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“Fan Favorite Italian in Campbell ”

Sorelle Italian Bistro
Ranked #15 of 203 Restaurants in Campbell
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Sorelle Italian Bistro is a great find for Italian comfort food. I’ve eaten here many times and have always enjoyed the experience. The portions are South Bay huge so you’ll have plenty to take home for the next day.

I love their arancini, moist deep fried cheesy rice balls that could be a meal in itself. Their short ribs bolognese has a generous portion of melt in your mouth short ribs over ziti. The meat lasagna is a substantial, rich, beefy entree that sticks to your ribs and everything else.

If you have room for dessert, the tiramisu is the only one that I’ve tried and it was delicious!

They have a mixed selection of wines and now have a full bar.

There is not a huge seating area and it’s not intimate, but the food is well worth the visit to Campbell for an Italian surprise.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have tried to order everything on the menu but keep going back to favorites. This is our go to place because the food is always delicious and the wait staff is amazing. The bread and dip is fresh and tasty. The full bar makes for interesting experiments, such as the Pomegranate martini. Plus, they serve great craft beers. The seafood dishes are clean and tasty; the meat dishes are cooked to perfection and the sauces are wonderful. The menu is diverse and offers many selections, plus there are daily specials. In addition, the desserts are fantastic. It's a great place to take someone for a treat. They accept reservations for parties of 6 or more. It can get crowded quickly.

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Thank JudyStacia
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Sorelle is a down home place with wonderful recipes passed down from Francesca, the mother, who bought this for her 3 daughters who run the place. Sorelle means sisters. The fresh mussels are a great starter, feel free to ask them to mix with clams. The calamari is lightly breaded and delish. I go for the tomato basil soup whenever they have it. I recommend their short rib pasta, lasagna. Oh heck, everything is good! Just know it might be full after 5:30! They are well loved.

Thank loylangel
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

First the good:

1. The Bruschetta was quite good (8/10);

and then:

2. the cavatelli dish was very poorly done. (2/10) (if I wanted a bland dish with no flavor i would ahev cooekd at home..)
3. The Ravioli in cream-pesto was average (5/10)
4. The gnochi was a shade better (6/10)

The ambience is nothing to write home about and the service was average.. not welcoming but not brusque either.

I could have had similar quality in Olive garden for about 30% less price.

Will be warning my friends..

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Thank tsr21
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Compared to the other better know Italian restaurants in better locations, it isn't even close. Staring with the bad... it is in in the middle of a older rebuilt residential neighborhood in south Campbell. It is where San Tomas Aquino snakes around some old farmhouses and a water ditch... in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It isn't really on San Tomas Aquino... it is on Elam.

The place is too small, they have put in as many tables as they can squeeze in... our table was literally 6" from the tables on either side. I gave them five stars... but they are not really a five star restaurant... They are the best In Campbell.

Food is outstanding, staff is very attentive, hard working... they put out great effort. I just came back from going to six restaurants, including a four star Michelin rated place in the wine country this weekend, and this little place was far better. Their seafood and short ribs were excellent. They should move this restaurant to a larger and more conventional location on a major street and they would be one of the top restaurant in the entire San Jose area.

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Thank CJ2020
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