Buon appetito! Check out Haute Living’s Top 5 Italian restaurants in the City of Angels.
1 Dan Tana's
47 years in the business has made Dan Tana's a haute spot for celebrities and foodies alike. Famed for its excellent cuisine, Proscuitto & Melon as well as the Linguini with Clams are must haves. Dan Tana’s is as authentic as it’s going to get in Los Angeles; almost half a century of quality proves this Italian eatery has the fortitude to last another half century.
9071 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
2 Mr. C
With a dark wood interior and white linen furnished tables, Mr. C brings the class to Italian dining. The inviting atmosphere is ideal for those looking for a lovely night out. Located in the Cipriani hotel, Mr. C offers a variety of Italian cuisine such as Scampi al Curry, Halibut alla Livornese and Dover Sole Filet with Artichokes. The open terrace also gives the restaurant an airy feel, perfect for lunch on a sunny day.
1224 Berveril Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035
3 Madeo Restaurant
Madeo Restaurant is famed for its service and on point valet, but what about the food? Superb. The traditional Italian restaurant features delectable pastas such as Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola, Fusilli Alla Puttanesca and Ravioli Di Vitello Alle Noci. But Pasta isn’t their only specialty; try the exquisite Robespierre, a New York steak with Rugola.
4 Giorgio Baidini
This family restaurant has been serving the Los Angeles community for over 19 years. Giorio Baidini’s homemade sauce which is cooked for over two hours and features a range of options including fish sauce, meat sauce and mushroom sauce to name a few. Danny DeVito, Dennis Quaid and Rihanna are just a few of the celebrities who have been spotted dining at this Italian hotspot.
5 Osteria Mamma
With dishes inspired by the Veneto region of Italy, Osteria Mamma keeps things simple yet scrumptious and a respect to tradition. With an exclusive Italian wine list, you’ll be saying, “Bella!” whether its red or white vino. For an entrée try the Filetto alla Griglia, a grilled filet mignon served in Vincotto and roasted potatoes and bell peppers.
5730 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 900038