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Forno Vecchio

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680 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6066 (Spring St)
+1 925-425-0099
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Livermore, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's been a couple of years since we last visited this restaurant. We absolutely loved our meals the first time we were there, so perhaps had higher expectations than we should have. On this visit my husband's salmon was very well cooked, and a generous size, but was served on an overly spicy risotto. My Veal Marsala was quite tough... More 

Thank Labeegee
Pleasanton, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've enjoyed meals here on several occasions... a quiet little place with a family feeling.. in fact many here ARE family. Don't miss

Thank pamellis2016
Livermore, California
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Our evening got off to a rough start. The restaurant was cold when we arrived (64 degrees on the thremostat near our table). Other diners were eating with their with their coats on. We asked the waitress if she would turn up the heat and were told she was not allowed to and would have to call the owner. I... More 

Thank BluRavdriver
Tracy, California
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place is fabulous! The food is great, the ambiance is lovely and the service is great!!! Highly recommend going and will definitely be back!

Thank eslaa33
Castro Valley, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was my first time eating at this restaurant. The service was excellent. They started us out with foccacia bread with fresh pesto. We ordered the butternut squash soup and the crispy eggplant sandwiches. Soup was excellent, served with chopped green apples, which gave an excellent flavor. The eggplant sandwich was crispy with arugula lettuce and a pesto sauce. Very... More 

Thank Marla L
Central San Joaquin Valley, CA
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our first time to eat here. The menu has many interesting items as well as daily specials. We stopped here on our way home from SFO and often stop in Pleasanton. The service was friendly, the atmosphere was very nice and the restaurant was completely full. I ordered a dinner salad and skirt steak with risotto and grilled asparagus. My... More 

1 Thank Valley51
San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We've been to this restaurant twice for special dinners involving wine pairing with local wine makers. The food is fabulous. Both times there were 4-5 courses including dessert and my husband and I were impressed with the flavors, presentation of the food and the pairing of the wines. It is a very pretty restaurant in a small strip shopping --... More 

Thank Jeanne F
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place is Italian enough for me, here it is: The good: - Excellent service - food is good quality with local produce - good atmosphere - traditional pasta - home made The not so good: - menu is small, few options - some of the items in menu are not the same quality as the pasta Absolutely worth a... More 

1 Thank Bogdan_GP
San Francisco
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Five of us, who get together 4-5 times a year to celebrate each others birthdays, met here for dinner. One of the ladies had been here previously but I had not. Everyone enjoyed their entree ~ I had the Filo Wrapped Salmon and it was delicious. I'm always fearful of ordering salmon when out as I grill salmon a lot... More 

1 Thank CADoodlebug
Parker, United States
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Great service and super food. I had the lasagna which was served in a deconstructed way and was delicious. My companion had the daily special which in this case was a paprika crusted halibut over spicy spinach risotto that melted in your mouth. We had a lovely Sangiovese, and ended up happy and full!

1 Thank Donna B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 680 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6066
    (Spring St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-425-0099

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