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  3. Distance: 0.51mi
  4. Distance: 0.68mi

About Vaso Azzurro

We are known for our authentic and fresh Northern Italian fare made daily with only the finest ingredients. With a variety of satisfying and unique dishes, we have something for every type of taste preferences. Our "feel at home" staff and intimate atmosphere filled with upscale Mediterranean decor makes us a great place to take a date or the whole family.

108 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:


Lunch: M-F 11:30am-2:00pm

Dinner: Su-Th 5:00pm-9:00pm

Dinner: F-Sa 5:00pm-10:00pm

Cross Street:
Evelyn

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(650) 940-1717

Website:
http://vasoazzurro.com/

Executive Chef:
Hasan Yildiz

Vaso Azzurro Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (10)
Live Music (9)
Comfort Food (8)
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Casual (8)
Fun (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Authentic (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Romantic (6)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Business Meals (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Cozy (4)
Healthy (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
People Watching (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Seasonal (3)
Vegan (3)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Great Beer (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Went there for a “special date” night out. Our server managed to screw up our drink order, then screwed up our entrees, hardly checked on us during the meal, failed to offer us a dessert menu, then never brought us the after dinner drinks we ordered from a different waiter—He did, however, manage to get the undelivered drinks on our bill, which I thought was nice. The food was good, not great, but the service was so unbelievable we just left laughing. Not Recommended.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

feel like family every time! amazingly inviting and great food!

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Live Music, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 8, 2018

We love this place. It's a place where "everybody knows your name". The food is very nice pretty much home made Italian cuisine. 'Lemon drop' cocktail is my favorite. Outstanding service. It's our favorite neighborhood restaurant.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Place is nice, food is good...but a little bit noisy in the corner...

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 4, 2018

The seabass special was yummy. I thought the live music was too loud and intrusive, although the musicians were talented. Decor, plating, style was very expected.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Live Music
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Lovely dinner spot with great italian food. I had dinner on a Tuesday night and was surprised to see SO many birthday dinners in large groups. So it appears to be popular for celebrations! But this also affects noise levels, be warned.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Every time my family dines at Vaso Azzurro, it is a wonderful experience. Michael, Alan and the whole crew are exceptional. The food is to die for, the service is great and the live music is a huge plus, where Mark will serenade you with a classic song. Let them know it's your birthday. Your get a great surprise!

Tags: People Watching, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We loved the food. They do rush you as you do not have time to finish appetizers, soon the main meal is served. Quite noisy

Tags: Tasting Menu, Live Music
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food continues to be well-prepared and tasty. Prices are reasonable, and service is professional. Nice stop for dinner before or after the theatre.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Quick Bite, Vegan, Comfort Food, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

It was very good food nice ambience, lively but not excessively noisy. I like the place.

Service was a touch slow on the front end, but not bad since it was getting busy. Puzzling was the food was run to the table not by the waitress (not unusual) but no one ever followed up to see if everything was ok (it was but no matter). Then when we were getting a little impatient for the check maybe 40 minutes after the food was a served and 10-15 after plates cleared, I flagged a busboy. Still no check 10-15 minutes later so I got his eye again and then our waitress brought it reasonably quickly which was the first time she had come by since the order. She said something like “leaving so soon?” Which might have been a joking acknowledgement she had forgotten us, or maybe serious; It was not clear. Mistakes happen and I have eaten here once before with no problem so I am considering this as a one off error and will return.

Tags: Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

I came to Vaso Azzurro all the time but last Thursday was a disappointment! There was absolutely no Saffron in my Risotto and the clams were not cooked properly. my friend's pasta dish was very bland.. I truly hope this is just a hip cup...

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Business Meals
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We love the food and owners... very busy

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food5
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Accommodating server and kitchen (we had a combination of vegans, vegetarians and carnivores), abundant and quality food, as good a value as you will find in Mountain View. Allow time to find parking.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 16, 2018

My first time at Vaso Azurro. I met a friend for lunch. It's perfect for that. Very nice and enjoyable. The food and service were excellent. And so was the ambiance.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Very good vegetarian choices. Live band on Sat night and possibly other nights. Good service. I had the mushroom ravioli eith Alfredo sauce and my wife had penne with vegetables. No kids menu but you can get half orders for 70% of the full order cost. Food is a bit pricey.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Excellent chicken in white wine sauce, pesto gnocchi and fabulous desserts.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Best dining experience we have ever had. Great staff, top-notch food, delightful live music.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Romantic, Seasonal
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 17, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants. Delish food. Friendly service. Great cocktails. Divine desserts.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Healthy, Fun, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Vaso Azzuro made our anniversary extremely special. Friday night they had live jazz music and the owner sang Anniversary song for us. The food and their service was outstanding. I would highly recommend this place.

Tags: Vegan, Fun, Live Music
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Another awesome meal at Vaso Azzurro! I love this place! The food is fantastic, the wine list is amazing and best of all, they make you feel like family!! The singing is tons of fun!! Home away from home.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

I had chicken piccata. My husband has veal Marsala. All entrees came with the same sides - mashed potatoes and vegetables. My meal was okay. This is my second time at this restaurant. It’s okay but with so many restaurants in this area I’ll try a different restaurant next time.

Tags: Casual
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food3
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Pasta was overcooked, sauce was supposed to be spicey but wasn't, could barely see the 5 small pieces of eggplant supposed to be in the sauce, maitre d treated me abruptly and harshly, live music was way too loud for the space, salad was small, over all the experience was over priced. Good things were healthy pour in glass of wine and waiter was good

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

the food and the service was amazing!! The wine list was very impressive. Vaso Azzurro has the amazing ability to make you feel like family. This is the place to go!!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Ambiance was special and fun. Welcoming hospitality. Interesting menu, food was good and prices reasonable. Very nice to have live music.

Tags: Live Music
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The bread was burnt and the risotto lacked flavor, but the salad and tiramisu were great. With all the variety of restaurants in the area, I probably won't be back to this one.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 24, 2017

The interior of the restaurant was great and the ambiance was lively! Food was just ok... Nothing spectacular! What really made the experience questionable was the snarly waiter who felt compelled to ask if our group had a reservation SEVERAL times in a matter of 10 minutes. What a moron!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great place for business dinner allowing for quiet conversation. Food and service was super.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Vaso Azzurro was just wonderful. 4 of us went before a performance nearby.
We all had salads with greens, avocado, gorgonzola and walnuts. Yum! and portions enough for two to share. Then two of us shared that day's special pasta, which was blackened salmon over fettuccine with sundried tomatoes and alfredo sauce. It was amazing. They charged $1.50 for sharing and effectively gave us two full portions. Our friends each tried the seasonal stuffed ravioli which they also enjoyed very much. The service couldn't have been better. We all said we'd go back in a minute.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Staff was very accommodating. Food was delicious and there was something for everyone. We had a wonderful experience and we’ll be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 2, 2017

My wife and I had enjoyed our fourth dinner over the past four months at Vasa Azzurro on Oct. 2, and we have enjoyed each one. The food, service, and ambience have been consistently excellent, and we enjoyed the singing by the maitre d during our most recent visit, which added to the romantic atmosphere of the restaurant. Their lasagna is one of the best I have had in the US and in Italy. The next time we want Italian food, we will return to Vaso Azzurro.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to this very good Italian restaurant in midscale Mountain View. The wines by the glass were well-selected and the fish special (grilled Barramundi) was very nice and flavorful. Our vegetarian pasta was fresh and very palatable. We'd definitely stop by here again for Italian dining.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Great meal and not too crowded. Perfect for a good business meeting.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great music and friendly staff

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

First time and had a good meal went with another couple. We all had different dishes they were all very good. There were entertainers there too and the owner joined in and sang. He was very personable went around the the tables and talked to everyone asking how dinner was and made recommendations for dessert!

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Love to go here because I have NEVER had a bad experience. Everything is always on point which is a lot for any restaurant. It is my go to for good Italian!!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 9, 2017

The food here is always good though not exceptional. Be aware that indoors the noise level is very high, which, for millennials is seemingly no problem, but for us older folks presents a bit of a hearing challenge. Excellent jazz musicians were playing this Saturday night.

On my Open Table reservation, made a week or so before our actual date, I specifically requested an outdoor table because it is much quieter outside and the weather was nice and warm. However, when we arrived for a pre-theater early dinner about 6:00, the owner/host said there was no available outside seating despite almost every one of the outdoor tables being empty. He said they were all reserved and I had not reserved one. Clearly on my Open Table reservation when I went back to check it, the outdoor request was there. Very frustrating, and not endearing me to return.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Spicy, Casual, Gluten Free Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Great food, fun atmosphere - owner amazing singer and great (for adult) birthdays. Not the quietest but well worth eating here. We regularly dine here.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Authentic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

been here twice and both times, the food has been good and tasty. Love the fried calamari, it is lightly battered, allowing a tasty calamari dish. ordered pasta which is very tasty. love to come back to try more dishes.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Great traditional Italian fare at this place, and often musicians playing jazz standards on the weekends. Very generous pours of wine.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 4, 2017

We had a wonderful evening. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. We celebrated an anniversary. Not only did the restaurant acknowledge it one of the owners serenaded us with a beautiful song.
Loved the evening.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Authentic, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Kid-friendly
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