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Gambardella's Ristorante Italiano - CLOSED

1165 Merrill St, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4303
650-323-6730
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Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children

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English first
Sausalito, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Great food, great atmospher, great waiters. What more can I say, Oh yes, Great drinks and . Woodfired oven for fantastic pizza. Everything about this place allows you to have a peacefully delicious dinner alone or with friends. Because you can sit and talk (and actually HEAR the other person), it would be nice for a romantic dinner also. Have... More

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San Jose
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Had lunch there today with a friend. Superb friendly service, good prices, and excellent food. Started with home-made crusty bread and foccacio with a tomato/garlic/nutty spread. We ordered the gorgonzola gnocchi and the penne with melanzanne (eggplant). Had their scrumptious chocolate pudding cake for dessert. All the food was fantastic - and home made - just the way our Italian... More

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Menlo Park, California
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

We love Italian food, and this suits the bill. The food is good, the ambiance is very nice, and the service is great

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Palo Alto, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

My husband and I have been dining at Gambardella's for many years. It is our "go to" nice Italian restaurant. It is warm and inviting, with the wood-fire oven visible behind the bar. They have delicious pizzas in addition to the classic Italian fare. Since we have gone so often, we now usually order the specials, which never disappoint. Last... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011 via mobile

Alway spoilt for choice between pasta and the specials. Don't miss the shitake mushroom salad and the chocolate fandango. Wonderful warm service. A special restaurant

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