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Cafe Vitale

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987 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024-6098
+1 650-559-1500
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Los Altos, California
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82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We just tried Cafe Vitale and is was very nice... good food and service, and we like it because it's close to home!

Thank Ezsailor
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Surprisingly great Italian food located in a tiny triangle of land a few miles away from the center city of Los Altos. Terrific for Los Altos Hills residents living near Loyola Corners. Chef originally from high-end resturant/s bringing authentic Italian pizza, pasta, and meat dishes at very resonable pricing. Service is provided by "Ruben" speaking Italian and serving large portions... More 

Thank Jerry C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Just pleasant, really pleasant. Excellent service, really enjoyed my pasta special of the day. Draft beer coming in a couple of weeks, easy parking. loved our waiter, funny, attentive and knowledgeable.

Thank Phantom04
San Francisco, California
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260 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place for years before we decided to try. It was a pleasant surprise. We had Cesar salad (great), sausage & mushroom penne (excellent, my daughter asked for seconds), margarita pizza (good), and creme brûlée (great). Service was friendly like a typical Italian family restaurant. The server told us the restaurant changed hand 7-8 months back from... More 

Thank Minnie Y
Morristown, New Jersey
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200 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We travel to Los Altos frequently, and usually have one meal with family at Cafe Vitale. We generally have Italian food, very often the excellent house specials. The service is attentive and the ambiance enjoyable, especially for a larger group.

Thank Larry D
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Cafe Vitale is pretty much the only restaurant for dinner within our neighborhood. When we first moved into the area 4 years ago, we could get a table anytime, any day of the week. Things have been busier in the last year or so. Was surprised to find we had to wait for a table on a Friday evening not... More 

Thank Lin L
Los Altos Hills, California
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Have never been in this spot before, but we heard it was under new management and had a new menu. They are working hard to bring Calabrian cuisine to our area. Super friendly service, great menu of salads, calzone, pizza, pastas, and entrees. We were surprised by the flavorful sugo, the lasagne made from scratch with super thin pasta and... More 

Thank ErnDev
Sunnyvale, California
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Recently had lunch here and the calzone was delicious. A green salad with very nice light balsamic vinaigrette on the side was also very good. It was inexpensive and the server was very friendly and helpful. Large portions for those who like big lunches. I took half home. Come early for best seating; it can get noisy when filled up.... More 

Thank RDB27
Los Altos
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Cafe Vitale used to be one of my favorite lunch spots but the service has gotten spotty and the prices have jumped up on the express lunch. Food is still good but not quite the welcoming atmosphere as in the past.

Thank Craig J
Los Altos, California
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is a great place to come after work when you're hungry and don't feel like cooking. Their pizza is very popular with the kids. The staff is very friendly and nice. It's not super-expensive. Just good food and a nice atmosphere. I often see my neighbors in here.

Thank CMC7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 987 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024-6098
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-559-1500

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