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Stella Alpina Osteria

401 Primrose Rd, Lbby LBBY, Burlingame, CA 94010-4094
650-347-5733
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English first
Center
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312 reviews 312 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 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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196 reviews 196 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 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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Porter, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

What a great find in Burlingame, CA. Went there for a business dinner with four others and everyone was pleased. Excellent service, ambiance, menu ,wine list and the food was incredible. We had sea bass, osso bucco and veal pictta and each dish was excellent. Had Amarone and the Brunello di Montalcino with the meal.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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91 reviews 91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Tucked in an unassuming corner in Burlingame lies Stella Alpina. Out of the way in a city not known as a tourist destination, this Northern Italian eatery really delivers. The food feels authentic, true to form, and delicious. Many California restaurants, in their drive to be "creative," take too many liberties and end up with food that is "Italian inspired"... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stella was recommended by a fellow "foodie" and he was dead on with his kudos. I dine there whenever I travel through SFO. I begin with one of the many wines on their list and then my dinner usually consists of soup then pasta, risotto or gnocci, followed by fish or meat . I always close with the Stella salad... More

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San Mateo, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This restaurant is underneath a corner building and down a half a level from the street, so a little hard to see. The food and the service are excellent. And the wine list also was excellent. For starters, we shared an antipasto plate and gnocchi, wonderful. I had the Breast of Chicken Calabrese, ate every bite. Ordered cremini mushrooms on... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I've gone here a few times when in town on business and it always delivers as a place to take people you want to impress with fine dining.

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San Mateo, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a long time Burlingame dining spot, well known for their Gnocchi, and it is delicious we ordered as an appetizer for 4 just a taste and that was perfect. It is very rich. The Osso Buca was very well prepared with excellent sauce, Spaghetti and meatball also good, the Sea Bass and Veal were all satisfying. They also... More

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Monrovia, California
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195 reviews 195 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

In Burlingame (from Los Angeles) for a conference, staying at the nearby Hyatt. Went here with my boss and colleagues - 4 of us. My boss dined here the previous night (Saturday, August 2) and she liked it so much she returned with three of us Sunday the 3rd. We started with a special gnocchi appetiser. Two orders, split among... 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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