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Desco - CLOSED

499 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4047
+1 510-663-9000
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (9 reviews)
“guanciale” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
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499 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4047
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This was one of the restaurants we tried on an evening of walking around downtown and trying restaurants. I'd been here once before and the food was very good; this time didn't disappoint. The server was Sinem, and she was excellent with wine recommendations, based...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The food and service here are excellent!! Came here for the happy hour right b4 6pm. They had a lot of choices. We opted for the pilsner for $3.50 which was a great deal and a couple of appetizers. For happy hour, you can choose...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

There were about eight of us from a conference that wanted to dine together and continue some good conversations. One of us went to Desco and asked about separate checks, as everyone had to turn in expenses. We were told this could be accommodated, but...More

Thank KimT_6294
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went here with my family the other night after finding a few restaurants around the area closed for dinner on Sunday. It took about 15 minutes after we were seated to even get water, and another 10 minutes to place our order. The service here...More

Thank Spenser54
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good food, decent portions in a casual environment. There were 6 of us, we had a variety of items, including fresh pasta, filled pasta and pizza, and we all liked our dinners. Service was paced well for visiting as a group, but it is a...More

Thank waltunas
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Who knows if this experience was usual but we waited over an hour for a pizza and ravioli. It was tasty but the wait was frustrating. Our server was bordering on rude. I am always patient and try to be understanding but I would suggest...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered a drink and waitress never came back to take our order. After 15 minutes she came back but by then we had enough and paid for our drinks and left. I would never go back to this place. It wasn't even busy either. The...More

Thank Gregory48
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The food at Desco is amazing. Lots of fresh pasta - try the Bolognese...I had it two nights in a row it was so good! Great appetizers, nice wine list. Excellent service. We enjoyed a business dinner with clients, and the following night took my...More

Thank DaBobinator
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The food and drinks here are ok; nothing outstanding, but ok. The atmosphere is open and charming. The service is dreadful. First, I was seated, I sat ignored for 10 minutes, and had to practically tackle a waitress to order. I wish I had tackled...More

Thank COLadyRoadWarrior
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Welcome the menu is quite limited, the flavor is spot on. Simple, trusted ingredients made for a fine early dinner, my husband had the tagliatelle & I had the asparagus ravioli- it was fantastic! Bruschetta with fava beans was good, olive tapenade was good and...More

Thank Jennifer A
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 499 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4047
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-663-9000
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