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Bambinos Cafe on Delmar

1141 E. Delmar Springfield, Springfield, MO 65807
+1 417-862-9999
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (46 reviews)
“ziti” (11 reviews)
“bread” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1141 E. Delmar Springfield, Springfield, MO 65807
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the outside fool you. It may not look like much but the inside is quaint and inviting. The food and the service were both good. The food is fairly priced. However, everything is a la carte. I would definitely go back but the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to online reviews, we found this cozy Italian restaurant, tucked in an off-campus neighborhood, while travelling. The service was excellent - and gave us a taste of the wine bottle we picked from their limited selection. With the bread came butter, olive oil, vinegar...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This can be a tough place to find. So either get good directions from a local, or use your GPS to find this small restaurant. But it is well worth the effort. Be warned, our food came out very hot! Don’t burn your mouth (like...More

Thank juliebC1532IG
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I fell in live with this place after my first bite of fettuccine at the location near MSU. After they added a second location on the south side of town, they didn’t disappoint. I have never had a meal that was just “ok.” Everything is...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great atomosphere, The service is ok good of been a bit better and they were not that busy at the time, but our server was nice enough. I still recommend simply for the food it was excellent.

Thank Russ T
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem with the best food, hands down! The Bruschetta is seriously the best thing I have ever eaten, I am not even exaggerating this! We ordered some last night to go nothing but that! So delicious! The food is well prepared and good sized...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

I love Italian food, and was excited to try Bambinos cafe. We went during lunchtime, so I cannot speak for dinner. We had the soup/salad and pasta option (it was for $8.99, I believe). My family really enjoyed their soups (chicken tortilla and broccoli cheddar)....More

Thank Alikat30
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We ate 3 meals in this cafe this weekend as we moved our child into a new college home. They are ready very quickly, the carryout is hot! We had many different menu items and all were delicious!

Thank SumrLvrMother
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

LOVE this place! Will go back again and again!! Best Baked Ziti I ever had !! FABULOUS bread! Great Atmosphere!!

Thank 125christyb
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Bambino's is tucked away out of sight. I almost thought my GPS tricked me. Parking is tight so go early and if you park on the side of the building, back in. We had a wonderful experience! Service was timely, Jake took good care of...More

Thank James W
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Questions & Answers
April 27, 2016|
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Response from texan972 | Reviewed this property |
Best to get a reservation. Last Saturday night the wait for a table was 45+ minutes at both locations!
Jennifer W
July 23, 2015|
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Response from Brian A | Property representative |
Yes. Customers can come into the restaurant and buy gift certificates in $5, $10 and $20 increments. If you're wanting to get a gift certificate mailed, then they'll just need to get payment over the phone first. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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: 1141 E. Delmar Springfield, Springfield, MO 65807
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-862-9999
  • E-mail
Great Food. Great Service. Your Neighborhood. Bambinos Cafe is proud of our reputation as one the best restaurants in town. There's a lot of great restaurants in Springfield MO and so we were honored to be selected by as The Best Italian Food, Best Place For Date-Night Dinner and Best Restaurant by the Missouri State University newspaper The Standard. It can be a bit of a challenge finding our local restaurant tucked back in the Phelps Grove neighborhood, but we hope that our food is worth the journey. 417 Magazine rated us Best Hidden Restaurant and said "You have to wind back into a residential area to find this slightly off-the-radar restaurant but it'll be a treat when you do. The patio is large and covered, the atmosphere is laid-back and the prices are super-reasonable."
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