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Stella Alpina Osteria

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401 Primrose Rd, Lbby LBBY, Burlingame, CA 94010-4009
650-347-5733
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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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San Francisco
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is very good and Italian food is my favorite cuisine. Service is attentive and the surroundings are fine. Usually easy to park on the street.

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Thank f-stoney
Ormond Beach, Florida
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130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Doubletree because we had an early morning flight. (Came after a week in Carmel). Looked on T. A. And chose this restaurant from the reviews. They are not part of Open Table. If you go push them to join, we almost didn't go. Great find!! Atmosphere was very nice. Three different rooms and an outside patio. Wine... More 

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Thank Richard I
Burlingame, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our family's favorite local restaurants. You MUST have the gnocchi - they are incredible! Everything on the menu that we have tried is excellent. Sitting outside on the patio is wonderful on a warm summer evening. Reservations are highly recommended - it's a popular place!

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Thank bebeanders
Burlingame, California
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251 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place with indoor and outside seating. Good starter menu with salads and escargot and truffle gnocchi, which is their speciality. Main dishes of varied pasta, veal, chicken and beef and fish or risotto of the day. Orecchiette with smoky ham and asparagus was great, as was lasagna and fish over mashed potatoes. Nice wine list, bar and speciality drinks... More 

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Thank travelagentreplies
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gnocchi was amazing! Exceptional service and waitstaff! I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for great Italian food. Book in advance! They are quite popular. -Jenna

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Thank _inhautepursuit
Belmont, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I love this restaurant. It is the best Italian restaurant in the San Mateo county area. Chef Mateo Ferrari is from the Northern part of Italy and he bring all the flavors of Northern Italy. It is difficult to get in and would highly recommend reservations several weeks out. Bon Appetit

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Thank pekalo
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have dined here on multiple occasions, both in groups and as a couple. It is always a pleasant experience. Food is fresh and well prepared, service is attentive and the atmosphere is nice. One of the best italian food options in the bay area.

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Thank Victoria L
San Mateo, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent Italian food. Pastas, fish and wonderful service. Hard to get a reservation. Forget about it at the last minute. It's a very popular place!

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Redwood City, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

With the dining area below street level you're not needlessly entertained by the traffic comings and goings. One feels cozily isolated at the semi-cramped indoor tables while there's a bit more elbow room outside. But I digress. The food is uniformly excellent without being ostentatious or over the top. The staff is pleasant and professional and will engage you in... More 

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Burlingame, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We went with friends for dinner on a Friday night. Seated outdoors it was very pleasant. Our dishes were well prepared and we were not rushed at all. Wine service was well done and glasses perfect. $25 corkage was a bit high. One downer was the table next to us was a group of 18 and we could not talk... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Primrose Rd, Lbby LBBY, Burlingame, CA 94010-4009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: 650-347-5733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?