La Pastaia is a Four Star Italian restaurant that delights Bay Area diners with contemporary Italian cuisine and metropolitan ambiance. A landmark in downtown San Jose for over two decades, La Pastaia’s menu reflects a commitment to the Italian lifestyle, emphasizing seasonal, contemporary cuisine drawn from the rich, varied regions of Italy and its Mediterranean neighbors while showcasing the best ingredients that the Bay Area has to offer. A winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, our wine list highlights selections that are produced in limited quantities from unique, dynamic producers. The wines range from rustic, old world elegance to modern, vibrant and experimental. We encourage your questions, lively participation and adventurous spirit. Revamped classic cocktails and small batch craft beers round out a beverage program that has continued to be a favorite of locals and travelers alike.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekdays; open for breakfast and dinner on weekends.