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Spiedo Ristorante - CLOSED

223 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4006
+1 650-375-0818
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Aug 16, 2015
“New Favorite”
Jul 27, 2015
“Nostalgia ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
223 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4006
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Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

This place stole my heart!! Went in looking for anywhere to eat. Fell in love! Date night gone completely right! Some of the best Italian I have ever had! I highly recommend their gnocchi! My boyfriend highly recommends their risotto which he got as their...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Samantha C
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

This week marks the end of a San Mateo favorite. For many years I have enjoyed meals here with family and friends. I would look around and always know others relaxing and enjoying a meal. It is a family owned and operated endeavor and will...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Wrt70
Reviewed July 25, 2015

We have eaten at Spiedo a number of times over the years and have always had good food and service. On our recent visit we both had the roasted half chicken and it was very good as usual. We were surprised when the check came...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank DavenCarol
Reviewed July 8, 2015

After traveling around the bay area for 8 days, we decided to spend our last night in San Mateo so we'd be near the airport. We were both craving Italian food, and we found Spiedo through the recommendation of our hotel concierge. We found exactly...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank jwells3665
Reviewed June 1, 2015

We went to this place after a long day viewing and presenting at Maker Faire. It was late at night, and we were tired and in need of food. The lemonade I ordered tasted like any other lemonade I had at most restaurants, so it...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank doctorchicken
Reviewed October 23, 2014

We happened to be downtown San Mateo with our son, his wife, our grandson, and our dog. There are not many place that can accommodate all possibilities and needs but Spiedo did. The service was splendid, their patience with our needs was immeasurable, and the...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Billyjoe52
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were wandering around San Mateo. A couple sitting at this restaurant's outdoor seating volunteered that the food was great and that they were regulars. We must have different definitions of great. One of the nightly specials was Shrimp Pizza. Sounded interesting. What they brought...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank MarylandMdtravel
Reviewed May 29, 2014

Poor service is you are a lone diner. Loudness at the bar detracts from the nearby dining room experience. The food is okay, but nothing to write home about. I actually miss Pasta Primavera that closed recently. Their food was much better than Spiedo. Go...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Reviewed April 15, 2014

My wife and I wanted to eat were the local eat. And to our surprise ran across Spiedo. The food and service was excellent. The price was very reasonable. You must try the bruschetti.

Date of visit: April 2014
1  Thank Charlie W
Reviewed April 15, 2014

I could get better Italian food lots of places for half the cost. Lovely setting, both indoor and out. We had a good time there with friends, but I'd look around for better value if I wanted Italian food in San Mateo.

Date of visit: January 2014
2  Thank Clark M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4006
    (S. Ellsworth)
  • Public Transportation: We are located 4 blocks from the CalTrain Downtown San Mateo Station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-375-0818
  • E-mail
Come and join us for delicious pastas and pizzas from our oak burning pizza oven. Steaks and fresh fish grilled on our mesquite fired grill. Chicken, rabbit, duck and game hen roasted on our mesquite fired rotisserie. Private dining facilities available for large and small parties. Patio seating, full bar, extensive wine list.
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