Best italian food in Danville

Family-style Italian restaurant serving the best pastas, sauces, salads & homemade soups... since 1992!

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Grilled Chicken Piccata Olio Pasta

Grilled Chicken with Mushrooms, Lemon Juice, Capers, Basil and Roma Tomatoes over Spaghetti

Smoked Chicken Artichoke Pasta

Slightly Smoky Chicken Breast and Artichokes tossed in our Homemade Mushroom Cream sauce over Fettuccine

Bowtie Special

Bowtie pasta with Grilled Chicken and Mushrooms in White Wine Tomato Sauce

Spinach Lasagna

Layers and Layers of Spinach, Egg Pasta, Ricotta, Mozzarella and Parmesan...smothered in our Famous Homemade Marinara.

Meat Lasagna

Extra Lean Ground Beef, Egg Pasta with Ricotta, Mozzarella and Parmesan....topped with our Homemade Meat Sauce

Porcini Mushroom Ravioli

12 Porcini Mushroom Raviolis smothered in our Homemade Mushroom Cream Sauce. Contains Egg (ravioli)

Smoked Salmon Pasta

Slightly Smoky Salmon in a our Homemade Lemon Caper Cream sauce over Fettuccine

Prawns Garlic Pasta

Garlicy Prawns in a our Homemade Creamy Garlic Sauce over Fettuccine

Spicy Prawns Mexicana Pasta

Grilled Prawns in a Creamy Tomato Pan Sauce with Garlic, Red Chili Flakes and Basil over Rigatoni...this one won't disappoint!

Seafood Plate Pasta

Prawns and Scallops in our Sherry Cream Pan Sauce over Fettuccine

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Super good, the pasta portions are gigantic and the flavor is always super good. My favorite is the gnocchi with pepper sauce.

Winter R.

Winter R.

Absolutely one of the best pasta places around the east bay. Fantastic place one of the few of not only place you can find a refreshing cold pasta salad. Incredible job guys

Kevin P.

Kevin P.

Delicious, homemade pasta and sauce. I will definitely be a regular. Casual dining. The food is absolutely delicious.

Tracy H.

Tracy H.

Always delicious, fresh and friendly. Soups are hearty and warm your soul. Love this spot.

Christine C.

Christine C.

This is our go-to. Big portions and perfectly done pasta . Chicken Avo sandwich!!

Alex P.

Alex P.

The take home pasta is amazing, the flavors are delicious and I would go for the soups almost every single day. Try the chicken bowtie pasta in white wine red sauce. It's delicious!

McCall B.

McCall B.

Only The Freshest Ingredients!

Only The Freshest Ingredients!
Now that's Italian! Satisfy your craving for delicious, homemade food with a huge selection of freshly prepared pasta dishes and warm sandwiches. Savory sauces include white wine tomato sauce, mushroom cream sauce and classic marinara to top off the 8 different gluten-free or traditional shapes we carry. Our salads are freshly made including fan favorites like Caesar salad, Cobb Salad & Greek salad - all perfect sides to pair with our signature meatball sandwich covered in melty mozzarella cheese. Plus you can sit back relax while enjoying one of our beers or wines served up on either indoor seating or outside patio space - Mangia bene (enjoy)!

Catering

Catering
We also offer catering to fit your desires; menus can be custom tailored specifically for your party or you can order from our pre-existing options!

Fresh Uncooked Pasta Dinners

Fresh Uncooked Pasta Dinners
The Great Impasta also offers fresh uncooked pasta dinners to take and cook at home. Pick from fresh pastas, our homemade sauces, ravioli, tortellini, gnocchi, lasagnas, meatballs and garlic cheese bread. Our restaurant-quality dinners can be prepared in as little as 10 minutes at home. Pre-packaged dinner combos for 2 to 10 people make ordering a snap. Call ahead for availability!
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Welcome to The Great Impasta

Welcome to The Great Impasta
Get ready for a family-style Italian feast at The Great Impasta! Located in the vibrant Livery & Mercantile of Danville, this award-winning café has been delighting hungry visitors since 1992 with freshly made pastas, gourmet sauces and unique sandwiches. From classic spaghetti and meatballs to creative seafood dishes, each plate is served up with all the flavors you love from Italian Classics.

Locally Family Owned & Operated

Locally Family Owned & Operated
For over two amazing decades, The Great Impasta has been serving up true family-style Italian cuisine with a warm and inviting atmosphere. Skip the same old fast food or pizza experience for something special - come in to savor delicious fresh pasta served indoors or on our patio while you pick out your favorite bottle of wine from our selection! And don't forget we've got beer too. Make tonight extra memorable at The Great Impasta or order online for takeout or delivery!
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