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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: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    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
A Hidden Lunch Gem

i have been going here since shortly after it opened. Personal favorite - the mozzarella and burrata sandwich, perfectly grilled on very thin bread and served with a fresh, delicious salad for under $10!! Amazing in Palo Alto. Sit out back in the patio area or inside. Very Italian, delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
califbikegal
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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

i have been going here since shortly after it opened. Personal favorite - the mozzarella and burrata sandwich, perfectly grilled on very thin bread and served with a fresh, delicious salad for under $10!! Amazing in Palo Alto. Sit out back in the patio area or inside. Very Italian, delicious appetizers. Soups and pizzas also very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This restaurant sets the bar for others to follow. The relaxing and casual atmosphere, coupled with the delicious European-style pizzas, and friendly staff (at every level) made for a perfect dining experience. Highly recommend Terun for a night out!

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Palo Alto, California
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The food was good. The service was perfect, but the noise level was uncomfortably high. This place is so popular that people were everywhere; inside the small dining area, out on the back patio and on the sidewalk in front. Conversation was impossible. Terun made my ears ring and not in a good way. I live close by so maybe... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised by this great find. We sat outside I the back courtyard and loved the atmosphere. Our waiter was dead on with all of his recommendations...both wine and food. Overall, a great variety, friendly staff and amazing good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

delicious pizza - i recommend the tricolore! i also love that they offer many great vegetable options as appetizers and salads. we typically order a variety of options and eat family style. the restaurant can get a bit loud and if you prefer quieter dining, ask to eat outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have lived in Italy for several years, and this is the best, most authentic Italian food I've had in Palo Alto.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I love a great pizza. I wanted to love this pizza yet it is not to be. The ingredients are fresh but the dough is not correct. While it had good char, it was doughy. Could have been a contender. Good food and ambience and the real deal oven.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Then, a friend, introduced me to this place. I understand that most of the ingredients like nduja are local. Nevertheless they taste authentic and really good.

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Palo Alto, California
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been there 3 times. The first time was bad, under-cooked pizza. The second time, the calzone was not cooked inside and the 3rd time was the same. Very boring food. The atmosphere creates the buzz, but that's all. Super disappointing

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Stanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just love coming here to practice my Italian, this place feels very authentic! It is a neighborhood gem, we can walk here from home, very nice for us!

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Additional Information about Terun

Address: 448 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone Number: 6506008310
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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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?