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Osteria

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

: OSTERIA IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR A REMODEL AND IS SCHEDULED TO REOPEN BY JULY 24, 2015. 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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