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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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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
San Carlos winner

very cool place food is great and the service is friendly. always a good special to pick from such as fresh halabit or some lamb dish.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Bob G
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San Carlos, California
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San Carlos, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

very cool place food is great and the service is friendly. always a good special to pick from such as fresh halabit or some lamb dish.

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San Francisco
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

With all the over crowded places on Laurel St I love walking into an early dinner at Spasso. The Wait Staff is so friendly there in nothing you could ask for they wouldn't do their best to accomplish. They will make you a special dish if what you want isn't just the way you want it on the menu. They... More 

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Austin, Texas
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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118 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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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68 reviews
42 restaurant 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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?