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Capellini Ristorante

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310 Baldwin Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3920 (“B” St. & Baldwin Ave.)
+1 650-342-3100
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
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San Mateo, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016

My fiance and I visited Capellini for a Valentines Day .This restaurant was top notch! Capellini is so elegant and romantic. The food tasted amazing . everything was so fresh and tasted like it was straight from Italy. The servers, cooks and the Chef were very fast and polite. Even the view from where we were sitting was excellent. I... More 

Thank francesca v
San Mateo, California
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Tried this reopened restuarant around the holidays and was disappointed. Clearly, they were not ready for a crowd, food was mediore at best and not hot. The service was decent but they did not have it all together.

Thank Kduffysi
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Capellini's has re-opened and it is fantastic! Four of us went out Friday night and every aspect was great. Service was prompt and consistently courteous. Wine was superb. Appetizer of margarita pizza was very tasty, followed by a fresh and impressive cappers salad. The chicken parmesan was incredibly flavorful and the penne primavera was outstanding. Everything we ordered was so... More 

Thank sevari
San Mateo, California
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Excited to again dine at Capellini's, the restaurant is always attractive and the newly reopened Capellini's is warn and friendly and the pasta dishes were very good. Service is good ,but will get better once the kinks are worked out. We were a party of six and everyone had an enjoyable experience.

Thank myrna d
Henderson, Nevada
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Unfortunately, Ristorante Capellini closed in Mid March 2014... They will be missed...They were my wife's "happy place" We do have lots of other wonderful resterants in downtown San Mateo, but none filling this nitch... Randy

Thank RandyHees
Leesburg, Virginia
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502 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I love Italian food and was not disappointed by Capellini. We had a business dinner with a lot of variety in starters and main dishes. I had Manicotti and it was splendid. Everyone else also enjoyed theirs! Although not a wine drinker my colleagues confirmed the wine list was good. In summary, excellent food, selection and service.

Thank Keith S
Incline Village, Nv
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2014

I ate lunch here with my husband and a friend who lives in San Mateo and recommended this restaurant. Wow. As soon as we walked in the door I had a feeling we were somewhere special. The interior is nicely done and has a warm feeling. Service was attentive but not intrusive. The food was incredibly good. The pizza was... More 

Thank godsbooboo
Henderson, Nevada
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Capellini is a wonderful cross between the local italian place and a modern Tuscan restaurant. Wonderful service, great menu... Randy

Thank RandyHees
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

My girl friend and I entered the restaurant a little before 21h00, they politely addressed us, "A table for two?" and I replied, "No, we're 3, someone else is on their way"... They immediately informed me that "the kitchen would be closing shortly and that my friend might not be able to order." That was OK, because he had already... More 

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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Mezzanine was a bit cramped (we showed up with more than we reserved) but the food and staff were excellent. Choice and price range was excellent - top notch quality for any occasion. They were great to work with and made us feel like old friends.

Thank Louie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Baldwin Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3920
    (“B” St. & Baldwin Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-342-3100

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