Aladino’s Pizza is a family owned establishment that focuses to bring you only the freshest ingredients. We have eight T.V.s including one fifty-five inch, that always are showing the big games! We offer a salad bar that is always stocked with the freshest vegetables.
Though the flavorful combinations are seemingly endless, there's one thing you can count on from the pizza at Bravos Pizza & Italian restaurant: freshly baked crust topped with whole-milk mozzarella and creamy sauces. Chefs create a multitude of options by customizing pies from the crust up. They smear the pies with a choice of red, white, garlic, or barbecue sauces, which they then top with ingredients as different as pineapple and artichokes. To create their specialty pizzas, they combine complementary flavors, such as the seafood combo's shrimp, baby clams, and garlic over a white-sauce base. But the chefs don't just make pizzas. They also craft traditional Italian favorites, from veal scallopini to fettucini tossed in pesto. Diners can enjoy meals while sipping wine or beer as they watch the restaurant's big-screen TV to figure out which sports team has the strongest t-shirt cannon.
The vast dimensions of Grazie! Grille’s interior are matched by its sizeable menu of American and internationally inspired dishes. Amid the lofty ceilings and a roaring, stone fireplace, plates of steaming pasta emerge from the kitchen, while next door in the dining room, groups share meals or rousing games of telephone in cozy booths. Grazie! Grille also strives to play a part in its community by promoting charities, local events, and fundraisers.
Toscana Ristorante may have opened only in 2006, but chef Samuel Figueroa's culinary chops are of a much thicker cut. Over the course of a 17-year career, which includes a degree from the School of Italian Food Art in Rome, he's honed a large repertoire of traditional Italian fare. In Toscana's kitchen, he and his staff flavor fillets of salmon and veal with accents such as blackberry, lemon butter, and fresh sage. Fillings such as pumpkin, shrimp, and shiitake mushroom stuff raviolis, and marinara and alfredo sauces slather pastas.
Servers transport these and other plates past enormous arched windows in the dining room, which has a floor crisscrossed with elegant arcs of natural light. Racks and shelves behind the blond-wood bar supply white-clothed tables with bottles of wine and spirits. Alternatively, on the verdant outdoor patio, overhanging foliage provides shade for customers and free dessert for their docile pet giraffes.
When Giovanni and Virginia Biale settled in San Francisco's Potrero Hill with their three sons in 1922, Giovanni kept his favorite Genoa traditions alive. This included making his own wine, which he'd often serve at family meals. When Prohibition hit, Giovanni secreted his bottles away along the craggy shoreline at Rockaway Beach—dipping into the stash when dining at his nearby vacation home.
Though he might not share this same rebel spirit, Giovanni's grandson Rocco Biale does share his passion for authenticity. At Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria, he devotes himself to the traditions of Italian cooking and warm hospitality. He pays tribute to his grandfather's winemaking past by curating a list of vintages from Italy and California.
Amidst vintage Italian prints and photographs, diners dig into pasta dishes piled with imported noodles and housemade sauce. These house specialties are joined by pizzas draped with nearly 40 toppings.
Satisfying meals and handcrafted beer intersect with premium sports viewing at Lamppost Pizza and Backstreet Brewery, founded in 1976 by Angelo Barro and his sons, Dan and Tom. Today, the franchise welcomes patrons to 37 locations in three states, and the philosophy remains the same at all of them. Seven big-screen TVs broadcast football, basketball, and baseball games from around the leagues to entertain patrons sipping small-batch draft beers brewed onsite. Fans munch on traditional sports-viewing snacks, such as jalapeño poppers, potato skins, and deep-fried depth charts. Chefs also prepare heartier entrees including garlic-chicken pasta, Pesto Supreme pizzas covered with artichoke hearts, and The Linebacker, a pizza loaded with pepperoni, salami, ground beef, sausage, and two types of bacon.
Sapore Ristorante's chef and owner, Miguel Zaragoza, instills his recipes with a passion for Italian fare that he has fostered since childhood. He and his practiced team expertly fashion Old-World entrees such as chicken marsala and seafood pastas, and desserts such as homemade tiramisu woo sweet teeth more effectively than love notes scrawled on tablecloths in buttercream frosting.