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Caffe La Pastaia


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house-made, beef & pork
Calamari Fritti
lightly rice floured with lemon & spicy marinara
with chorizo, garlic, Calabrese chilies, sherry, butter, garlic toast
pamploma chorizo, prosciutto San Danielle, copa, uncured spicy salami, marinated vegetables
creamy burrata, heirloom tomaotes, arugula, whole roasted garlic, balsamic reduction, crostini
Soup of the Day
Acme Bread
rosemary focaccia, olive oil
Bibb and Red Oak organic lettuces, roma tomatoes, feta cheese
romaine, anchovy-egg dressing, house-made croutons, parmesan
Poached Pear
with arugula, gorgonzola, candied walnuts, cherry tomatoes, shaved fennel
Grilled add ons
chicken / salmon / prawns
Nizza- lunch only
grilled salmon, heirloom tomatoes, hard cooked egg, red and gold beets, fingerling potatoes, mixed lettuce
Pazzia- lunch only
chopped grilled chicken, gorgonzola, pancetta, hard cooked egg, kalamata olives, scallions, chopped butter lettuce
Chicken Caprese- lunch only
grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, boutique tomatoes, basil, butter lettuce
tomato passata, mozzarella, tomatoes, basil
basil pesto, fresh mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, arugula
tomato passata, mozzarella, yellow wax peppers.
Quattro Stagioni
ham, artichoke, mushroom, olives, red sauce, mozzarella
De Anza
tomato, ham, caramelized onions, artichokes, mozzarella, & white garlic sauce
Pear Al Vino
Poached pears, prosciutto, arugula mozzarella, & white garlic sauce
Ziti Diavola
fresh prawns, sundried tomatoes, capers, chili flakes
Spaghetti & Meatballs
Ravioli Bolognese
ricotta filled, rich meat sauce
Fettucine Salsa Fresca
fresh mozzarella, roma tomatoes, basil, olive oil
Gnocchi Al Pesto
parmesan cheese, creamy pesto sauce, roasted pine nuts, cherry tomato's
Skirt Steak
truffle mashed potatoes, mushroom cream sauce, fried onions
Salmon Sardo
tomatoes, garlic, spinach, basil, white wine, fregola pasta
The Burger
fonitna cheese, roma tomato, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, pickled cucumber, fresh herb aioli
Chicken Parmesan
Panko crusted chicken breast, prosciutto, marinara sauce, mozzarella, over butter garlic spaghetti
Chicken Salad
rosemary aioli, dried cranberries, almonds, celery, scallions, with house salad
Grilled Portabella
provolone, arugula, roasted red bells, pesto aioli, with house salad
Italian Muffuletta
pamploma chorizo, san Danielle prosciutto, uncured spicy salami, julienned lettuce, balsamic, pepperoncini, with fries
Tuna Tartar
Fresh Tuna served with avocado on a crispy wonton and sriracha mayonnaise
house made, wood fired, beef & pork
Hummus with Root Chips
house made served with plantain, casaba, & taro chips
Caprese Mozzarella Crostini
fresh mozzarella with tomato basil marmalade
Octopus al Escabeche
Spanish octopus served in vinaigrette & crispy plantain.
Buffalo Chicken Wings
five served with bleu cheese dressing
Fried Mozzarella
6 served with spicy marinara sauce
Brussel Sprouts
Fire roasted with crispy pancetta
chorizo sausage, garlic, fresno chili's, sherry wine, butter and crostini's
Calamari Fritti
battered in rice flour, served with lemon and spicy marinara
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Finally! The restaurant that we once loved is back. Celebrated with family recently and the food and service were over the top. We are so happy!!! Table of 6 and every appetizer and all main dishes were spot on. Love to travel and have eaten...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Maria E
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Had a wonderful breakfast at this restaurant next to our hotel. The waitress was super nice and the food was very good! Would go back!

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

We had a later reservation but staff were very pleasant and efficient. I enjoyed the gnocchi and the younger set enjoyed the pizza. We ordered two sides and shared them. Very nice ambiance. Would recommend this restaurant in downtown San Jose.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank corkiek
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Our visited started off by trying to find someone to seat us. Finally another diner mentioned everyone was in the back room. We were finally seated and ordered the meatball appetizer which was very good. We also had the chili soup, which tasted like a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank legsbell
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Magnificent atmosphere and beautifully decorated. The food was very good but the service was totally lacking. When a restaurant has only four tables of guests with two servers and you have to wave them down to get served all of your order and refills that...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed October 9, 2017

La Pastaia had a wonderful atmosphere and service was terrific. I plan to go back for more. Our party of friends ordered the spaghetti with meatballs, the Diavola (pasta) and a Peperoni Pizza, which we all shared so we can taste more dishes. The next...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Hotel restaurants can be the bane of business travel. La Pastaia however, had great food, a nice atmosphere and exceptional service. I enjoyed a couple meals while staying at Hotel De Anza.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank taralaf
Reviewed July 23, 2017

For those road warriors who agree that finding great fare inside your hotel is a difficult ask, the La Pastaia is for you! I dined here for an overnight business trip and stay at the Hotel De Anza. I found the LP tucked in the...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank ItalophileTrav
Reviewed July 10, 2017

La Pastaia is the best place to enjoy a meal or appetizers if you are going to SAP Center, which is within walking distance of it. Their service is prompt because they know you may be attending a concert or a hockey game; or some...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Estela T
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We walked over from a nearby office building, and I was delighted in the atmosphere (my first time here). We had attentive waiters, and the food was delicious. I had one of their signature salads and it was great. All of the food at our...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank JenKacz456
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