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Sarafina's Italian Kitchen

794 Highway 4, Arnold, CA 95223
+1 209-795-9858
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (23 reviews)
“sand dabs” (5 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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794 Highway 4, Arnold, CA 95223
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here on a Wednesday evening and couldn't believe our good luck in coming in. A reservation is a must, as it is not a large building. They have patio seating in good weather and a small dining room. The owner was busy...More

Thank Prius909
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy and small wonderful Italian restaurant in Arnold. First and most importantly, make a reservation at least a week in advance. During the summer, see if they have a table available outside. Nice! Busy Saturday night for them and found the service staff stretched but...More

Thank drjohnrx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service here is really good- worth a second visit. The place is packed on weekends so make a reservation or expect a wait (unless you are a party of two — then they have standby tables in the entry) We had fantastic...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So Helpful! Came in at 8pm Sunday evening after a horrendous 6 hour sat nav guided journey! The staff couldn't be more helpful. We were staying at the brilliant Bear's Lair next door so decided to get takeout, and not inflict our tired kids on...More

Thank TimCS
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The food, the atmosphere, the staff if fantastic! Everyone is enjoying themselves, including the server's.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I thought about giving this place 4/5 stars for the food being too rich, but that seems cheap. We were told that you must make reservations in advanced, but miraculously were able to get a 6:30 reservation at 4:30, so even if you think it's...More

Thank TummyTraveler
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Serafina’s is an excellent restaurant! It’s cozy inside and also has a lovely outdoor deck amidst the pine trees to enjoy dinner! Fantastic and friendly service, great food and a nice wine list. Reservations are must!

Thank Lori O
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Nicest restaurant in Arnold. We went with our toddler and the staff was very nice and child friendly. The food was beautiful although maybe a little bit too much oil at times. Coming from Europe, the portion size was huge, especially for the risotto. There...More

Thank ValTennant
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great food and atmosphere. Tried Sarah's favorite and loved it. Good service as well. Reservations are a must at this place.

Thank Juan L
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for over 10 years so I figured it was time to do a quick review. The food is good solid American style Italian and a great value for the price but nothing really extraordinary, it is however one of the best options...More

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Response from awm1 | Reviewed this property |
sorry I don't know- here is their number:(209) 795 - 9858
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 794 Highway 4, Arnold, CA 95223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Calaveras County  >  Arnold
  • Phone Number: +1 209-795-9858
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