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“A high priced Italian restuarant”
Review of Piatti Danville

Piatti Danville
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Ranked #2 of 144 Restaurants in Danville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: San Ramon
Description: Ristorante Piatti features a menu with recipes complimenting the various regions of Italy. It has a casual yet sparkling atmosphere with authentic regional Italian cuisine. Piatti's success can be attributed to its staff and its approach to food, wine, and the dining experience.
Reviewed July 1, 2013

We tried Piatti's Restaurant in Danville for the first time this past weekend. We found the food fairly good, but the portions smallish relative to the prices.

Plus: It seems to be very popular, when we arrived, before 6:00 PM on a Sunday, the place was pretty much packed. There is an attractive outside area but on the day we were there it was about 104 degrees, which kept everyone inside. The main courses were very nice - a salmon dish and a prawn pasta.

Minus: Our waiter was quick to bring the menu, water and bread; but our bar drinks took about 15 minutes to arrive. The price is too high for this type of Italian restaurant - a salad with a few figs, blackberries, and raspberries was about $13, not a starter salad price . The portions too small - the Ahi Tuna appetizer had 4 or 5 small slices. In addition the tuna had a hint of fishy, something Ahi should never have. Overall, dinner with one drink each ran about $100 before tax and tip.

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Thank Shane D
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

I had not visited a Piatti in quite awhile, but I was very impressed with changes in the menu since my last visit to another one in another city. Forgot how great the olive oil/pepper tapenade is served with french bread. Enjoyed a great smoked pork tenderloin and caesar salad with Pinot Noir by the glass. Atmosphere is excellent for all occasions. The management of this restaurant group has always impressed me. Reasonable prices for a high quality dinner.

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Thank jp1500
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Upscale restaurant located 2 block West of I680 via the Sycamore Valley Rd offramp. Wooden structure is shaded by large trees. Outdoor seating available. Easy parking. Nice white tablecloths and napkins. Excellent food and service. Pleasant decor. Full bar with extensive wine listing. We enjoyed our meal and recommend Piatti's Danville.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

We have had many good meals here, including a rehearsal dinner in the private room. Because the bar is open to the dining area, the noise level is high, so be warned.

Thank margaretEll
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have been somewhat remiss in writing a review on a restaurant that we frequent quite a bit. The food is very good, fairly priced but both the service and management (if something goes sideways) is what sometimes makes this a very pleasant experience. You cannot go wrong with either lunch or dinner.
The main courses are very good with an ample selection of wine that does not break the bank. Very laid back operation that you can feel comfortable in.
The bar is also well run and you don't have to wait to be asked if you want a drink no matter how crowded.

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Thank Tom C
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