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All 278 Billings Restaurants

Cafe Italia

2417 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336
+1 406-869-9700
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Ranked #62 of 278 Restaurants in Billings
Price range: $12 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: An authentic italian restaurant located on the Historic Montana Avenue in Billings, MT.
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Shepherd, Montana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Let me first start with their friendly service. Cannot beat that. Second the newest version of Sangria is the best I have had in Billings. It is a must try. My partner had veal parmigiana which was done perfectly and will be my ne t try there. We will definitely return. My spaghetti and meatballs were great. The meatballs were... More 

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Richmond, KY
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We were driving around trying to find a place for dinner. We didn't want to go to any place we could go to at home (Cracker Barrel, Carinas, etc.). We drove into "historic Billings" and saw a number of places and this one tickled our fancy. It has several outdoor tables and about 10-15 tables & booths inside. It is... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was a Saturday night, first time in Billings and I was walking around getting a sense of downtown, taking a few pictures and running into several stores that I would definitely come back to look around If I didn't have to leave for Missoula Sunday Morning. I found myself on Montana Ave. around N 27th St and came across... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We went for a walk downtown Billings and wandered into Cafe Italia. We were greeted right away. Our waitress made excellent dining and drink suggestions. Kids enjoyed their Italian sodas and homemade peanut butter gelato. We were treated like family, Italian style!

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Helena, Montana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A few of us visited this little cafe. It had just been remodeled, and it was very nice. The service wasn't too bad. The food was pretty good. The only negative was that there was too much oil and grease at the bottom of each place. Never-the-less, I would recommend it to anyone.

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Billings, Montana
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We loved this place. We really felt it was classy. Waiters and waitresses dressed nice and were very professional. The atmosphere was formal but friendly and the food --exquisite. But, now it's jeans and sippy cups. They intentionally seem to be striving to reach mediocre. We miss the old cafe Italia.

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Billings, Montana
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113 reviews 113 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This has been our favorite Italian restaurant since they opened. About six months ago, they closed for "remodeling." Apparently, they did more than simply remodel; they changed their chef. We were excited to come back. We won't do so again. Understand, the service was fun and very attentive. The food was tasty and some very nice flavors. That's about it... More 

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Booneville, Mississippi
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95 reviews 95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This was a wonderful find. This is a real Italian restaurant with great food. The place has great atmosphere. The waitresses were great and speedy. The food was great. And the prices were really not that bad.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I highly recommend this place! Food is excellent and prices very fair. Good location near Crowne Plaza hotel.

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Westminster, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Excellent food, beautifully presented and nice decor. The staff was so friendly and helpful. My husband misplaced his cell phone (which later we found it had fallen on the floor of our car) and they were so nice in trying to help us locate it. If we ever get back to Billings, we will definitely be revisiting this restaurant.

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Additional Information about Cafe Italia

Address: 2417 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336
Phone Number: +1 406-869-9700
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
Average Prices: USD 12 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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