2013

Campo Pizzeria Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Campo Pizzeria

185 University Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

http://www.campopizzeria.com (Fax)

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto exterior

Why did we dine here? – Campo Pizzeria is a new restaurant in downtown Palo Alto featuring Chef Sean O’Brien (Myth, Zinnia).

Insider Tip – Order the Mozzarella

Cuisine – Italian
Location – Downtown Palo Alto
Opened – 2012

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto interior

Service – Campo Pizzeria has reasonable service that was still getting in sync.
Verdict – Campo Pizzeria serves up decent Italian food in a nice atmosphere. The pizza is solid but not exceptional. The one pasta we ordered stood out.

Campo Pizzeria Signature Dishes – Pizza

Campo Pizzeria’s Menu includes 9 different pizzas, 4 mozzarella’s, and 4 pastas. Couple options for vegetarians.

Website Campo Pizzeria Menu

Campo Pizzeria Food Picks:

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto Margherita Pizza

Margherita, diNapoli tomato sauce, fior di latte, evoo, basil ($13) was a bit pale, but possessed a crisp crust and good cheese.

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto Sausage Pizza

House-made Pork Fennel Sausage, tomato, smoked mozzarella, pepperonata, scallions ($16) had a slightly soggy center. A bit of zest from the peppers and solid sausage.

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto mozzarella

Warm House-Stretched Mozzarella with persimmons, fig balsamic, flat bread ($10) was smooth and nicely done. The vinegar added a good contrast.

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto Kale Salad

Kale Salad, roasted squash, almonds, pecorino, mustard dressing ($10) is a modern adult salad with lots of dressing.

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto Fusili Casareccia Pasta

Fusili Casareccia, tomato and sausage ragu, with kale, Pecorino, and toasted breadcrumbs ($16) was clearly homemade, VERY al dente, and worthwile.

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto Hangar Steak

Grilled Creekstone Skirt Steak, roasted cipollini onions, crushed potatoes, salsa verde ($24) had a reasonably sized portion of tender meat with a tangy sauce.

OK: (Order if you like this dish)
None

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)
None

Campo Pizzeria on Urbanspoon

Campo Pizzeria Overall Rating: (Good 2)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Good)
Service Rating: (Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Good)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Casual
Parking:Street
Reservations:Yes
Posted on January 28th, 2013
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