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Not a fact place but the pasta tastes home made. Amazing!
Aman Bhasin via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
This restaurant provides superb service and delightful menu. The best restaurant around here. The meals came out quickly and the prices are fair. Will definitely recommend this place.
Kenneth Scott via google.com - Feb 18, 2020
Talk about a great pizzeria. The ...
Talk about a great pizzeria. The margarita pizza comes completely covered with basil and a lovely crust. They make good use of their woodfired oven. Their Caesar salad is very fresh with homemade dressing. The staff is cordial and very understanding. Right across the street from the Orinda theater, a great place before after the movi ... read more
Elliott L. via yelp.com - Feb 15, 2020
This site is my favorite site. Of all restaurants I know I prefere it most. I always suggests to my friends to go to visit this place. when I feel like having a good meal, this is the place that comes first to my mind. very good and varied food and a rich cuisine.helpful crew, and nice ambience. In addition to that, the charge is ... read more
leroy reily via google.com - Feb 2, 2020
Certainly a spot worth stopping over, the food is good and fresh, the costs are affordable and it is always well organized there. 5 stars.
E Estrada via google.com - Jan 23, 2020
I admire this restaurant a lot. there is a unique atmosphere. The cuisine is very tasty. the service is powerful and the team is courteous. The price is decent. I highly recommend.
Robert Wheeler via google.com - Jan 8, 2020
Great food and staff ... read more
N James via google.com - Jan 1, 2020
I met friends here for dinner and ...
I met friends here for dinner and really enjoyed the food and friendly, helpful staff. Fresh bread slices to start we shared a Gorgonzola salad, creamy and nutty and was fantastic. The minestrone soup was shared around the table and had great flavor to all. We had pasta - the lemony ravioli and garlic angel hair way too yummy. Genero ... read more
k e. via yelp.com - Dec 30, 2019
I visit this place a lot since I work right next to it. I must say their service is always good and they keep the spot well kept all the time. Prices are affordable and they serve large portions.
Konner M via google.com - Dec 12, 2019
Excellent Carbonara!!! Love the atmosphere, and they have an excellent wine selection.
Aabed Wardak via google.com - Oct 13, 2019
This is a great restaurant and ...
This is a great restaurant and new owners are really nice. I like the new menu. Great food, the best wines, great service and these best bread pudding. It's across the street from Orinda Theater.
Cyndi H. via yelp.com - Sep 9, 2019
homey
the pasta is good, the specials sometimes great, the staff are super friendly and the wine list is adequate ... read more
kernmd1951 via tripadvisor.com - Sep 8, 2019
I came here for the first time ...
I came here for the first time on a Saturday night, a little later in the evening (around 8pm). A friend and I were hoping to grab a quick bite before seeing a movie at the square, and thankfully this place was mostly empty. We walked in and asked for the menu and were greeted by whom we surmise to be the owner - a really friendly an ... read more
Ruwan T. via yelp.com - Aug 6, 2019
Great place. Good good and very friendly staff.
John Hollender via google.com - Jun 29, 2019
Good food sort friendly service ... read more
Tova Moore via google.com - Jun 4, 2019
My husband and I have been infrequent ...
My husband and I have been infrequent customers of La Piazza over the years and the food has always been very good. We have been in a few times recently and the food continues to be very good, especially the wood-fired pizzas and the fresh seafood offerings. The new owner is very friendly and greets you with a warm smile. He is activ ... read more
Sherry S. via yelp.com - May 21, 2019
Good Italian Restaurant
My husband and I have been infrequent customers of La Piazza over the years and the food has always been very good. We have been in a few times recently and the food continues to be very good, especially the wood-fired pizzas and the fresh...More ... read more
win_epooh via tripadvisor.com - May 21, 2019
They have the BEST carbonara! And the staff is exceptional. This is definitely a place we will continue to come to.
Nichole Reynolds via google.com - Nov 19, 2018
I return again and again to this ...
I return again and again to this wonderful Orinda eatery.  I had visitors in from out of  town and we thoroughly enjoyed our dinners there this week.  I had the mushroom ravioli-----outstanding.  Others had different pasta dishes and we were all raving about the food.  The service was excellent.  I highly recommend this fine food est ... read more
John S. via yelp.com - Sep 15, 2018
New owner is doing a great job ...
New owner is doing a great job, same menu, same cooks but there is some Breathe of fresh air, Natalie was our server and she was great!Lasagna and Linguine and clam sauce.
Joe A. via yelp.com - Jul 25, 2018
La piazza is serving the best breakfast ...
La piazza is serving the best breakfast in town! I have not had better omelets anywhere else! Their citrus french toast is to die for. Theirs dinners are like home cooked italian food that one's grandmother made. Delicious and superior quality of food. An orinda favorite.
Sonia S. via yelp.com - Jul 3, 2018
You never have a second chance ...
You never have a second chance to make a first impression. I called to place a takeout order at Taverna Pellegrini last week. The Manager / Maitre'd who took my order, screwed up and did not prepare my husband's entree, when we picked it up.  My husband states this and manager who took the phone order runs over and starts an argument ... read more
GJ C. via yelp.com - Jun 16, 2018
First time ever coming and it was ...
First time ever coming and it was an amazing experience. I'm definitely coming back. The food was extraordinary and the waitresses were so sweet and welcoming. I had the lamb kofta platter from the weekly specials and it was one of the best foods I've ever had. The workers are very opening and the boss was hilarious! Definitely a 10/ ... read more
Safa J. via yelp.com - Jun 2, 2018
We love this neighborhood bistro for its fresh food and relaxed atmosphere. The menu is not adventurous, but the dishes are reliable and the service attentive.
FussyFoodie via opentable.com - May 9, 2018
Great Mediterranean and Italian food directly across from the Orinda Theater ... read more
Valerie Colber via google.com - Apr 19, 2018
good food.
mike kern via google.com - Apr 19, 2018
Omg! This place is amazing, you ...
Omg! This place is amazing, you have to try the spinach ravioli!!! The employees are nice and welcoming. I've been here several times and tried the majority of the menu, I love them all. This place is a gem hidden in Orinda!
Zahra R. via yelp.com - Mar 19, 2018
This is probably my favorite pasta ...
This is probably my favorite pasta spot! Every entry is mouth watering! My favorite has to be the pesto, and you cannot pass on the dessert! The panna cotta is a must have! Don't miss out, the friendly staff will give you excellent service and make your experience special! The new owner is welcoming and kind and is eager to meet his ... read more
Ohmar M. via yelp.com - Mar 19, 2018
My favorite lasagna in the Bay ...
My favorite lasagna in the Bay Area. And don't even get me started on their desserts. The service has always been great and I keep coming back here!
Marjolein v. via yelp.com - Feb 26, 2018
A longtime favorite
My wife and I have been coming to this restaurant for many years and love the location and ambiance. Situated across the street from the Orinda theatre, La Piazza is the perfect place to stop for a delicious meal before a movie. Coming back from...More ... read more
LightFighter via tripadvisor.com - Jan 1, 2018
Good food, very helpful waitress ...
Good food, very helpful waitress, but it took forever for the food to be served.
Joe G. via yelp.com - Nov 7, 2017
Solid food, friendly service, the ...
Solid food, friendly service, the owner/host is always present.Caesar salad is my favorite; lemon, olive oil, anchovy dressing outstanding ... read more
Chuck E. via yelp.com - Nov 6, 2017
I love this place, and we've been ...
I love this place, and we've been coming here for years.  The staff is always so welcoming, and the food is very tasty.  My favorites (as a vegetarian) are the penne a la vodka and the pizza, which they make in their own wood fired oven.  So good!  Plus they are very family friendly.  Last time we were there they even let my two unde ... read more
Beth M. via yelp.com - Jul 5, 2017
Wood-fired oven and tasty dishes Popular local trattoria right across from the Orinda theater. The mini pizzas (they only have one size) are very good, and are made in the wood-fired oven. The daily specials are worth looking out for, as they are usually very good. The only real drawback is that it's a bit pricey, probably 20% too hi ... read more
Renee Trudeau via google.com - Apr 19, 2017
Lovely services in a romantic ambience ... read more
Ziyad Khoury via google.com - Apr 19, 2017
A nice neighborhood restaurant
The food is good; not too expensive. It has pizza, pasta, Italian dishes and it's all good. Check your bill as there have been a few errors on ours.
MadatAA via tripadvisor.com - Mar 4, 2017
Nice Italian Bistro
This place was hopping--even at 5:30! Good selection of pasta and pizza, nice wine list. Good portions--good food.
Kesslane via tripadvisor.com - Mar 1, 2017
This is a long overdue appreciation ...
This is a long overdue appreciation of LP. In my opinion it has remained one of most consistently good and reliable places to dine in Orinda. Especially among all the changes in the Orinda dining scene during the past few years. Very accommodating and friendly service as well.  Some of my favorites: Calamari salad. Risotto Milanese a ... read more
Heath P. via yelp.com - Jan 23, 2017
Visiting from Chicago I decided ...
Visiting from Chicago I decided to indulge this evening at La Piazza. Although it was busy we were seated pretty quickly by the friendly waitstaff. (what good restaurant isn't worth the wait?) We started off with a Piazza Salad and Caprese which were delicious. The Pesto Pasta and Prosciutto Crudo pizza was great as well. The staff w ... read more
Jackie C. via yelp.com - Nov 26, 2016
service matches the food
After a movie at the Orinda, the four of us had an excellent meal and wine at La Piazza. Mussels and rigatone highlighted our meal. Chianti Classico a great wine addition.
Rogelio1 via tripadvisor.com - Sep 5, 2016
Had dinner there last night for ...
Had dinner there last night for the first time.  I really enjoyed it.  A small, cozy italian restaurant.  Service was good and friendly.  I felt very welcome.  The food was good, solid italian food.  The Caprese was excellent and the ravioli was very good.  I'll definitely go back.
Barbara F. via yelp.com - Sep 4, 2016
Almost like my home cooking
When I go out for Italian I don't usually order pasta. At La Piazza I sat at the bar and watched the chefs prepare the meals. It was to tempting not to order the pasta. We were all very pleased. The Rigatoni with sausage was...More ... read more
Monica T via tripadvisor.com - Aug 8, 2016
This is a nice friendly little ...
This is a nice friendly little place and we have had many nice meals there. Just recently had the penne with sausage. It is one of my favorite dishes.
Thomas P. via yelp.com - Aug 5, 2016
A very nice experience in rustic Orinda
We were visiting friends in Orinda, and on our last night before leaving the Bay Area (before our flight back to Singapore) and our host took us to the best Italian place in town. It was a delightful experience. The food was surprisingly very good....More ... read more
BobM08 via tripadvisor.com - Jul 21, 2016
Love this spot! It's cozy, the ...
Love this spot! It's cozy, the food and service are consistently great and the owner Charlie is the nicest guy.
Gigi R. via yelp.com - May 3, 2016
Muy bueno lo mejor de lo mejor en toda da el área se los recomiendo ... read more
Francisco Flores via google.com - Apr 19, 2016
My boyfriend and I went to La Piazza ...
My boyfriend and I went to La Piazza last night, we haven't been there for awhile... La Piazza has a very warm atmosphere and great food. The food is prepared in an open kitchen. It's fun to sit at the counter and watch them cook. Some of my favorite dishes are Pesto Risotto with chicken and asparagus,  Fresh Petrale Sole served with ... read more
Rachel E. via yelp.com - Apr 14, 2016
Nice local place for pizza and Italian food
We went here for a family celebration and it was delicious and fun for the family. Nice wine selection and atmosphere. Teenagers enjoyed it.
Kesslane via tripadvisor.com - Mar 8, 2016
Delizioso!
I met friends here for dinner for the first time. It's a cute spot in downtown Orinda. The service was excellent and the food was very good. We had appetizers, which were average. For main course One friend had the lasagna and the other friend...More ... read more
Hamburger_Queen via tripadvisor.com - Feb 23, 2016
A favorite standy in Orinda
We frequently dine at La Piazza during the work week as our office is nearby. its almost like going home and having dinner ready. The food is fresh and reliable. The petrale sole is always wonderful and the specials change weekly. The owner Charles is...More ... read more
Larry H via tripadvisor.com - Oct 27, 2015
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