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Paradiso Restaurant

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685 Bancroft Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577-2903 (Oakes Street)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Leandro, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Paradiso is only 3 blocks from us and we always enjoys the food and service. Paradiso attracts many people from the Bay Area for it's food. The place is casual and comfortable with a good selection of salads, meats, pizza and pasta - everything is delicious! On our last visit I had 2 thick-cut pork chops which were tender and... More 

Thank billchow49
San Leandro, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't let looks deceive. Just walking through the door you're transported into a very comfortable dining experience.

Thank skidwell46
San Leandro, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

San Leandro is short on upscale dining options, but Paradiso fits the bill for those business meals or casual dates. Their menu is diverse enough to appease most folks. Mains run about $15-30. Apps ~$10. Decent drink selection. If your looking for a $$-$$$ type place anywhere between East Oakland and San Lorenzo, this is possible the best option. If... More 

Thank Mike321123
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 4 days ago NEW

Surprisingly good. I didn't expect such a tasty dinner in San Leandro. Even priced well. Only $18 for corkage, had I know I would have brought wine. Sunday night with reservations we still had to wait about 15 minutes, but it was worth it.

Thank 1ajf
Northern CA
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved this place's corner location, and we were seated right next to a window which was wonderful. Charming old world decor. White tablecloths. The young busser was so sweet and accommodating. The "seasoned" server was rude when I paid my bill, waving the $10 bill around saying "what do I do with this?" I could've given him a suggestion.... More 

Thank flwergrl
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

While dinner at Paradiso is always a memorable experience (the prime rib is excellent), the brunch with mimosas is especially delicious. Both the Dungeness crab omelet and the smoked salmon benedict are delectable. The service is always excellent and efficient. On the occasions that I have made reservations, my special requests were always fulfilled. There is also an exceptional wine... More 

Thank ToughcatCompany
asheville, nc
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107 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I visit CA, I often frequent this restaurant and have to say, I've never had a bad meal here. Service is great, menu is diverse and the food is just fabulous. Compared to similar restaurants on the East Coast, it's kind of pricey but not out of line for CA area. If you don't go early, be prepared to... More 

Thank cmem
Alameda, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the East Bay. I have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently fresh and delicious. The daily specials are varied and creative.Their cocktail drinks are great and they don't "skimp" on the liquor. If you're looking for a great meal in an unpretentious setting.......come to... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food and service. This is the 2nd time I have taken the family there for Easter Brunch, We had about 15 in our group plus 2 children, they were so accommodating to any requests, the food was delicious with a wide variety to pick from. Service was exceptional and very friendly. I have also been there for lunch during... More 

Thank Diane D
Agana, Mariana Islands
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a dinner for four and was pleasantly surprised with the very good food and service. One of the chairs had some "spare" parsley on it when we were seated, but other than that the decor was quite nice and well tended. For some reason everyone had a lamb dish, and everyone was pleased with their choices. The lamb shank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Italian, International, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 685 Bancroft Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577-2903
    (Oakes Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Leandro
  • Phone Number: 510-430-9310

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