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Acquapazza Ristorante - CLOSED

201 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4014
+1 650-375-0903
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
6 Jul 2013
“What a great surprise”
23 May 2013
“Good, tasty Italian”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
201 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4014
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2013

We were in our last night in San Mateo, it was late, and we just wanted a small meal. It was almost 10 PM and not much was open. We don't like fast food. The search began downtown. There were a few Asian restaurants open...More

Thank Ginger F
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We have been to Acqua Pazza a couple of times before but not for a year or so. We decided to go for an early dinner mid week and really enjoyed our meal. The spinach salad was fresh and crisp with a good balance of...More

Thank DavenCarol
Reviewed 15 December 2012

My wife and I had reservations for diner. We arrived on time. They said it would be a wait.Sugested the bar. No room at the bar and several customers standing waiting for their table. The noise level was intollerable along with the thought of waiting...More

Thank Ipswitch00
Reviewed 18 November 2012

After many trips to the Bay area, this was our first time staying in San Mateo so we relied on Zagat and TripAdvisor to find a dinner restaurant. We were very happy with Acqua Pazza. Our waiter was from Napoli, and when we had pizza...More

Thank walkerbob
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Had dinner last week at Acqua's. Place was very busy, with everyone running around the floor to keep us all happy. Unfortunely they were out of the veal so I opted for the Steak Special. "Bisteca Fiorentino". The sauce on top of meat was a...More

Thank Columbo74
Reviewed 19 June 2012 via mobile

This place ROCKS! The food is fantastic, waiters personable and attentive, and if you're lucky you just might get serenaded by the owner. Highly recommend!

Thank HotelMike
Reviewed 25 May 2012

We can't seem to stay away from here! The food is consistantly wonderful. Love the anti-pasta and all the dishes I have tried have been yummy. My husband speaks Italian so it makes it even more fun for him to talk to the waiters, which...More

Thank gotoborabora
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Nice little neighborhood gem in the downtown area of San Mateo. Met some girlfriends there on a Tuesday night. It wasn't too full that night and the wait staff was great. They have some unique drinks (mojito with fresh strawberries and basil?) I ordered it...More

Reviewed 2 April 2012

My husband and I had dinner here with our son and daughter-in-law, who had dined here the week before and loved it. I can personally recommend the spinach salad and tortino,an unusual vegetarian presentation starring artichokes and hazelnuts, which was very tastey. We were a...More

Thank SarahMacDillon_2005
Reviewed 23 February 2012

As the name Acqua Pazza (water crazy) tells, they are Italian seafood restaurant where some niche dishes are being served. Weekends may need reservations but worth a try if you are a fish dish lover like me. Buon appetito!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 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 - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-375-0903
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