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Cavataios' Restaurant

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101 S Edwardsville St, Staunton, IL 62088-1303
+1 618-635-2030
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Home town Italian restaurant. Service is usually prompt and friendly. The menu offers pizza, pasta dishes and also sandwiches. I have eaten many items from each section of the menu and have no complaints. I recommend the baked spaghetti, although if you bring a small appetite to the table consider splitting with another, as portion sizes are quite large. If... More 

1 Thank Aaron U
Staunton, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I love this place. Friend of my drives 30 miles one way and we go to lunch together regularly. They have an excellent lunch buffet, which I highly recommend !! The owner's and staff are very friendly and accomadating .

1 Thank Rich H
Naperville, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We selected Cavataios because it was highly rated by Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. An excellent local Restaurant in a quaint little downstate town.

Thank Jrsnader
Staunton, Illinois
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great lunch buffet, and good pizza and Italian sandwiches as well. Separate dining room for special dinners. Located next to the post office in quaint downtown Staunton, IL

Thank taralynn7
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Salad bar was great! Pasta con broccoli was dry .Hardly any sauce! Not seasoned. Otherwise it was ok. First waitress which we had for half of service was curt and rushed us. Last waitress was great!My fiance liked his spaghetti! Would go back.

Thank Marybeth B
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

this restaurant has very good Italian food and a great salad bar.the pizza is great!!! The waitresses were prompt and friendly and everything tasted great. If you're coming down interstate 55 turn at exit 41 in Staunton. There are several restaurants here that you will enjoy and this is one of them

Thank nuggie
Litchfield, Illinois
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95 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I went with another couple on a Saturday evening. Service was quick and friendly. Broad selection of entrees with reasonable prices. Salad bar was excellent and all of our pasta dishes were hot and delicious. What a pleasant surprise in this small town. The building has an older interior and the hand dryer in the small bathroom... More 

Thank notcarla
Staunton, Illinois
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Italian food, sandwiches, pizza and a great salad bar. Pizza is excellent and a favorite of local residents. Lunch buffet Mon-Fri with salad, soup, pizza, pasta and fried chicken. Family owned. The salad bar has great greens options, cheese, blue cheese and dressings among other sides.

Thank Daycare2015
San Antonio
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152 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The restaurant I was looking for was closed, so this was 2d choice. At 2pm the buffet looked a bit tired so we opted for menu. Pleasantly surprised to see a bluegill sandwich on the menu. We can't get this in TX. I was not disappointed. Companion had a small pizza. He enjoyed it. Give it a chance if venture... More 

Thank Texasleaguer
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We order pizza from here all the time. Hands down the best pizza around this area! Their hot wings are a must and they have a fabulous lunch buffet during the week.

Thank novakat74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S Edwardsville St, Staunton, IL 62088-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-635-2030

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