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Pasta Pelican

Italian, Seafood, Pasta
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2455 Mariner Square Dr, Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 864-7427
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food & great view

Took family for a nice meal. Love the caprese appetizer. Penne spring is a flavorful main course option. Puttanesca and pesto were good choices as well. Loved the walnut apple cobbler ala mode. Nice wine selection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Roberta5261
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Alameda, California
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Alameda, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Took family for a nice meal. Love the caprese appetizer. Penne spring is a flavorful main course option. Puttanesca and pesto were good choices as well. Loved the walnut apple cobbler ala mode. Nice wine selection.

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Berkeley, California
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124 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a lovely setting, overlooking the Oakland waterways and across to Jack London Square... and the menu has some very interesting pasta dishes, along with other items, but this evening the service while attentive was rather slow (from the kitchen), and they knew it (having given us a complimentary dessert as a result). We weren't in a hurry but... More 

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Alameda, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My daughter was visiting from Oregon. We wanted a nice dinner. Past Pelican was the perfect place to eat. We were seated by a window as the sun was going down. Our waiter was prompt and friendly. My daughter had some changes in here food. She didn't want mushrooms and had broccoli instead. She also had them substitute the creamy... More 

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Fairfield, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Our family had dinner this evening at the Pasta Pelican Restaurant in Alameda, California. I would say that the atmosphere/ambiance of the restaurant is very nice as it sits on the estuary between Oakland and Alameda.....excellent water views! The food was average as I had the BBQ Meat Loaf entree. My wife had the Baby Beets salad and she said... More 

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Alameda, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

I haven't been to this restaurant in many years. Back then it was the Rusty Pelican. Now, it's Pasta Pelican. The food was really good. The atmosphere was nice, not too noisy. They have a wonderful view overlooking the Alameda/Oakland Estuary and Jack London Square. I was impressed with the food, and the prices were reasonable for a nice restaurant.... More 

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Alameda, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

We seem to go here at least once a month. It is literally right on the water. The carbonara is excellent. I can almost make a meal of the bread served with crushed garlic and olive oil. So if you want a window zeat overlooking the water with a view of Jack London Square with great food this is the... More 

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Alameda, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Rudy is a very good bartender and all round nice fellow. Hadie, the owner always goes out of his way to make us comfortable. Bob and Linda

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ca
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a beautiful setting on the Oakland/Alameda estuary. The night time is spectacular with the lights from boats blinking in the distance. Great food and very responsive staff. We have asked for specialty combinations and the chef is always willing to accomodate.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I love the ambience and the view of the Oakland skyline and docks are beautiful. Try the fried calamari. This dish is my favorite. Held my wife's 50th Birthday party here. They have an upstairs that can cater to larger groups. Parking is okay.

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Moraga
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67 reviews 67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

While we found the cuisine here not outstanding but acceptable the overall experience was good. The location is great and it's probably a good idea to call ahead for a reservation to have a table next to the estuary. At night the estuary is magical. I had a seafood pasta dish which was good but my wife did not enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2455 Mariner Square Dr, Alameda, CA 94501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: (510) 864-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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