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“Lunch in Paso Robles was excellent!”
Review of Buona Tavola

Buona Tavola
Ranked #11 of 304 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Santa Rosa St.
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Excellent for lunch! Our son loved eating the seafood linguini. The desserts made the girls swoon! The service was attentive and they kept my water glass full. That means so much to me!

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Mouthwatering food! My husband and I shared an appetizer - Affettati Misti. This is a substantial appetizer. It includes 3 of their homemade salamis (scrumptious!), 3 different cheeses, breadsticks wrapped with prosciutto, olives, and 2 different spreads. Not cheap but totally worth the splurge. We shared an entree - the tortelloni stuffed with pumpkin and ricotta - and we shared the Torta Di Mele Alla Pia for dessert, which translates to a country apple tart. We would highly recommend this restaurant (there's also a location in Paso Robles). The outside seating on their patio is charming and romantic.

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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Beautiful outdoor dining.
Great ambiance and excellent service. Sausages and cheeses were homemade. Pasta and breads were delicious. Salad was good but heavy on the dressing. The salad portion was very large- and would be plenty for 2-3 to share.
The owner is present and engages with his customers. He offers mostly northern italian fare from what I could tell. Would return for sure.

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is a small, cozy place. You are greeted warmly upon arrival and service continues to be excellent throughout the meal. The food choices were great; gluten free options; Had the specials the waiter recommended as well as ravioli from menu. Both dishes were excellent. Salad was so fresh and had fruit along with greens. The dressing was perfect. Waiter was so friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed 3 June 2014

We stopped in San Luis Obispo as we were traveling the coast on a family trip to see the California Missions. Dinner here was the best of our whole trip. So much so, that our return trip took us to Paso Robles and we made sure to have dinner at the sister restaurant. To begin with, it is a quaint little restaurant that has a sweet patio out back, which is where we dined. The service was excellent and we enjoyed a nice conversation with Andrea. The wine list was quite good and the menu filled with wonderful sounding dishes. My personal favorite was the Timballo. The menu has quite a large variety of dishes for those with gluten allergies making this heaven for my husband. Even our picky children enjoyed this restaurant, and we all agree it was one of the highlights of our trip.

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Thank Kristi S
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