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DiGiulio Brothers Italian Cafe

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2903 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-2249
+1 225-383-4203
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Shrimp with orzo pasta and the Beef Tips are my favorites. Your cannot go wrong with either of the side salads that come with the entrée. The atmosphere, although cozy, is always friendly and pleasant.

Thank Mary A
Boone, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Best food in the city, hands down. Been coming to this place for 20 years. Cocktails, dinner, lunch, dessert, it's all just fabulous

Thank Sarah R
Mandeville, Louisiana
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Small hole in the wall family restaurant Awesome quality food Good atmosphere Hidden gem Highly recommend Try to eat here almost every time I pass through BR

Thank pauleskine
Madisonville, Louisiana
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is neighborhood Italian restaurant is almost 30 years old and is a gold mine. The veal piccata was so tender that I cut it with a fork. The lemon, capers butter sauce just melted in your mouth. The desserts were just as impressive. Tiramisu was homemade and was perfectly pair with my coffee and Bailey's. This is a must... More 

1 Thank DruckersTravel4Fun
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Very small but lively place. Very good food, and good service. If you go for dinner, be prepared to wait, it is worth the wait if you like small and good places. It is crowded for a reason!!! Service is always good, considering how busy they are. I usually get the Veal or Chicken Avezzano. Very good Calamari as well.

1 Thank Michael D
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241 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and loved it. The chicken piccata was tender and flavorful. My husband had the lasagna and although it wasn't as spicy as he would have like the sauce was delicious.

Thank Barbara S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

went here with a local friend. Dont let the size or appearance frighten you. This place is really wonderful. I had the minestrone soup (one of the best) and Lasagna (super). Would absolutely go again

1 Thank Ironman468
Newcastle, Australia
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122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Great little restaurant...Authentic Italian cuisine and atmosphere. Welcomed by one of the Brothers. We got there early and it filled up quickly adding to the atmosphere. Very good service.

Thank Viv A
Toronto, Canada
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Visited for dinner. The food, at best, is average. I wouldn't call this authentic Italian. Rather, it's more Italian-American. Sauce is average - not the most flavorful, and put on many of the dishes. Salads are overly dressed in not the best quality dressings, desserts are not authentic whatsoever (Creme Brulee, while tasty, is more like pudding...Tiramisu with non-traditional alcohol... More 

Thank TravellerDavy
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A great go-to restaurant. Very small, limited seating but always able to wait it out at the bar which has great wine choices and friendly staff. The owner is often there as well. Food is delicious every time! Choose the Veal Picata! It's the very best on the menu.

Thank U7096BHmaryd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2903 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-2249
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-383-4203

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?