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Mio Vicino

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$$ - $$$
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1290 Benton St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4805
+1 408-241-9414
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
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San Jose, California
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Senior citizen talking to other seniors: You've heard the expression "hole in the wall?" Well, this is it. Narrow space with very limited seating--but it doesn't feel overcrowded. Very popular with locals, with good reason. Very good food, decent wines if a bit pricey, great bread from a Santa Cruz bakery--be sure to ask for the fresh garlic to go... More 

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Corona del mar
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a group of 35 people. The restaurant came highly recommended and I did quite a bit of communicating with manager in advance. They were unprepared for a group of our size despite their assurances up front. It took about 1 1/2 hours for us to recieve the entrees.

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Thank Irie42
Santa Clara, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

It's a great local place with regular customers and a home and family feel. They have nice wines and the food is always good. Comfortable, friendly not overly unecssarily fancy and it's sometimes just what I need.

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Thank shehon
Santa Clara, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We love this little place. Great pasta, really nice salads and super wine list. Authentic, high quality and well prepared.

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Thank jrgerodias
Santa Clara, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Mio Vicino's is a gem in downtown Santa Clara. The food is always great with really tasty specials and desserts. They have a different bread pudding flavor each week. The portions are really good so we end up taking part of it home. Prices are very reasonable. The restaurant is small so it gets really busy. It has a very... More 

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Thank Winnie S
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have been coming to Mio Vicino for many years. In fact, our daughter always asks to go to dinner there. We love this local place and the specials are always pretty good! The wine selection is nice as well.

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Thank Corinne P
Spaubeek, The Netherlands
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

A mixture of nice seating, good atmosphere and premium Italian kitchen. Dishes are served with salad and the is a nice collection of wines, Service is good and fast, parking no problem. Highly recommended.

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Santa Clara, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

There is a feeling that you are in Italy when you eat at Mio Vicino. The atmosphere is warm and everyone speaks loud and excited, it's definitely a family environment.

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Thank maryjor835
Parker, Colorado, United States
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162 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

One of the best Italian restaurants that we have been to in a long time in the U.S. Truly a remarkable find in the Santa Clara area. Fantastic Tuscan wine, excellent service from Sarah and excellent staff. The Marsala Cream sauce on the Chicken Cannelloni was a amazing combination. The Tiramisu was the best that I have ever tasted. This... More 

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California
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137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nice little restaurant tucked on a corner... arrived there around 535pm on a Sunday and it wasn't that crowded. We were a party of three. Ordered the calamari appetizer..not that much flavor other than being deep friend. We all ordered the chicken marsala...I felt that it didn't have enough "marsala" flavoring... it was just OK. I also ordered a beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Benton St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +1 408-241-9414

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