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Piacere Ristorante

727 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113
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Ranked #35 of 118 Restaurants in San Carlos
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cherry Street
Transit: San Carlos CalTrain Station 1 block away. SamTrans stop 2 blocks over at El Camino and San Carlos Ave.
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English first
Sunnyvale, California, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I met up with some friends at Piacere for happy our to listen to some live music and enjoy cocktails and appetizers. This particular evening I choose to keep it basic with a glass of sav blanc and a crab cake type appetizer. Both the wine and the food were tasty and moderately priced (although not what I would call... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stopped in for a glass of wine and tried one of their pizzas. All was good. Service was polite and fast. The manager and owner were both there and very involved in the operation. The manager served my food and made sure I enjoyed it. Nice out door dining space. Parking is limited, but there is additional spaces around back.

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The Villages, Florida
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340 reviews 340 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Food loses out to the name of the restaurant. No matter how good the ambience of the restaurant, one comes for the food. Let's start off with what's good. The garlic bread and Olive oil they served was excellent. My wife had mussels but they were puny a little better than dried raisin size. I had Pasta Forno with Penne... More 

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Redwood City, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Came here on a Friday evening. They had live music but was way too loud. Had a Caesar salad that consisted of 6 romaine leaves for $12 and a bad martini. Save your money and enjoy one of the many other fine restaurants in San Carlos.

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Redwood City, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My family stopped in here yesterday for an early dinner. After being promptly seated, we were disappointed. We had to be served off of the lunch menu as it was still too early for dinner. However, gluten-free options were very limited off the lunch menu (compared to the dinner menu), according to our server, who did not seem interested in... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Perfect for a business or intimate dinner, great service, food, location, ambience... If only they could improve the restrooms it will be 100% perfect.

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Palo Alto
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We've eaten at Piacere's before, but this was our first time for brunch. The menu was varied and interesting, and the food was very good. We sat outside, and enjoyed watching people and their dogs walk by. A very nice spot for brunch.

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San Mateo, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We got to this restaurant and it was fairly crowded so glad we had a reservation. Initially the waiters seemed overwhelmed, but by the end of the night we had good service all around. They had live music that was Jazzy nice. The appetizers are tasty. The entrees were OK, but surprisingly the best was the Gnocci which was delicious... More 

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Dublin, Tipperary, Ireland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I've been here with a group of colleagues a week ago and I've to say I was really surprised. The entrees (mussels) were great the starter were incredibly good and the salad complementary as well! The main (i took Meat) was average. Overall a great experience and a great quality food

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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have been there for lunch and dinner. The last time was for dinner with friends. For dinner we had different pasta dishes and a cup of lobster bisque soup which was OK. The food was good. I had a cocktail which I thought was a bit pricey. A few days before, we had pannini and salad for lunch and... More 

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Additional Information about Piacere Ristorante

Address: 727 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113
Phone Number: 650-592-3536
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary

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