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Barolo Italian Cafe

) #17 of 234 Restaurants in Tustin $$ - $$$ Italian
13771 Newport Ave Ste 9, Tustin, CA 92780-4692
+1 714-734-8882
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“scampi” (4 reviews)
“carpaccio” (2 reviews)
“focaccia” (2 reviews)
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13771 Newport Ave Ste 9, Tustin, CA 92780-4692
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

It's so hard to find great authentic Italian food in southern California, unlike San Francisco or New York areas. But this one is it! Checked it out yesterday with two friends...all three of us had recently been in Tuscany for several weeks. We each ordered...More

Thank DonnaKarson
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a very small place in a strip mall so the there's no fancy building just the regular Italian restaurant decor. What does set this place apart is that Mom (and Dad) really know how to cook! I find that rare in these days...More

Thank LigierGitan
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Want to see a great show? Sit at the counter and gaze in amazement at the only chef who does a fantastic job of getting all the great dishes out to patrons in sync with the order of their dishes. A busy place with very...More

Thank eatingfrienze
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We are so sick of eating at the Italian chain restaurants in Irvine! We came across this little gem of a neighborhood restaurant in Tustin and were so happy that we stopped in. They make the focaccia and tiramisu in house and when they serve...More

Thank CaliforniaNancy
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We eat here regularly for several years. Everything they serve is fresh, very Italian and delicious. Small venue with good food and great service. Whatever their special is, you will love it and will have way more food than you can eat. Not to be...More

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Carpaccio ($10.95) is thinly sliced raw beef topped with grana cheese, capers, and olive oil. It is the perfect marriage of the sweet raw beef, salty cheese, briny capers, and just a smidgen of lemon juice. You don’t need to eat all of the capers,...More

Thank OCFoodDiva
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a small restaurant tucked away in a storefront at the back of the Tustin Plaza shopping center. You would not normally expect to find a high quality Italian restaurant in a shopping center with a 99 Cent store (formerly an Office Depot) and...More

Thank og84
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Barolo's has it all; delicious food, excellent service, and a warm and welcome setting. Very fair pricing as well. Have been a number of times. This time ordered the spaghetti (although substituted for fettuccine) with broccoli and scampi: the best pasta dish I have had...More

Thank travelteam752
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Just ate here for the first time for lunch today. It sits in a strip mall but the food and service WORLD CLASS. We both had angel hair with olive oil, tomatoes and basil. I also had sweet sausage on mine. Foccia Bread was superb....More

Thank elridder
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Barolo Cafe is a hidden little gem. I've been coming here, OMG 17 years now! And Chef Giuseppe just does it right. Hands-down, some of the BEST ITALIAN FOOD IN ORANGE COUNTY! While over the years, I've tried so many of Chef Giuseppe's creations, from...More

Thank Matthew H
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Cathie D
Do they offer gift certificates?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13771 Newport Ave Ste 9, Tustin, CA 92780-4692
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-734-8882
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