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Paradiso Restaurant

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685 Bancroft Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577-2903 (Oakes Street)
11:00 am - 9:00 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After flying into Oakland, we were looking for a place to eat dinner heading toward Hayward. Thankfully, TA showed us Paradiso. It was a Tuesday evening and the restaurant was very busy - always a good sign. And I wouldn't think many tourist would find this place - but I'm glad we did! Morgan was our waitress and did a... More 

Thank Cobbikaze
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to dinner at Paradiso last night. Although the place is very nice, don't worry about being out of place if you aren't dressed fancy (I say that because I was a little worried not knowing). There are plenty of kids and all sorts inside. But the food is amazing! We had the Organic Greens salad and it was... More 

Thank April D
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for a retirement dinner for 25 people and were seated in private area in the back with enough seating for about 35. The front of the restaurant can be very loud, but it was not noisy in the back. Staff were attentive and the food came out in good time. The menu had a wide variety of... More 

Thank L H
San Lorenzo, California
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for good cocktails and hearty apps, or a nice sit down meal, Paradiso is a good choice. The wine list is extensive, the servers very friendly, and the food is always well prepared. With its neighborhood feel and socializing atmosphere, you're bound to see someone you know if you live in the area. My favorites: Ahi Tuna,... More 

Thank Jan B
San Leandro, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a large menu from pizza, pasta, European, American and beyond. The decor is upscale, but the service is down to earth. They have an attached full bar.

Thank David P
Castro Valley, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came with a large group for a birthday dinner, and the restaurant was busy with other groups--large and small. There are plenty of servers so the place is bustling. Our server was informative, personable and professional. He took his job seriously and yet was fun and witty. The menu is extensive, but they also have specials which we should... More 

Thank n4mal
San Leandro, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

have dined here no less than a dozen times. Always excellent and great ambiance. Do not forget to consider dining in the bar, or back bar, where it is even more private. Our town could support a few more excellent restaurants, but since this is it, I'm going to enjoy it !!

Thank winkleresq
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My meal was served with steamed broccoli and sliced carrots, for the price, it should have been presented with I don't know, baby carrots and broccolini, the calamari tasted of freezer and the wine list seemed as if though it was purchased at Safeway.

Thank CristianoGallardin
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Cocktails are delicious and classic. I always look forward to an evening at Paradiso because of the well-executed meals and lovely ambiance. Please go to try for yourself!

Thank Katy D
San Francisco, CA
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stopped at Paradiso for dinner. We were early for our reservations but we had no problem getting a table. Calamari was tender and crispy, we did have to ask for cocktail sauce, it came with a sauce that seemed more like mayo than tarter sauce. The prime rib was great and also had the halibut. Both were very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, American, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?