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Angela's A Taste of Italy

1535 S Macarthur Blvd, Springfield, IL 62704-3620
(217) 787-7922
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Ranked #148 of 430 Restaurants in Springfield
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Most recent review
- Dec 13, 2012
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English first
Springfield, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

The best Italian food I've tasted outside of Italy. Angela will make whatever you ask using the freshest ingredients. Her vegetable lasagna is incredible as are her homemade pizzas. She excels in planning party menus and delivering homemade Italian meals that taste like they just came out of your kitchen. Whenever I want to impress my guests but don't have... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I expected something better, I live in this neighborhood, arguably the nicest in the city, and this doesn't fit in. I stopped in hoping for some advice on Italian cuisine and help selecting ingredients. I really didn't think this would be an issue considering I've never seen a car there. What I received was no help at all, I felt... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We shop at Angela's occasionally. She has great Italian sausages and other foods -- but a neighbor bought a tray of Petit Fours for us as an anniversary gift, and they are great! They're very fresh, and must be very time consuming to make.

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Springfield IL
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40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Great on the grill this time of year. But call her a day in advance so she knows how many links you will need. I often grill these and cut them up in small pieces when I need to serve an appetizer. I serve it alongside her marinara sauce for dipping. Really good stuff!

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Springfield, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Angela is Scillian and knows how to cook real Italian. She is quite a chef. She also carries Italian grocery goods if you're looking for something special.

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Springfield, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

You can buy like in a grocery store some Italian staples. You can buy premade dinners to freeze or just heat and eat. You can buy the best cheeses, baguettes, shrimp salad which is my favorite and lots of homemade cookies etc. Angela is like a dear friend once you go in and chat. You can learn a lot about... More

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Springfield, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

I am usually the cook for extended family dinners but was too busy and did not want to deal with the stress this time. Ordered a pan of Veggie Lasagna. It was homemade and excellent and clean up is almost non-existent. If I didn't enjoy cooking myself, I would become a regular. I definitely recommend this place and will tell... More

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foodieil
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66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

Angelas is a small house on Macarthur blvd, that is truly a hidden gem. When you walk in you feel like you are in a small shop in Italy. The first thing you see is a meat fridge that holds proscuitto di parma, salami, soppresata, salami, pepperoni, stuffed peppers, calamata olives, greek olives, fruit salad, bruschetta salad, Parmesan, asiago, gouda,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2008

Great place to find Italian imports

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