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Aurora Ristorante Italiano

8 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA
(415) 382-8488
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Ranked #3 of 119 Restaurants in Novato
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Bel Marin Keys
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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It was lovely. It had a real small town feel but not backward. The food was really nice and the staff were attentive. The pricing was mid range. We went for dinner.

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Northern California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a nice Italian restaurant which serves good food and has very competent and pleasing staff. It is not overly expensive and has ample parking.

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Novato, ca
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great food, and friendly people. A little crowed, but the food is surly worth it. Good for every day dinning.

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Novato, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great mussels and spaghetti! Nice wine list and live music nites. Great service and comfortable seating arrangements.

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Folsom, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The menu selections are varied, and not "chain Italian." The food is prepared fresh, and portions are generous. Wine by the glass is reasonably priced. My husband said his Chianti was the best he's ever tasted. We shared a spinach salad. He had Rigatoni with a meat sauce that was extremely hearty and generously filled with meat. I had the... More

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've always had a great meal here and I always feel like I'm in Italy as the owners are true Italians, Aurora being the name of the wife. For me I like to go and practice my italian, but they make the best fried Calamari anywhere. My husband loves the Carbonara, and I the seafood risotto or any sandwich for... More

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Soquel, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

You must go looking for Aurora Ristorante Italiano because it is located in a commercial park but it is worth looking for. Tiny but comfortable seating and a wonderful menu. My prawns in garlic sauce were perfect and my husband's salmon in piccata sauce made him very happy.

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california
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50 reviews 50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Although I have dined numerous times at this restaurant,this was the only time for an official function.The appetizers,food and service were excellent,considering the small spaces between tables.As this was a bridal luncheon,many people chose fish over other Italian dishes.Everyone remarked on the fish vegetables and small pasta serving.All in all a great experience.

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Oakland, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Lunch or dinner - Aurora consistently has great service, great food with authentic taste and presentation. The small size of the dining room sometimes makes for a little more noise than you might like - but it is offset by the service & meals. Whether it be potato leek soup, or one of the pasta dishes, or even calamari it... More

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San Rafael, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The Aurora restaurant is Italian restaurant for lunch as well as dinner. It is located in an industrial park area of Bel Marin Keys and therefore is not easy to find. It seats about 80 people in comfortable surroundings and if weather permits, has an outside patio. The menu has many common Italian dishes as well as "specials" of the... More

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Additional Information about Aurora Ristorante Italiano

Address: 8 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA
Phone Number: (415) 382-8488
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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