Found this place online, and the meal was great!! Tasty syrah for $8.50 a glass, and Remarkable truly sublime tortolonni with bacon and garlic cream sauce. Great service, what's not to like?
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A friend found this nice place looking for a location near our home to meet for lunch. A Wednesday noon so not many besides us. Reasonable prices and nice selection of Italian items. The service was slow initially to bring menus and come for our...More
This was outrageously wonderful!! The fruit de mar was one of the best ever tasted. Other meals were also excellent. Service was excellent; wine list extensive and bread fresh. A definite spot to return next time in the area! The food was excellent and service...More
Went for my birthday. Food is still excellent. Service is great. Owner is chef. Normally easy parking but big free lot around the corner.
Always greeted with a smile and seated quickly. The server, Hector, knows me now and brings me my wine first then asks what I would like. This started only after the second time I was there, over a week apart. Always checks to see if...More
This is not the iconic cheap pasta place many think an Italian restaurant should be. This place serves high quality food, carefully cooked, in tasty and delicate combinations. An outstanding example is the squid stake, a hard to find dish in the region.
First, we were seated promptly and given two different menus. After this was corrected, we had our cocktails with no problem, our orders were taken and appetizers delivered. Then, the empty dishes and silverware were collected. We waited. Then we were asked if we wished...More
It had been a couple of years since we were at La Lanterna and we had a great meal. We will be back soon. The service was good considering it was a full house and a private party in the back room. The meals were...More
Suggest you go when they open as they get very busy. Fresh Italian & owner is the chef. Service always good. Tough parking but big lot around the corner & free
As always, excellent food and service. This restaurant has been a San Mateo favorite for decades and it does not disappoint. Service is great, food is great. Some very tasty specials and old standards as well. If you want a very nice Italian dining experience,...More