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Aldo's Cafe

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440 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5321
+1 408-354-0700
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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San Jose, California
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aldo's Cafe is a great neighborhood restaurant. The wait staff is attentive and friendly, the food can make you believe for a moment you are in Italy, and there's almost always parking available. It's one of my favorite spots for lunch - a true oasis in the day!

Thank DrSallyB
Los Gatos, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This cozy place has always met the appetite of my last minute drop in company. Always great service from the friendly staff led by Giuseppe. The food has a great American Italian taste matched with wonderful wine and deserts. It has become part of the neighborhood over the years that one can feel like they are coming home.

Thank puppers95032
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253 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Aldo's Deli is not a deli. It is a real restaurant serving authentic Italian dishes. My favorite is the veal parmigiana or piccata. My wife enjoys the pizza offerings. The wait staff is friendly and accommodating. The dining room is nicely decorated and open. We enjoy eating lunch and dinner there with friends and family.

Thank TJFLG42
Los Gatos, California
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We enjoy having lunch here. The food and service is very friendly and is excellent. Good parking and never had to wait to be seated.

Thank Gary H
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

...I just came home from Italy, so I'm a little spoiled! Aldo's Cafe is certainly authentic in their cuisine and service style! We met for working lunch meeting...food was fantastic, service good and the cafe itself has a lovely vibe. What we had: CHEESE TORTELLINI in a tomato cream sauce with ham and peas LINGUINE CARBONARA with eggs and onions... More 

Thank Cheryl C
Los Gatos, California
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Small modern upscale cafe with great salads and pasta dishes. Dine in or take out. Good quality but not what you would call gourmet. Nice atmosphere.

Thank G95030
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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Now known as Aldo's cafe, this a relatively small place with nice ambiance. Our party had antipasti, burrata salad, sandwiches, and a pasta dish. Servings were generous and delicious. Service was also very good.

Thank Rjsanchez
Silicon Valley
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358 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Excellent lunch time visit. What a discovery. Our Cavatelli with sausage was perfectly prepared. I'm quite fussy about my Italian food, jaded by the fine talents of a grandma, mother, uncles, and brother. The food I enjoyed here was of that high-caliber standards that I grew up with. My companion and I shared a delicious Mortadella sandwich as well. (It's... More 

2 Thank Patrick S
Lincoln, California
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151 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

What a nice surprise to find this restaurant. A variety of pastas were served to our large family gathering, and they were all enjoyed. My eggplant dish was delicious. Good beverage variety too. The service was excellent. Unfortunately we were all too full to try any of the desserts. Next time!

1 Thank southbaytravelers
Saratoga, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The food is simply wonderful! Welcoming staff who always treat you like family. Local crowd that comes back repeatedly. Pasta's and chicken dishes are especially tantalizing. Spinach salad and pizzas are simply delicious. The minestrone soup is filled with fresh vegetables and is one of our favorites. Never get tired of this little gem.

1 Thank Marcia R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-0700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?