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About Bar Italia Ristorante

For authentic Italian cuisine come join us at Bar Italia Ristorante!

13 Maryland plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, European

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Euclid

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(314) 361-7010

Website:
http://www.baritaliastl.com/

Catering:
We will bring Bar Italia to you for in home or at work lunches and dinners for parties of 15 or more

Parking Details:
Off street parking garage available within a hundred yards.

Public Transit:
Close to the metro link Central west end station.
Bus stop near by.

Executive Chef:
Mengesha Yohannes

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bar Italia Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (6)
Romantic (6)
Fit for Foodies (5)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Authentic (3)
Business Meals (3)
Casual (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Cozy (3)
Fun (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Good for Groups (3)
People Watching (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Healthy (1)
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 (Charleston)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food, service and wine list. We have been patronizing Bar Italia when possible for a long time and the (relatively) new location just makes it better.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined 6 days ago

Large group in the restaurant drove horrible service from our waiter. Every dish was bland. Freezing cold where we sat. Had to eat with my winter jacket on.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great dinner and service!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 9, 2018

We had requested a quiet space to discuss business and everything about our lunch created an atmosphere that enhanced our professional conversation. This will be a regular meeting place. We are also planning an event in the adjacent meeting room. Thank you Bar Italia

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Horrible service! Hostest didn’t even allow me to come into restaurant claiming that kitchend closed at 9:30, yet their website was giving me 9:30 as an option to make a reservation. I had no place to eat dinner during new year’s eve.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Had a great time. Weren't rushed. Food was well.prepared. Nice portions.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 28, 2017

authentically Italian rather than Italo-American. The Yohannes Brothers have been a staple for over 20 years and they have not wavered in their attention to detail. If it is not right it is not on the menu. Sometimes they cannot get good hearts of palm and the salad is taken off the menu.

Carpaccio is always a favorite as is the small plate primi of pasta marinara.

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We love Bar Italia and go there often for special occasions, as opposed to for casual dining. The patio in nice weather is lovely. Food is always very fresh and delicious, with many great options. These options are unique and ones you may not find elsewhere. Service is also always wonderful - everyone there is nice and welcoming. We highly recommend it for someone looking for a nice setting, great food and middle-of-the road pricing.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Healthy, Cozy
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Everyone accommodating and very helpful as soon as we arrived

Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Consistently good. Great menu. Kid friendly. Nice noise level. Fun to people watch. Good wine. Great server.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Appetizers were great and pasta good. Risotto was overcooked.

Tags: Casual, Tapas
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great food, great service and great patio dining with friends!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Nice place, needs a big improvement in their brunch menu.

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 10, 2017

A beautiful day on a beautiful patio with very yummy food! I loved the interesting brunch menu.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, People Watching
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 9, 2017

By far, this is the best outdoor dining in Saint Louis.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Healthy
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 (London)·Dined on September 1, 2017

We have been to Bar Italia a number of times and enjoy the patio during the summer. This time all of our food was either cold or almost cold by the time it was served. We saw steaming hot food coming out of the kitchen for other tables, but there we three of us and none of us had food that was even close to hot. What a disappointment.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Enjoyed the meal, atmosphere , wait staff. the weather was perfect for a nice family get together. Had a great time

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great patio. Food was fine but expensive. Service was just okay. Would go back for drinks on the patio.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Happy Hour
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Service was horrible. Took 30 minutes to get our drink order then 30 minutes to pick up the check after dinner. Patio was beautiful.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Lovely alfresco dining spot with a good seasonal menu. Generous portions.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 13, 2017

We ate on the patio while listening to music. The ambience was wonderful as the weather cooperated. We had a large umbrella although not everyone gets one. Ask for one with your reservation. If the weather cooperates, I prefer the outside ambiance over the inside dark decor. The food is always good; tasty and creative. I prefer the brunch or lunch as dinner can get pricey, but is also good. Bottomless mimosas for Sunday lunch. The staff was creative with the cocktails and tailored made what we wanted. The restaurant is located in the Central West End on a wonderful street for walking and people watching.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Enjoy the watermelon salad

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great place to dine before the Muny. Outside dining was pleasant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 10, 2017

As always, all was excellent. They don't disappoint and take good care of you.

Tags: People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 9, 2017

We love the outdoor seating here! That is the main reason we choose to go here but the food is great as well.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 6, 2017

We were seated outside. It took over five minutes for someone to bring a menu and water, another five for someone else to come greet us, another five for someone to take our drink order. After another ten minutes of waiting for the waitress to bring us our soda and tea (not a complicated drink order) and take our order, we left. After going to another restaurant, ordering and eating there, we walked back by. All of the people that were seated around us were still there. Not sure if they were taking their time or they were still stuck. I do NOT recommend this restaurant.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 29, 2017

My party and I have always looked forward to eating at Bar Italia, but the food wasn't GREAT like it has been in the past. The salads were just OK as well as the pasta entrees - we were disappointed

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Food was great as was the service. We had cappuccinos with dessert which were excellent. Very enjoyable meal and ambiance. They also have outdoor seating which is nice.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great outdoor setting.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Excellent food and very pleasant service. We would have enjoyed eating on their patio but weather wasn't cooperating.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching
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 (Austin)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We sat outside as it was fairly pleasant weather for July! The staff was so friendly, helpful with choice selections for food and beer and attentive to needs. The food was wonderful and the overall atmosphere was very pleasant. I would definitely make it a point to come in again when in town.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 13, 2017

My filet mignon tasted like it was a month past expiration date. My friends ordered some pastas which were good, but a Trader Joe's frozen pasta would probably have tasted better. The outdoor patio is pretty gorgeous but the restaurant relies too heavily on that. If not for their outdoor patio they would surely be out of business.

Tags: Casual
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

The scenery and food was amazing me and my wife will definately be returning.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We always love eating on the big, beautiful patio at Bar Italia - best outdoor dining in St. Louis! The food is consistently good and the wait staff always friendly and knowledgeable.

Tags: Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal
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·Dined on June 27, 2017

The interior was in shambles. The drywall ceiling had been removed and put back up and exposed screw heads. The manager was irritated up at the hostess area and "F" this and that yelling. Not a pleasant place to be. The food was good.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Great waiter. The patio is the best in the city. A go-to spot on a lovely summer evening. Some old favorites, but always something new to try. Prices are moderate for excellent quality food.

Tags: Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, People Watching
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 24, 2017

The service was horrible. We waited for over 30 minutes, then had to grab someone to ask for a server to order drinks. In total we saw our server maybe 3 times the entire time we were there. The food was okay but not worth the wait. This is the second poor experience I've had and I will probably not return here.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Service was just O.K. and not as good as we remembered from our last visit. The food was very good but not extraordinary. They need to update their wine list with some better known, more popular wines. The location is a key attraction, and the restaurant is priced below some of the surrounding "nice" restaurants. We would go again.

Tags: Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, People Watching
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 13, 2017

The food was very good. And we had a great overall experience! The staff was very kind and on top of things. It seemed was a bit pricier than necessary, but not so high as to be a deal breaker. The biggest detriment to the occasion was how we felt rushed through each course. Our entree was quickly delivered without respect to our appetizers. Then our plates were taken away while I was still chewing my last bite, and the check was delivered with dessert. Unfortunately we didn't observe the same hurry when we were ready to pay and leave. But overall, only minor complaints in what was a very enjoyable evening. Would recommend and will likely go back. :-)

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Have Javier Mendoza back that's why we chose you for brunch lovely! The coffee and food was delicious. We could pick out table which was nice on a hot day we were very comfortable in the shade.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Coffee
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