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Sarafina's Italian Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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794 Highway 4, Arnold, CA 95223
+1 209-795-9858
17:00 - 21:00
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Avery Island, Louisiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

My wife and I don't go out to dinner enough...But, when I go to Sarafina's, I ask myself, "why don't we?" It's always so wonderful. Plenty of food, no "skimping" there. I love my leftovers! They're simply Great! The service is so professional as well. Those ladies work so hard! PERFECT!! Thanx Sara. Jon and Melanie Vattuone

Thank Jon V
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We lucked into a small table in the bar area and got a seat without reservations. However we were just lucky. Get reservations early in the evening for better luck with the parking lot. The food and service was wonderful!

Thank Anne F
Angels Camp
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

As good as you can get for "fine dining" in Arnold. But catching them open can be an issue. Give it a try.

Thank Don B
Walnut Creek, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We made reservations in advance for outdoor dinning. Food and service was excellent. Nice wine list. Freshly made bread and pasta. Very popular with locals and visitors.

Thank zkotsos4
Lodi, United States
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Be sure to make reservations. You usually need them! This place is a favorite for locals and for people who come to the mountains to relax. On nice evenings, the outdoor dining is the way to go. The inside ambiance is great too, however. Simple hearty Italian fare, lovingly prepared and served. Mangia!

Thank Larry U
Manteca, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been wanting to go there again after my original visit. Excellent food and service. Be sure to contact them ahead of time because the people of Arnold love them

Thank Tom M
Boulder Creek, California
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We were delighted to find this cute little place in Arnold, a small town in the California gold country. The food was very good and the prices were in line with the quality and service.

Thank FullTiltTraveler
Oakland, California
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is the best restaurant for miles...the food is delicious, simple and lovingly prepared. It's the only place I want to go out with friends and dine! I love sitting outside on a warm evening and having a glass of wine with friends. The food is terrific and consistently good. The service is friendly, funny and helpful! I real gem... More 

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Murphys, California
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Yes, the food's delicious....quantities plentiful. Only reason I didn't give it all stars, is the noise level as the tables are crammed in to this lovely, charming restaurant. If going, make a reservation.

Thank Ruby M
Angels Camp, California
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Went here for the first time a couple nights ago. I loved everything about it except the distance from Angels Camp. The staff is friendly, the place is cozy and small with knotty pine walls. Menu is all reasonably priced. I had a ribeye steak and a tossed green salad. The meal started with fresh baked bread and a dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 794 Highway 4, Arnold, CA 95223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arnold
  • Phone Number: +1 209-795-9858

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?