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About Delizie

"Delizie" meaning delicious, is an enthusiastic endeavor to preserve sacred family traditions & bring delight to peoples’ plates far beyond Italy's borders. Hailing from Calabria, the infamous "toe" of the Italian peninsula where the mountains meet a breathtaking coastline, owner Francesco Ruggiero brings to life the richness of this southern region's culinary heritage, introducing & reacquainting others with an irresistible array of savory flavors & vibrant aromas. Using a combination of carefully selected imports & fresh, locally grown ingredients, you can indulge to your heart's desire in a variety of homemade pastas & traditional dishes. To render the meal complete pair your food with an appealing wine from a list featuring Italian & Californian wines that best suit your palate. The restaurant itself maintains a cozy, relaxed, yet elegant feel that invites others to join in the ambience that comes to life when the simplest things are brought to the table: good food, wine & people.

1107 San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, CA 94070
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
El camino Real

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(650) 486-1539

Website:
http://www.deliziesc.com/

Catering:
Please call us for details.

Parking Details:
Caltrain, SamTrans

Executive Chef:
Biagio Capua

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Delizie Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

91% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (22)
Good for a Date (19)
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Romantic (15)
Special Occasion (14)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Cozy (13)
Notable Wine List (13)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Casual (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Business Meals (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Healthy (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Fun (4)
Disabled Access (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Organic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Vegan (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The waitstaff at Delizie is always wonderful! The food is amazing and they have a great wine list. My girlfriends and I dined here together and had a great meal. The waitstaff gave us glasses of moscato on the house at the finish of our meal. Highly recommend this restaurant for any dinner occasion. Reservations are good because they are a smaller restaurant. It’s cozy too!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Cozy, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Amazing as always. Tried their eggplant parmiggiana special and it was absolutely fantastic, not grease and not oily as well.
Also had their night special swordfish carpaccio which was very delicate and tasty.
My fiance had porcini risotto and from her face I could say that was extremely happy with it. We’ll be back and recommend to friends :)))

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was great and the service was good as well. Until the waiter asked us to leave because he needed our table for a party of 10 that showed up without reservations. We weren't very happy about that. You never ask a well paying customer to leave. Not sure If I will go back there or recommend it to any of my friends.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

What a delightful surprise! I was amazed to learn the restaurant has been there over 5 years - had not noticed it before. We had an excellent, un-rushed lunch with great service. Rolando was knowledgeable, attentive, and personable. We asked for recommendations for pairing Italian wines we did not know with our food and he did a really good job, even offering tastes without being asked. My husband's risotto, an ample serving for lunch, had him wishing he had ordered a larger portion. My linguine with fresh clams was EXCELLENT- homemade pasta, quite a few tender little clams and, as requested, made on the spicy side. And if you ever enjoy panna cotta, be sure to try it Here- really fresh and light and delicious. Thumbs up all around. We will return for lunch and dinner and bring friends next time.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 9, 2017

The waitress was excellent also the restauran manager made us feel very comfortable. Food was good could be fresher but we ate well.

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Cozy
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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We went to Delizie for a double date on Saturday night. We were able to get a reservation and modify easily (thanks Open Table). Our server started out very helpful, but as the evening went on, it was like she got distracted. She brought us our dessert menu and then vanished. 15 minutes later someone noticed we were still sitting there with them and apologized and took the order. We got our desserts and then literally had to flag her down long after we had finished. The place was not that busy at this point, I do believe she was focused on something else outside of her work. The food was good and came quickly and hot, overall it was good, but our experience with our service made it less than awesome.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

One of our favorites of the many Italian restaurants there seem to be in San Carlos and Belmont. Had the gnocchi de mar and it was fabulous! Loved the artichoke appetizer as well as the burrata & speck. Was very bummed that they did not offer their eggplant appetizer as it used to be a our go-to and a differentiator from the other restaurants. But it has been a year since I've been here so the menu may have changed months ago... Desserts were also good. This was a friends night out and we lingered a long time and they were fine with that. No rush. Also good place for date night. Quieter than the other restaurants and very cozy decor. We'll be back!

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

First time there for a first date. Cozy & romantic but not to over the top. The smells from the kitchen were to die for and the food was equally delicious.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We are regulars. Both the food and the service are always excellent. Easily the best and most authentic Italian food in San Carlos.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

The things I'll remember most about Delizie are the pleasant atmosphere and the friendly service staff. It's not the most spacious restaurant, but that means you'll get a lot of attention. I thought the food was tasty and the portions sizable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Delizie is a small, quietly elegant family-owned Italian restaurant serving cuisine influenced by the family's Calabrian roots. We have dined there over 30 times over the years, drawn back by the consistent high levels of service, warmth, and of course the wonderful dishes. House-made pastas with braised meat sauces are our favorites, but the seafood dishes most reflect Calabria and are wonderful. The modest wine list offers a thoughtful selection of distinctive regional Italian reds and whites as well as some familiar domestic varietals. Definitely save room for homemade desserts, and maybe a dessert wine you've never tried before.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Fun, Authentic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great Southern Italian food, and awesome service.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Cozy restaurant, delicious Italian food, and great customer service!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Service was impeccable. Calamari was bland but risotto and pastas were delicious. Thank you for my birthday treat. We’ll be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual, Fun, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

This place has very good food and great service. Flavors are well balanced.
This is a must-try restaurant in San Carlos.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Love the menu. Have relatives in Calabria/good for 'home cooking'. thx

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Always good food and friendly service. A neighborhood meeting place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

After we made the reservation we called to add 2 more people and they said yes we can accommodate that.
Excellent service. Food is amazing.
VERY pleased.
We will go again
Charlie

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 3, 2017

There are lots of great restaurants in San Carlos, but I always seem to end up choosing Delizie for a nice evening. Why? Because they never disappoint. This time I had Vitello di Marsala, an unbeatable preparation with rich mushrooms and a mellow sauce over perfectly cooked veal. My wife had salmon pasta, a mix of smoked and fresh salmon, so the flavor didn't overwhelm. A glass of montepulciano made it perfect. And dessert! Perfectly light and flavorful without being too sweet, a rare find. We'll be back many more times.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Healthy, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Great southern Italian food, super wine list with many Italian choices that I haven't seen elsewhere. Friendly staff.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on August 29, 2017

Food, service and ambience are excellent. I have taken guest there several times. They all appreciate the fine dining at Delizie.

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Eating at Delizie is one of my favorite dining experiences. They care so much about their customers and their food, and it really shows. They make you feel like family, with amazing, cared for dishes.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Lovely setting, good menu and food. Excellent service. A place to return to.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Fabolous restaurant! Had the butternut squash special Ravioli top notch. My fiancè had the cod stew which I tried as well it was fenomenal too. Great affogato & tiramisu. Their wine list is wonderful and most of wines are italians :)
Everyone here seems to be italian which is a plus. Highly recommended

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Spicy, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Awesome food as always. I've been coming to this true gem for long time and their consistency its always good. Quality of meals and service are impeccable. Thank you

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 3, 2017

The place is quite small for an average Italian restaurant. I ordered the spaghetti imperiali and it came out hot and delicious! Their appetizer bread and dip was also very tasty. However the tiramisu is so dry and bland - not freshly made. The tartufo de pizzo calabro was delicious! For such a simple meal for 1, the meal is quite pricey.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great find and delicious food. Have been there twice in the last 3 weeks and already have reservations next week to bring a new guest. Owner and staff were very pleasant, and we had great service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

My wife and I try to eat at Delizie once a month. This is hands down the best Italian restaurant on the Peninsula. There are many Italian restaurants in San Carlos, CA, but this restaurant gets five starts. The menu is real Italian food. Sorry folks you will need find lasagna or spaghetti and meatballs on this menu. The food that is served at this restaurant is real authentic Italian food prepared by a real Italian chef. The restaurant is family owned and they are wonderful!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Went there a few times and loved every item we tried. Black squid risotto is amazing!

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 (London)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Good food with reasonable. But service could be improved.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Consistanly good food- the service is very friendly, and the owner is there to make sure you're taken care of. Great family atmosphere.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 9, 2017

We made a reservation for my son's graduation for the family-- 10 people. They were the most lovely hosts, the food was not slow, and it was amazing. They took care of every detail, got extra pasta for a hungry little kid, made a special celebration for my son. We could not have asked for a more perfect meal. A huge thank you to Delizie for making a special day very special indeed!

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on June 5, 2017

I found this restaurant on Yelp and my girlfriend asked me to pick the dinner place for a girls night out. I was wooed by the cauliflower gratin and olive/pesto tapenade they serve with bread so I decided that we should eat there. I was NOT disappointed. The atmosphere was wonderful, the food was great. Very interesting food choices. We told the waiter that we wanted to take our time and we sat there for three hours eating and talking while not feeling rushed at all. I would definitely go there again!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 3, 2017

My absolute favorite restaurant! Francesco and his family make you feel like your at home. Their food is fantastic!!

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2017

My wife and I love eating at Delizie. The restaurant is run by a family from Calabria, Italy. The food is fantastic and very fresh. I would say that Delizie is one of the best Italian restaurants on the Peninsula. We highly recommend Delizie.

Tags: Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 18, 2017

Excellent food and service. We had A GREAT TIME! Very much recommend.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 15, 2017

There are many fine restaurants in San Carlos, but Delizie is consistently my favorite. Excellent food, staff and ambience. I would love to dine at Delizie more often, but for the limited menu. I have food allergies so I can only enjoy a few entrees. Otherwise I'd be there more often. Highly recommended for excellent italian food and wine.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 11, 2017

As always excellent food and outstanding service. Will definitely return.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 8, 2017

Great service by Rolando. Tagliatelle with wild boar meat was delicious. Bruschetta with the spicy meat spread was also a surprising hit. Coffee sponge cake dessert was a great note to finish the meal with.

Only ask is for them to warm up the bread, although that dipping oil they have is delicious and makes up for the cold bread.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 8, 2017

A gracious and low-key trattoria (albeit with printed menus and with wine by the glass and bottle, rather than carafes.) We bring pets,and dine outside, so the noise level rating is meaningless; it is generally quiet inside. Try the baccala, quite difficult to find, and the Strozzapreti con Ragù di Agnello.

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