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Italian, American, Seafood, Wine Bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was just average. Though the service was good no one in our group was impressed. The sauces on the pasta dishes was a bit too heavy

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

I liked this place, but it’s average. The steak risotto was fantastic and the service was nice. It’s just one of those places that don’t stick in my mind so I don’t think I’d repeat in the future.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 8, 2020

Friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere. There are so many good restaurants on Laurel Street, but Pranzi is exceptional. We’ve had their lasagne and veal dishes. Perfect sauces on both. Looking forward to exploring the rest of their menu.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 30, 2020

It was a dark and stormy night and the fireplace and cozy ambiance drew us in. At 6 pm on a Thursday there were plenty of tables spaced well for good conversation, the wait staff was very attentive, and our dinner was outstanding. I wanted...a light supper which I thought would be predictable, but have never had a filet of sole that was so large and succulent, with beautifully prepared, still-crisp veggies and perfectly roasted potatoes. For a San Francisco Bay Area restaurant, I was not surprised by the price. we rarely eat out and this was a birthday dinner fit for a queen. Thank you!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 1, 2020

New Years Eve- One of the few restaurants that does not keep you waiting. On top of their reservation system. Great decor for the holiday season but my guess is it is decorative all year round. Menu had slightly higher prices for the holiday-at least...not a fixed holiday price menu. Disappointed in my salad-beet salad had no noticeable dressing; beets were simply cubed probably previous frozen beets though my wife enjoyed her pear salad. Limited wine list though we found a tasty reasonably priced chardonnay, Entrees were good- wife had shrimp and lobster pasta and I had veal piccata. Good but pricey desert menu. Service a bit underwhelming had to ask for pepper and a knife, All in all for a holiday night quite pleased.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

Went with another couple and sat outside. Comfortable seating but right on the sidewalks. The food was good quality with the vegetables a little over cooked. All in all tasty but relatively expensive.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a great restaurant nearby and were told about this restaurant from the Marriott residence. We were looking for late lunch/early dinner we were very happy as they are open all afternoon. After a very warm welcome upon entry...we ordered. Starting with a delicious pear Gorgonzola salad.If you like veal there’s is superb! Save room for dessert you won’t be disappointed. There’s also lovely seating outside. So we returned the following day to see how consistent they were. Well just as wonderful!! Can’t wait to return!!More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 23, 2019

Best Italian food in San Carlos! Service is attentive and friendly. The interior is nicely furnished and doesn't feel crammed at all. Most importantly, the food is solidly good - we had the burrata bruschetta, squid ink spaghetti with seafood as well as their standard...spaghetti pasta with Bolognese sauce. All three were flavorful, well-balanced, and a reasonable sized portion. We're looking forward to coming back again - glad to have a great Italian spot close to home!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is superb! The staff is amazing, 5 stars! Cocktails are also excellent. Wonderful choices of entrees and pasta. They also have Gluten Free options and the chef will work on other dietary restrictions. The restaurants aim is to have you have a wonderful...and delicious dining experience. Indoor seating is very beautifully maintained. There is also outdoor seating for warm days and night- heating available.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Dinner with kids on week night. Service was warm but completely disorganized. Food was generic and not inspiring. Prices are quite reasonable.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Pranzi is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5