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1712 Meridian Ave Ste F, San Jose, CA 95125-5587 (Hamilton Ave.)
+1 408-269-3801
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Cozy Reataurant with super friendly, yet professional service; warm and welcoming atmosphere. Quality of the food was just as wonderful and unforgivable!

Thank carmenl463
San Jose, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is my all time favorite restaurant. The food is great, the owner and workers are like family and the regulars welcome me every time I go there.

Thank JanetEFischer
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

But I guess it comes down to personal preferences, taste and peoples experiences. We came here Sunday evening, with friends considering themselves regulars. The place was busy enough for a Sunday evening, the location in a strip mall was a little turn-off, but if that's the only negative, what does it matter right? Except it wasn't the only thing. We... More 

1 Thank Hines E
San Jose, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I had read some current review of this restaurant, and was looking forward to trying it. Was pretty disappointed. Plates are quite pricey for the portions. I had the Angel hair pasta special. It was suppose to have clams, shrimp, fresh tomatoes and capers. Very few clams, shrimp was very small and overcooked (very tough). My dinner mates were not... More 

Thank P A M
San Jose, California
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215 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Overall, I thoroughly enjoy dining here, but sometimes the food lacks consistency. I love the service and ambiance. The sausage polenta is worth the trip alone. It's a worthwhile experience, but the sausage polenta will keep you coming back.

Thank flatfootfoodie
Prescott, Arizona
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361 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Was here to celebrate an early Christmas dinner with family & friends. We had veal dishes, gnocchi, & the young one a pizza, Everyone agreed thee meals were excellent. My veal dish was just perfect. Many of their pasta dishes are made with fresh pasta, the pizza dough with imported flour. Service was top notch - even though our server... More 

Thank travelsbyrail
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Really enjoy this local hangout. The wait staff are knowledgeable and efficient, and the food is very good.

Thank Valary M
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

I have eaten here many times, It's great for couples, friends and familys. The food is very good, I've never had a bad meal. It's best to have reservations as they do get crowded and the restaurant is on the smaller side. They also have a full bar which is nice.

Thank Terrie S
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253 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Two friends and I went to Fratello for lunch a couple of months ago, but it was closed even though their website indicated that they serve lunch. Undaunted, and having heard good things about Fratello, I took my wife there for dinner. We arrived at 6:00 PM on a Friday night. The restaurant was sparsely filled so we were immediately... More 

Thank TJFLG42
San Jose, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

My wife and I frequent this neighborhood eatery at least once a month. The staff is attentive, friendly and mostly Italian. Love the accents. Specials are amazing and the happy hour is a real bargain.

Thank Harlan2014

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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
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Meridian Ave Ste F, San Jose, CA 95125-5587
    (Hamilton Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-269-3801

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