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247 Hamilton Ave. (Ramona St.) Send to Phone
650-328-5700 | Menu
Longtime favorite for skillfully executed Italian cuisine in downtown Palo Alto.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Osteria Restaurant Review

: The warm and romantic restaurant, which is appropriate for big occasions like anniversaries as well as business dining, manages to top the competition by serving creative, yet not too out-there, interpretations of Italian favorites. Start off your meal with a true classic like the salty, dry prosciutto and melon appetizer or the warming minestrone soup. The best bet for a main course is a dish of fresh pasta, which is made in-house on a daily basis. Perhaps the finest pasta dish is the spinach raviolini, where mini-raviolis are stuffed with ricotta cheese and covered in marinara sauce. The sauces are all worth recommending, especially the pesto, which has been known to carry a noticeable kick of garlic. The desserts can be quite spectacular at Osteria. Again, think classics here and order the rich tiramisu.

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