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448 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306
6506008310
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our lunch was fun and the good was excellent!

We had lunch on their back terrace recently and the antipasto was really excellent, but very large! I've been told their their pizza is great, but we had salads and they were terrific lunch salads. I'd come back here again the next time I visit Palo Alto.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
lulupearl
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews 147 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had lunch on their back terrace recently and the antipasto was really excellent, but very large! I've been told their their pizza is great, but we had salads and they were terrific lunch salads. I'd come back here again the next time I visit Palo Alto.

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Davis, CA
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241 reviews 241 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Small restaurant with large outdoor patio with heater which is needed in Palo Alto. The staff was welcoming and the owner is really an Italian. The salads were excellent. We had the grill romaine and the butter lettuce and both were great. Served with the right amount of dressing. The pizza margarita was very similar to Italy. Also had the... More 

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San Jose, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stumbled upon Terun quite by accident. Driving around looking for food, it had nice curb appeal so we went in. It's not huge inside, but cozy and clean. It was a Wednesday night and quite busy. But we were greeted right away by a host who was clearly busy but still charming. He talked to us slowly, looked at... More 

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Verona, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I usually avoid Italian restaurants when abroad but here I found very good pizza and the service was fantastic. Maico was a perfect host and it was a pleasure to meet him and listen to his stories.

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Montreal
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108 reviews 108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Delicious Italian food! We shared several starters, including the eggplant polpette, which was very original and fabulous. The calamari with faro and beet salad were also awesome. We then shared a couple of pasta dishes which consisted of homemade pasta. The service is wonderful, the staff is friendly and efficient. I look forward to trying other dishes:-)

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Marin County
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We live in Mill Valley north of Golden Gate 15 miles so traveling down the Penninsula is not something we do regularly. However, my CPA, Italian, is in San Mateo and I needed see him to prepare my taxes and he recommended this place. Let me say that dining for us these days is not just the food but the... More 

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Mountain View, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Just loved the outside seating (inside is too noisy). Food is simple italian but good, pizzas are fine crust and wood oven cooked

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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178 reviews 178 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I ate here with a business colleague and liked it a lot. I'm not sure I agree with the others who give it four or five stars, but it's definitely a nice Italian joint. The decor is minimalist modern, the bar seats about 10 or so. Reservations are a must, this place gets full fast, and you can only make... More 

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Austin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were having a hard time finding places open late in Palo Alto, and these guys were perfect. Great pizza and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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198 reviews 198 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

We ate at the bar on a Saturday night and the service was friendly and fast. The place was jumping and had a good atmosphere. The food was ok, I had the sea bass and my wife has the gnocchi. The romain lettuce app was really good. Drinks were ok. Definitely worth checking out if you are looking for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 448 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 6506008310

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?