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Mosto Enoteca
Mosto Enoteca

Mosto Enoteca Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mostoenoteca.com/
  • Email: massimo@mostoenoteca.com
  • Phone: (310) 821-3035
  • Hours of Operation: LUNCH
    Friday,Saturday & Sunday: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

    DINNER
    Sunday - Thursday: 5:30PM - 10:30PM
    Friday & Saturday: 5:30PM - 11:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary Italian, Gastro Pub
  • Executive Chef: Fabrizio Giorgi
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: We can cater from small office order all the way to large house parties and weddings.
  • Private Party Facilities: The private room holds up to 30 people seated, 50 standing. The patio up to 50 seated or 100 standing and they can be used in different set ups, from casual cocktail party to formal sit down dinner.
  • Private Party Contact: Massimo Fubelli (866) 943-7165
  • Entertainment: LIVE MUSIC in summer on our deck.
    SPORT EVENTS in our private room.
    MOVIE NIGHTS, WINE TASTINGS
  • Special Events & Promotions: - WINE TASTING
    - SUMMER RAW BAR
    - MUSIC ON OUR PATIO

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Via Marina
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: The building were we are located has about 30 parking spots that are reserved for our patrons.
    The 1 hour limit does not apply for customers of MOSTO, so please use our parking lot even if you're planning on leaving your car overnight.
A word from Mosto Enoteca
MOSTO enoteca boasts authentic Northern Italian cuisine yet keeps an eye on modern trends from around the world. We believe in local produce, fresh ingredients and simplicity of execution.


Handmade pasta and desserts are made DAILY.
The result: delicate and fulfilling mouthfuls of Italian goodness.


We are committed to sustainability, recycling and energy and water conservation.
Our restaurant represents the connection between our healthiest culinary traditions and our present environment.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Diner Reviews
  • "The two brothers/owners are passionate about their business and intimately involved with production and the customers. The specials were extraordinary and featured fresh local sea food including a grilled octopus salad and sea urchin pasta fresh from Santa Barbara. Unfortunately it was too cold to sit outside where I was looking forward to enjoying the LA night above the hustle of the local neighborhood."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Massimo and the staff are wonderful to be around. They make you feel right at home..."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "The food was very good but the waiting was tedious. Perhaps they bit off more Valentines Day than they could chew-we were two minutes early, but waited ten more to be seated and 30 after that before we got something to drink. Apologies were offered early on because "everyone is late and showed up at the same time" but half the tables were still empty by 9 (our reservation was for 7:30) and when other customers complained about having to ask three times before they got their check, wait staff seemed to move even slower while mumbling things that gave distinct impression staff thought the CUSTOMERS were wrong to be in such a hurry. We skipped dessert because we had already sat with empty plates and glasses for 45 minutes waiting for check."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This 2nd floor, no elevator place made it tough for one in our party on crutches--no fault of the restaurant. The food was really good. I'll go there again."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We tried Mosto Enoteca for dine la week with 2 other couples this past weekend. Don't know why but we practically had to beg for water, for bread & for someone to take our order. They were out of several of the wines we tried to order but were happy to suggest a substitution of an inferior bottle for the same price. Be forewarned. The food was decent, I wouldn't say stellar. Half the group began with rather rubbery octopus salad & the other half had a nice caprese. This was followed by either a bland tagliatelle with mushrooms, passable salmon or a very good short rib. Desserts were luscious. Not sure any of us would rush back for the bad attitude or service or passable food."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "The food at Mosto Enoteca was very good, the server excellent and charming. The problem is the ambience. The restaurant sits atop a strip mall that is quite busy and small. In another locale, it would be much more pleasing to the eye. The locale did not fit the menu offerings or prices. We enjoyed our meal, and the service staff was prompt and efficient."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "food and service were great, prices are very reasonable as well; ambience is just okay"
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Selection of entree was limited but everything we had was just great. Hard to find squid ink pasta and it was delicious. Service was wonderful. The place is small and cramped. Service tables are visible. Outdoor space is right above Washington blvd and not sure how good it would be. parking is hard during peak hours."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We stumbled across this hidden gem while visiting recently. The location on the second floor of a mini mall didn't promise much, but the food is terrific and the service is excellent. We have been back several times since and enjoyed it immensely every time."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "Love this place! The best sea bass.. Specials are always fresh and fab. Service is always top! Just wish it was closer... I'd go every week."
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "Some of the best Italian food we have had. Fresh pasta, good salads. Small seating area but it works. Outdoor dining in tent overlooking Washington St, that works too. If in the Venice California area, short walk from the beach."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "The restaurant has a very unpretentious look and feel with great service and terrific specials. I would recommend it for a casual date night. The wine selection is excellent. The selections are authentic."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Was very surprised by how great everything was. Food was amazing. 5 stars."
    Dined on 10/29/2013
  • "This place is a hidden gem, although it was recognized by Zagat in 2013 as the #4 best itailan restaurant in Los Angeles. So basically it's up there with Mozza and Scarpetta, but the prices are much more reasonable. When you walk into Mosto it feels like you've walked into someone's home and that's how they treat you. They are so personable, genuine and the service is always great!.The atmosphere is casual, the lighting is dim and they use candle light. It's not a trendy place. It's the type of place you go to actually hear the person you are at dinner with talk. They have very low level music.I highly recommend the papardelle with beef ragu, the squid ink tagilatelle with shrimp, the caprese salad and of course the affogato."
    Dined on 9/25/2013
  • "I've been going to this great little restaurant for the past year and it never disappoints! Weird location in a little strip mall, but don't let that stop you. Best arugula salad ever! Great homemade pasta. Won't be sorry! give them a try."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Inhospital, defensive and downright unappreciative of food quality or respect for customers. When asked about the inedible hard as rock woefully undercooked beans in salad were told " they were boiled". After the plate was removed the server returned to " the chef says thats the way they're supposed to be " Really/Seriously ! Homemade squid ink pasta with shrimp arrived totally under sauced and overcooked. The pasta soggy like a soup noodle and the shrimp as hard as the aforementioned beans. The color of the shrimp should have been enough for the chef to know it was inedible. The owner, Massimo told me homemade pasta is always this texture. Really ! Pasta that is housemade would require less cooking time but is still can be overcooked !"
    Dined on 9/22/2013
  • "The restaurant is nice, the food is good, nothing stood out as great. The service started off very good, server was knowledgeable, but he never came to check if our food was okay or to see if we needed anything else. The busboy asked if our dinners were good as he cleared the table....a couple minutes later the waiter did come over with dessert menus, we passed. With all the restaurant choices out there, I wouldn't make a special trip back here, but if you are in the area it's fine."
    Dined on 8/24/2013