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769 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113 (Olive and Cherry)
650-592-5886
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our Favorite Italian Restaurant in San Carlos / Belmont Redwood City area

We have eaten at Ristorante Spasso several times during the past year when visiting our daughter and family. It was so good this trip that we went back a second time. Food: - My wife loves their veal piccata and says it is one of the best and most consistent that she has ever had. - I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have eaten at Ristorante Spasso several times during the past year when visiting our daughter and family. It was so good this trip that we went back a second time. Food: - My wife loves their veal piccata and says it is one of the best and most consistent that she has ever had. - I enjoyed the salmon...... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went for dinner with friends on a Friday night and it was packed. My husband always gets the warm cabbage salad and it is the best we have ever had. The other favorite is the paella, large platter and filled with delicious seafood and sausage. The food here is very good and the staff really wants to please. We've... More 

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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We love going here as a family with two young children. The food is very good (I love the Chicken Bolognese) and the kids rally love the pasta dishes. The staff are very friendly and always playing and laughing with the kids. Great place to go for really good food and a friendly atmpsphere.

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Spasso is one of our favorite restaurants in San Carlos. The food is excellent. The service is excellent as well. We shared the calamari, and it was great. The aioli dipping sauce is delicious. We shared several entrees so we could all taste a variety of items. The pork chop is simply scrumptous. The bacon wrapped chicken was also spot... More 

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Daly City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were down in San Carlos for the Art & Wine Festival this last weekend and we wanted to have a late lumch. There are so many places there to eat, but we wanted to try somewhere we had never been before. We went to Spasso. It was too hot to sit outside, but they had a nice table right... More 

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San Carlos, California
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Spasso was a really good Italian restaurant until recently (summer 2014) when the cousins split. One took Spasso, the other took The Cask. I like the Cask better.

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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a great place to have a good Italian meal, but there's a lot of choices besides just Italian, The food is always fresh, and the service is good, Not at large restaurant, but comfortable, especially for couples

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We have been coming here since 2008 and the food is always good. They have less choices but many starters that almost all are good. There is always room either inside or outside and the restaurant is quiet as opposed to town and Piacere (which we also like a lot).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We live in a nearby and have eaten at this restaurant probably six times over the past several years. One night the food will be very good the next it will have us wondering why we ever came back. The last time I ate there was with out of town company. The food was not very good and was I... More 

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just perfect. The staff, perfect. The food, perfect. The pricing, perfect, the menu, perfect. There is nothing more to say than perfect.

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Additional Information about spasso

Address: 769 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113
Phone Number: 650-592-5886
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 769 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113
    (Olive and Cherry)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: 650-592-5886

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?