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Buona Tavola

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943 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2513 (10th Street)
+1 805-237-0600
Today
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Mon 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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San Francisco Bay Area
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our. Dinner very uch, but the prices are over the top. $14.95 for a Caesar salad that had one leaf of romain lettuce stuffed with more lettuces. The presentations were beautiful and the veal and seafood were very good. We might come back if we were in the area.

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Thank ACALIFNative
Paso Robles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I especially liked the Eggplant Lasagna and the Ginger Martini. The service was good and if go early it is quite enough to have a conversation.

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Thank Susan K
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Surprise to us that on a rainy Wednesday night, the place was full of hungry patrons. Excellent and knowledgeable servers, good wine choices, and a menu full of authentic Italian cuisine! January is SLO CO Restaurant Month and BT offered a three course meal and wine pairing. Not to be missed! Even got a special Buona Tavola after dinner drink... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been to almost every restaurant in Paso and this is our favorite! The food is authentic and fresh and the service is impeccable! We have had Ryan as our server a few times and can't praise him enough! He set's the standard! The eggplant dish is the best I've ever had and I always go for the salmon and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, a great wine list, attentive service and a willingness to make sure you get the exact dish you want.

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Thank denise s
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a large place but a size we like, with good food, not too heavy, large wine choices, all a reasonable price for a nice restaurant. It can be a bit noisy but that seems to be all restaurants these days.

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Los Osos, California
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216 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, classy Italian dining gem. We started the evening with a couple of classes of Pinot Grigio and the house special Salami and cheese board. From there we graduated to a nice bottle of local Zinfandel paired with Veal Scallopini and the Lamb special for the evening. The service and food was excellent and fit the occassion... More 

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Templeton, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buona Tavola offers the best in old world style, fine dining Italian cuisine, along with an excellent wine list and top notch service; That is why this is our favorite place to go for a perfect evening. All of the pasta dishes are scratch made, with layers of flavor and wonderful textures. From the simple spaghetti & fettuccine dishes to... More 

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Corona del Mar, California, United States
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168 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love dining at Buona Tavola as we pass through town on our way to Sonoma. The food is so flavorful and fresh, the service is great and friendly. We ordered a bottle of Windward Pinot Noir and started with the fresh bread and olive tapenade, just the right amount to get us started. We the enjoyed the caprese salad... More 

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long beach, ca
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is a small place, with both inside and outside seating. I showed up with some friends from out of town. Even on a Tuesday night in the dead of winter, they were booked up for inside tables, but the patio is nice and has space heaters. Make reservations in advance. The seafood pasta special was incredible, and all of... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 943 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2513
    (10th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-237-0600

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