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Pasta Pomodoro

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490 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94062-1779
+1 650-474-2400
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Francisco
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301 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was a family favorite for years. We had birthday parties there, impromptu gatherings, friends gathering for an evening dinner, etc. Then the service began to be inconsistent. A few years ago, they changed the menu, dropped some favorites, and began to spice their food differently. Many people protested (I had the district manager's number in my phone) to... More 

Thank OmarKhayyam
Redwood City, California
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We went here for a friends birthday party and it was absolutely amazing, great food, great service and it wasn't very expensive either, great place to eat

Thank cabinetpat
Redwood City, California
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102 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Almost anybody can cook pasta. That's why I don't think it is a good choice for a restaurant meal. Get something difficult, where the kitchen had to work to prepare the dish. At Pasta Pomodoro, you pay $10+ for a plate of pasta you could serve yourself at home for pennies. Ambiance does not make up for the prices. There... More 

Thank Fritzikay
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

My partner of 35 years+ and I eat here several times a week. Although we like pasta, we try to watch our carb intake but have still found some hidden diet-friendly gems in the menu. Among the soups, I heartily recommend the minestrone and the tortellini. Both are made fresh; no out-of-a-box soup here! Another good bet are the salads.... More 

Thank Jim F
Southlake, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This amazing little restaurant offers a warmth and vibrancy that is rare to find. The team is attentive and welcoming. Even after being seated the hostess walks by to check in and offer s smile. The chef and manager are attuned to each party, even offering to comp a salad if the wait seemed too long. "Con permisso" is the... More 

Thank TNGtravels
Redwood City, CA
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Went for a Sunday dinner, expecting something passable and hassle-free, boring but good. The service was extraordinary and made all the difference.

Thank Chain_Reaction
Washington DC
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Was driving around Redwood City looking for a place to eat and found Pasta Pomodoro and stopped in to try it. It was excellent food. My wife is a picky eater and she found a salmon dish that she loved. The waiter was everything you could want, he knew the dishes, made recommendations, and ensured everything was perfect. He even... More 

Thank mbabill
Monte Sereno, California
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015

Generally we like the chain but the place was 2/3 empty for lunch during the Holiday season which may say something. Service was good but the food was poor that day - I report it with hesitation as we've had good experiences at other locations in the chain in the past but not this time ......

Thank Monte-Sereno-Phil
Redwood City, California
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398 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2015

Called to order dinner on the way home and got great service. The food was waiting for me on the counter and Evelia was very efficient in getting my receipt. The Pepperoni Pizza was very good and the Cicken Parmesan was excellent. We enjoyed the Farro and Bruschetta. Will certainly order again.

Thank 1GiantsMS
San Francisco
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2015

Really enjoyed our meal here. The service was attentive and the meal came promptly. Part of the reason for this was that we came on a Sunday afternoon when when it was mostly empty. But the pasta dishes were delicious and the salad greens were fresh so that we both had a very enjoyable experience.

Thank Mountainhiker_9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94062-1779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-474-2400

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