Marco's Trattoria - West Hollywood
Marco's Trattoria - West Hollywood

Marco's Trattoria - West Hollywood

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.marcoswesthollywood.com/
  • Phone: (323) 650-1060
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: N. Havenhurst Dr.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: You can park on the streets (Santa Monica Boulevard) or in the public metered parking lot behind the restaurant.
A word from Marco's Trattoria - West Hollywood
Marco and his beloved ‘mamma’ opened a small trattoria in West Hollywood in 1993. With a lifelong passion of hospitality and a deep love of the food from her Italian birthplace, they created a neighborhood trattoria and pizzeria that spun over a decade of fabulous ‘home cooked’ foods, wonderful loving friends and the culinary memories of an era long gone. Now, 16 years later, a new ‘Marco’s’ is born but the philosophy is identical. Create a neighborhood restaurant where: The energy is upbeat and without pretense. The food is wonderful and memorable. The prices are fair and value driven. Our menu and diverse wine list have been created to offer a vast variety of comfort food flavors spanning the culinary globe. Upscale in the quality of ingredients and presentations, yet centering on that original Italian restaurant started so many years ago with a single ideal.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Marco's Trattoria - West Hollywood reviews from OpenTable diners
35 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (20)great for brunch (12)fit for foodies (10)good for groups (9)great for lunch (9)great for outdoor dining (8)kid-friendly (5)special occasion (5)hot spot (3)romantic (3)notable wine list (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Pretty Awesome
    Aimee
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    I hate choosing new places to try out so I was nervous. The food was great, the service was excellent and the prices were way more than reasonable. When the check arrived I felt like we had gotten a great sale price.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • LBnLA
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    Enjoyed lunch but the pasta marco was under cooked for my taste & lacked flavor
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent for breakfast and lunch/dinner.
    SullyfishVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Went for breakfast and ended up with the spaghetti and meatballs. Spouse had breakfast. Breakfast excellent. Meatballs excellent. The spaghetti sauce was not my favorite so will try something different next time. And I'm sure there will be a next time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud and Fun
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    If you want a quiet place to have brunch this is NOT it. This place is always loud and full of fun conversation and free flowing mimosas. It's great for small groups or just a couple of friends. MAKE RESERVATIONS... it makes it so much easier for them if they know you're coming. If you don't you will probably have a long wait.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Che peccato!
    Marilyn
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    What should Italian food look like? Marco definitely doesn't know! Service is nice, wine is fine, food is not good ( anyhow not Italian at all ) and up from 10.15 pm we have been surrounded by heaters and tables from the terrace.The restaurant will close. Un macello!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful food
    Robby
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We love Marco's and go there regularly. Never disappointed. The prices are also very moderate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Solid dinner spot
    Sireenah
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My friends and I went here with my mom after a long day of shopping. The food was really good. My friends got the beet salad and loved it and my mom was a big fan of the eggplant. Only downside was that my white wine seemed like it was flat/old. Overall, solid spot. And prices are really affordable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Always a great place for brunch. Generally very loud and has a very loud gay crowd, so just be prepared for that type of environment or you will not be satisfied. Great place for smaller groups. Reservations are ALWAYS recommended here.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ladies Night Out
    HappyCamper2
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We decided to try Marcos after checking out the reviews. It was a Ladies night out for 5 of us. We were headed to dinner and the theater. We were pleasantly surprised. The service was good and the food was good as well.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food!!
    ILoveFood
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    There were 3 of us, each ordering something different. All felt the food was outstanding. Personally I ordered the Eggplant Parmiggiano and it was the best I'd ever had.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Score-- again.
    bmc24
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Went to brunch again at Marco's was not disappointed. Although we did have to wait a fairly long time after being seated (immediately got to sit down as we had a reservation) for someone to acknowledge us more than water, but other than that it was a great time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great neighborhood spot
    LisaVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We were pleasantly surprised to find this little neighborhood spot with attentive staff and good food. We ate outside which included lots of people watching. Portions were ample.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion
    janer
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We had a very nice evening. Relatives were visiting from Wisconsin and thoroughly enjoyed their dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 101 reviews are from the Marco's Trattoria - West Hollywood reviews archive.
  • Great as always
    il2eVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We go to Marco's about once a week and it never disappoints. Excellent service, excellent food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service and Food
    zeke00VIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Excellent Food and Service as always. Enjoyed the fact that we were able to sit there eating and drinking mimosas for awhile.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Below-average food and terrible service. It was the first time I haven't left 15% in years. The waiter came to the table only to take our order and bring the food, and didn't even bother coming to drop off the check or collect payment. Luckily, another waiter took pity on us and handled the bill so we could leave. The food was unremarkable at best, but we won't be returning if only because of the service. Avoid.
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  • Once again it was amazing
    zeke00VIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    As always Marco's was an amazing experience, with delicious food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent service, Nice lunch
    cablainer
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    First time there. Service was wonderful. I had the lobster ravioli and it was good. The cheese parmesan seasoned fries, they were awesome. Overall good. A bit expensive for lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food & Service
    zeke00VIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Had a fantastic lunch with Bottomless Mimosas. Great Food & Excellent Service. Loved it and will continue coming!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fran
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Good service, the staff recommended the perfect meal that wasn't on the menu. They need better champagne for their brunch mimosas- undrinkable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EaterVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Having CNN playing, with it's accompanying violence, is really unnerving and unnecessary during dinner. We were a party of 3 and asked for a booth, but was told they're reserved for parties of 4. Comfier tables only for bigger checks? Rude. Food was very mediocre.
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  • Tommythebutcher
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Great meal, wonderful service. An excellent neighborhood trattoria with an extensive menu. The only downside to Marco's is the parking. Unless you find a spot on the street, and good luck with that in West Hollywood, you have to park across the street at another restaurant's lot and then navigate the traffic on Santa Monica Blvd. But, it's really worth it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good neighborhood Italian
    SoCalTravelerVIP
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    We found metered parking on the street with no difficult. There are public parking lts in Wet Holywood as well. Our wine needed to be chilled, something our server spotted. However, a Pinot Grigio should be in the refrigerator before the customers arrive. Lasagna was good. Bread was typical, not great. Caesar salad was typical. Service was slow, but we were not in a hurry.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • nothing exiting...
    aaronmc
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    sorry but was mother's day... place was empty but we still didn't get served till after 10ish minutes we got there... Food was great but we almost had to ask to the waiters to come so we could get refills and bread... again.. great spot to just pass by... for a celebration not so exiting...
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  • Excellent Food & Excellent Service
    zeke00VIP
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Excellent & Excellent Service makes me want to come back time & time again!! You will not be disappointed by any of the Hearty Italian Dishes in the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place for lunch
    Kizofdragon
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Came here with Living Social deal, unfortunately it's not good for their lunch specia or happy hour menu, bummer! Food is good, but a little expensive, unless you're ording the lunch special, which seems to be a better deal.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Magzi
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Hilary is the BEST server ever!!!!!! Brunch food was really great too! Will definitely be back there.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Do not honor reservations!
    FoodieExpertVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Just a warning, if you make a reservation at this restaurant, they do not reserve you a table. I made a reservation for 7:45 on Friday night, keep in mind people make reservations timed with their schedules and when they make you wait 30 minutes after your reservation it screws up your whole night.
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  • Good but not memorable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001VIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    NIce, small trattoria across the street from Connie and Ted's. Good food, but not great. Eggplant parm nice, garlic rav too oily, calamari nice, caprese salad fresh and tasty. Reasonable beer prices. Quaint patio seating as well. parking - free residential street parking a block or 2 away. Can also use Connie and Ted's valet parking or metered parking.
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  • Make it to Marco's!
    rockrikVIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    My wife and I have dined here about half a dozen times and always enjoy excellent service and food. Although not regulars, we are made to feel recognized and treated like family. We have never had a bad course there. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We were disappointed
    BenBuddy
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    This is our sixth time at Marco's. We took another couple wiht whom we dine at least once a month. We had a wonderful meal about a month ago as a couple. The manager served us. Thies time the manager was not there and it was not as crowded on a Thursday evening at 7:30pm. The staff did everything to make it a good meat, but the kitchen was off and my soup and two of the dishes (pasta) came cold to the table. The wine we ordered was not sufficiently chilled to taste and we had to wait almost 20 minutes for it to chill in an ice bucket. This was their most expensive white by the bottle. The dessert (cannolli) was not as good as our time before. it was strangely cloying. When the manager isn't there the kitchen is disorganized.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great price for great food
    Juicylips
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    They serve large portions and great meals for meat eaters and vegans alike
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    Juggs
    Dined on 2/20/2014
    The food was great but the service was lacking.....their beet salad is to die for and the fig appetizer was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome Service
    Vesbuches
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    The food is great and the service is even better. Endless mimosas are outstanding. They refill your glass right when you need a refill. They will accommodate your party size. Love it. Pizza is the best!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre food and poor service...
    StylishEatsVIP
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    I was excited to try Marcos since recently moving to the neighborhood. My boyfriend took me Saturday night. We arrived at 830 and sat outside. No waiter came for at least 15 nineties then he realized we were upset we place our order then. Calamari, gluten-free carbonara, and lobster Mac n cheese. The calamari app took another 35 minutes to come out! At that point we asked for out food to go. So waiting 50 mins for apps and another 25 for take out we were furious. The waiter offered us dessert on the house which took another 15. No sense if urgency. The food was ok, but nothing special. The lack if urgency was so disappointing. Such a let down!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My top 3
    DJAriston
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I have been going to Marcos for a few years and I never get tired of this place and I remember just googling Italian resturants and this popped up and decided to try it out and I'm so happy I did 5/5 rating for sure!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never dissapoints
    il2eVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Love this place. Food is great, great service and good prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hit and miss
    dinnerVIP
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    We likes this the first time we went a a lot. This was our second visit and we were not happy. The service was mediocre and the food not well prepared. My pasta came out sitting in a pool of oil, for example. We loved our recent first visit here and hope this was a fluke.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I ordered spaghetti and meatballs.
    CFettVIP
    Dined on 1/23/2014
    I ordered spaghetti and meatballs. They meatballs were not good and the sauce was tasteless. Could have been so much better with a little effort. Come on Marco's! This is such a simple dish.
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  • Just really didnt like the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 1/21/2014
    Just really didnt like the food here. The waiter was nice and worked hard but got my order wrong.
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