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Paesanos Pronto Restaurant

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1501 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814-6072
+1 916-444-5850
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Stopped here for lunch on a recommendation for the Thai Chili fries. Took one order of the fries and an Alfredo Pasta. We got the food after around a 10 minute wait I wasn't expecting the Thai chili fries to be big, but they are big. You get a whole plate. The best part is they're soooo gooood... And the... More 

Thank Vamsi K
Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

The menu is very good and offers some newer items that aren't in every Italian restaurant. The quality was ok and didn't match up with expectations. Service is very friendly but my entree came out before i was done with the appetizer.

Thank Cabot J
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

A wide selection of appetizers, pizza, and pasta was laid out buffet style only assistants were there to serve it and answer questions. The variety was out of the ordinary. My favorites included the Bartlett pear and Blue cheese pizza, crab and artichoke dip, house-smoked salmon, and the fried raviolis.

Thank MDValueSeekers
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Love coming to this place in the summer to enjoy some good food and a pitcher of Sangria. Seating inside and out, the customer service is hit and miss but the food makes up for it.

Thank Laura O
Sacramento, California
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412 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Pronto is the name and this is what is selling--tasty food served quickly so you can eat and get back to work. I met a friend at the lunch hour and we each ordered salad: Cobb and Italian Chop. They were both fresh, good tasting and filling. I'd go again and if I worked nearby it would be a regular... More 

Thank Julie S
Placerville, California
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162 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Paesanos in the Handle District of Sacramento offers Italian food in a trendy but comfortable restaurant. It's close to downtown which is a big plus if you are in the capital on business. We stopped by recently for lunch and I had the spaghetti carbonara, which was loaded with smoked bacon. The pasta came dressed in a garlic cream sauce,... More 

Thank deepsee1
Sacramento, California, United States
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117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Had dinner here twice in one week - busy place - sat at the bar once, table another time. Pizza's are good - we had the Veggie - lots of garlic so if you don't like garlic tell them to go easy on it. about 12" diameter but very filling - and very good. They have some craft beers but... More 

Thank Tribesman5398
Berkeley, California
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Pronto is a casual-dining experience offering good (but not great) Italian food. They have a large selection of pasta dishes, including lasagna and fettuccine, as well as meat dishes. I ordered the special of the day: a spinach and "crispy" prosciutto cannelloni dish. The marinara sauce was good, but I found the prosciutto more chewy than crispy. Wouldn't order it... More 

Thank A D
Missoula, Montana
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281 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

We all had salads for lunch and very pleased. I had the crispy chicken salad which was excellent. Before the salads we had garlic fries, very tasty. They have outside sitting which makes it a very pleasant meal. We would go back there again.

Thank jsMT1994
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Order at the counter, and take a seat. Separate breakfast menu looks good ( but we had lunch). Salads were generous and we shared an order of DELICIOUS fries! They had blue cheese and buffalo sauce. I will go again for a casual dinner. A good spot to go with friends.

Thank LMacDee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814-6072
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-444-5850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?