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Capellini Ristorante - CLOSED

310 Baldwin Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3920
650-348-2296
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English first
San Mateo, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Unfortunately, Ristorante Capellini closed in Mid March 2014... They will be missed...They were my wife's "happy place" We do have lots of other wonderful resterants in downtown San Mateo, but none filling this nitch... Randy

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Espoo
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250 reviews 250 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I love Italian food and was not disappointed by Capellini. We had a business dinner with a lot of variety in starters and main dishes. I had Manicotti and it was splendid. Everyone else also enjoyed theirs! Although not a wine drinker my colleagues confirmed the wine list was good. In summary, excellent food, selection and service.

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Incline Village, NV
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I ate lunch here with my husband and a friend who lives in San Mateo and recommended this restaurant. Wow. As soon as we walked in the door I had a feeling we were somewhere special. The interior is nicely done and has a warm feeling. Service was attentive but not intrusive. The food was incredibly good. The pizza was... More

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San Mateo, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Capellini is a wonderful cross between the local italian place and a modern Tuscan restaurant. Wonderful service, great menu... Randy

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Fontvieille
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

My girl friend and I entered the restaurant a little before 21h00, they politely addressed us, "A table for two?" and I replied, "No, we're 3, someone else is on their way"... They immediately informed me that "the kitchen would be closing shortly and that my friend might not be able to order." That was OK, because he had already... More

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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Mezzanine was a bit cramped (we showed up with more than we reserved) but the food and staff were excellent. Choice and price range was excellent - top notch quality for any occasion. They were great to work with and made us feel like old friends.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Nice atmosphere, good service. Calzones are excellent (like NY). Eggplant parmagiana-like dish is great too. most things we've tried are solid.

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Boston, MA
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109 reviews 109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Good menu, however very limited low-calorie, non-cheese fare. Good ambiance and wine list and easy accessibility. Just wish there was more grilled options than all cheese and non-whole wheat pasta selections.

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Oviedo, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

I really enjoyed Capellini. The food and service were both very good. The bruschetta, antipasto, Caesar salad and veal piccata were all excellent. The bar was colorful and full of interesting people. Would definitely recommend.

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menlo park ca
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

As other restaurants have entered the local scene, this no longer stands out for the food quality, but it's good. The interior mezzanine, with stair access only, overlooks the main floor dining room, kitchen, and bar. Great "bird's eye view" with slightly slower service. The basement area has a private dining room which can be booked for groups. The Caesar... More

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