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Stella Alpina Osteria

401 Primrose Rd, Lbby LBBY, Burlingame, CA 94010-4094
650-347-5733
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Denver
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere and welcoming staff. The gnocchi with truffle appetizer was absolutely amazing and I would gladly go back just for that. Pork tenderloin was also very good. Too many good options to choose from and I did not go wrong. Will return if my business brings me back this was. Pleasantly surprised at this hidden gem in my constant... More 

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Andover
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

As a road warrior and former restaurant guy who needs a good meal, I find it increasingly difficult to dine well when I'm out of a major city. With a bit a research, I came across this gem in Burlingame. I was greeted by the owner, waited on by a server who knew both the menu and the wine list,... More 

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San Mateo, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is my husband's favorite place. He always orders chicken parmesan. I tried veal scallopini, veal shank, seafood pasta, mushroom risotto and prawn risotto. All are great. This is THE place out of northern italy! Pleasant environment, and friendly staff.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have been there twice and have always enjoyed the food. It was crowded with regulars, so it was a good indication that the food is good. Prompt and attentive service. I noted that there were people waiting for tables, so we tried to not linger after the dessert.

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Burlingame, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good food, a small little place, in Burlingame, which is nice ! Busy on the weekend, from what I have observed. Nice place for a special dinner occasion, but not really designed for large parties. Still though, a nice meal, cozy and nice.

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Burlingame, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is authentic and delicious Italian food in an unpretentious yet inviting and elegant environment. The staff is friendly and attentive without being at all intrusive. I have been there several times for both personal and business occasions and the experience is always consistent. I think it's very hard to find real Italian food in the Bay Area. Matteo Ferrari... More 

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Charlotte, NC, USA
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180 reviews 180 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Upon entering, I was made to feel welcome and was promptly shown to my table. The friendly server offered numerous suggestions and provided great service. However, the food did not merit the price tag. At $50+ for dinner without drink, I was expecting something special. What I received was fine, but really was something I could have gotten at any... More 

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Center
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327 reviews 327 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I've been here twice. The environment is nice -two rooms, bar stools, a terrace. Nice lights and decoration. Service is definitely nice. Food options are fully satisfactory, although I'd object on eccessive amount of sauce and garlic on a couple of dishes (beef filet covered by zola sauce is quite uncomprehensible to me). Gnocchi, osso buco were super and so... More 

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Munich, Germany
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220 reviews 220 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner party with three more couples here! Excellent suggestion by the waitress to go for the gnocchi with white truffles! Great osso buco!!!!! Equally outstanding was the spezzatino al barolo. Great atmosphere, good dinner!

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

was here in March the last time i was in San Fran, back on tuesday evening, The atmosphere was as I remembered, busy, friendly attentive service, a bit of a buzz and full by 7:30pm. Which is not surprising as the food was outstanding. I had truffle gnocchi to start, excellently flavoured and not big a portion, followed by slow... More 

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Additional Information about Stella Alpina Osteria

Address: 401 Primrose Rd, Lbby LBBY, Burlingame, CA 94010-4094
Phone Number: 650-347-5733
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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