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Joe Boccardi's Ristorante

117 S Main St, Columbia, IL 62236-2347
+1 618-281-6700
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“filet” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
117 S Main St, Columbia, IL 62236-2347
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Our family meet here for a family dinner including 4 generations. There was something on the menu for all ages, from my 85 year old father to my 10 and 8 year old grandchildren. It was a Tuesday and the restaurant was busy. I did...More

Thank kevin_taj_cox
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

It's good. St. Louis Italian food is kind of it's own beast, and it's hard to screw it up. Joe Boccardi's is one of several St. Louis Italian joints that has been doing it right for decades.

Thank Garon S
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us, Garon! We are so happy to hear that you had such a classic Italian dining experience at our restaurant and we hope to have you back for another one again verty soon!

Reviewed October 2, 2017

iI is great not to have to leave town to find a great meal. I have never been let down there! It is also good seeing management around so much. They are worth a trip to town for!

Thank mikekZ9996AH
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

We're thrilled you always have a pleasant experience with us! We hope you'll make a trip to town again soon so we can have some more fun with you! Thanks so much for your positive review!

Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner tonight. The food wasn't bad. We went with 3 couples. The waitress told us that over half of the bar liquor and beer was out and she told us she didn't know why and that she only works there 3 times a week....More

Thank CricketStl
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

We're very disappointed you didn't have a pleasant experience with us. The way our staff treats our customers as well as how well known they are about what's going on in our restaurant is a top priority of ours. A manager on duty would have...More

Reviewed September 14, 2017

Boccardi's in Columbia is our go to spot. Often there once per week. Monday pizza a great deal. Love the salad, pasta and steaks. Great service! Ray is almost always there keeping an eye on things. Always leave thinking I got a good value.More

Thank Harold H
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Thank you, Harold, for this five-star rating! We value the feedback of all of our customers and we appreciate you taking the time to provide us with yours. We love that you stop by and see us so frequently and we hope that you will...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Friendly and excellent service ! We had the pan pizza and carbonara pasta - both were outstanding . Drinks were always kept full We enjoyed our meal .More

Thank duckiedog
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

We love that you had such a great dining experience with us! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your pizza and pasta and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know! We hope that not too much time goes by before...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Extensive menu with very good food. Good service and a nice patio. I recommend this for you if you are in the mood for Italian food .More

Thank Terry S
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you so much for your recommendation, Terry! We are delighted to hear that you are such a fan of our extensive menu and that you experienced great service during your visit. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We went to the Wine bar connected to Joe Boccardi’s and the friends we were with ordered Stuffed Mushrooms and Pizza with Spinach Salad and allowed us to sample everything and while everything was great the Salad may be the best I have ever had...More

1  Thank Joe B
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

We love that you are such a big fan of our spinach salad, Joe! And you can never go wrong with Stuffed Mushrooms and Pizza to go with it! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your latest...More

Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Not impressed. The salad was drenched in a bland and oily vinaigrette, and me entree of Chicken Modega on a sandwich consisted only of a grilled chicken breast placed on a bun. That's it, no condiments at all.More

Thank bluerunmar
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are disappointed to hear that you were not impressed with your last visit. That is surely not the impression we wish to leave on our customers. We hope that this will...More

Reviewed June 8, 2017

Came in on a week night while in town for work. I was seated right away and the service was great throughout the visit. I had spaghetti and meatballs with a salad and everything was quite good. Very enjoyable and I will be back the...More

Thank David C
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

David, thank you for taking the time to write us this wonderful review! We are excited to hear that you were able to be seated right away and that you enjoyed all of the food that you ordered! We can't wait for you to come...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 S Main St, Columbia, IL 62236-2347
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 618-281-6700
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Description
With incredible pizza, pastas, and other authentic Italian cuisine, Joe Boccardi's has been a St. Louis favorite since 1971. Enjoy the casual and family-friendly atmosphere of Joe Boccardi's Ristorante at any of our four locations.
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