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405 N Tower Ave, Centralia, WA 98531
+1 360-736-2404
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11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Centralia, Washington
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boccata is a small quaint restruant. The food is excellent and we enjoy the live background music on Saturday nights. A little pricey but well worth it.

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Thank Nancy D
Galvin
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Dinner was delicious braised beef so good. My pasta was better than the olive garden. Cute little family owned business. I would like to try again at lunchtime.

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Thank Aimie J
Pullman, Washington
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The food is fantastic. No matter what you get, it's delicious. I just love getting their sandwiches. The food quality is top-notch, to begin with, and the owner/chef knows what he is doing.

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Thank ChappyPants
Buckley, Washington
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, both lunch and dinner. Lunches are delightfully gourmet yet still quick, with fresh ingredients and a smile. Dinners are wonderful and intimate, with a great wine selection available. Fantastic owner, fantastic service, amazing food, would recommend Boccata without hesitation!

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Thank K V
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant lived up to all the positive reviews I saw. It was charming, homey with fantastic personal service and excellent food! The chocolate dessert, Budino, was to die for! There was also a talented young pianist playing for the diners. A great experience. We will be back!

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Thank Claudia B
Port Orchard, Washington
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted pizza on a rainy afternoon. Boccata served up great pizza on the best crust I've had in a long time. We didn't care for the smokes mozzarella, but that was just personal preference. The soup of the day was lentil and lamb and was really good on a cold Washington afternoon. So glad we chose to try out... More 

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Thank Swo89
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We couldn't have been happier with our meal. Quaint hidden gem in a community of routine food. True Italian atmosphere. If you've traveled to Italy you will understand. Sandwiches by day amazing dinner by night. The entrees are simple where the food flavors speak for themselves. Service was attentive and timed perfectly. Wait staff was pleasant and efficient. A little... More 

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1 Thank Paws Upon t
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

n the middle of school shopping, we made a mad-dash over to Boccata for lunch. SO glad we did. AMAZING!! Upon entering, you are greeted by the smell that waft from the kitchen. Bread? Soup? What ever it was, it was YUMM! The atmosphere is homey and comfortable. (The step stool in the bathroom with "Ella" painted on it, gives... More 

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Yelm, Washington
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is simply a good place to eat, as attested by the four circle rating. The chef/owner obviously cares about the food he presents to his clientele. The restaurant itself lacks a little of the ambiance I would look for in a really romantic place for a date - you order your food from the imposing counter at the front... More 

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Thank Camille W
Washington State, United States
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I have been there 4 times now and the food has always been good. Make sure to try the homemade cookies they are out of this world.

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Thank Jeremy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 N Tower Ave, Centralia, WA 98531
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Centralia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-736-2404
Description
We are a Medditerranean restaurant in the heart of historic downtown Centralia. We offer market style lunch 5 days a week and a fabulous sit down dinner menu 4 days a week. We feature live jazz piano on the first and third Friday of every month. We pride ourselves on serving authentic Mediterranean dishes using hand-selected meat, seafood and produce. Boccata offers a moderately priced wine list featuring some local wines as well as many from Italy, France, Spain, and select Mediterranean Islands.

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