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Piacere Ristorante

Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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727 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113 (Cherry Street)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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San Carlos, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe if you sit outside the noise level won't be so high. We were disappointed with our food and thought it very over priced!

Thank LVSMaui2
Redwood City, California
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Service was friendly and efficient. We were well attended and everyone made us feel very special. The Scallion Linguini and Fresh Clams was first rate. the clams was truly fresh and delicious my favorite was the Prosciutto Pizza ...not to be missed. i specially like it with the arugula combination i just love this place

Thank akajbmz
Laguna Beach
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131 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Artfully prepared, excellent service, very pleasant surrounds for a special occasion. I will return.

Thank Charles S
Mountain View, California
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120 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I have eaten here five times at least in the past 2-3 years. The first two were outstanding and its a good alternative for a nice place when Town is booked full. But the last two meals were very disappointing. Ate last week and the mussel dish was as close to awful as you could get. The mussels were overcooked,... More 

Thank Ty L
Redwood City, California
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I frequent this restaurant about one time a month - usually when I can't get a table across the street at TOWN. This place really needs better cooks/Chiefs. The food is just not that good. Last weekend I had the breakfast platter. The scrambled eggs were dry and not very hot, the potatoes were full of onions and dry, the... More 

Thank Kate197065
Redwood City, California
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Great menu and delicious food! The Beet salad was delicious, and I shared the Salmon with a friend and they split if for us and served it on two beautiful plates! Homemade ice cream and biscotti for dessert…YUMMY

Thank lcwickstrom
San Carlos, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The food was delicious. I had a flank steak with melted cheese etc. on top. Service was good. Our whole party loved the tiramazu. ( sorry can't spell it) but we rated this the best we have ever eaten.

Thank Lynn G
San Francisco, California
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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

The Mussels + we order are cooked in Iron Skillet flavored with Sea Salt and Butter. A great idea is delivered underwhelming. It's too dry. Prawn BLT is sandwiched with grilled marinated Shrimp, bacon, garlic aioli and toasted Focaccia. Again, another great concept but overall, the texture and taste present it as mediocre.

Thank Phil Y
Northern CA
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A nice dinner in December out with the family. Very good menu selections, unfortunately they ran out of the item I really wanted, so I had to settle for something else, but equally delicious. They had a good wine selection, and that evening they also had a promotion for scotch whiskey with free samples. They also had live music by... More 

Thank Travelforfun20
San Carlos, California
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Piacere has a great bar area, with both outdoor seating and indoor lounge area. The staff and bartenders are friendly, and they have a great happy hour. There is a large TV so this is my go-to spot for big games. They have live music on Fri and Sat, which also makes it a great destination.

Thank dannyboytravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113
    (Cherry Street)
  • Public Transportation: San Carlos CalTrain Station 1 block away. SamTrans stop 2 blocks over at El Camino and San Carlos Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: 650-592-3536

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