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448 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306
6506008310
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Today
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
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    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
Most recent review
Great pizza, salumi, and atmosphere

I found a piece of Italy in the middle of the Silicon Valley. Excellent food, warm atmosphere. Their 'burrata' is the best I have ever had

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Francesco L
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

I found a piece of Italy in the middle of the Silicon Valley. Excellent food, warm atmosphere. Their 'burrata' is the best I have ever had

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lived in Northern Italy last year. This place is the real thing. Too loud for me, but wonderful for anyone with normal hearing.

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Palo Alto, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I really enjoy their pizzas (thin crust) and have had some great pasta dishes here (cavatelli, scialatelli). The eggplant polpette are delicious. Reservations recommended for peak nights, and they are not on OpenTable.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

First, we must compliment Michael, who either is the owner or manager or both. With a gracious spirit, he invited us in to the restaurant on a Sunday before it opened when he saw us browsing the posted menu on the door. He sat us down and promptly graced us with "on the house" espresso and biscotti and the warmth... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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176 reviews 176 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Recently had a business group dinner at Terun. There were 7 of us dining. Parking around California Ave in the evening is very easy and plentiful. I never try to park on California Ave....but instead go directly to the blocks on either side, for plentiful free parking in the evening. It's well lit and typically very easy to find space... More 

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San Jose, CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The crust is perfect, topping selections are interesting and fresh. They have extremely good vegetable side dishes - fava beans, kale, brussel sprouts - more selection than any other restaurant and every one deliciously and creatively prepared. My only problem is having even room to have a bit of everything.

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Palo Alto, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It is so hard to find a place where the food, the ambiance and the customer service all fit - well we found the place that has done just that. If you want a comfortable setting, great personalized service and the best pizza ever so you feel like you could just hang out for the night, then this is your... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is the best Italian place in South Bay. No doubt. Featured in New York Times, it is absolutely the best Italian food in a great atmosphere and with very friendly staff. I would definitely come back. I would go for Terun pizza and Parmiggiana. I would also order a Montepulciano red wine. It is absolutely amazing.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visited Terun after reading some reviews all over the place saying that this place is suppose to be one of the best Pizza places in Palo Alto. Well, by all means this IS the best Pizza around. I mean, the other non-pizza dishes were good too, maybe even very good, but the pizza was absolutely perfect! crispy, balanced, fresh. Beautiful... More 

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Los Altos, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My wife and I were truly spoiled after eating in restaurants in Vienna , Budapest and Prague this past summer. We were also truly disappointed by a so called Italian restaurant we dined at a couple of view in Mountain View. So it was to our great amazement and utter delight when we finished eating one of the most delicious... 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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?