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Matteo's Restaurant
Matteo's Restaurant

Matteo's Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.matteosla.com
  • Phone: (310) 475-4521
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm;



    Happy Hour: Tuesday- Friday: 5:30-8:30




    Bar opens at 5:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Antonio Orlando
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Matteos has 2 private dining rooms for your next celebration or meeting.
    Our Upstairs Town House with Outdoor Patio seats 78.
    Our Boardroom seats 22.

    Please call 310-475-4521 & ask for Larry who would love to help plan your event.
  • Special Events & Promotions: HAPPY HOUR Tues-Fri & Sunday too, from 5:30-8:30. Bar Menu & Drink Specials all under $7.00

    BOVINE BRINE & WINE Every Wednesday
    Choice of Caesar or Soup. 2nd course is Petit Fillet with a Cognac & Green Peppercorn Sauce & Lobster Tail in a Champagne Mushroom Sauce with Black Squid Ink Tagliolini all for $36 plus 50% off select wine.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Olympic and Pico
  • Public Transit: 1/2 Block North of the Westside Pavillion Between Olympic And Pico
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Street Parking Or Valet
A word from Matteo's Restaurant

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS this NOVEMBER

Chef Antonio Orlando from Salerno,Italy is no stranger to L.A.

He has been pleasing LA's discerning diners for 40 years with his multi regional Italian cuisine.

So whether you're looking for a small quick bite & Happy Hour in our renovated Bar & Lounge. A cozy booth in our main dinning room, or a small intimate gathering in our private downstairs "Boardroom" Matteo's will charm you with a relaxed, sophisticated, but unpretentious atmosphere . Steaks ,Veal Chops ,Gluten Free & Vegetarian options .

REDISCOVER MATTEO'S... a revitalized gem on the Westside.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Diner Reviews
  • "We have always enjoyed dining here over a period of about 8 years. The Chef is always happy to vary the meal to suit your taste and even cook special meals for you. The bonus though is the new manager who has a love of good wine and music and applied both the the restaurant. You can enjoy a competively priced bottle of wine while listening to a trio playing quietly in the background."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Matteo's is consistently a top table for our family and business associates. The food is great, the new additions to the menu inspired, the ambience is classic, and the service is top notch from the entire staff."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Delicious food and wine plus excellent service. Usually quiet but this was Sat. night and it was full. One can request a quiet table and they will do everything to accomodate you. I love this restaurant and being able to talk to one's friends is such a welcome relief!!!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Service was very accommodating. Food was delicious.My first trip to Calif.and I was glad we chose your restaurant. Thank you!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Love the food and ambiance. I went for dine La with a friend for the first time at Matteo's and was surprised at the food. The service was excellent too. The decor is fit for the rat pack and so is the food. I recommend it to everyone who like RAOs type Italian!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "very pleasa t experience, quiet war m a nd friendly and food ws glp;d"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Had not been to Matteos for25 years. Heard it had a renaissance in food and atmosphere, 4 of us tried it again. We were totally surprised and impressed by the quality of the food, good service and ambience. We shall return, and bring others. LarryT"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We live in the neighborhood and have been eating here on and (mostly) off for more than 40 years. The food has been up and down, but based on two recent dinner visits, it's definitely on the upswing. We had two specials, dover sole and pheasant, and were delighted. That plus and rare (for LA) restaurant that is actually quiet enough for a conversation makes is making Matteo's once again a regular for us."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Matteo's continues with a qiet elegance, superb cuisine and spectacular service that is hard to find anymore. A classic atmosphere which included (much to our suprise) a jazz quartet. From the moment we came through the door we were treated as if we were long lost friends and treated with care and professionalism. Truly a wonderful experience."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "A rare find in this era of places that come and go. It has steadily maintained it's standards for decades. It's the real Italian experience, including a chef who refuses to substitute any items. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "They occasionally have an excellent calves liver entree that is definitely a hit."
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Matteo's is always good, but this time it was better."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Always a good experience. The food seems to be getting better and better. Quiet and a pleasure to go to. Host, Kevin, a gem! Needs more word of mouth."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Amazing food, wine and service. Every employee, from the manager Kevinl, to the bartender, to the waiter Jose, to the busser. Even the chef. They were very professional, and engaging. We felt as though we were welcomed into their home. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "As we do often, we dined here before going to the Geffen Theater. Our waiter knew this, and timed the arrival of our courses perfectly. We had a terrific conversation with the manager (forgot his name!) about wines and our ultimate selection. Since we were there as early as we were (pre the "official" dinner hour, the ambiance was lovely as usual, and the noise level non-existent. We look forward to our return."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "Met 2 old friends for dinner. Greeted warmly by the Maitre'd. Lovely ambiance. Quiet so we could talk. Very enjoyabable evening."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "We haven't been to Matteo's in a couple of years and decided to take out of town relatives there on their last night. Everyone raved about the food - ravioli stuffed with short ribs was scrumptious. Spaghetti carbonara ditto. Nice vibe at Sunday dinner. Waiter was new but charming and hard-working. We'll be returning more often in the future!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Matteo's is what excellence is about! Excellent food and service in a wonderful dining room and at a reasonable price. It is an experience that you will fondly remember."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "A favorite haunt of Frank Sinatra back in the day, Matteos has been lovingly restored and improved. Frank would love it. Comfortable booths, perfect lighting, food that always exceeds expectations... "in other words"... I love you, Matteos!"
    Dined on 11/20/2013
  • "it;s inspiring to visit matteo's and again find just about every table taken. thanks to quality chow and service, diners are rediscovering a spot that's been on the scene since the 1960s. it had some very difficult times but hard work and perseverance seems to have paid off. it's a good dinner at moderate prices in a comfortable setting."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Went for Valentine's Day dinner. Wonderful food, service, and very romantic."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Excellent ambience, excellent food, excellent staff…..what more can you ask for? You can feel the Hollywood history as you enter the restaurant. But beyond this is the excellence of the food and its lovely presentation. We always come here for something special that we don't find elsewhere. I highly recommend Matteo's."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Very well prepared high quality food. The DineLA menu was wonderful but would have liked to have a few more pasta options. The wild King salmon was superb. It's great that they serve wild salmon. The chicken in mushroom wine sauce was very tasty. Love the quiet ambience and all the corner booths with Frank Sinatra singing softly in the background. You can just picture Dean Martin commanding the back corner booth, as I believe he once did. It's a great place for a romantic evening or special occasion."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Always a wonderful meal with terrific service. We had limited time for dinner, due to subsequent plans, and our waiter (Baron) made sure we got out in time, without rushing us. Each and every dish the three of us ordered was delicious."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Food was as good as ever! Gone are the days of making the Cesar salad at your table and the tuxedos for the matre de, but over all it is still a pleasant experience. Two people in our group were gluten free and they were accomodated! Great news in an italian restaurant"
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "Matteo's has a very pleasant ambience; it was crowded on Saturday night when we were there but quiet enough for conversation, which is not true of a lot of restaurants. We were both very satisfied with our dinners. My only complaint is that the prices are rather high."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "In all respects, it is a fine restaurant. Have never been disappointed with any dish or drink."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "WHILE WE WERE SEATED ON TIME..WE NEEDED TO WAIT OVER AN HOUR AND HALF FOR OUR FOOD TO BE SERVED...FOR THE FIRST HALD HOUR NO WAITER WAS PRESENT..THEY WERE ALL BUSY ALONG WITH THE MAITRE D PREPPING TABLES FOR NEWLY ARRIVED PATRONS.... WHEN ASKED SEVERAL TIMESWHY THE DELAY WE WERE ADVISED BY WAITPERSON THAT THEY WERE SHORT STAFFED.. 'SOME POPLE DIDN'T COME TO WORK'..THE MAITRE D ADVISED THAT THE CHEF WAS BEHIND! ONE WOULD THINK THAT AN ESTABLISHED VENUE OF THIS KIND WOULD PREPARE IN ADVANCE FOR ADEQUATE STAFFING, ESPECIALLY SINCE THEY KNEW WELL IN ADVANCE THAT THEY WERE FULLY COMMITTED FOR THAT EVENING. EVEN THOUGH THE FOOD WAS GOOD AS USUAL..THE VERY LONG DELAYS MADE THIS SPECIAL EVENING LESS THAN SPECIAL!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We used to be Matteos FANS!!! We made our reservation much in advance and when we arrived were given a table right in the path of the kitchen. It took about 30minutes for anyone to greet us...not even a glass of water!! The menu is mostly VEAL now. None of the ole favs......Wish they had better pasta choices...WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY to EXPENSIVE for the quality of food and the service was just AWFUL!!!! Where did all of the ole time waiters disappear to??? Used to be a neighborhood gem...NO LONGER is"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The vegetarian pasta was amazing and the sea bass was very delicious."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Very good restaurant, with attentive service, good food, and table spacing consistent with fine dining. Noise levels moderate. The only criticism was the pricing, which I thought quite high for the cooking style and ingredients used."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "it's one of our neighborhood gem's; my daughter's favorite restaurant; she loves the chopped salad, especially as they use better ingredients good proscuitto verus cheaper ham; the staff are warm and helpful, we've enjoyed every visit and plan on returning"
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "We enjoy Matteo's for special occasion dinners and for happy hour."
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "One has to anticipate some slippage in service during the holidays, but Matteo's is consistently a favorite with good food and excellent service."
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "Food it good. Service is efficient but not very warm and friendly. Maître' D is terrific"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "have been eating at matteo's for years and it's still on my list of favorites. good for them."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Matteo's is without a doubt the best restaurant in Los Angeles. The food is superb and the service is excellent. Kevin, the manager, visits every table to be sure everything and everyone is satisfied and happy. He will also give you a short history of the restaurant and the art if you ask. My girfriend and I go there often. It is also a great place for a romantic dinner or special occasion. Recommended Highly!"
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "They do everything exactly right, including providing a beautiful space where you can visit with your friends - a rarity in LA. Food is scrumptious, service superb and ambiance gorgeous. Other restaurants should look to Matteos as a model of what they could do!"
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "We enjoyed our recent evening at Matteos. The renovated space is lovely - a great combination of old Hollywood and contemporary charm. Loved the comfortable booths, the warm wood paneled room, the gorgeous lighting. The service was wonderful and my cocktail perfect. The food was good, but was the atmosphere that would bring us back again."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "As always, the food, service and setting were wonderful. Kevin made it even more special by sending over (discretely!) a freshly-baked slice of almond tarte to say Happy Birthday. Matteo's is a great restaurant experience."
    Dined on 10/12/2013