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2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
650-780-0793
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 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
Date Night

Overall our experience here was great. It was a Thur. Evening and they were understaffed, we ended up being served by the front of house manager - and owners son. Starter salad was small but the Caesar dressing (their own) was great. We both loved our pasta selections. Totally glad we skipped... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Terri E
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Overall our experience here was great. It was a Thur. Evening and they were understaffed, we ended up being served by the front of house manager - and owners son. Starter salad was small but the Caesar dressing (their own) was great. We both loved our pasta selections. Totally glad we skipped the line next door to eat here. We'll... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

They staff here is very nice and the food was to die for. My wife said when she says she wants spaghetti she says this is where she wants to go. No more home cooking spaghetti.

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Worthington, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was visiting my older brother in CA and he took me to his favorite little Italian restaurant. This is a small, delightful little restaurant in downtown Redwood City. The wait staff are friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The warm, fresh bread was delicious. The "dipping" oil was actually quite thick with spices so you had to be careful... More 

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Moss Beach, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We were at this restaurant for my nephew's birthday and there is good news and bad news. The good news is that the food is hearty Italian of the kind you would expect in a small neighborhood bistro. The bad news is that it is not a place to go with more than 4 people. It took the staff a... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We liked the restaurant, although sitting at the back was a bit noisy, with the waiters trying to see who could make the loudest noise without breaking plates. The character of the place was great, although a bit small. We were surprised by the value of the food for where the restaurant is located and its neighbors. The food was... More 

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Redwood City, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

When we get a craving for Italian Food we go to Vino Santo Bistro! I try to have something different but love the Fettachini with seafood! The waiters are terrific and the atmosphere is great! They even have a full bar! I had my 50th Birthday Party there, 5 years ago and was proud and happy with everything! I highly... More 

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Emerald Hills, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is a very enjoyable place to eat with very good food, reasonable prices, and a nice atmosphere. It is one of the better restaurants on Broadway in Redwood City and we enjoy eating there.

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Redwood City, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

This is once consistent good restaurant. Never ever a bad meal, THE Petrale is the best, and there menu has a variety of selections.

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San Carlos, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I worked about a block away for years and this was a go-to place for lunch with co-workers. No matter how tough of a day I was having, Vino Santo made me feel better. They have a warm chicken salad that is super healthy AND flavorful. It was a frequent choice. The gnocchi is pure heaven...be sure to order a... More 

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Nome, Alaska
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

4 of us arrived on time....the reservation was made several weeks ago. The individual at the reception area ignored us for at least 5 minutes while he spoke to a waiter. Eventually, I was forced to ask him if he planned to seat us. He pointed, annoyingly, at a table in the rear bordering the kitchen and bar. I asked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: 650-780-0793

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?