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Vino Santo Bistro

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2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
+1 650-780-0793
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Burlingame, CA
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015

5/15/15 The tortellini carbonara and the risotto special with shrimp and salmon was really good. Nice portions and decent pricing. Service was excellent. Skip on the calamari fritti (tasted like the frozen kind and they should know better). One of these days I'll get over the $8 sticker shock of a standard one shot house pour vodka tonic. We'll be... More 

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San Francisco, California
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

service: efficient and friendly.........food: very good.........chicken and also ravioli-lobster dishes were good size, the shrimp appetizer was small...........noise: a bit noisy but not obnoxious.......atmosphere: pleasant and "homey", comfortable seats.........several wines by the glass.......overall:good value............would repeat

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Thank bolgerjohn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Overall our experience here was great. It was a Thur. Evening and they were understaffed, we ended up being served by the front of house manager - and owners son. Starter salad was small but the Caesar dressing (their own) was great. We both loved our pasta selections. Totally glad we skipped the line next door to eat here. We'll... More 

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Thank Terri E
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

They staff here is very nice and the food was to die for. My wife said when she says she wants spaghetti she says this is where she wants to go. No more home cooking spaghetti.

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Thank cocogugump
Worthington, Ohio
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

I was visiting my older brother in CA and he took me to his favorite little Italian restaurant. This is a small, delightful little restaurant in downtown Redwood City. The wait staff are friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The warm, fresh bread was delicious. The "dipping" oil was actually quite thick with spices so you had to be careful... More 

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Moss Beach, California
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014

We were at this restaurant for my nephew's birthday and there is good news and bad news. The good news is that the food is hearty Italian of the kind you would expect in a small neighborhood bistro. The bad news is that it is not a place to go with more than 4 people. It took the staff a... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

We liked the restaurant, although sitting at the back was a bit noisy, with the waiters trying to see who could make the loudest noise without breaking plates. The character of the place was great, although a bit small. We were surprised by the value of the food for where the restaurant is located and its neighbors. The food was... More 

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Thank NMacLean
Redwood City, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

When we get a craving for Italian Food we go to Vino Santo Bistro! I try to have something different but love the Fettachini with seafood! The waiters are terrific and the atmosphere is great! They even have a full bar! I had my 50th Birthday Party there, 5 years ago and was proud and happy with everything! I highly... More 

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Thank Kendra M
Emerald Hills, California, United States
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

This is a very enjoyable place to eat with very good food, reasonable prices, and a nice atmosphere. It is one of the better restaurants on Broadway in Redwood City and we enjoy eating there.

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Thank Elaine H
Redwood City, California
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2013

This is once consistent good restaurant. Never ever a bad meal, THE Petrale is the best, and there menu has a variety of selections.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-780-0793

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