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Best Italian Restaurants in Millbrae


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A photo of La Collina restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Millbrae
Booked 5 times today
La Collina is a highly-recommended local Italian restaurant, praised for its traditional and comforting cuisine, excellent service, and welcoming ambiance. Many guests have made it their go-to spot for weeknight dinners and special occasions. Delightful meals from their varied menu, such as polenta, linguini carbonara, chicken parmigiana, and veal marsala have all been singled out for their delicious taste. Adding to the authentic Italian atmosphere, the interior features charming murals and a Mediterranean vibe. Despite its popularity which may necessitate a reservation, the friendly and efficient staff ensures patrons a pleasant dining experience. Overall, guests find the food and service consistently excellent, making La Collina a deserving frontrunner in the Bay area's Italian restaurant scene.
A photo of Pausa Bar & Cookery restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • San Mateo
Booked 58 times today
Pausa Bar & Cookery is acclaimed as a haven for lovers of Italian cuisine, nestled in the heart of San Mateo. The restaurant's food receives praise for its creativity and expert preparation, as evidenced by glowing reviews that highlight their impeccable pizzas, pasta, and entrées. Pausa’s atmosphere is described as a joyful Italian house party, creating an authentic and lively ambiance. Patrons frequently commend the service, describing it as knowledgeable and attentive. Their diverse offerings, ranging from Wagyu Beef Bavette to the unique risotto with shaved white Alba truffles, earn rave reviews, with one customer describing it as the best Italian restaurant in the Bay Area. The restaurant's commitment to quality and authenticity, paired with its robust Italian wine list, consolidate its reputation as a true gem of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Rocca Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 20 times today
Rocca Ristorante is a gem of Italian cuisine located near SFO. Garnering praise for its consistently good food, warm service and unpretentious charm, this restaurant is celebrated for its masterfully crafted menu items, prepared with an authentic Italian flair, as noted by happy diners. From the garlic mash potatoes and halibut with lemon sauce to the delicious salmon with pasta, everything is freshly prepared and boasts of a delightful Italian touch. The ambiance, service and menu all combine to create a wonderful dining experience. The restaurant is also recognized for its creative dishes, such as the rolled eggplant appetizer, and its comprehensive wine list. This popular spot, known for its excellent service and reasonable prices, is recommended for both business and pleasure, with numerous customers looking forward to their next visit.
A photo of Il Fornaio - Burlingame restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 33 times today
Il Fornaio in Burlingame is celebrated as a hub for high-quality Italian cuisine. The establishment has won over patrons with an array of authentic and delicious dishes such as homemade Italian staples, salads, and a particular favorite, penne pasta with vodka cream and bacon. Many patrons appreciate its excellent service and the relaxed yet elegant ambiance. The restaurant's wine list never disappoints, expanding the horizons of diners with each visit. It is touted as a gem in Burlingame, with easy rail connections from San Francisco and farther down the peninsula. Patrons also praise the restaurant for its consistent food delivery and commend its ability to cater to various dietary needs, including vegan preferences. Il Fornaio Burlingame comes highly recommended for being consistently good, providing excellent value, and being a suitable venue for occasions ranging from business lunches to celebrations with family and friends.
A photo of Cafe Figaro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 19 times today
Cafe Figaro, located in Burlingame, is highly applauded for offering delightful Italian cuisine. Praised widely in reviews, customers adore the distinctly delicious and traditional recipe of dishes, notably the halibut, ravioli, fettuccine with pesto, and chicken parmesan. This family-owned restaurant, which has been around since 1989, constantly receives commendations for attentive and warm service from staff, especially the owner, Will, who makes customers feel like family. The inviting environment and the homemade pasta, which is a hit among diners, characterizes the authenticity of Cafe Figaro's Italian fare. The restaurant's excellent service, quality food, and Italian vibe all contribute to making it a top choice in Burlingame.
A photo of Pizzeria Delfina Burlingame restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 26 times today
Pizzeria Delfina Burlingame is an esteemed Italian restaurant located in Burlingame, renowned for its tantalizing pizzas and authentic Italian dishes. Customers rave about the unique, mouthwatering combinations, such as broccoli raab pizza with house-made fennel sausage, which take you on a culinary trip straight to old-world Italy. Other menu highlights include grilled asparagus with brown butter and generous parmesan shavings, creating an unforgettable flavor experience. The restaurant is also praised for its excellent service, warm ambiance, and high-quality ingredients that are purportedly as fresh and pure as those found in Italy. Regulars regard Pizzeria Delfina as the best Italian place in the area, with new ones declaring it their favorite pizzeria on the peninsula. All these aspects make it a cherished spot for both casual meetings and festive celebrations.
A photo of Saltyard Restaurant and Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 8 times today
Saltyard Restaurant and Bar earns high praise for its excellent Italian cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood. Customers consistently laud the restaurant for its tantalizing sauces, flavorful dishes, and lavish servings. Standout dishes include the shrimp risotto and seafood linguini, both loaded with fresh shellfish. Customers also commend the cioppino, which has the distinction of being dubbed the "best ever" by a patron of Italian descent. The ambiance is deemed perfect for date nights or group dinners, with attentive service adding to the positive experience. All these attributes make Saltyard Restaurant and Bar a preferred destination for those craving high-quality Italian fare.
A photo of Trapeze Restaurant - Burlingame restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 9 times today
Trapeze Restaurant - Burlingame consistently serves up excellent Italian cuisine according to its numerous stellar reviews. Patrons frequently commend the perfectly cooked appetizers and entrees, the reasonable pricing, and the delightful service. The selection from the restaurant's extensive wine list enhances the Italian dining experience for many customers. Special mentions were made on the freshness and taste of salads, the outstanding lobster ravioli, and the best-in-class tiramisu. Described as a gem with a great location in Burlingame, reviewers note that you would have to go to San Francisco or Palo Alto to find anything similar. Undoubtedly, Trapeze Restaurant - Burlingame stands as a top choice for Italian food connoisseurs.
A photo of Sapore Italiano restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 20 times today
Sapore Italiano is widely celebrated as the best local Italian restaurant, won over many diners with its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons love the fantastic, friendly, and helpful service, making the environment feel closely akin to Italy's warm hospitality. The restaurant's excellent food is often mentioned in reviews, with guests celebrating their delicious meals. The restaurant's outdoor seating option is also appreciated, especially on beautiful days. Many customers have fond memories of their dining experiences at Sapore Italiano, emphasizing the good food, great service, and the feeling of being transported to Italy. The restaurant's owner originates from Sicily, further enhancing its authenticity.
A photo of Bistro Arancini restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Burlingame
Booked 3 times today
Bistro Arancini located on the Broadway Burlingameand at our restaurant, you can find representatives of the most popular cuisines on a worldwide scale. Whether you want a usual or exotic dish, don’t hesitate to leaf through our diverse menu and order what you like.
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