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Spalti Ristorante

417 California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 327-9390
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Ranked #151 of 318 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ash
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Santa Clara, California
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224 reviews 224 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It appeared that no other places were open on California St. on New Year's Eve. This location was not planned. More power to it! There was a New Year's party hat on the table for us. Wait staff was nice and attentive. I had the WILD ARUGULA salad, which was good. Rigatoni with broccoli and tomato cream. This was NOT... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Food was mediocre and not anything special. I expected more for my money. Service was prompt and attentive. Ate outside and are was clean and tidy.

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Seattle, Washington
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

For a Palo Alto business lunch, this place is perfect. it's quiet, and the service is warm and gracious -- but not smothering. The menu has many choices and the portions will satisfy the men in your group. There is plenty of parking in the city lot directly behind the restaurant. Follow the walk thru by the Starbucks. In July... More 

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San Francisco
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner at Spalti. The service was great and the ambiance was nice. They make their own bread and bring out warm bread to the table. The food was tasty. We were celebrating our daughter's b'day. Spaliti's brought out a tiramisu cake piece to help us celebrate. The cake was delicious. Would recommend this place if you are... More 

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Amelia Island, Florida
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142 reviews 142 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We were scheduled to dine with two other couples tonight at St. Michael's Alley, which had nowhere to sit as we waited for a table. Our guests, from the area, thankfully suggested Spalti. It was a terrific experience. Dishes enjoyed included Fired Calamari, New England Clam a Chowder, Filet Mignon, Halibut, Cannelloni, Spaghetti Bolognese. Great dishes, wonderful service. We enjoyed... More 

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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in Palo Alto, and probably in all of the bay area. Excellent food, great decor, and friendly service. I would definitely recommend it!

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Top Contributor
230 reviews 230 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

And that is a good thing. California restaurants seem to be engaged in a battle of who can twist ingredients the most. It was refreshing to find this little restaurant in Palo Alto that serves Italian food that you remember as a kid. The linquini with clam sauce was perfect, the portabella appetizer was really tasty and the service was... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My husband and I walked down California Avenue on a Friday night at about 7:30 pm during one of our numerous visits to Palo Alto, and saw two open tables for two on the sidewalk that looked very inviting. We were seated immediately, and service was very good. The food was mediocre at best... The open tables on a week-end... More 

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San Jose, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Nice owner, Anwad, takes special care to present fresh, wholesome entrees. Salmon, crab, trout, chicken, veal, plated with fresh vegetable, potato, orzo, and plus salad versions of some of them. Not afraid to put new dishes in now and then. Fabulous! Homemade raviolis, pasta plates, gnocchi to die for. Good wine list. Unique seasonal desserts have such flair. Our favorite... More 

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colorado springs
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I love Spalti- first of all it's in old town Palo Alto, mid town, which I love. The people who go there are typically locals and the servers have been there forever. They are so kind and it's a relaxing, homey atmosphere. Food is amazing! Love the Gnocci, Bruschetta and Osso Bucco.

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Additional Information about Spalti Ristorante

Address: 417 California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone Number: (650) 327-9390
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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