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Joe Boccardi's Ristorante

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117 S Main St, Columbia, IL 62236-2347
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Millstadt, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has authentic Italian food and the best around I would match up against anything on the hill in St. Louis.

Thank kasper98
Waterloo, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Joes special pizza was awsome tonite. Also great service. Monday was also half off pizzas!! Pizza is Imo's like except much better!

Thank SonnyCorleone148
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're glad you enjoyed dining with us and that the pizza tasted great!! We hope you'll be back in soon! Have a great day! More 

st. louis missouri
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Pizza is awesome. Love the salads too. Next to a wine bar that shares the outside patio. Order dinner and listen toe great bands outside on the share patios.

Thank Cheryljanine
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this review

Thanks for the review!! We're glad you enjoy our pizza and salads! We hope you'll be back to enjoy our patio many times this summer! Have a great day! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

After having a nice glass of wine next door, my friends suggested Joe Boccardi's for dinner. It did not disappoint, either. We shared a large pizza, some toasted ravioli, and salad. Good drink menu, too. There are plenty of pizza toppings to choose from. Crust and sauce are excellent, and the cheese is magnifico! Nice place. Great service and prices... More 

Thank stOOOge
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us such a top notch review!! We're glad your pizza was delicious and everything else tasted good as well! We hope you'll join us again soon! More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We also found this restaurant through Trip Advisor and it was as indicated in TA. The service and the food were excellent. It also had a great atmosphere and seemed to be popular with the local residents. I am glad we ate here and would recommend it for anyone looking for some good Italian food.

Thank Vandelay2
Belleville, Illinois
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

It's a great place to be in the warmer months to be able to enjoy outdoor entertainment, great food (never had a bad meal) and wine from Chateau LaVin which is attached and they share a patio. Awesome time!

Thank dmaue_gmiius
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Great place for lunch and dinner. Can be casual or dressy, for a date or family. Service is always awesome!! Recommend the pizza!!

Thank Jan T
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The food is always tasty and served hot and professionally served. All employees are friendly and helpful.

Thank C2076AWjamesm
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

In town for biz. Was recommended by locals. Charming Italian in the heart of middle America. Bread was excellent. Had veal which was large for lunch portion. Salad avg, but home made dressing was nice. Service was home-town friendly. Bill less than expected...tip more.

Thank Raxtuk6
Katie G, Guest Relations Manager at Joe Boccardi's Ristorante, responded to this review

As a representative of Joe Boccardi's, I would like to thank you for the excellent review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Veal, and we hope that you'll visit us again if you're ever back in town! Sincerely, The team at Joe Boccardi's More 

Millstadt, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here as a family. The food was great and there is something on the menu for everyone. Service was fast and respectful that we had kids with us.

Thank kasper98

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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: 16182816700
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?