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888 Ristorante Italiano

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888 Laurel Ave, San Carlos, CA 94070
650-591-0920
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Girls night out

Nice addition to San Carlos restaurants. Food was good and service was consistent And good. Cute little space....no full bar but a nice wine list..

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Nice addition to San Carlos restaurants. Food was good and service was consistent And good. Cute little space....no full bar but a nice wine list..

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My wife and I ate dinner at 888 Ristorante Italian on a recent Friday night. It is located on a busy street in San Carlos with many restaurants from which to chose. Here, every guest is immediately very warmly welcomed by one of the owners. The place is small and soon became full. The décor is nice, with large windows... More 

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Redwood City, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Had lunch with friends. We all enjoyed the sandwiches and salads. Service is excellent. Small, but pleasant restaurant with interesting and creative dishes.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

this place is amazing the food is always perect and always comes out on time. it is a little pricey but is worth your money. i would recommed booking a reservation a day or two before. i would really recommed trying this place. It is small but they find a way to fit you in. the staff are super frendly... More 

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San Francisco
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The reviews were positive and I really wanted to like this restaurant but the food wasn't what we had hoped. The decor was great. Nice, trendy and inviting. The executive chef meets diners at the door and is the dining room frequently answering questions. So, a great environment. However, there were 4 of us for dinner, 3 of the 4... More 

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Lougheed, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We were in town and checked trip advisor for good restaurants. So we picked this one and were not disappointed. It is small but the restaurant has a "simple elegance". Nice colors and decoration, original Italian music in the background and a fresh rose on every table. The waiter was very friendly and attentive. The bread with the oil and... More 

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Legnano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We rarely go out for Italian food. My wife is a great cook and she is Italian. The other night we weren't in the mood for cooking and it was raining so we decided to walk down Laurel Street and get something to eat. It was raining really hard so we stopped at 888 Ristorante Italiano because it is close.... More 

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San Jose, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a tiny Italian restaurant with great food. One of the things I like best about it is that the food is always freshly made on site so they are happy to make your dish any way you like it. My favorite is their fettuccine Alfredo with chicken but all of their dishes are great! My family loves to... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Laurel St. has many Italian restaurants. This is the best. Simple but very well prepared meals. The pastas are delicious and the portions generous.

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Foster City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We had Bruschetta to start with. It was great. Three of us had rack of lamb, which was done just the way we wanted. My other friend had fish, she said it was excellent. We shared 4 different desserts. The service was very good. They were very attentive. We will definitely go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 888 Laurel Ave, San Carlos, CA 94070
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: 650-591-0920

Price and Cuisine

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

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