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Pasta Pomodoro

) #421 of 1,063 Restaurants in Oakland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Contemporary
5500 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1539
+1 510-923-0900
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good46%
  • Average34%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
17 Jan 2017
“Sadly Pasta Pomodoro has closed all locations”
9 May 2016
“Family friendly”
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Italian, Contemporary
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5500 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1539
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Reviews (26)
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was a great small scale Italian restaurant chain. This location closed at the end of 2016. According to the media reports, the owners notified the employees that their employment was terminated with no notice. Sounds like rotten treatment of a staff that had done...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Very few places that can easily handle a group of 9 including 2 frisky kids. Food is basic Italian , reasonably priced , & service was good. We sat outside so noise levels were fine. One meal came over cooked & was immediately replaced without...More

Thank selwyn a
Reviewed 3 May 2016

When Pasta Pomodoro first opened I visited the then Castro area and Noe Valley location quite a number of times. Having tried several different dishes with friends or family we all felt the food was high quality and above average. Since then locations have opened...More

Thank Lenus1
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

This is a local Bay Area chain and their food and family friendly atmosphere is great! I particularly like the pasta with smoky sausage and the shrimp with asparagus. Plus you get warm bread and yummy dipping sauce to start. Have been taking my kid...More

Thank tarzan2613
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Birthday Celeration for a large family and the service was great! Arrive without a reservation and we were accepted without a doubt, seating was quick. We had a 3 year old with us and staff supplied a coloring book and crayons. Wines by the bottle...More

Thank Yellowbilledtours
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is just average chain food - but the staff is nice there. The easiest place to get a bite in that neighborhood.

Thank marciapolo
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Italian food but not really. The chicken parm was breaded well and not overcooked but the sauce was thin and a bit greasy

Thank ken8572
Reviewed 16 February 2015

love, love, love their spinach side, charming wines in a small glass and delicious yummy pastas. The décor is charming, service is consistently polite, informative and Pomodoro prices are more than fair. A light fair to a hungry family won't be disappointed. skc

Thank sk c
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Pasta P. is a place I dine now and then. I rate it very good taking into consideration the QPR - quality to price ratio. In fact, it is probably the best QPR of any Italian restaurant in the East Bay. The College Avenue location...More

Thank bigsteve666
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is a favorite restaurant for me and my wife. The food is always amazing and the service is always great! The last time we visited I had the ravioli di magro, which I highly recommend. I've also enjoyed the lasagna and They have an...More

Thank Nathan R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:45
09:30 - 20:45
09:30 - 20:45
09:30 - 20:45
09:30 - 20:45
09:30 - 20:45
16:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1539
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-923-0900
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