C'era Una Volta
1332 Park Street @Redwood Square
Contact: Cheryl Principato
Authentic Tuscan Italian restaurant, voted Best of Alameda Magazine and Chamber of Commerce in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. In addition to traditional dining we offer private parties, off-site catering, and deliver buffets. Savory lunches, notable dinners and brunch all complimented by fine Italian wines and locally-made California wines.
The restaurant's name translates to "Once Upon a Time," and it boasts an elegant environment, with live music on Sundays. Chef Rudy Duran, who is recognized by the Academia Italiana della Cucina, prepares classic dishes like Spiedini and Risotto Mare e Monte.