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Vino Santo Bistro

) #49 of 238 Restaurants in Redwood City €€ - €€€ Italian
2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
+1 650-780-0793
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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2030 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1802
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have been coming to this place for a couple years and always have an excellent meal here. The papardelle con cinghiale is a particular favorite as an entree, but I have had an excellent risotto and osso buco as well. I don't think there...More

Thank DalyCityGianni
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We wound up at Vino Santo Bistro because our favorite Italian spot is closed on Sundays. Vino Santo Bistro delivers average quality food with sloppy, unprofessional service. The overall experience was meh. Take the wine for example. The menu said 2012 Ridge Three Valley. That...More

Thank Calistoga Grower
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This place has been around for a decade and the chef is knowledgeable and the waitstaff nice, but this is not, I repeat, not an Italian restaurant and has never been and will never be. Look, you can make Italian food, I can make Italian,...More

1  Thank FreshTomatoes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

5/15/15 The tortellini carbonara and the risotto special with shrimp and salmon was really good. Nice portions and decent pricing. Service was excellent. Skip on the calamari fritti (tasted like the frozen kind and they should know better). One of these days I'll get over...More

Thank nothingformal
Reviewed 1 May 2015

service: efficient and friendly.........food: very good.........chicken and also ravioli-lobster dishes were good size, the shrimp appetizer was small...........noise: a bit noisy but not obnoxious.......atmosphere: pleasant and "homey", comfortable seats.........several wines by the glass.......overall:good value............would repeat

Thank bolgerjohn
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Overall our experience here was great. It was a Thur. Evening and they were understaffed, we ended up being served by the front of house manager - and owners son. Starter salad was small but the Caesar dressing (their own) was great. We both loved...More

Thank Terri E
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

They staff here is very nice and the food was to die for. My wife said when she says she wants spaghetti she says this is where she wants to go. No more home cooking spaghetti.

Thank cocogugump
Reviewed 20 July 2014

I was visiting my older brother in CA and he took me to his favorite little Italian restaurant. This is a small, delightful little restaurant in downtown Redwood City. The wait staff are friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The warm, fresh bread was delicious....More

Thank dhustead
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We were at this restaurant for my nephew's birthday and there is good news and bad news. The good news is that the food is hearty Italian of the kind you would expect in a small neighborhood bistro. The bad news is that it is...More

Thank asiapaccap
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We liked the restaurant, although sitting at the back was a bit noisy, with the waiters trying to see who could make the loudest noise without breaking plates. The character of the place was great, although a bit small. We were surprised by the value...More

Thank NMacLean
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
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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