Albany >Food & Dining > Filippo's Pastaria
Too many menu changes.
Actually we have eaten there at least 15 times and have
always had decent and friendly service. We used to go
at least every 2 months now we go every 4-6 months. The main problem we have is that the vegetarian choices keep changing or diminishing. They used to have several low-fat/
vegan choices now they seem to have none. Their veggie sandwich used to be made with roasted eggplant/veggies now it is made with cheese and tomatoes (pretty bland). Their salads and pastas are all quite good and the garlic bread is yummy.
So if you are a vegan there isn't much to eat.
Although the ambience is nice enough the acoustics are
poor so when the restaurant is crowded it is very loud.
But despite a few drawbacks,we'll eat there again.
Good food, service, decor, great value. This is a nice corner restaurant on the Berkeley/Albany border. Atrractive decor, very good food, quick and friendly service, and good prices. The spinach ravioli is a standout on the regular menu, and I enjoy the salmon pasta with tomato when it's offered. Excellent value -- I'm surprised the prices are so reasonable considering what is offered plus the location on Solano. It can get a bit noisy at times, but that's the only drawback.
Food: A, Service: D-.
Much like it's sister College Ave. restaurant, this place could use a course in how to wait tables.
The food is always tasty: the pasta dishes are terrific, the salads are great, even the lemonade is really good.
The wait staff is totally clueless on how to treat customers. On a few occasions, the service has been decent, but the bad experiences tend to overshadow the positive ones.
The food is really good, and extremely affordable. Unfortunately, sometimes my husband and I are not in the mood to gamble on whether or not we'll get good service, so we pass on Filippo's and go somewhere else.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of Filippo's Pastaria on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.