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Cafe Vitale

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987 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024-6098
+1 650-559-1500
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The staff is very friendly and there is a great atmosphere. It is cosy but usually not quite, for it is often packed with hungry customers. There are seats both outside and inside and the outside area come with heaters along with some quiet.

Thank Finn H
Orlando, Florida
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We visited Cafe Vitale while visiting some relatives in Los Altos. Very nice local italian cafe. Very good service, food, and ambiance. Nothing fancy but very homey place. Seems to be a favorite among locals. Very nice and varied italian menu. ,

Thank Marthav12324
Los Altos, California
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88 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We just tried Cafe Vitale and is was very nice... good food and service, and we like it because it's close to home!

Thank Ezsailor
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Surprisingly great Italian food located in a tiny triangle of land a few miles away from the center city of Los Altos. Terrific for Los Altos Hills residents living near Loyola Corners. Chef originally from high-end resturant/s bringing authentic Italian pizza, pasta, and meat dishes at very resonable pricing. Service is provided by "Ruben" speaking Italian and serving large portions... More 

Thank Jerry C
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Just pleasant, really pleasant. Excellent service, really enjoyed my pasta special of the day. Draft beer coming in a couple of weeks, easy parking. loved our waiter, funny, attentive and knowledgeable.

Thank Phantom04
San Francisco, California
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282 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place for years before we decided to try. It was a pleasant surprise. We had Cesar salad (great), sausage & mushroom penne (excellent, my daughter asked for seconds), margarita pizza (good), and creme brûlée (great). Service was friendly like a typical Italian family restaurant. The server told us the restaurant changed hand 7-8 months back from... More 

Thank Minnie Y
Morristown, New Jersey
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200 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We travel to Los Altos frequently, and usually have one meal with family at Cafe Vitale. We generally have Italian food, very often the excellent house specials. The service is attentive and the ambiance enjoyable, especially for a larger group.

Thank Larry D
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Cafe Vitale is pretty much the only restaurant for dinner within our neighborhood. When we first moved into the area 4 years ago, we could get a table anytime, any day of the week. Things have been busier in the last year or so. Was surprised to find we had to wait for a table on a Friday evening not... More 

Thank Lin L
Los Altos Hills, California
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Have never been in this spot before, but we heard it was under new management and had a new menu. They are working hard to bring Calabrian cuisine to our area. Super friendly service, great menu of salads, calzone, pizza, pastas, and entrees. We were surprised by the flavorful sugo, the lasagne made from scratch with super thin pasta and... More 

Thank ErnDev
Sunnyvale, California
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Recently had lunch here and the calzone was delicious. A green salad with very nice light balsamic vinaigrette on the side was also very good. It was inexpensive and the server was very friendly and helpful. Large portions for those who like big lunches. I took half home. Come early for best seating; it can get noisy when filled up.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 987 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024-6098
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-559-1500

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