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943 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2513
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Ranked #15 of 154 Restaurants in Paso Robles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun - Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 10th Street
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English first
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I'm torn on this review. My pasta dish was delicious...the one with the meat sauce of various meats. My husband had the pork chop special, which was good but almost overcooked. My friend enjoyed her pasta. The antipasto special was fun as we had just been in Italy so it brought back many memories. The waiter was from Italy, so... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I want to clarify that the food at Buona Tavola and the service were both very good. HOWEVER, we would not go back due to the number of loud inconsiderate cell phone users - and the restaurant's lack of a policy regarding the use of cell phones in the dining area. Having the person at the table next to us... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We have been enjoying Buona Tavola during visits to Paso Robles for several years. We have never been disappointed. Service has been excellent even when the restaurant was full to capacity. Dishes from simple, for example, Penne All'Arrabbiata to specials, for example, King Salmon, have been excellent. The King Salmon special my wife had last night was second only to... More

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San Diego, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Came to Paso Robles with my friend for a half marathon and after looking at the great reviews from Trip advisor decided to try this restaurant and it was great! Very good waitress, fantastic food, lovely little place, a must when you decide to come to Paso Robles.

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Las Vegas
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178 reviews 178 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

After we were seated it took about 20 minutes before the waitress ever came by to acknowledge that we were there. The hostess was kind enough to notice that we had brought a bottle of wine so she opened it for us. Once we ordered, the timing of the food was good. We noticed that other tables received their appetizers... More

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Sherwood, Oregon
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We have been going to Paso for many years now, and this is our favorite place. It is very welcoming with an open kitchen that is fun to watch. The wait staff are excellent and we think this is the best place for Italian or any kind of food here. Many types of pasta, with meat and fish dishes that... More

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Troy, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Loved the tiny close atmosphere and the staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. Awesome food and good wine selections. They also allow you to bring your own wine, so that is a plus!!

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Atascadero, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a regular restarurant for my wife and I and we are happy with the food and service. Friendly staff and manager. Excellent traditional Italian dishes !! Lobster ravioli in a Saffron Creme Sauce is outstanding, and the home made sausages are excellent. Wind prices are a bit high for the wines they offer. Good wine but not Excellent... More

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Palm Springs, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Buono Tavola is a wonderful Italian find in Paso Robles. While visiting for a 'wine weekend' we wanted Italian and found this place through a magazine in the hotel room. Being Sunday we figured we would not need a reservation and just showed up. Got the last table at 600p! So know that reservations are a must! Service was great... More

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Yuma, Arizona
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had been told how wonderful this place was and, it is, indeed a lovely restaurant with well training staff and appetizing food, but they really are a bit too proud of themselves. The wait staff was 'snooty' and the prices inflated. The antipasti plate was half what we have had in other places for twice the price. Wine prices... More

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Additional Information about Buona Tavola

Address: 943 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2513
Phone Number: 805-237-0600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Paso Robles
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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