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The 8 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Palo Alto

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pining for penne piled with ragu or smothered in arrabbiata sauce? These are our top Palo Alto picks for great pasta. We found the best pasta restaurants by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. So break out the parmesan and head to these Palo Alto eateries for luscious lasagnas and perfect puttanesca.

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Café Pro Bono

Italian, $$, Palo AltoItalian, $$Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Terún

Italian, $$, Palo AltoItalian, $$Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Osteria Toscana

Italian, $$$, Palo AltoItalian, $$$Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

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La Stanza Cucina Italiana

Italian, $$, Menlo ParkItalian, $$Menlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

La Fontaine Restaurant

French, $$, Mountain ViewFrench, $$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

ROMA

Italian, Menlo ParkItalianMenlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tre Monti

Italian, $22 avg. price for 1 plate pasta, Los AltosItalian, $22 avg. price for 1 plate pastaLos Altos
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Vino Santo Bistro

Italian, $$, Redwood CityItalian, $$Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28808 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from CultureTrip and Eater and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered CultureTrip - 10 Best Cultural Restaurants In Palo Alto and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Palo Alto as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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