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888 Ristorante Italiano

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888 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3915
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friend took us to San Carlos. 7 years since we left San Carlos. At Laural Avenue in San Carlos was packed up with many restaurants next to each other. My friend spoke Italian and we also went to Italy a few times therefore it would be a great night for Italian food. We were welcomed by the owner and... More 

Thank Preeya I
Hayward, California, Usa
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Laural Avenue in San Carlos is always a great place to find great food and 888 Ritaurante Italiano fills the bill. We walked in right when the were opening but I think reservations would be good for any other time. A bit pricey for after work casual dining but the food was awefully good and the service was very attentive.... More 

Thank Robert O
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Nice addition to San Carlos restaurants. Food was good and service was consistent And good. Cute little space....no full bar but a nice wine list..

Thank Marlnc
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208 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My wife and I ate dinner at 888 Ristorante Italian on a recent Friday night. It is located on a busy street in San Carlos with many restaurants from which to chose. Here, every guest is immediately very warmly welcomed by one of the owners. The place is small and soon became full. The décor is nice, with large windows... More 

Thank TJFLG42
Redwood City, CA
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140 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Had lunch with friends. We all enjoyed the sandwiches and salads. Service is excellent. Small, but pleasant restaurant with interesting and creative dishes.

Thank 1ajf
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

this place is amazing the food is always perect and always comes out on time. it is a little pricey but is worth your money. i would recommed booking a reservation a day or two before. i would really recommed trying this place. It is small but they find a way to fit you in. the staff are super frendly... More 

Thank Daniel O
San Francisco
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The reviews were positive and I really wanted to like this restaurant but the food wasn't what we had hoped. The decor was great. Nice, trendy and inviting. The executive chef meets diners at the door and is the dining room frequently answering questions. So, a great environment. However, there were 4 of us for dinner, 3 of the 4... More 

Thank npcx4
Lougheed, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We were in town and checked trip advisor for good restaurants. So we picked this one and were not disappointed. It is small but the restaurant has a "simple elegance". Nice colors and decoration, original Italian music in the background and a fresh rose on every table. The waiter was very friendly and attentive. The bread with the oil and... More 

Thank Silke H
Legnano, Italy
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121 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We rarely go out for Italian food. My wife is a great cook and she is Italian. The other night we weren't in the mood for cooking and it was raining so we decided to walk down Laurel Street and get something to eat. It was raining really hard so we stopped at 888 Ristorante Italiano because it is close.... More 

Thank Harry F
Los Altos, California
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a tiny Italian restaurant with great food. One of the things I like best about it is that the food is always freshly made on site so they are happy to make your dish any way you like it. My favorite is their fettuccine Alfredo with chicken but all of their dishes are great! My family loves to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3915
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: 650-591-0920

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?