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Cafe Roma

1819 Osos St. Send to Phone
805-541-6800 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Favorites include the broiled Tuscan-style chicken and the osso buco.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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  • 2.5 star rating
2.5 rating over 3 reviews
Dining room at Cafe Roma, San Luis Obispo, CA

Cafe Roma Restaurant Review

: The Rizzo family has been serving up authentic Italian cuisine since 1980. In recent years, they have upped the ante by emerging as one of the area’s most enthusiastic supporters of local and seasonal ingredients. Among standout dishes in that department are grass-fed beef carpaccio, house-made ravioli stuffed with goat cheese, and --- when it’s in season --- wild salmon served with a fennel beurre blanc. Any of the fresh pastas are usually winners as well, especially the wild boar ragù and the seafood linguine, as are the slow-cooked meat dishes such as Barolo-braised short ribs atop creamy polenta. Desserts include traditional tiramisu and crème brûlée, but also be sure to check out the fruit cobblers. Many local labels are featured on the wine list, which includes more than two-dozen by-the-glass options; this is also a good place to explore a wide range of Italian selections.

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