Galleto Ristorante, Modesto
As with many business professionals, lunch meetings are a usual occurrence for us around here, whether we are in Sacramento or on the road. While our business takes us everywhere from San Diego to Atlanta and even Miami, we often find ourselves traveling down 99 to our southerly neighbor of Modesto. How often to do we travel to Modesto? Well, earlier this year we even raved about the Happy Hour specials we found at one Modesto establishment. However, the more common circumstance of our Modesto foodie experience centers on the business lunch, because even in the middle of the work day, food is our top priority.
Enter: Downtown Modesto’s Galleto Ristorante, an ivy-covered building on the corner of 11th and J Streets. A spacious interior gives way to a wonderfully secluded outdoor patio, with ambiance that instantly transports you to Italy, as does the menu. From the panino and insalata specials (pictured above) to the unbeatably beautiful Margherita Pizza, Galleto’s is a Modesto mainstay worthy of any business lunch.
1101 J Street
Modesto, CA 95354