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2137 Washington Rd, Washington, IL 61571-1957
+1 309-745-5505
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghetti” (7 reviews)
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
2137 Washington Rd, Washington, IL 61571-1957
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We heard great things about Bernardis and decided to try them for dinner. The parking area had many cars, so that is a good sign and a good first impression. We were seated promptly. Very basic italian menu, so easy to find something to eat....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pasta, lasagna, Chicken, and Fettucini were all excellent as always and service was great. Have been coming here for years. My wife and I took our parents while we were in town visiting from Houston, TX. ...

2  Thank Bfan5
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Great waitress and an overbearing obnoxious host after that it got worse. We had rib chicken combo with pasta sides.. Ribs were over done and had to work VERY hard to separate bones and get meat off bones . Chicken was dry and quite small....More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Superb Italian cuisine! Friendly staff and great service! The Godfather Signature Pasta was delicious! Creamy secret cheese sauce with Italian beef and sausage baked with pasta! Yum! Catfish dinners were fried to perfection and the ribeye steak was great! The creamy garlic dressing was delightful!...More

1  Thank LaVerda P
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent service was and is always great.Staff is always very friendly.The selection of entras is wonderful,and appitizers are always hot.

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Went with family including children. All had nice meal and enjoyed the experience. The menu is extensive and a good value. We left with boxes as did most people we saw there.

2  Thank George S
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in town , the food is delicious and the prices are good to ! They have plenty of room for large groups , just call in a reservation if it’s a Holliday! Nice and clean , and so...More

2  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite casual Italian restaurants. The fried chicken is outstanding and very reasonable.

2  Thank 2b5
Reviewed 18 November 2017

since we live outside the area - we always go for the fried chicken. There is something about their fried chicken and spaghetti. We just recently went and it was wonderful. The bartenders there are also very good.

2  Thank chicagohappy11
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I've gone twice with friends, but I don't see why. The chicken was greasy, the godfather was non-descript, with not much flavor. The lasagna was given a high mark by our friend. Both times there was a crowd, so it appeals to some, but to...More

2  Thank Will6468
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2137 Washington Rd, Washington, IL 61571-1957
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-745-5505
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