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Vino Santo Bistro

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2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
+1 650-780-0793
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Redwood City, California
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is once consistent good restaurant. Never ever a bad meal, THE Petrale is the best, and there menu has a variety of selections.

Thank barbara b
San Carlos, CA
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

I worked about a block away for years and this was a go-to place for lunch with co-workers. No matter how tough of a day I was having, Vino Santo made me feel better. They have a warm chicken salad that is super healthy AND flavorful. It was a frequent choice. The gnocchi is pure heaven...be sure to order a... More 

Thank Kris R
Nome, Alaska
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182 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2013

4 of us arrived on time....the reservation was made several weeks ago. The individual at the reception area ignored us for at least 5 minutes while he spoke to a waiter. Eventually, I was forced to ask him if he planned to seat us. He pointed, annoyingly, at a table in the rear bordering the kitchen and bar. I asked... More 

Thank Magellan008
San Francisco area, CA
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191 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2012

My family of two parents and two college aged daughter's went to this restaurant on a Sunday night right after the Nutcracker at the Fox Theatre. Admittedly, we arrived an hour early for our reservation because it was pouring rain outside. But even after sitting there for an hour and a half, only one other table of two people showed... More 

Thank sjansenavon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

Just an average Italian restaurant. Bland food. Was charged fifty cents when we told them we wanted to share a salad. Prices reasonable, but there must be something better nearby.

Thank SweetiePie92
Granite Bay, California
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

I planned the annual Christmas office party and chose Vino Santo as the venue. I'd attended another party here and thought the food was very good and atmosophere was lovely. Vino Santo exceeded my expectations !! The service was exceptional and the food (the menu consisted of the appetizer sampler and guests chose from the stuffed chicken, petrale sole, pasta... More 

Thank xprsoqn
Bishop, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012

my husband came across this place while working in redwood city. it was the first time i had great asparagus soup. the offer specials as well as a menu but we usually go for the specials. they have a small bar in back as well as a extensive wine list. many of the downtown area of redwood city shut their... More 

Thank sholmes3
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012

Since I work very close by, this is a great place for taking business clients for a great lunch meeting. As a diabetic, the seafood salad is an excellent choice for me and I use the garlic and olive oil served with the bread as the salad dressing - fantastic.

Thank Mark C
Menlo Park, California
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

I was taken here on an interview lunch recently. They were not terribly busy and the servers were fairly attentive. The food was great - I think everybody enjoyed their dishes except for the seafood salad which reportedly needed some more dressing, but I loved my pappardelle. I would recommend this for a good business lunch - good atmosphere amenable... More 

Thank SteveTheDog
Redwood City, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

This is one of my family's favorite places to eat. We have never had a bad meal here. The service has always been great. We usually go for special occasions due to the cost. But trust me the food is worth the price. Our favorites are the Veal Oscar, the lobster ravioli, veal picatta, stuffed sole (special) ... I could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-780-0793

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