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Spalti Ristorante

417 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
+1 650-327-9390
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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417 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

My daughter and I had an early dinner here prior to attending a performance nearby. It was a delightful experience. The staff was so attentive--not obtrusive, but attentive--and seemed to anticipate anything we needed. Our table next to the front window had comfortable banquette seating;...More

Thank ArlettaC
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Early evening on a weekday. Few patrons. A medium wait for a server. Little knowledge of the dishes from the server. I asked about what beers were available on draft. The server left before I could order, but a short time later I was served...More

Thank LouiePaloAlto
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Spalti Ristorante is well located in the heart of California Avenue and serves a good variety of Italian-style dishes. There is emphasis on meat dishes but vegetarians will find something tasty. I can recommend the gnocchi. The restaurant has both lunch and dinner menus and...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 4 September 2015

No waiting, reservation honored immediately and we were welcomed by name. Seated in a very quiet corner where we could catch up with guests. Server and chef paid careful attention to gluten-free request, and all food delicious. Glad to have come back after a few...More

Thank 1West
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were given a table quickly without a reservation. We sat outside because we had a dog with us. Then we waited for a very long time before anyone came over to take our order. the food was good, not great. Both of us had...More

Thank BonBrit123
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Found this treasure and loved it. My guy ordered spaghetti and bolognese sauce, I had the risotto. It was the first time I had the dish and now I'm a fan. We loved both dishes and couldn't get enough. The pasta was cooked perfectly and...More

Thank Kristi J
Reviewed 4 January 2015

It appeared that no other places were open on California St. on New Year's Eve. This location was not planned. More power to it! There was a New Year's party hat on the table for us. Wait staff was nice and attentive. I had the...More

Thank Squeekie
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Food was mediocre and not anything special. I expected more for my money. Service was prompt and attentive. Ate outside and are was clean and tidy.

Thank nhfc
Reviewed 23 July 2014

For a Palo Alto business lunch, this place is perfect. it's quiet, and the service is warm and gracious -- but not smothering. The menu has many choices and the portions will satisfy the men in your group. There is plenty of parking in the...More

Thank Max98116
Reviewed 10 March 2014

We enjoyed our dinner at Spalti. The service was great and the ambiance was nice. They make their own bread and bring out warm bread to the table. The food was tasty. We were celebrating our daughter's b'day. Spaliti's brought out a tiramisu cake piece...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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