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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

Italian restaurant on the historic hill in St Louis Mo. Long time family owned trattoria delivering Italian classics in warm, brick-walled surroundings.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Wow. Just a terrific experience all around. First, our decision to go out was last minute, so we did not have a reservation on a Saturday night. The staff could not have been more helpful. Not a hint of irritation. They seated us within fifteen...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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JohnF7238, Owner at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

What a nice review. Thanks! I'm glad we could deliver a special night for you. A goal we all have. See you again soon.

Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Since Favazza’s has a wonderful gluten-free menu, it has become one of our favorites for family celebrations. There is something on the menu for everyone. We were seated quickly and the service was very attentive. Our food was delicious and served hot. The garlic bread...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Lucia L, Public Relations Manager at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Thank you for the positive review! We are delighted to hear you enjoy our gluten-free menu and that we have become a favorite place for your family celebrations! The garlic bread is definitely a fan favorite and we cannot wait for you to dine with...More

Reviewed February 23, 2019

Friday night (2/22/2019) we went to this restaurant for seafood pasta. I ordered linguini pescatore. But I requested to change butter sauce to marinara sauce. Very disappointed. My food was cold. Messed seafood (I couldn't tell shrimp, clams, or crab) and tomato sauce apparently came...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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JohnF7238, Owner at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

I am sorry we fell short of your expectations. It sounds like way short of what we usually can do. I am wondering if you can explain a little further on the situation. Did you report your cold food to your server? I assure you...More

Reviewed February 9, 2019

After dinner in the area we stopped for drinks in the bar. Our impression is that the bar at Favazza's is an after-thought. Only two tables. Well lit. People walking through on their way somewhere else. Bartender was not friendly and didn't walk the drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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JohnF7238, Owner at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

I do see your point. Really our bar is a "be-forethought"...the bar is our original size from when we opened in 1978. We are more of a dining spot without much bar traffic and our bar is usually a waiting area. Over the last 40...More

Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

The food is extremely fresh, authentic, delicious, and comes in big proportions. I’ve been going for years with my family and the staff is always phenomenal. The bar makes great drinks. Atmosphere inside is cozy and adds to the authenticity. When it’s nice out they...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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JohnF7238, Owner at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

Thank you for the great review and the years of dining with us

Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Server Lisa warmly welcomed us to this popular restaurant on The Hill, which had ample parking and cozy ambiance. She graciously offered a different type of wine when she realized we did not like the Malbec Cabernet blend but she was so gracious about it,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We were out on the Hill early one Saturday evening doing a little shopping and had to stop in at our favorite restaurant Favazza’s. Absolutely the best Italian food in St.Louis... possibly the country. We’ve been everywhere else and yes it good but Favazza’s chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Cass K, Public Relations Manager at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Thank you for the very kind review!! We are honored to be your favorite Italian restaurant in St. Louis! We love to hear how much you enjoy the Chicken Prosciutto and we appreciate the wonderful recommendation!! We can't wait to share another delicious meal with...More

Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

We received super friendly service. Our glasses were kept full. Food was amazing and very large portions! We will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
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JohnF7238, Owner at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

Thank you for the great review. See you next time.

Reviewed October 26, 2018

I teach high school in a town about 150 miles south of St. Louis. I took some students to St. Louis for a workshop and decided to give them the experience of dining at a restaurant on The Hill prior to the event. My kids...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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JohnF7238, Owner at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful comments. We are glad you and the students enjoyed dining with us. John & Tony Favazza

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Upon a recommendation from a local friend, we tried Favazza's. Called ahead and they said to come early on Saturday evening. As we arrived before the big dinner crowd, we were able to get in right away. My wife had the pasta special and I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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JohnF7238, Owner at Favazza's, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for the great review and the 5 rating. Our Scallops have been VERY popular. Glad you liked them and and good time. See you next visit. John & Tony Favazza

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March 30, 2018|
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Response from JohnF7238 | Property representative |
I'm sorry I just saw this question. I hope you got an answer before now. But I'll answer for you. YES we are wheel chair friendly. For our regular dining room you can enter through our black patio gates on Southwest... More
July 23, 2017|
Response from John F | Property representative |
Please call me at 314-772-4454 to discuss
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