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Sapore Italiano

4.1
559 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic

Sapore Italiano is a relaxed Italian eatery known for its tasty bread and hearty cuisine. The restaurant serves everything, from pizzas and salads, to veal scaloppine Marsala and tiger prawns with a basil and white wine sauce.

Try Sapore Italiano's homemade meat lasagna or signature insalata Sapore with greens, chicken breast, raisins and sliced apples in a balsamic vinaigrette for lunch. Sapore Italiano's dinner menu includes irresistible antipasti like carpaccio Veneto with raw beef, shaved Parmesan, arugula, Dijon mustard, olive oil and lemon. The restaurant's rigatoni with ground sausage and vegetarian pizza are both standout dishes. A large wine list includes a nice variety of Italian and Californian wines. Sapore Italiano also serves gluten-free and whole wheat pastas.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Seafood, Dessert
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Sunday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(650) 348-3277
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Angelo Cucco
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Catering
Private party catering for over 20 people. Call for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
El Camino Real
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Parking details
Metered parking is available on Burlingame Ave. and behind the restaurant. Free parking after 6:00 pm.
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Public transit
Caltrain - Burlingame Station. Head West on Burlingame Ave., restaurant will be on the left side of the street. Next to Walgreens/Safeway.
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Entertainment
One television located at the bar and another television upstairs in the private dining area.
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Special events & promotions
Please join us for… Birthdays, Anniversary, Baby shower, Bridal shower, Graduation, Wedding Reception and any other special event that you would like to celebrate with us.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The culmination of experience, expertise, and passion for fine food has resulted in the warm atmosphere and exceptional service that is Sapore Italiano. Book your party in one of our two private rooms and we'll help you create a dining experience your guests are sure to remember.

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What 559 People Are Saying
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4.1  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
3.9
service
4.1
ambience
4.0
value
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ChristianVance (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Had a reservation on Valentine’s Day that I had made many hours prior to arriving for our dinner. Couldn’t even get past the giant line of people that were cramped in the doorway to talk to a host. When I finally forced myself ahead he said it was going to be a 30 minute wait. We left.

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chrisk (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Had to wait a bit but it was Valentine's Day. Great Waiter and great food.

Location is perfect on Burlingame Ave.

Check it out for good Italian.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

One of our go to restaurants.. Ambiance, Food Service all excellent.

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vipbillh (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Authentic home-made Italian cuisine wonderfully prepared with excellent, not intrusive service!

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Sandra (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Veal was very good. Would prefer with served with ravioli/pasta vs. potato

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

So disappointed. Lunch crowd was small, yet the service was terrible. Waiter acted like he was doing a favor waiting on us. Lunch prices a bit high as well.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Great place

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vipFoodluvr (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Have to admit we didn’t have a great first experience. I asked for a quiet table and we were seated dead center in a noisy restaurant. Started off with a mixed up drink order (beer and Cabernet, not Chardonnay). Then the wrong salads were delivered. Lastly we got the wrong bill! No apologies just craziness. The menu was changed for New Years Eve but not forecast online. Very expensive for ok food and little atmosphere and mediocre waitstaff.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Main course came before the appetizers. Therefore we cancelled the order for the appetizers. It took to long for the food to get to our table, same for several tables. Service just took too long.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Been here many times, always good food. Service level was off tonight, perhaps due to the holidays

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