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Spalti Ristorante

417 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
+1 650-327-9390
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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417 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service and traditional Italian menu. Serving portions were not too overwhelming which is a plus since it allows room for a gelato dessert. Outdoor seating available and entrees are reasonable priced by Palo Alto standards

Thank Skierz
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Had a pleasant long light lunch here sitting out front on the patio enjoying a lazy, balmy afternoon. The restaurant was empty, but largely because I showed up at 2:15 and stayed till 3:30. Having said that, the food was pretty good. I had the...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We had our small wedding at Spalti. It was perfect for the 32 friends and family we invited. We reserved the patio and banquet room. We went in on Saturday morning and they had everything set up for us. So we added flowers, table decorations...More

Thank TeresaTeaLady
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Nice spot on California Avenue in Palo Alto. Friendly staff, good food. Service a little slow but nothing to complain about

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

2 tables of customers in an otherwise empty big restaurant should be a warning. Maitre d' said many more were coming, but nobody else arrived by the time we left. Not inexpensive, and heartburn as a souvenir.

Thank 1West
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I love that California Ave has so many restaurants to choose from. I was here on business and was in the mood for Italian food. Spalti is a quaint place that offers great meals. The bread served before the meal came with a dipping olive...More

Thank Pizazzle
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We walked in off the street and asked for a table for two on a Thursday. In fairness the restaurant we had targeted was full, but they did manage to find us a table here. The menu is not extensive which is often a good...More

Thank tanagogo1
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

They don't honor/use Open Table correctly. Two families here at Stanford searched Open Table for an Italian place with available seating for 6. Spalti indicated seating was available. Made the reservation for 30 mins later and drove over. No seats available at all. Staff member...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Looking for a quiet place for lunch near Stanford. This small eatery is subtle reminder of Northern Italy. Decorated nicely. The menu looks good. The polenta is light and delicate with porcini mushrooms. Good start. The veal scallopini was blah and portions of everything here...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A colleague and I were treated to lunch at Spalti, and what a wonderful lunch it was! Had heard about the restaurant, but never had the opportunity to visit. So when I learned that's where we were going, I knew I had high expectations ......More

Thank cabearcat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-327-9390
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