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Caffe Boa

Italian Restaurant$$$$
Downtown Tempe, Tempe
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  • Ranked #7 for Italian restaurants in Tempe
  • Trish R.
    "We had the Voodoo Penne and Fettuccine Saltimboca w Sweet Breads."(3 Tips)
    🏠 Sheresa 🏠
    "Get the appetizer Shrimp Adriatico over pasta!"(2 Tips)
    Anthony G.
    "... was awesome, agnolotti boa is one of my favorite all time dishes. ..."(2 Tips)
    Leah S.
    "try the Toasted Gnocchi with browned butter and fried egg."(3 Tips)
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  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesAugust 5, 2014
    A full bar and expanded menu are on tap, with an assortment of Mediterranean/Italian dishes, such as rigatoni puttanesca, agnolotti Boa, and the best spaghetti and meatballs this side of Redendo's. Read more
  • John A.
    John AlagnaJanuary 23, 2015
    Wow we agree this is one the finest restaurants we have ever eaten at!!!👍 try the gnocchi - pillows from heaven!! Ask for Alendria she is the fiancé of the chef.
  • Brendon B.
    Brendon BiegelMarch 29, 2012
    Awesome Place for brunch on the weekends, having fresh food makes all the difference. Its one of the few places I've had an eggs benedict I liked. That and the Mediterranean omelette are awesome.
  • haveAwonderful...
    haveAwonderful...October 2, 2011
    Great location+food+happy hr+staff+patio seating! All these greats, make Cafe Boa an ideal place for singles or dates. If single, go during happy hr & sit at bar or long table (for maximum exposure).
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesFebruary 25, 2014
    The Rojac Family Winery and and Emil Tavčar, both certified organic winemakers, will be @ Caffe Boat on Feb. 26 from 5:30-7:30pm to sample wines. Guests will sample 8 wines for a $10 cover charge.
  • Tempe Tourism
    Tempe TourismMarch 29, 2013
    Happy hour daily from 4-7 pm in the bar area only. Reduced priced appetizers and small bites, 1/2 off all glasses of wine ($10 or less), $2 off all premium drafts, $2 off premium draft wines.
  • Charles D.
    Charles DavisJanuary 1, 2014
    Excellent wine (Malbec). The Pinot was ok. Not Boa's fault, just my faulty pairing choice. Happy new year and bring on the spicy
  • Trish R.
    Trish RenehanNovember 21, 2010
    We had the Voodoo Penne and Fettuccine Saltimboca w Sweet Breads. Pasta was fresh and fantastic. Don't load up on the fries. Although they were really good. Pumkin Spice Macaroons were a nice bite.
  • Jen S.
    Jen SnyderJune 28, 2011
    The food is delicious, the wine list is wonderful and the service is great. One complaint: I went in June and it was way too hot inside, 87 degrees!
  • Tessa M.
    Tessa MalayanAugust 12, 2014
    Their cheese and charcuterie platters are a must. Our waiter was very helpful and informative on all the dishes.
  • Nadia T.
    Nadia ThinksApril 26, 2012
    Caprese is AMAZING. Definitely a great snack in terms of size though--be sure you're in the mood for something light.
  • Anthony G.
    Anthony GarciaOctober 3, 2011
    Everything was awesome, agnolotti boa is one of my favorite all time dishes. Service was excellent as well. Will def be back soon.
  • Liz L.
    Liz LemonApril 3, 2011
    Expensive, but definitely worth it. The menu changes often, usually when they get a new specialty chef in so there's always a fantastic variety of options.
  • SamL R.
    SamL RemenapApril 10, 2013
    Caffe Boa was great!! Always is! The bartenders always have great suggestions & their service is OUTSTANDING!
  • Guy C.
    Guy CarpenterJuly 19, 2013
    They have great happy hour specials and the decor is great. Good crowd and attentive servers.
  • Tempe Tourism
    Tempe TourismFebruary 14, 2011
    Grab a group of friends and go on a Sunday when it’s nice out so you can take advantage of the half-price pitchers of Sangria!
  • Tempe Tourism
    Tempe TourismSeptember 9, 2011
    4 p.m. – 7 p.m., everyday: ½ priced glasses of wine ($10 or less), $2 off all premium draft beers, $2 off all wines on tap, $2 off all seasonal/signature cocktails.
  • Fluying
    FluyingJanuary 20, 2015
    Tiramisu offers a huge portion and real mascarpone. Great dessert
  • Leah S.
    Leah StarrSeptember 15, 2010
    An intimate, rustic, exposed brick type-perfect for dates. The menu has seasonal specialties. try the Toasted Gnocchi with browned butter and fried egg.
  • Genesis N.
    Genesis NicholsOctober 17, 2010
    The new menu is pretty much amazing. Had the fettucine with sweetbreads and sage cream and it went perfectly with the "bloodstone" australian shiraz.
  • Amanda D.
    Amanda DurhamMarch 3, 2013
    All the food was amazing which made up for the bad service. Seriously the food was amazing!
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesNovember 12, 2010
    2010 Best of Phoenix Winner: Best Fried Chicken! Classic, all-American favorite made better. Payt-N-Bake Fried Chicken even has a secret weapon for extra crispiness: duck fat! Read more
  • Dai R.
    Dai RobertsNovember 17, 2013
    Good sangria so far so great. A bottle of wine later we shall see. They do look after you here
  • Kathryne N.
    Kathryne NunleyFebruary 22, 2011
    Good fresh, local food, creative dishes. Shrimp Diablo is fantastic, but service...way slow. We were there on a Friday night, though.
  • Michael
    MichaelMarch 30, 2013
    Try the Day Bay Scallops - My scallops are gigantic!!!
  • Yael G.
    Yael GrauerJanuary 9, 2015
    Amazing food...great wine. Try the tiramisu.
  • Michael
    MichaelMarch 30, 2013
    Try the Pink Peppercorn Meringue With Wine Soaked Strawberries - The Finish Line!
  • Brian G.
    Brian GlinesMarch 9, 2013
    Pricey drinks, but they give a generous pour and they have proper bartenders.
  • Ian H.
    Ian HagenJanuary 20, 2013
    Rosemary chicken was the best thing I've eaten in a very long time!!
  • Jenni M.
    Jenni MMarch 7, 2010
    Voodoo Penne is where it's at!! Seriously. Chicken, veggies, pasta, cream sauce and sPiCy- super delish. Read more
  • Courtney C.
    Courtney CSeptember 10, 2011
    Go early evenings and sit at the bar!
  • Beth C.
    Beth CookJuly 24, 2011
    Love the house salad and the goat cheese ravioli!
  • 🏠 Sheresa 🏠
    🏠 Sheresa 🏠June 6, 2011
    Get the appetizer Shrimp Adriatico over pasta! Yummy
  • Claude C.
    Claude ClausingApril 3, 2011
    intention is great. awesome brunch potential, poor execution!
  • Kimber
    KimberJuly 17, 2010
    The fruit plate is a treat. Perfectly ripened fruit. Simply delicious.
  • Fluying
    FluyingJanuary 20, 2015
    Wifi password is nakedfoodandwine
  • Marc F.
    Marc Fernandez ♊February 20, 2011
    This place is horrible! The waitstaff and manager were so bad. The food and menu was unexpectedly terrible! Took us 2hrs to get dinner! An 1hr just to get our wine! To top it they added 20% gratuity
  • Steven L.
    Steven LightAugust 17, 2011
    Try the Neal petite sirah. Really good.
  • Allex H.
    Allex HollimonOctober 11, 2011
    Pomegranate Mojitos are the best!
  • Courtney C.
    Courtney CMay 10, 2011
    don't park under the tree on mill. "bird potty!"
  • John P.
    John ParsonsDecember 27, 2014
    Voodoo penne
  • tiffia e.
    tiffia e.October 27, 2011
    hit or miss food. Play it safe with a simple pasta
  • Rob N.
    Rob NelsonDecember 19, 2010
    The Shrimp Adriatico is Amazing!
  • Troy P.
    Troy PawleskaDecember 20, 2012
    Ask for Blake
  • Justin C.
    Justin CouvillionNovember 9, 2011
    Don't get the pici. It's so hot it completely destroys your palette.
  • Chris M.
    Chris McCormackSeptember 13, 2010
    Don't get the lobster bisque! I get what they are trying to do with it but I can't recommend it.
  • Monica S.
    Monica StangleMay 28, 2012
    Wine on tap
  • Jimmy D.
    Jimmy DDecember 19, 2010
    Gratuity is automatically calculated in the bill, which explains why the service couldn't possibly get any worse...
  • Joseph K.
    Joseph KiernanNovember 5, 2013
    Awful service and food was cold. Servers have a serious attitude problem. Over charged also for my bill.
  • Monica S.
    Monica StangleMay 28, 2012
    The Australian bar tender is the shit
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