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405 North Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA 98531
3607362404
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: We are a Medditerranean restaurant in the heart of historic downtown...
We are a Medditerranean restaurant in the heart of historic downtown Centralia. We offer market style lunch 5 days a week and a fabulous sit down dinner menu 4 days a week. We feature live jazz piano on the first and third Friday of every month. We pride ourselves on serving authentic Mediterranean dishes using hand-selected meat, seafood and produce. Boccata offers a moderately priced wine list featuring some local wines as well as many from Italy, France, Spain, and select Mediterranean Islands.
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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Four of us stumble into ricotta on Saturday night and found we could get in we had a beautiful dinner their salads are excellent service is unsurpassed and the food was right from Italy. I had the Chicken Parmageta. My wife had the special which was shrimp fettucini alfredo we were too full to do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Michael W
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Toledo, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We haven't been here for more than a year and our last review of Boccatas was a five star. It is not the same place that we gave a wow and 5 stars to. We used to come for all our special occasions and recommended to all our friends and family. The menu is basic, and easily pre- prepared and... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Four of us stumble into ricotta on Saturday night and found we could get in we had a beautiful dinner their salads are excellent service is unsurpassed and the food was right from Italy. I had the Chicken Parmageta. My wife had the special which was shrimp fettucini alfredo we were too full to do dessert I recommend the Boccata... More 

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Olympia
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stopped in for a late lunch & were happy to have it Not crowded which was a very good thing since the wait for our order for 4 people (3 of which were the same) was fairly long. However, when the food is worth it, I certainly don't have a problem with that. Unfortunately, this was not the case.... More 

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Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I can't really wrap my head around the excellent reviews for this restaurant compared to my experience eating there. It's average at best. I love Greek and Italian food so I was super excited to eat there and especially to eat some good seafood. Once there I was told that the only options for seafood would be covered in cayenne... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If Boccata weren't 25 miles away, we'd dine there more often. For this special occasion, our 26th wedding anniversary, we made the trip happily. The pork loin with vegetables was full of flavor, speckled with lots of herbs. The lentil soup and salad preceding were perfect. The wine, selected with the help of the server, was just the right balance... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a small family run eatery in downtown Centralia. We came without reservation, and the inner part of the restaurant was full. We sat in the front part where apparently local customers came in to order take out. After we made our order, we waited about 30 minutes or so for our food. In the meantime, we could enjoy... More 

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Mount Vernon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I read Trip Advisor reviews before suggesting that we eat at Boccatta. We arrived without reservations at about 7:30 pm. They were busy. As others noted it is a small operation, the owner waited on us. We waited about10 minutes to be acknowledged after entering, another 15 minutes after we arrived to be seated. Another 10 before we had menus.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a family run deli/restaurant, pasta, pizza were good, just waiting for the food takes too long,about an hour, not enough helper, just one man and one woman waiting on all tables. Pretty busy place,could be better with extra waitress.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This is a deli! I was expecting pasta dishes. The food is good, we had the special so that won't be on the regular menu. Only salami type choices for meat. The fries are nice and garlicky. So if you go here it's just a sand with shop.

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Fort Lewis, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband and I ate here for a date night, while on a marriage retreat. I have to say, the food was incredible! It was very flavorful with authentic taste. I highly recommend eating at this restaurant if you enjoy Mediterranean/Italian food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 405 North Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA 98531
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Centralia
  • Phone Number: 3607362404

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean

Description

We are a Medditerranean restaurant in the heart of historic downtown Centralia. We offer market style lunch 5 days a week and a fabulous sit down dinner menu 4 days a week. We feature live jazz piano on the first and third Friday of every month. We pride ourselves on serving authentic Mediterranean dishes using hand-selected meat, seafood and produce. Boccata offers a moderately priced wine list featuring some local wines as well as many from Italy, France, Spain, and select Mediterranean Islands.

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