurants in Springfield MO and so we were honored to be selected by as The Best Italian Food, Best Place For Date-Night Dinner and Best Restaurant by the Missouri State University newspaper The Standard. It can be a bit of a challenge finding our local restaurant tucked back in the Phelps Grove neighborhood, but we hope that our food is worth the journey. 417 Magazine rated us Best Hidden Restaurant and said "You have to wind back into a residential area to find this slightly off-the-radar restaurant but it'll be a treat when you do. The patio is large and covered, the atmosphere is laid-back and the prices are super-reasonable."
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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful cuisine!

I love they have a daily pasta special. After eating here over 50 times in have yet to eat anything not good... Please go here!! It's great food reasonably priced and good welcoming atmosphere!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Will B
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Springfield, Missouri
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Springfield, Missouri
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love they have a daily pasta special. After eating here over 50 times in have yet to eat anything not good... Please go here!! It's great food reasonably priced and good welcoming atmosphere!!

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Springfield, Missouri
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We were delighted with a recent visit to Bambinos. Not easy to find, this cozy cafe is tucked in the corner of the Half A Hill Shopping Center at East Battlefield and Lone Pine. The staff was friendly and attentive. The night of our visit, the place was packed—which was a good sign. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual. We... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A well known place right next to the university. Gets lots of locals, especially during the school year. The place was busy on a Saturday night but were able to get a table for 7 right away. Service was good and food was delicious. Portion sizes are huge. No one in our party could finish their entree. Small list of... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Wow! What a wonderful surprise! My family and I were driving through Springfield and I found a review and menu for this restaurant. Sounded good, so off we headed. Boy! Am I glad we did! Although not easily found - the street doesn't cut through to either of two major streets closeby, it's worth finding! I had the baked ziti... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

All 18 of us loved our meals! We got everything from pasta to salads to chicken and vegtables and everyone was happy. The restaurant was already busy by 5:30 and the staff quickly found space for all of us and the meals were wonderful.

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Plattsmouth, Nebraska, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

small corner restaurant in a residential neighborhood, appeared old but well kept and clean, they were very busy, there was no open seating, very casual atmosphere but amazing upscale Italian food at very affordable prices, would recommend eating here

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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Very good food. Reasonable prices for huge portions. I suggest you get the lunch size fettuccine. Best pasta around! We will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My wife and I went to Bambino's Cafe (near MSU campus) for lunch. We both were totally satisfied with portion and taste. Would definitely recommend it to family and friends.

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Springfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My first time trying Bambinos. Great anti-pasto salad. Service is a little slow but other than that, everything is great. I tried the new location and I am sure they will get all the kinks worked out. Friendly staff.

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Jackson, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This place is terrific. Good portions, resonable prices and great staff. Our waitress helped us with our selections (It was hard to decide as it all sounded good), and was attentive to our needs. We were seated quickly, but you may have to wait some as the place is small, which is part of the charm. But be assured, any... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1141 E. Delmar Springfield, Springfield, MO 65807
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-862-9999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Description

Great Food. Great Service. Your Neighborhood. Bambinos Cafe is proud of our reputation as one the best restaurants in town. There's a lot of great restaurants in Springfield MO and so we were honored to be selected by as The Best Italian Food, Best Place For Date-Night Dinner and Best Restaurant by the Missouri State University newspaper The Standard. It can be a bit of a challenge finding our local restaurant tucked back in the Phelps Grove neighborhood, but we hope that our food is worth the journey. 417 Magazine rated us Best Hidden Restaurant and said "You have to wind back into a residential area to find this slightly off-the-radar restaurant but it'll be a treat when you do. The patio is large and covered, the atmosphere is laid-back and the prices are super-reasonable."
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?