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Map4238 Park Blvd
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 336-1180
  • Italian
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Because every section of the menu—from the cicchetti (starters) and antipasti through the primi and secondi main dishes and the perfect desserts—presents virtually irresistible choices, and the vino is offered by the taste, glass, flight and bottle, this bustling neighborhood Italian bistro can be enjoyed as a relatively inexpensive wine bar or a spend-a-small-bundle-night-out kind of place. Confirmed winners include the luscious mondeghili (fried meatballs), tangy fried Sicilian green olives, Swiss chard malfatti (cheesy gnocchi-like dumplings), super-tender braised lamb shank, crisp-skin roasted chicken and a grilled pork loin chop that lived up to our cheery, efficient server’s estimation of it as “heaven.” The rustic/elegant balance of the cuisine is reflected in the sleek, warm decor and superb service, and while the room can get crowded and noisy, that actually fits the wonderful neighborhood feel brought into the Glenview by the same team responsible for Aperto in San Francisco. Lunch Mon.–Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun., dinner daily.

Additional Information:

Location: Oakland-Glenview
Price: $$-$$$
Features: Beer And Or Wine
Credit Cards Accepted
Reservations Accepted
Wheelchair Accessible

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