Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Osteria Panevino Restaurant Review: The chairs are still as uncomfortable as on the day this Italian bistro opened, but who cares when the cooking is good? Start with something sumptuous from the mozzarella pantry like burrata with asparagus or bruschettas with olive tapenade or prosciutto di Parma. The menu includes vegetable-stuffed focaccia pizzas, traditional pizzas, and a slew of attractive pastas, as well as more formal dishes such as osso buco, veal scallops and several interesting seafood entrées like jumbo shrimp filled with crab meat, scallops and rock shrimp, served over asparagus risotto. The sidewalk terrace is always busy; come early if you want a ringside seat for the Gaslamp's best people-watching.