Since opening its doors over 25 years ago, Paradiso has become a culinary destination. Paradiso’s central location in the San Francisco Bay Area lends itself to be a prime meeting place for friends and family, both near and far. We celebrate life with you; whether it’s a quick weeknight bite, or a special occasion, we intend to provide a relaxed and high end dining experience.
Paradiso has been consistently serving a wide variety of delicious dishes, with quality ingredients. We offer elite choices for our meats and seafood, constantly seeking the best and most sustainable products on the market. Our menu strives to accommodate those with dietary restrictions or special needs, offering gluten free and vegetarian options.
Managing Owner Erik Reese, and the entire Paradiso family of employees look forward to welcoming all of our loyal patrons and new diners.
Roasted Manila Clams with Linguini
Whole Roasted Manila Clams Garlic, Chopped Clams, Fresh Linguini
Lemon & White Wine Sauce
Jumbo Wild Gulf Prawns
Garlic Butter & White Wine
Housemade Duck Confit
Sweet Pea-Melted Leek
Basil Oil, Balsamic Glaze
What People are Saying
"Paradiso is so good"
“Every dish was tasty, perfectly seasoned, and came out quickly. This is our new favorite Italian restaurant.”
K.R. via Google
“Every bite was filled with perfection”
“Honestly anything you order is made so well so you can’t go wrong!”
M.T. via Yelp
“Paradiso is the best restaurant for good food in San Leandro. Ever since they have been open they have not disappointed. “
“It’s clear to me why it’s the #1 restaurant in San Leandro. The atmosphere was great, as was the attentive service provided by our server.”
“Paradiso is an oasis of culinary delight. With classy decor, an upscale menu, and service that will put a smile on your face.”
"We will be back for certain!"
“Paradiso is better than ever – the food was innovative and delicious. Also, the separators between the tables were great.”
“Everything is always delicious and the staff are on their A game.”
J.C. via Facebook
"Definitely will return"
“Highly recommend for a date night. Food is delicious, large portions and great service. Outdoor patio was beautiful.”
M.D. via OpenTable
"Excellent place for a good meal"
“We celebrated our 36th wedding anniversary with lunch at Paradiso. We’ve eaten here a few times and haven’t been disappointed.”
B.N. via Tripadvisor
"A Lovely Treat"
“Solidly good delicious food, well executed. Unexpected high quality cuisine at reasonable prices and service that makes you feel valued as a customer.”
C.M. via Yelp
"Like Eating In Tuscany!"
“Everything is delicious and with real Italian character – like eating in Tuscany! The short ribs, pizza and pasta are all particularly good!”
D.U. via Google
"A Neighborhood Treasure"
“We are fairly regular visitors to Paradiso because the food is excellent and the service is also excellent. The chef is quite helpful with modifications.”
“Great food from appetizers, entrees to the dessert. Must not forget the wine…AWESOME choices!”
A.T. via Google
“A good place to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations…or just being able to go out for good food with family and friends.”
K.C. via Facebook
"Friendly and Accommodating"
“This is truly a gem and the food is to die for. The atmosphere is top notch and they have a beautiful outdoor seating area now!”
M.A. via Google
“The right place for all our special occasions; or just any occasion, really.”
"That 'Special' Place"
“If I could give this restaurant 10, 20 stars I would. It is by far the BEST restaurant in San Leandro.”
D.B. via Google
“My family and I have dined there many times and it has always been very satisfied, both with food and service.”
“The ambiance is more like a city restaurant. The food is good with healthy organic choices. The best in town!”
"New Favorite Restaurant"
“The atmosphere is both casual and classy. Service here is phenomenal! You really feel taken care of.”
L.Y. via Yelp
"Great find in San Leandro!"
“First time, but won’t be last. Cioppino was filled with fresh dungeness, scallops and prawns. Service was superb.”
A.D. via Google
"The food is always wonderful"
“Yummy cocktails. Excellent service. They’ve done a great job in setting up their outdoor dining area and the interior dining area.”
G.C. via Facebook
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Friday through Sunday 11:30am - 5:30pm
Monday through Thursday 11:30am - 8:15pm
Online ordering is based on availability and timing is subject to change.