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Sapore Italiano Ristorante Pizzeria

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1447 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4110 (El Camino Real)
+1 650-348-3277
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We went there for birthday dinner. I had Gnocchi Di Patate Al Gorgonzola, really tasty just like home made. very inviting and warmth environment. The attention is excellent but waiter was a little slow on taking our order.

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Thank Luis R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Rustica is delicious mmmmm favorite Italian place in the area. Ok this crapy TripAdvisor app forces me to write more

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Pacific Grove, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

We found this place in downtown Burlingame and we were not disappointed. We came for authentic Italian and that's what we enjoyed. My husband ordered rigatoni with sausage and I ordered a vegetarian pasta. We shared these two dishes after our caprese salad. We would not order the caprese again. No heirlooms and its July. And this dish is very... More 

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

The food is good, and the space is nice. The prices aren't fantastic, but the lunch menu is not bad. If you're in the mood for some good Italian food, it's a good place to go.

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

We accidentally found this restaurant while we were in town for a wedding shower. We were walking in Burlingame on a Friday night (without any reservations) and hoping for a spot in a decent restaurant. While reading the street menu, we happened across the proprietor, Elio, and were asking him about that night's specials. The restaurant was crowded and we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

My wife and I have been to Sapore many times and have always had excellent meals with friendly, efficient service. This time was not much different, except for the following changes: 1) the antipasto was much smaller than what it used to be, making it not a great value, 2) the waiter told us there was no wine bottle list... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

We were a group of 10 people looking for a nice meal on a Saturday evening - we were in town for a trade show and were staying at an airport hotel. We were very pleasantly surprised by this delightful street in Burlingame, and the restaurant itself is nested among other interesting retail and other dining options. Sapore had everything... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

I'm a gnocchi connoisseur I only search out Italian restaurants that have it on their menu. Sapore was so impressive with great service amazing food and amazing ambiance that it's a must visit. The owner visited our table frequently and was very personable. ....stop on and you will not be disappointed, I promise.

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San Bruno, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

My wife and I were given a gift certificate for this restaurant and it was a gift well received. I ordered my litmus test meal for an Italian restaurant, the Veal Scaloppini, and it was very good. The only drawback was that the sauce was a bit watery and not as thick as I am used to it. My wife... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

My porcini linguine tasted like burnt garlic and it was dry. not cool for a $20 dish. My daughter's ravioli was al dente. The Pinot grigio tasted cheap (no brands are mentioned on the menu), the dessert was so-so - a hazelnut mousse dish. Maybe the cook was having an off night? I can't take the chance though- too expensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1447 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4110
    (El Camino Real)
  • Public Transportation: Caltrain - Burlingame Station. Head West on Burlingame Ave., restaurant will be on the left side of the street. Next to Walgreens/Safeway.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-3277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?