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Pietro's Italian Restaurant

317 E Kettleman Ln, Lodi, CA 95240-5922
209-368-0613
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Ranked #1 of 163 Restaurants in Lodi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: S. Washington St.
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

There is a reason this place is #1 in LODI. It is THAT good. From the owner, to the busboy, everything is done to perfection. I travel for a living, and make sure I can stop here. Wonderful fresh bread, pasta, tomato sauces, salads, etc. This place would be awesome in any market, LA or NY. Lodi is lucky! Please... More

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Redwood City, California
Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Had dinner with another couple and greatly enjoyed our meal. Our server was attentive without being overbearing. We were offered drinks and they were delivered promptly. The entrees were well presented and delicious. I particularly enjoyed the pairing of veal parmigana and ravioli. We were so full we couldn't even split a dessert. The bread was warm and nearly melted... More

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Portsmouth
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had lunch here twice during our vacation in Lodi. The service is quick & attentive. The hot bread was lovely and we devoured it immediately. My children chose from the kids menu. Good choice menu & very generous portions; its good that a restaurant offers the same food rather than chicken nuggets and chips. They had pizza, spaghetti bolognaise &... More

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Montgomery, Texas
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190 reviews 190 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Good locally owned and operated, very authentic Italian Restaurant. They have large beds just outside the restaurant where they grow their own tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, etc., plus many herbs. Salads were fresh with homemade dressings. My wife had their Ravioli with meat sauce and it was very nice, but not great. I had Veal Saltimbocca, which was a little tough... More

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Vancouver
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very Good Italian food & good service. Not the best Italian food I have ever had but very good for Lodi and in the top 10. Food was fresh and tasty, they have their own garden in the back. Great service. Good fresh baked bread included.

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Lodi, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Pietro's is my favorite place to eat. It has such a great atmosphere and the food is wonderful. It is a little pricey but it is definitely worth it. If you're in Lodi, you need to try this place out. :)

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Stockton, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Pietro's isn't in one of the "destination" sections of Lodi but it is more than worth venturing off the wine tour and downtown venues. The owners re-invented it a few years ago, remodeling the inside in a lovely Tuscan motif and adding an astounding garden to the exterior. Wandering through the garden in the summer on the way in to... More

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Bishop, CA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lodi is not the greatest tourist destination. I just happened to be there due to work circumstances. Happily, I selected a restaurant around the block from my Motel 6 (another review) based on Trip Advisor ratings. This is a lovely restaurant with a garden on the grounds (tomotoes, peppers growing abundantly). Parking was difficult indicating it is popular. Despite this... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Excellent service on a very crowded Friday night. Lots of local families and large parties as well as small groups and tourists such as myself. The veal parmesan was delicious and very tender. The homemade ravioli side was perfect. Came with a choice of salads or soups. My friend loved her veal saltimboca as well. Quite large portions. Very nice... More

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California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a wonderful meal. Prices were a little high, but ok. Service was good eventhough they were very busy. I believe there was outside patio dining. Fresh veggies are growing in a flowerbed by the parking lot.

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