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“White Table Eclectic” 5 of 5 stars
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Pappo
2320 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 337-9100
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Ranked #15 of 204 Restaurants in Alameda
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Californian
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Park St.
Oakland, California, United States
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“White Table Eclectic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Local and original menu. Love the Thanksgiving Day meal tradition of service to the community! Way to go Pappo!

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Midlothian, Virginia
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Favorite Restaurant After a Week Visiting Alameda”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Pappos was our favorite restaurant after spending 7 days in Alameda on a recent business trip. The wine selections were very nice; we had a couple of bottles of reasonably priced Zinfandel. I order the roasted duck which was rich and savory with well-prepared polenta. A couple of my east coast guests had their first ciopino and they literally swabbed their bowls clean with bread. They offer cheese and smoked meats platters as a starter - always one of my favorite choices for an appetizer. If you only have one night in Alameda - try Pappos.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Aptos
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Best meal I've had out in a long time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

This was the best meal out I have had in a long time. Wonderful food. I went with my boyfriend and his mom. We all ordered something different and each meal was fantastic. I had the special which was lamb, mushroom bread pudding and brussel sprouts and it was perfect. The wine list was good, and the prices reasonable. Service was attentive, and friendly without being too "there". I would highly recommend this place and I'm really fussy.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Alameda, California, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
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“office holiday party”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Our office had their annual holiday party here this last Saturday night. I had the Lamb, others had short ribs or salmon. The lamb was prepared just as I had asked-medium rare. Fabulous! I also sampled the Short Ribs-WOW -so very tender and flavorful! Great sides came with each entree. The salads and soups were good also. The two deserts were out of this world-a Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee and a Double Chocolate Terrine with sea salt-I had to taste both, of course. And the portions were quite generous. John Thiel as the chef and owner knows what he is doing. I almost forgot the wines-a Thiel Family Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Both were excellent at their price point. The cost was reasonable for the quality and service (which was also excellent): about $90/person for meal/wine/tax/tip.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Alameda, Ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Food and Atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Had the market dinner and as usual the dinner was fabulous, John offered a special wine for the meal, a Rochiolli Chardonnay, it was fabulous.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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