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Cafe Italia

2417 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336
+1 406-869-9700
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (4 reviews)
“caesar salad” (5 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2417 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was once one of the best restaurants in town; today, it's good, with personality. Still not special. I was excited to return four years ago after a remodel and new chef. I haven't been back--until now. The menu has expanded and there are some...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a slow Friday evening. We had two waitresses (3 if you count the child following the woman around who gave us plates) one of which I'm presuming was the owner. Family atmospheres are great; but this was more of an upscale...More

Thank Snowchick701
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment! First time we've tried this place and it will be the last time, as well. Service was ridiculously slow. Both servers were running around like they were overwhelmed. It wasn't even busy. Took 20 minutes until our server took our drink order...More

Thank MontanaG92
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We called for reservations but they were closed Weds so left a message and got a call back Thurs and decided to give it a try we arrived the place was empty noticed they had a full bar so thought we would start with some...More

Thank SunsetGrillPanglao
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A quiet and cozy place. We found the service and food to be very good. The bread was freshly made and melted in your mouth. Yum! I enjoyed the lasagna & soup while others had chicken & veal dishes with salads. The Cafe offered a...More

Thank Gregg Lea R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Enjoyed a delicious Chicken Parmesan, mixed green salad, and homemade vanilla gelato with raspberry sauce. Service was prompt and personable. I'll be going again.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Will never go back. Terrible service! Was overcharged and treated terribly when I went back. I was treated terribly when I went back.

Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Cafe Italia opened several years back with such promise! The menu was daring and unconventional: new takes on old Italian standards! The place was often busy and it was well situated on the newly trendy Montana Avenue, right in the heart of old Downtown Billings....More

Thank Wulfhere
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Love this restaurant! Never seen it crowded. Very friendly knowledgable service, and terrific food. The Calamari is some of the best I've ever had. It is topped with a sprinkle of melted cheeses and thin slices of mushrooms , and served in a brown paper...More

Thank Jstrong1008
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Wow, this food was unique and delicious! Unsure why it was empty when we were there; but we enjoyed the food! Ambiance is beautiful and bathroom was super clean.

Thank Snowchick701
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2417 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: +1 406-869-9700
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Description
An authentic italian restaurant located on the Historic Montana Avenue in Billings, MT.
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