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The 6 Best Italian Restaurants Near Los Altos

Updated: October 6, 2021

In need of a Neapolitan pizza or a bowl of gnocchi? Then these Italian spots in Los Altos are for you. Don’t waste time agonizing, we analyzed millions of reviews to bring you the best Italian options in Los Altos. The Italian spots below are our go-to’s for the best burrata and creamiest gelato in Los Altos!

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Café Pro Bono

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

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

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

California Pizza Kitchen at Stanford Shopping Center

Pizza, $$, Palo AltoPizza, $$Palo Alto
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the right Italian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 28808 Los Altos restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Los Altos restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what CultureTrip and Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like CultureTrip - 10 Best Cultural Restaurants In Palo Alto and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Palo Alto. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to mushroom risotto


    Experts recommend pairing a mushroom risotto with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Interesting facts

  • 34 cannolis of cannoli, please!

    Marc Owens set a new world record by eating the most cannoli at a time. The record, which hasn’t been beaten since, is 34 cannolis.

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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