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Hailed when it opened at Los Altos gateway as one of Silicon Valley Magazine's 2015 Best New Restaurants, Cetrella serves Mediterranean-rim, California coastal cuisine in main dining rooms, scalable private dining rooms, full bar and patio. Grand murals and canvas of creek, foothills and redwoods honor Los Altos as “Crown of the Peninsula” and Santa Clara as “Valley of Heart’s Delight.” Menus showcase premium vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, seafood, poultry and meat dishes, and housemade pasta, pizza and dessert. "Cetrella tickles the senses with flirty food combinations, artistic plating and a stylish interior that will make you want to come back for more." Megan Grieber, "Spirited Worldly Cuisine…
My kids just surprised my hubby and I with our birthday and 50th anniversary party. We were in a private back of the restaurant and had lots of space and excellent service. There were 56 of us! The food was very good. It started with...More
Cetrella is located on the corner on Main Street in downtown Los Altos between Draeger’s and Safeway.
It is a quiet and tastefully decorated restaurant with above average service. Dishes had good presentation with great taste. The grilled Spanish Octopus was very good. The Braised...More
Elegant but relaxed atmosphere ..... delightful place with elegantly private table spacing and high ceilings, low lighting and soft light ....
We shared house made burrata with fresh beets, house made anglotti with roasted butter nut squash and ricotta with herb broth and ...., plus...More
Our first visit, based on high praise from some friends. It's in our neighborhood, so it was very convenient and there is plenty of street parking. The interior decoration is pleasant and comfortable but nothing special. There are very large floor to ceiling windows which...More
Nice big room allows a good conversation. Not loud place. Service is obviously good and decor is simple and inviting. However, the food was just fine. Not extra-ordinary. Agnolli pasta (like ravioli) was OK. Small serving size.
I found the place too expensive and expected...More
We shared our experience with another couple. We all agree, everything about this place was nothing shy of incredible! Dishes ordered were oysters, truffle fries, and crab cakes for appetizers, the ladies each ordered a filet mignon and the guys, we each had the duck....More
So there’s a lot going for Cetrella. Los Altos is a great but quiet neighborhood - so parking nearby isn’t too big a hassle, the room is spacious and quiet enough to hear your fellow diners. Service was good. The menu looks interesting... Unfortunately, it...More
Poor quality food, inexperienced kitchen, high prices. 3 for dinner Friday night was very disappointing. A round of cocktails was good; no bread service. Apps: jumbo prawns the size of my pinky were not good & a total misrepresentation of the word 'jumbo'; crab cakes...More