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Caffe Italia Ristorante

511 Chancellor Dr, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-3699
+1 309-662-0100
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“gelato” (22 reviews)
“lemon cake” (6 reviews)
“lasagna” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
511 Chancellor Dr, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-3699
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Caffe Italia is one our favorite places to eat. We love the food, the owner and the atmosphere. They have delicious entrees, appetizers and pizzas. The tiramisu cake and lemon cake are to die for. Would highly recommend for real Italian food!!!

Thank lynnem1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caffe Italia is one of our three favorite restaurants in Bloomington-Normal, and by far our favorite Italian place. The owner, Frank Composto, is friendly and helpful, and he cares deeply about the quality of his patrons' experiences. As a vegetarian, I tend to the same...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

When this place opened back in 2011(?) or so, we gave it a shot. They had some "issues and bugaboos" to work out so we didn't immediately go back. We wanted to give them some time. The months passed. Then the years. We kind of...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We had carry out from Cafe Italia last week. I had the eggplant parm and my husband had pizza and a side salad. Everything was really good. They use lettace greens instead of iceberg for salad. Cant wait until we can visit in person and...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 28 May 2018

first time visit, service was efficient and knowledgeable. Draft beers are expensive, but they had a half price, so tried one and it was very good, but not at full price. Small beet salad doesn't have many beets, mostly salad, their version, but tasty. The...More

Thank Will6468
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The portions are small, the price is high, and the quality is not that good. We were very disappointed in this place. The atmosphere and meal is trying very hard to mimic Biaggi's but it fails to deliver anything good. Avoid this place.

Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Quite a variety of Italian foods. Many types of pasta dishes with shrimp or chicken added. Fish dishes available. Bread with oil served with meal. Also a range of pizzas. Lemon cake for dessert was very good as was gelato. Reasonable prices.

1  Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for Pizza.we are looking for a place with very good pizza and won't break the bank.Also something we can all agree on. Ironically we all ordered the exact same thing. The pizza's came out quickly.Hot and fresh.Good srevice. Sorry I have not...More

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Recently went with my husband and two good friends to celebrate our June birthdays! I had the lobster ravioli (which is available ONLY on certain nights) and it was FABULOUS!! My husband had lasagna and a glass of Merlot. I had one of their flavored...More

1  Thank Julie N
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to Caffe Italia Ristorante in Bloomington, IL for lunch with a party of 6. I was able to make reservations and the hostess didn't make us wait to be seated until all were present. This is a beautiful Restaurant with tables and a bar...More

Thank JT P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
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: 511 Chancellor Dr, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-3699
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-662-0100
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