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Piacere Ristorante

727 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113
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Ranked #39 of 116 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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The Villages, Florida
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300 reviews 300 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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San Carlos, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Diverse menu that always keeps me coming back. I've been here many times for brunch and dinner, and have never been disappointed. It's nice to sit outside, but the narrow sidewalk means walkers are almost on top of you. I prefer a table just inside and close to the window. Great atmosphere, not too noisy, and friendly staff.

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South Berwick, Maine
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Wonderful little restaurant, a jewel to be had in San Carlos. The food was amazing! Prices were very reasonable. Our party ordered a variety of vegetable dishes as well as salads including their beet and goat cheese salad which was one of my favorites. My sister is a vegan and was thrilled with the variety of dishes she could actually... More

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