Spaggi's
Spaggi's

Spaggi's

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.spaggis.com/
  • Phone: 9095790497
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: 5:00pm -
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Henry Gonzalez
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from Spaggi's
Everyday at Spaggi"s is a new culinary experience, where Executive Chef and Owner Henry Gonzalez dishes up delightful, surprising and delicious Italian Cuisine, also offering a wide range of Steaks and Seafood. "Just like people, food should be beautiful from the inside out." he says. The result is Spaggi's award-winning menu that bring customers from all over Southern California coming back for more.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Spaggi's reviews from OpenTable diners
45 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelQuiet
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (35)neighborhood gem (33)romantic (29)fit for foodies (23)notable wine list (17)good for groups (10)great for outdoor dining (8)great for lunch (5)hot spot (2)late-night find (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • An Outstanding Experience
    Naturalawn
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    My wife and I selected Spaggi's for our anniversary dinner. We wanted to go somewhere 'special', not just the typical chain restaurant. We heard about Spaggi's and checked out the reviews. Well, the reviews were correct, this is a wonderful place, we had a very enjoyable dining experience. The atmosphere was very pleasant and everything was very neat and clean. The menu had a nice selection, however, we deliberately chose higher priced items since it was a special dinner. The appetizers, the main course, and the dessert did not disappoint!! The portions were just right, not too big, not too small. We were pleasantly full when we left. Chef Henry visited the dining room and stopped to talk at each table. It was a great experience!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just go ...
    DDAAVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Just go, if you enjoy delightful dining experiences & exceptional service ...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME FOOD!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We got seated in a nice romantic table for me and my wife. Everyone was very friendly. Waitress came to take our order. We already knew we wanted the lobster and mussels risotto for an app. and beef wellington for entree. We order bottled water instead of house water. As we were waiting I noticed my fork has spaghetti sauce on it. Called the waitress over and she replaced or and apologized. Brought our bottled water in a fancy red bottle and poured it for us. We drank a little and than the buss boy comes by and fillsor glasses with house water! ! Waitress takes care of it!   Food comes out and is Absolutely Delicious! ! I highly recommend to anyone looking for a fine dining experience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine1
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Just ok food. We selected this place after reading reviews. My. Food was so hot, I could not eat it . It seemed like it was done before everyone in our party and it was reheated. I would go somewhere else .
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Amazing as always. Sauces & textures work well. Nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely experience!
    jw1939
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We were celebrating my birthday, and it was a perfect evening. Great menu for all tastes so everyone was happy!Wait staff attentive!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • pleased
    best
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Was the best I ever had in a long time, grate for alone time with someone you love.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As always
    MarkmanVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    This is a restaurant we go to often and always great a great meal with good service. Henry (Chef) is not only doing great food at Spaggi's but is also giving back to the community and social issues that are important.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    mlpeace2u
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Spaggi's has delicious food! The server, manager, restaurant, chef, all were awesome!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time and will be back soon!
    SerRN12
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The food and service here was incredible!! The lasagna di carne was the the best lasagna I have ever had! Went for an anniversary and we were more than pleased at the romantic atmosphere and rich Italian food. Chef Henry came to our table and introduced himself which was so nice! My boyfriend and I will be back and we'll bring our friends and family too!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    The food was delicious. Excellent Italian food. I took my mother here for lunch. She loved hers as well. The decor and the atmosphere was very nice for lunch. Our waiter could have been a bit more attentive. I felt he was not interested in serving us. I was a little disappointed in that. Other than the not-so-great service, we really enjoyed this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Don't Miss It!
    PasadenaPam
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Been here twice for tastings for catered event Night on the Plaza in Glendora. First time here for dinner. Many great items to choose from on the menu and many specials. special wedge salad was delicious. Lobster Ravioli (minus the lemon in the sauce-my request) was devine. Everyone loved their choices. We will be back. Thank you Chef Henri.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed
    mrluckey
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We had gone to Spaggi's shortly after they first opened many years ago, and had been there a number of times since and were quite happy with our meals. But the last 2 times have been a disappointment. The food is not bad, but only OK. Of our 3 main courses, only 1 got more than a few bites. And the food portions on appetizers are so small it was ridiculous, especially considering the very high price. Service was excellent and attentive on the plus side. All in all, I could no longer recommend them, being very overpriced for the quality of food received.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary dinner
    hdhun
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    A very nice restaurant for a special occasion. Very small/intimate inside and not the greatest view outside. Nice ambiance and decor. Excellent service and food!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding Local Gen
    RandP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Though situated in a strip mall in Upland, this intimate restaurant is a favorite for locals. All of its items on the menu and daily specials we have tried are beautifully prepared and perfectly cooked. The service is friendly and attentive. Chef Henry frequently makes a point of visiting your table and accommodates your wishes. They also do an amazing catering business which we used for our wedding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pleasantly surprised!
    WowwwVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    This was my first time dining here. The service, ambience, and food were excellent. A very quiet/romantic setting. Our waitress was extremely knowledgable and she knew every item on the menu inside and out. The food was delicious, salad, lobster ravioli and red velvet cake were amazing all amazing. The chef even came to greet each table to make sure we were satisfied with our experience. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Recommend this to all
    Nightsout
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    To those foodies that are in the Upland area looking for a good place to sit and relax, have a wonderful meal and enjoy. Recommend this to all my friends who live close
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Robert
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Great food and exceptional friendly service!!!! You can always count on this Neighborhood gem.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Spaggi's!
    shawnb
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The food at Spaggi's is wonderful, presentation wonderful, service wonderful. Top of our list for special family occasions or fine dining with friends.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • After 12 years still great
    dohomer
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Took cooking class here about 12 years ago, then moved to Kansas City. Food was great then, and is great today. Large menu, but extensive list of specials. Entrees ranged from $20-$40. The only criticism was that they do not have a full bar - lots of wines though. I will return the next time we're back in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    MarkmanVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    As usual, this is an excellent choice for a nice dinner.... celebrated out anniversary this night, and had a great meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hidden neighborhood gem
    Addicted2food
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    What a great evening. The service and food were fabulous! The wine list was extensive and had a huge range which we like. We will be back and tell others of the great good and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful but not appreciated
    krys
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    This restaurant serves the best food and with class! I hope it was a quiet saturday night because of the 4th of July! It deserves to have a full house but there were a very few that were there when we visited. Please visit this restaurant and you will not be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 157 reviews are from the Spaggi's reviews archive.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    I have been to Spaggi's many times and always have had a stellar experience with the food and service. Henry Gonzales does a superb job at as owner of this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Superb Meal
    GSRB
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    If visiting for dinner, make sure you don't have breakfast or lunch that day, because you'll want to order pretty much everything on the menu. Portions are generous and the quality of the ingredients, cooking, and presentation are flawless. Do order something as an appetizer (you'll be pleased), and I'll happily recommend the "Genovese" (Italian pot roast over noodles with vegetables). Oh, the tapenade served with the bread was so good we asked to add a small container of it to our bill so we could enjoy some at home the next day...delicious! I'd love to be able to comment on any of the many delicious-looking desserts they brought around on a tray, but unfortunately didn't have enough room left to even share one. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rare find
    LV2bsurprised
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    This small place is a gem. Four different people, four different dishes and four raves about each dish. Don't be shy try something new from their menu or a wonderful special! Save room for dessert, even if you choose the gelato you won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Most memorable!
    krys
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Went for our 39th anniversary and the night was special as I hoped for. Spaggi's class of food is on a level of its own. The chef is absolutely fantastic with years of experience. Wine/champagne both very good. Excellent wine list! In one word: CLASS!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delightful Graduation Party
    SimplehealthytastebudVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Had seventeen people in a private room to celebrate college graduation. Everything was excellent, the food, the service, the ambiance. Delicious. We'd never heard of this place, but we will be back the next time we are visiting the Claremont Colleges!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Graduation Tradition
    milkmanVIP
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    After spending three days in Pasadena for the Universities graduations since 2007 we always stop here for a great lunch. Three of our party got north american pasta special and I got the european. Food was outstanding along with the service. We closed out their lunch service and never felt rushed. Highly recommend anytime you can get there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food and service
    SLS4ME
    Dined on 5/13/2014
    This is the only inland empire restaurant I have found that serves Beef Wellington. Waiters have a great attitude and provide excellent service. Do not recommend for young children. Chef comes out to chat with you about your meal. Fantastic!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pleasantly surprised
    Heytofu
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We were a little concerned about this place for its location and the fact that I was able to get a reservation for Mother's Day dinner the night before Mother's Day. It turned out to be pretty good! Wife had beef Wellington. The meat was cooked well and tender although pastry was not flakey. She didn't like the crab cake in the Wellington since it was kind of fishy. The lamb chop I got was ok. Think I'll get the rib eye next time though. Server (Olivia?) was great but a bus boy spilled water in my wife's plate while pouring water for her and don't think he apologized. Overall it was above our expectation and we will return again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Could not be better
    HardToPlease
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    The service and food were as good as it gets. Nothing could have been done to make the meal and service better.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A gem in Upland
    Ygsandoval
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Wonderful food, great service and excellent ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful specials
    ArtemisVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We are always amazed at the amount of specials featuring fish at Spaggi's and they don't disappoint. Equally interesting are the salads and the desserts. It is always a great place to experience great food. Looking forward to returning soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spaggis
    Huck
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    . We were seated for about 20 minutes before anyone was assigned to our table - we kept getting water refiled but no one came by to tell us about specials or ask what we wanted. Since no one had come by I flagged a random waiter who found our server. Once our server was identified the service was not slow. I noticed that the next table got an amuse buche which we did not get - perhaps they were special or our server was not clued in to that. We had the two house recommended dishes osso bucco and the italian pot roast. Both were very hearty and good. The two others in our party, college students, had vegetarian pasta dishes that they enjoyed. Wines are sold at a fairly high mark up for California restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Best
    jjjj844892VIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We love Spaggi's. It is our go to place for a quiet dinner or special occasion. We have not had a bad meal at Spaggi's. The chef and staff are always serving up good food and presented beautifully. We had Drew as our server, he is the best. Very attentive and aware of the customers needs and request.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Third time here. Came as recommenda
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Third time here. Came as recommendation from a friend a little while back. Has not disappointed. Great service, decent wine list. Owner is very attentive. You can tell local come back over and over. We both had the lasagna. Very Very good. We will see you again Spaggi's!.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • VIEW
    Mimi
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    MAYBE IMPROVE THE VIEW OUTSIDE BY BLOCKING IT....IT'S ONLY A PARKING LOT. THE NIGHT WE WERE THERE A YOUNG GROUP OF LOUD AND MISCHEIVIOUS GROUP OF BOYS WERE IN THE FRONT OF THE RESTAURANT FOR FAR TOO LONG, BEING LOUD AND RUDE WITH VULGUR LANGUAGE.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow things have changed in one year
    MikeB
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    Quality has lessened over the last year. What was once a nice treat to drive an hour to get to is now up to debate. They catered our wedding so they have a special place in our heart with my wife and I. Flavors are still there but quality and presentation is now lacking. Waiting staff were good though my wife had to ask repeatedly to one server for Splenda which he still forget until she called him out. I don't know what's going on but Chef Henry's crew needs a pep talk or he needs to clean house.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great rediscovery
    ArtemisVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    We decided to revisit Spaggi's after a long interval. We first dined with friends right after their opening, and didn't really return until now. What a delightful surprise. The food was fantastic, the service was great and it was a wonderful dining experience. There were so many specials it was a hard decision, but the Sea Bass was a great choice. The salad was also wonderful. We are looking forward to returning, soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.