Italian Restaurants

109Cafe D' Etoile

Address: 8941 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Cafe D' Etoile
RecommendedEditor's Pick
Serving West Hollywood for over 33 years, Cafe D'Etoile is located on the famous Santa Monica Blvd strip in West Hollywood. From almost anywhere in the restaurant you can enjoy plenty of eye-candy and entertainment on the boulevard. There is never a dull moment. Enjoy year round dining indoor and out 7 days a week. Enjoy a drink at our full bar with a large selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Don't forget to try our very popular homemade Sangria and Bloody Marys. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday with Brunch being served Saturday and Sunday. Learn More »

107The Stinking Rose

Address: 55 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
The Stinking Rose
Top 10Special Offer
If your idea of a great meal is garlic, garlic, and more garlic, head to Restaurant Row on La Cienega and visit The Stinking Rose. Executive Chef and owner Andrea Froncillo has created a garlic lover’s paradise, featuring great food in a wildly fun, garlic-themed atmosphere. Fantastic for large parties, the restaurant boasts a varied menu with specialties including roasted crab, prime rib, pastas, and giant tureens of steamed clams, all bathed in garlic. Don’t forget to visit "Dracula’s Grotto," one of many ornately decorated rooms, and to try Gilroy’s Famous Garlic Ice Cream. Learn More »

107Locanda Del Lago

Address: 231 Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90401   Make a Reservation
Locanda del Lago serves authentic cuisine from Bellagio and the Lake Region of Northern Italy. This Santa Monica locale overlooks Third Street Promenade and brings a taste of Italy to this coastal town. Since its opening in April of 1991, Lago has provided some of the tastiest dishes to foodies, celebrities and locals alike. Their warm décor and seasonal menu along with an air of casual class enhance the dining experience. Come out to Lago where Europe meets the West Coast and enjoy the outdoor patio for people watching and genuine California sunshine as well as some of the most ... Learn More »

107Il Cielo

Address: 9018 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
Il Cielo
Recommended
In this confection of a restaurant, Il Cielo presents a wondrously elegant and stunningly romantic setting that is sure to bewitch even the most cosmopolitan of patrons. Owner and Executive Chef Pasquale Vericella has meticulously created a destination restaurant where guests can bask in the charms of Il Cielo’s visual beauty and revel in its exquisite Northern Italian cuisine. Nestled in a residential area of fabled Beverly Hills a couple miles east of Rodeo Drive, Il Cielo beguiles guests with a captivating romantic beauty created by its casually elegant décor, twinkling lights, and lush foliage. Learn More »

104Piccolo

Address: 5 Dudley Avenue, Venice, CA  90291   Make a Reservation
Piccolo
This Italian restaurant may seem like just any old option from the vast choices in Los Angeles, but this venue is known more their diversions that involve food rather than the food itself. Every once in a while on a special date Piccolo will have patrons enjoy a five course meal that is based off the wines they choose. It is a very random, mysterious game that is just right for the adventurous eater. For those seeking ambiance and serenity the restaurant’s location with a great view towards the horizon will do just fine. Inside one can enjoy elegant dining ... Learn More »

108Cicada

Address: 617 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA  90014   Make a Reservation
Cicada
Top 10RecommendedSpecial Offer
Adelmo Zarif’s restaurant has occupied a dazzling Art Deco space in downtown’s historic core since moving from West Hollywood in May 1997. Cicada fills the bottom two stories of the Oviatt Building, featuring towering mahogany pillars, plenty of gold, and pristine white tablecloths. Cicada is a fine-dining establishment that’s especially popular for birthdays, weddings and the occasional marriage proposal. Tokyo native Suzay Cha prepares northern Italian cuisine with Asian accents. The menu changes twice a year, but typically includes Ahi Tuna Tartar with Avocado, Piquillo Peppers and Wasabi Caviar and Pappardelle with Filet Mignon Bolognese Sauce. Learn More »

107Ago

Address: 8478 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Ago
Recommended
Old world Tuscan dishes are the specialty at Ago Restaurant located on Melrose Avenue and Clinton Street in the heart of West Hollywood. Guests can be reassured that they will dine on great Italian food at a restaurant that is co-owned by the Godfather himself, Robert Di Nero. The Chef and co-owner, Agostino Sciandri, grew up in the lush countryside of Tuscany where he learned to perfect his Northern Italian culinary style. At Ago, guests can experience the full progression of an Italian dinner, starting with an Antipasti of Buffalo Mozzarella Caprese, or the Polipo e Patate, grilled octopus in ... Learn More »

106Pitfire Pizza Company

Address: 108 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA  90012   Make a Reservation
Pitfire Pizza Company
Editor's Pick
After seven years of success in the North Hollywood Arts District, Paul Hibler and David Sanfield took their Pitfire Pizza concept downtown in 2005. Across from St. Vibiana’s Cathedral and in the shadow of skyscrapers, office workers flood this modern Italian café at lunch for thin-crust pizzas, hearty pastas, and market-fresh salads. At night and on weekends, the rush subsides and Pitfire offers a more relaxed dining experience with the same value. Order at the counter, where a board lists seasonal specials and fresh-baked desserts are on display. To drink, there’s fresh sangria and watermelon lemonade, plus wine and beer. Learn More »

106BottleRock

Address: 1050 Flower Street # 167, Los Angeles, CA  90015   Make a Reservation
BottleRock
New
BottleRock’s philosophy is simple: “passion about wine, beer, food, and the subtle intermingling and fusion of tastes.” This idea pervades the entirety of the wine bar’s menu. Bottle Rock presents an extensive wine list alongside an inventive selection of appetizers, entrees, desserts, and cheeses. The Los Angeles hotspot has two locations: one in Downtown and the other in Culver City. Both locations are part tasting room, part wine retailer, and part quick bites. BottleRock also carries handcrafted beers and sake, and the venue encourages guests to explore new flavors and combinations. Their food menu changes seasonally and is presented to ... Learn More »

107Il Tramezzino

Address: 454 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
Il Tramezzino
Ready for a bit of old world European charm? Look no further than Il Tramezzino. The quaint Italian café is a genuine place of culinary mastery and excellence. The restaurant distinguished itself amongst its Beverly Hills neighbors on “Restaurant Row” by preparing custom baked goods and traditional Italian cuisine. They have an extensive menu that is every bit as creative as it is delicious. Il Tramezzino invites guests to enjoy a temporary European vacation as they dine in a familial, laid back atmosphere with superb service. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, delivers and caters. Head out to one ... Learn More »

107Giorgio Baldi

Address: 114 West Channel Road, Santa Monica, CA  90402   Make a Reservation
Giorgio Baldi
Ristorante di Giorgio Baldi is a family managed restaurant that has been serving the Los Angeles area for over fifteen years. The restaurant offers simplicity, authenticity, the love for tradition, and full respect for their customers. Try such dishes as Risotto with roasted peppers and Dungeness crab or Sweet Corn Agnolotti with mascarpone and truffle butter. They even sell their own tasty sauce so you can make your own dishes at home. This is nice place for getting together with family and friends to enjoy a good meal and wonderful service. Learn More »

106Cecconi's

Address: 8764 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Cecconi's
Located in West Hollywood at the corner of Melrose Avenue and Robertson Boulevard, Cecconi is a classic Italian restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as cicchetti (Italian tapas). You can enjoy a meal inside the refined dining area within the main restaurant, on the terrace, or at the bar with its wood-burning oven. With its simply prepared Venetian-influenced food and drink, Cecconi is the place to go to if you want some fine dining food that is affordable, as it is focused in serving you the finest in quality ingredients. Learn More »

108Ca Del Sole

Address: 4100 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  91602   Make a Reservation
Ca Del Sole
Top 10Recommended
Located just North of Universal Studios along a busy stretch of Cahuenga Blvd, Ca’ del Sole stays true to its name as a sunny spot in an otherwise gloomy culinary scene. Amid the lush greenery of the outdoor patio or beside the fireplace between the two dining rooms, guests can enjoy the authentic and comforting Italian cuisine of Chef Soerke Peters in a quiet, homey atmosphere. The flexible bar menu is great for a small bite alone or to share with friends, and the daily “dinner deal” offers a great three course meal for only thirty dollars. Whether it’s a ... Learn More »

108Spaghettini Grill & Jazz Club

Address: 3005 Old Ranch Parkway, Seal Beach, CA  90740   Make a Reservation
Spaghettini Grill & Jazz Club
Top 10
Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club offers a fun atmosphere, lots of excitement, superb modern and classic Northern Italian cuisine and of course live jazz! Spaghettini is also the home of the now famous Smooth Jazz Sunday Brunch. Come for lunch and try the Berkshire Pork lasagna, with broccolini, whole milk ricotta, reggiano, and homemade marinara. Or taste a dinner entrée, such as the Sliced Center Cut Sirloin Steak, with soy-ginger marinade, and buttermilk mashed potatoes. Don’t leave without try a sinfully delightful dessert such as the White Chocolate Cheesecake. Try Speghettini Grill for an unforgettable and delicious experience. Learn More »

108Toscana

Address: 11633 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90049   Make a Reservation
Toscana
Top 10
Toscana sits in the heart of Brentwood and offers simply delicious Northern Italian dishes. Wrapped in posters of old Italy, the dining room has a rustic decor and low key atmosphere. Try such dishes as Brasato Al Barolo, braised beef with Barolo wine served with spinach and mashed potatoes, or the San Pietro Al Limone, John Dory with lemon and capers. Toscana even has their own cookbook available for those who want to try to cook up some of these delightful dishes in their own home. They even offer take-out for any item on the menu! Give your taste buds ... Learn More »

104Vincenti Ristorante

Address: 11930 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90049   Make a Reservation
Vincenti Ristorante
Vincente offers an intimate setting and a sleek, yet unpretentious, atmosphere that blends the dining room and open kitchen seamlessly. Diners are treated to Chef Nicola Mastronardi's unique Italian cuisine, from house made pastas to wood-fired rotisserie. Paying homage to the restaurant’s namesake, the late Mario Vincente, the restaurant follows his vision of a small-scale venue where diners can simultaneously learn about Italian cuisine while enjoying the Chef’s enticing creations. Learn More »

106La Traviata

Address: 301 Cedar Avenue, Long Beach, CA  90802   Make a Reservation
La Traviata
La Traviata is opulent and ornate, a place where guests can lavishly celebrate the grandest of occasions. The restaurant’s décor pays homage to the style of the nineteenth-century opera house, with crystal chandeliers, sweeping silk drapes, high ceilings, and ornate inlaid wood. The opera theme continues to the entertainment, with live piano nightly, and piano-accompanied vocalists on Fridays and Saturdays. But where homage to the past permeates the ambiance, the menu is refreshingly modern, an inspired blend of unique, novel creations such as Kumquat Coco Prawns and house-made smoked Duck Ravioli, peppered with fresh takes on Italian classics such as ... Learn More »

109Boccaccio's

Address: 32123 Lindero Canyon Rd #110, Westlake Village, CA  91361   Make a Reservation
With stunning lakeside views, Boccaccio's draws interest from all over Southern California. From Santa Barbara to Los Angeles, diners come to enjoy our serene, peaceful setting, exquisite service, and delectable menu. We host rehearsal dinners, bridal & baby showers, birthdays, anniversary parties, and corporate events. Learn More »

109Pinocchios Pizza

Address: 1449 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA  91104   Make a Reservation

107Amici

Address: 469 N. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
Amici
Another great restaurant from the Amici folks that has the great authentic Italian ambience and cuisine we all expect. The menu is filled with classics such as thin crust pizzas, many pastas, artichoke and hearts of palm salad, and the traditional osso buco. Learn More »