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Pasta Pomodoro

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490 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94062-1779
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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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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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369 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
Redwood City, California
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We've been going to Pasta Pomodoro for years, but it has declined so much over the years I don't think we'll ever return. We went the other night and had to ask 3 times for the dipping sauce (which is yummy) and water. I had a salad w/ salmon on it which was dry on the outside and under cooked... More 

Thank Kathy K
Redwood City, California
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369 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Was looking for an easy meal before an event and the staff here did a great job. Aleisha helped us and was terrific. The Chicken Parmesan was tasty (maybe a little dry), the Spaghetti was good and my son loved the garlic bread. Our order was ready exactly as promised. check # 10053. Thank you.

Thank 1GiantsMS
San Francisco, California
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We dined at the Pasta Pomodoro in Redwood City because we've always had a good meal at the Novato location. The meal and service were both very substandard. Three of us dined and we were given only ONE small foccacia bread stick with the dipping sauce. We repeatedly requested more bread however none came until we spoke to the manager.... More 

Thank 53LeeK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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: 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?