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Buona Tavola

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943 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2513 (10th Street)
805-237-0600
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 71
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 11
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  • 5
    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 Paso Robles must

We have experienced it all here from a sit-down dinner for 6 to a take-out for 12. This restaurant has experienced staff, impeccable service, and absolutely great Italian food. They didn't flinch with our take-out order - it was delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Northern California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have experienced it all here from a sit-down dinner for 6 to a take-out for 12. This restaurant has experienced staff, impeccable service, and absolutely great Italian food. They didn't flinch with our take-out order - it was delicious.

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Oxnard, California
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place was very busy on a Mon eve with plenty of wine tourists in evidence. There are white tablecloths but the dress was CA casual. The food and service were very good. We spent $75 for two pastas and three glasses of wine from a very nice list. I would recommend a visit when you are in Paso.

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Santa Clarita, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A wine hostess at one of the vineyards recommended Buona Tavola and she was right. The atmosphere is classy but not stuffy. The food was wonderful and the service was really top-notch! It was also nice that we were able to walk there from the Paso Robles Inn just a few doors up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely delicious Italian food and amazing service! I like the most is you can order the special and they will still modify it for you. Yes they are very cautious about food allergies

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Fairfield, California
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have visited this restaurant many times, and are never disappointed. The menu is varied and has many very tasty offerings. Service is excellent, and wine list has several Italian choices. Tables are close together, and it can be a little noisy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had no reservations so we sat at the bar and shared orecchiette del campo and osso buco with Niner Sangiovese and walked away very satisfied! Will return

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

Fresh pasta, pleasant staff and good wine selection. The restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel downtown which made it even more fun to enjoy our wine. Portions were large and you may want to share.

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San Diego, California
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The meal was good. We had wine and pasta. The person who seated us was friendly; however at first our waiter seemed unfriendly while others on staff were very cordial. I don't know if we were treated in a more stand-offish manner because we were not locals or if our wait person was having a bad day.

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Sacramento, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had dinner here Thursday evening and our meal was wonderful! We arrived right when the restaurant opened and within a short time, it was packed with people waiting to dine. Our waitress was very efficient and attentive and overall, staff was very accommodating. Our food was absolutely delicious! Of particular mention is the grilled shrimp and scallop salad. It... More 

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Winnetka, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is our absolute favorite restaurant in all of Paso Robles! We've never visited without making sure we have dinner at Buona Tavola! The food is always fresh, so delicious, beautifully presented, along with impeccable service! Of course, it is Paso so the wine list is great! Always a fun dinner!

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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)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 943 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2513
    (10th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: 805-237-0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?