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La Strada Ristorante Italiano

335 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1716
+1 650-324-8300
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good54%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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335 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1716
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

we walked by, looked at menu and decided to stop in. had two dogs so sat outside under shade. waiter brought water for them, which was nice. food was very good, fantastically priced ($15 for entrée which included salad or soup), we weren't rushed, food...More

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We have been to Las Strada several times and continue t enjoy it. At our request, we were seated at a table for 4 on their "balcony", which is a step above the sidewalk. Good choice. I am not generally a lover os sidewalk eating,...More

Thank bigjim32
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We were jus passing by and decided to stop for lunch. The place doesn't look really appealing, but the quality if food is very good. We had calamari and prawns which were almost outstanding, soup of the day was good too. Pizza was OK though....More

Thank Reloncher
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We eat at La Strada fairly often as it is reliable, modestly priced, with good service and food. But his time, my wife and I both ordered a "Spaghetti Frutti di Mare" which semi-shocked us as to how truly excellent it was. Presentation was even...More

Thank Paulamalu
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My friend's and I had a great time getting together here for lunch. The restaurant has good service and food. We are going again soon.

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I had a coworker in town and we went to La Strada for dinner. I work in the area for a number of years and had walked by it but never tries it. I have been really missing out. The service was very good and...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Good solid Italian restaurant with the usual menu. Nice outside seating either under cover or not and plenty of inside seating. Waiters very attentive. Food good. During a three day trip I ate everyday in each of the Italians on this Main Street and they...More

Thank drdave10
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We came here as a group for a dinner and were not disappointed. Good knowledgeable service and a great range on the menu. We took a mix of starters and then a la carte for main meals. Good food and wine.

Thank LDGK90
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A nice place on the main avenue tonhave a good and reasonable meal. They have good and reasonable priced appetizers, pastas and pizza. Love to sit and watch people walk by, eating a good Italian meal with wine😄i tried their spaghetti in wi e and...More

Thank TuttieG
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice restaurant on busy university avenue, but you can find a table easily. The food is surprisingly good (and not heavy).

Thank foggy27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1716
    (Florence Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Palo Alto Caltrain stop is just a few blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-324-8300
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