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530 Bryant St, Palo Alto, CA 94301 · University Park
(650) 325-8376 · $$$ · Italian, Mediterranean
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"263 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Tue - Fri11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Sat5:30 PM - 9:30 PM


A True Southern Italian experience. We have created the right mix of food, service, and ambiance to give you the best possible experience in the "Vero" Italian tradition. We believe in the Slow Food movement, and not rushing our guests, so come in, relax, and take your time savoring our Moredishes, and sharing in our passion for Italy, its culture, and its food.For that special occasion, have Chef Gabriele prepare a customized food and wine dinner.Buon Appetito!

Good for

Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Lasagna · Calamari · Gnocchi · Parmigiana · Zuppa

General info

Casual · Romantic · Elegant · Family Friendly · Credit: MasterCard, Visa



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Jul 15, 2014 · by Miss B. from YelpBottom line: I would NOT recommend this place, especially with so many other great italian restaurants in Palo Alto...The service was pretty good and the atmosphere too. I was disappointed in the food though. It wasn't terrible.... In fact it might have been the most okay meal I ever had. Burata- tastey, but … Full review
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"Jul 05, 2014 · by Richard M. from YelpNot good. They served mozzarella as burrata, fish came all raw in the center.Salad was soapy.List goes on.Worst experience in the area in a long time.Hope they listen and can improve. Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Jun 27, 2014 · by Lindy W. from YelpRestaurant is not very busy during the weekday lunch hour. We were seated outside to enjoy the beautiful weather and environment. Tried their Ravioli all'Aragosta (lobster filled ravioli, zucchini, sundried tomato, broccoli rabe) and an arnold palmer. The ravioli was overly creamy and looked a bit … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jun 20, 2014 · by Lauren W. from YelpI love this place.We always request seats at the bar at the back.We can then talk with the chef while he cooks, and guess which dish is being prepared.We look over the menu and then order the same dishes every time - Tagliatelle al Sugo and either the flank steak or the other steak option.The chef tries … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Apr 28, 2014 · by Dan U. from YelpComfortable, elegant space without being fussy, and outstanding food. They had a lasagna special that gave me same sort of reaction as Anton Ego to Remy's ratatouille. Also, my wife and I have never had a better piece of salmon. The night was busy and the lone waiter overworked, but he somehow managed to keep pace, and his wine suggestions were spot on. Will definitely go back. Full review