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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 good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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417 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
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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 11 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 30 June 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 22 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 9 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

Thank Funtravels13
Reviewed 31 January 2014

We were scheduled to dine with two other couples tonight at St. Michael's Alley, which had nowhere to sit as we waited for a table. Our guests, from the area, thankfully suggested Spalti. It was a terrific experience. Dishes enjoyed included Fired Calamari, New England...More

Thank aowats
Reviewed 11 January 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in Palo Alto, and probably in all of the bay area. Excellent food, great decor, and friendly service. I would definitely recommend it!

Thank Isil D
Reviewed 10 December 2013

And that is a good thing. California restaurants seem to be engaged in a battle of who can twist ingredients the most. It was refreshing to find this little restaurant in Palo Alto that serves Italian food that you remember as a kid. The linquini...More

Thank Jean T
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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
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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