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LA Piazza

15 Moraga Way, Orinda, CA 94563-3022
925-253-9191
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Ranked #3 of 40 Restaurants in Orinda
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Most recent review
- Aug 1, 2014
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Orinda, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I keep a menu in my car and sometimes call in a to go order on my way home-Frutti de Mar is good pasta dish, we like the Funghi pasta and the caprese. For a town with not many good eats-this one is always yummy and when you eat in SF or Napa areas with any regularity-this restuarant in Orinda... More

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Orinda, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great, comfortable little neighborhood restaurant that we go back to time after time. More like an extension of our own kitchen. Great delicate "melts in your mouth" sole and heartier lamb shanks. Pizzas are thin,delicate and sublime from the wood fired oven. Sometimes just a hop off of BART in the evening, a hundred yard walk and a great simple... More

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NCal
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

There is always a warm welcome at this superb Italian restaurant in Orinda. The Owner and Staff really enjoy their work and it shows in the food and ambience. I am slowly working my way through the menu and everything is good to great. I especially like the lamb and gnocchi dish that occasionally comes up on the daily specials.... More

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Orinda, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The menu is nothing special, just sold pizza, pasta, and salad offerings that you can always count on. It's our go-to place before a movie or just on an evening when we don't feel like cooking or dealing with traffic. The honor and wait staff are always welcoming and professional.

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Orinda, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Our family has been going to this restaurant forever. Every single dish on that menu is absolutely delicious. The service is terrific, the waiters, the bus boys, everybody has a huge smile on their face that it brings a smile to your own face. The pricing is terrific for the kind of food that they serve, and the place is... More

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Richmond, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have been to this restaurant more than any other in the past 2 or 3 years. It's very consistent, with good service and food. Price point is good. We are usually there at peak dinner time, sometimes during the week and sometimes on weekends. Although it is usually pretty full, we haven't waited too long for... More

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

This is a gem of an eatery. The prices are reasonable and the food outstanding. I love that the pastas are served in a bowl. The derive is terrific.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Decent place is now better with the interior renovation and a good menu. Location is great. Staff are friendly and efficient. They made mussels for my son even though it was not on the menu. I've been there 3 or 4 times, but everything was very good and improved the night in Aug when we visited.

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Orono, Maine
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

A large group of went here on a Saturday evening. Because we were a large group, they took our reservation, otherwise you have to wait. Service was ok, food was good, location great (right across the street from the old art deco movie house in Orinda). Only problem was, large number of people wait for tables, just inside the front... More

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Orinda isn't suffering from lack of pizza (FYI) but there are only 2 places here that offer a great pie and this place is one of them. I didn't swoon over the other menu items as much, not that they were bad or anything.... All I can say is the pizza was great.

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