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Acqua E Farina

22622 Main St, Hayward, CA 94541-5112
510-888-1568
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“gnocchi” (10 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
22622 Main St, Hayward, CA 94541-5112
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed September 3, 2018

The two buildings on the left side of the restaurant have been gutted and are being redone. When we first entered the restaurant it was not very impressive - it seemed a bit barren and had a musty smell. But there is a room in...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Exceptional Italian dishes at very reasonable prices. Outstanding service in a romantic setting. Excellent wine list and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Detlev S
Reviewed July 4, 2018

My husband and I had dinner three times since we found it in this spring. It is on our commute. Stopping by here makes our evening date night. They serve decent italian food in good portion in reasonable price. Service is good so that your...More

Thank Jae-Hyun K
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We came here with friends for dinner and the service was friendly and the atmosphere spacious and warm. There are different rooms in the restaurant and we were seated in a room that was dimly lit and it's hard to read the menu in dim...More

Thank KWong55
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Ignore the boarded up shops and policemen strolling the street. Look past the strip mall exterior decor and the tired waiting area. Because it’s worth it. Wonderful service, wonderful food. Perfect amount of time for a dinner, great wine pairings. Had the pollo carciofi, chicken...More

Thank littlebirdy2303
Reviewed May 2, 2018

The antipasti....pick any one!! The entree.Fettuccine Gamberetti oh my. OK not quite NYC but one of the BEST for the west coast.! Better than many San Francisco! and Reasonably priced!

Thank ronsF6171VH
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We’re Italian food snobs (has to do with our Italian Mamas'). Anyhow, this place is a real gem. Old school and not much to look at at, but very decent food. We give it a high recommend.

Thank soifdawg
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The food was ok, I had the special which was a stuffed pork chop, but should have gotten a pasta dish. The rest of the family had pasta dishes that were better than the stuffed pork chop which was over cooked. Our waitress was great,...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We've eaten here a couple of times, once with a large group. The servers were friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating, if a bit on the slower side. The food was plentiful, good and reasonably priced.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed March 4, 2018

This restaurant in located in downtown Hayward around the corner from the theater. This is one of my favorite go to place. Never had a disappointing meal. Food and service have always been great. Try the pasta special!!

Thank Bernie C
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Noel B
January 9, 2018|
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Response from patria1 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is fabulous and there are many gluten free dishes. They may even have gluten free pasta, not sure but if they don’t you won’t be disappointed in the other options. Their scampi is deelish!
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Art A
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Lawrence B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Diane. I'd make a reservation for tonight. But don't worry about a dress code. Of course, you could make it a "dress up" dinner just for the two of you. But no frills California attire is fine.
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AndyE805
November 16, 2015|
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Response from Hugh A | Reviewed this property |
Aqua e Farina is an excellent Italian style restaurant. Woud not be out of place in downtown San Francisco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22622 Main St, Hayward, CA 94541-5112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-888-1568
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