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218 S. Main St., Joplin, MO 64801
14176268111
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Joplin, Missouri
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is closed. It was very good. It's location was in downtown Joplin Missouri and it suffered from a lack of enough parking but the quality of food was really quite good.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

By the name, I had expected to find a traditional Italian restaurant, but actually found a restaurant that was more traditional American fare. The interior is nicely decorated and the staff very courteous and attentive. I had the rib eye and it was a bit grisly. I wish they would have more Italian menu options.

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Thank M M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Ill start by saying the food wasnt terrible, but it was not worth the price by a long shot. We went in there on a day they were goin to cater a wedding and that was their only concern. It took us over an hour and a half to get all of our food! We were the only customers in... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

My sister and I went because it's one of her favorite places. I find the food basic, over simplified and not a very good representation of Italian dining. I am not a fan. I had been before but they have new owners and would be honor and previous owners restaurant.com, groupon or star benefits rewards. They told me I needed... More 

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Thank Stephanie K
Long Beach, CA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Under the new ownership and management, this restaurant is becoming a great option for downtown lovers and passersby alike. It sits in between 3rd and 2nd Street on Main and has the ambiance of a great Italian restaurant. Since changing ownership, the new servers and managers are doing an excellent job establishing a new name and a new vibe. The... More 

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Thank sagrindle
Joplin, Missouri
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Caldones is either really good or it's really bad. No way to tell when you should be there. You'll definitely be seated closest to the kitchen as possible and hear the server complain about your table no matter how busy or not it is. The food will either be really really good or left over from lunch. You'll really try... More 

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338 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

This is terrific Italian food ... Would be popular on Mulberry St in Manhattan's Little Italy, much less Joplin. Innovative menu w/kitchen-staff to pull it off. Nice place too. Good ambiance. Good for special occasions as well as daily dining. Ask if they have Oso Buco (sp???) - veal shank. If so, try it. Haven't had better anywhere. Pasta-is-pasta as... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Food is excellent here. Lots of options on the menu. Service is good but it's a nice restaurant so don't expect to be rushed. I've eaten here two years in a row when I come to town for the Joplin Memorial Half Marathon. A great, local restaurant.

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Thank OKTraveler77
Joplin, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have eaten here several times, alone and with friends. Their food is delicious and atmosphere is wonderful. It's a rather small but cozy environment, but food is out of this world.

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Thank bk1stitch
Galena, Kansas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The best steak in Joplin! But the thing that stood out the most was the incredible service! Our waitress was the best that we have had in some time. She made us feel like family. With the quality of food and the outstanding service, Caldones is our new favorite restaurant in Joplin.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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: 218 S. Main St., Joplin, MO 64801
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: 14176268111
Description
Relatively new restaurant with attached event hall. Provides catering services as well. Excellent non-chain, locally owned Italian restaurant. Great atmosphere - located in old downtown area.

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