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Mazzotti's Ristorante Italiano

773 8th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6203
+1 707-822-1900
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“bread” (28 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
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Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
773 8th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6203
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been here a couple times per year for the 4 years that The Girl has been an HSU student. She's out now, we're unlikely to be back to Arcata, and I'm surprised I've never rated this place before. I'm also a bit surprised to...More

Thank Cameron M
JoeMazz, Owner at Mazzotti's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review... we are very proud of the items we hand prepare each day. My father and grandmother (Gaetano and Lucia) both came to America in the early 20s, and with them they brought these awesome recipes. Did you know that in...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

I loved this place. It was an oasis of food after being in remote areas for a week prior to our stay in Arcata. I ordered pasta pomodoro and my husband got a basil pesto pasta. Excellent salad with very dark leaved lettuce. Some of...More

1  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Visited Mazzotti's in July. It is a pub/restaurant in Arcata which is a college town, home to Humboldt State University. The menu has a large selection of typical Italian dishes like pizza and several choices of different types of pasta. You can order small or...More

1  Thank Love-Maui-101
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had the eggplant parmesan and it was very good. We shared a ceasar salad and my husband had a steak. It was all very good and the servers were very efficient, attentive and pleasant. I would go back again. There are not a huge...More

1  Thank Kathleeenw
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Typically we find in smaller towns in California that good, acceptable food is priced on par with rather excellent establishments in big cities. Also that the chefs in the best restaurants in cities like Arcata tend to overdo their presentations when a simpler approach with...More

Thank nurealam
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our server Kristin was amazing, her recommendations were excellent. The owners came by to greet us and ask about our dinner and to introducethemselves. Great Italian cuisine.

1  Thank R6777IOwilliamb
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Traveling through California and found this place just north of eureka.. wonderful staff, great fresh made bread, and great Italian menu. I had the scallop with pesto linguine and it was great. My wife had the stuffed chicken alfredo and loved it. Prices were reasonable...More

1  Thank Dave P
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Although Mazzotti's has a rather extensive menu, it took some time to find a meal choice that would fit our budget. My companion ordered spaghetti and meatballs, preceded by a dinner salad. I ordered a'la carte with a grilled chicken breast and steamed vegetables. While...More

Thank jbach1021
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were on a road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway and needed to stay for a few days in Arcata. I had gotten an upper respiratory infection and needed a couple of days to recoup. Found this restaurant on trip advisor. It felt like...More

1  Thank Gayleaway
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Very friendly staff. Nice downtown area to walk and shop. Mazzotti's was a great place to eat dinner on our visit to this small town. We enjoyed the Italian food and the atmosphere. The food was reasonably priced with an adequate amount. Everyone enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Tracy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 773 8th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-1900
Mazzotti's on the Plaza features an exquisite menu, with exciting daily specials. In addition to beer and wine, we offer a full service bar. Seating at the bar in Arcata provides a comfortable place to wait for friends or a table. The atmosphere is warm and inviting; as always the food is outstanding. Everything on the menu is available for take-out. For information or reservations for parties of 6 or more, please call ahead. We look forward to seeing you!
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