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Caffe Boa

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398 S Mill Ave, Ste 110, Tempe, AZ 85281-2819
+1 480-968-9112
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
“cioppino” (5 reviews)
“cozze” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
398 S Mill Ave, Ste 110, Tempe, AZ 85281-2819
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101 - 110 of 194 reviews

Reviewed December 1, 2013

How can an upscale Italian restaurant not serve any type of bread with their pasta dishes? Really? While visiting the area, our hosts specifically wanted to experience this restaurant. While the food was very good, the drink pour (I ordered scotch) was very "light". My...More

Thank Booner5
Reviewed November 13, 2013

I ate twice at Caffe Boa before submitting this review and it was awesome both times. The vegetables are locally grown. The pasta is homemade daily with fresh cheese as well. The atmosphere is friendly and you have the option to sit outside. I usually...More

Thank RWells11
Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

I had a good experience here. Staff seemed friendly to me in spite of the previous negative reviews. Food is expensive for the area but was of good standard. Perhaps I am used to paying more at home but I felt it was good value....More

Thank burt1972
Reviewed September 24, 2013

The scenario ... friends' son says "Try Caffe Boa in Tempe!" Friends invite us to go. We say yes. Check reviews: mostly awful. Do we suggest another choice? "No," we say, "it can't be that bad. Besides, why risk insulting our friends' judgment?” When we...More

1  Thank theprguy
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Brick walls, a comfortable space, and french doors to the outside produce a relaxing atmosphere. The food is excellent; each of the four of us were pleased with our dishes. One caveat to the restaurant management: my lasagne was delicious but the portion was too...More

Thank Happytravel85
Reviewed August 14, 2013

The best I can say about this restaurant is that they have a well stocked wine selection and their drink menu is creative. The wait staff and bartender were polite and efficient. On to the food- When I eat some place which is considered "fine...More

Thank queenofapology
Reviewed July 11, 2013

Had a business lunch here. Food was excellent and the service was quick and friendly. Location is great on Mill in Tempe. There is a hip-looking bar as well. I recommend the salmon panini - it was very tasty.

Thank vincent p
Reviewed July 9, 2013

I was in Tempe for our national sales meeting in January and came here for dinner one night with a group of people from work. The service was pretty good considering the size of our group [14 or so]. I had “Mary’s Farm Crispy Skin...More

Thank DonnieOshkosh
Reviewed June 17, 2013

Restaurant was refreshing-and what we expected--a nice change from the dump of a hotel and hideous customer service and awful experience at the Hilton phoenix airport --- We had 12 in our party-was there on PhD Doctoral Dissertation Group. Nice to have fresh, organic food...More

Thank smm411
Reviewed June 16, 2013

I visited with a work group, 7 in all. The decor is very nice and well styled. They feature "naked" wines, that have no additives. I waited the longest for my wine, to find out they forgot I ordered it. It is times like these...More

Thank TheJimmyco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 398 S Mill Ave, Ste 110, Tempe, AZ 85281-2819
  • Public Transportation: Metro stop 1 block away, Tempe Town Lake, ASU
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-968-9112
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