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110 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA
831 324 4282
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Berkeley, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

If you go to a restaurant solely for the food, this place is a winner for you. Excellent soup, great pasta, good prices. The wine list is small, but reasonably priced. But we were not well treated, and when I complained of being cold they said that they had no heat! One of the hostesses, apparently the owner, had clearly... More

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Sebastopol, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Well prepared and a nice variety of food and salads. The pastas and sauces are excellent. There is a wide choice of items on the menu. A large selection of US and Italian wines by the glass or bottle. Good Italian food at a good value with friendly service.

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Monterey, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food here is excellent - pasta and non pasta dishes alike. It is excellent value and they have wonderful wines both in the glass and bottle and they go out of their way to provide excellent service.

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Pacific Grove, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Really nice restaurant.....good food and good service. If you like Italian ....this is the place. I recommend making reservations.......

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I came here with my wife and child, they make you feel that kids are not will come in this restaurant, the food was okay but nothing special., overpriced, I think this was my first and last time at this restaurant.

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Philadelphia, PA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My two teenagers, my husband and I all enjoyed our meal here early on a Sunday evening. We were seated and waited on quickly by a very friendly waitress. The bread and olive oil were so good, we had to stop ourselves from filling up before getting our meals. My son and I had pasta dishes which were delicious and... More

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Carmel, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We live on the Monterey peninsula and have been here for dinner several times....service and food are excellent.....it has a good price point.....also has a parking lot in the back of the restaurant, which in the area is rare.....nice wine list as well....definitely a favorite.....

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Central coast California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have had the pleasure of dining here with friends on several occasions. The food, wine, and service have consistently good across wide selections. It's a little noisy but that is to be expected of this buzzing local favorite. The decor is rustic but that goes with the rustic fare which is neither pretentious nor ordinary but simply good eating.... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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153 reviews 153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It's always a good test of a restaurant when you come in with a large party. In this case, I was here for dinner with around 20 people or so and the restaurant shined. Entrees were served quickly, glasses were filled, bread was replaced and it was all done with a smile. The food was also wonderful as was their... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stumbled upon this place after leaving the cheesey monterrey tourist restaurants--it was 9:15 pm and still had a great crowd-they were welcoming and the owner came over to chat with us several times and explained the dishes. We really enjoyed the minnestrone, along with the beet salad for starters. Pastas we loved were tonnarelli, ragu of lamb and the... More

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Address: 110 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA
Phone Number: 831 324 4282
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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