Nonna of Italy
Nonna of Italy

Nonna of Italy

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.nonnaofitaly.com/
  • Phone: 3102704455x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Have your party or event at Nonna on the Sunset Strip in the airy and elegant Murano room or on the covered, heated patio. Experience gracious dining & genuine hospitality while enjoying classic Italian & Mediterranean inspired dishes, made with local ingredients & paired with an extensive wine list
  • Private Party Contact: Oscar Rios 8557808823

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Doheny Rd.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet fee is $7.00 (dinner only). Street parking also available. Validated Lunch parking available at 9255 Sunset parking garage.
A word from Nonna of Italy
Nonna is Italian for grandmother, but besides respect for tradition, this spacious Sunset Strip ingenue is molto moderno. The restrained elegance of gleaming wood floors, paneled walls, and minimalist furnishings is offset by the exuberant energy from the large display kitchen.

Dishes are carefully made from superior ingredients and presented simply in generous portions. The menu showcases excellent products in plates of tangy, imported buratta, or prosciutto and melon. A bowl of orecchiette topped with ground sausage and aged pecorino is nothing fancy but made with care. Lighter Californian fare like thin-crust pizza and seared ahi tuna can also be found.

A glassed-in wine cellar has a strong collection of reds from Tuscany and Piedmont.
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Nonna of Italy reviews from OpenTable diners
31 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
71% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (12)romantic (12)special occasion (11)great for outdoor dining (11)good for groups (8)neighborhood gem (7)notable wine list (6)kid-friendly (2)great for lunch (2)hot spot (2)late-night find (1)great for brunch (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Wonderful Evening
    Quigs
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The food, ambiance and service were wonderful. I used a Travelzoo voucher and we were treated wonderfully. The host checked on everyone's table regularly. Our server was very sweet and helpful and the food was wonderful. The kitchen qccommodated all our requests. We will definitely be back.
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  • Outstanding Food & Service!
    thedaywetravel
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Booked a reservation at Nonna of Italy after purchasing a $49 Travelzoo voucher for a 3-course meal ($156 value). From the time we were seated to dessert at the end, the service from all staff at the restaurant was outstanding. They didn't treat us any differently just because we came in with a voucher. The voucher allowed us to order off the regular dinner menu, which included either two glasses of wine OR a bottle of wine, and everything we ate was absolutely delicious from start to finish! Portions were substantial as well! Both seating indoors and outdoors is spacious. Definitely fine dining without the snobbery! I will certainly return!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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  • Disappointing
    jd90069VIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We recently moved back to WeHo and my partner and I were looking for something close to our place. We tried Nonna for dinner. The food was quite good but at this price point one should expect far better service. We had to ask for a refill of water twice and we had to ask for another round of drinks. Waitress never came around to check on the entrees once delivered. For the price point, I'd much rather go to Il Piccolino on Robertson. Much better service, better food, and better atmosphere as well. Value is a function of quality and price. Although the food is good the poor service and mediocre atmosphere leaves me feeling there isn't much value offered here. Too bad, we only live steps from this location but will not hurry back.
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  • Fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Food was amazing. Super casual ambiance. Great to sit outside and watch the energy of Sunset Blvd. Ceviche was super good. Calamari over the top.
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    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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  • Discerningdiner
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Nonnas was recommended to me by a friend who has been there. The restaurant did not disappoint. Elegant but casual, excellent food and ambiance. Everything was extraordinary from the homemade breads to the al dente pastas and abundance of choices in selections. We brought our own wine for which there was a $20 corkage fee but they comped the tira misu birthday dessert for our birthday girl. All in all a fabulous restaurant.
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    fit for foodies
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  • Great food but very slow service
    KayaVIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Enjoyed the food but the service is always painfully slow. Complaining doesn't help either. Almost seems like they don't care. Don't think I will be returning again.
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  • Always wonderful!
    angelgirl
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Consistently excellent food, wonderfully presented. This restaurant is welcoming, accommodating, and without attitude. There is no better veal chop or tarte tatin anywhere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Excellent Food and Service
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    This is a very good restaurant. Perfect to bring business colleagues. Staff is friendly and the food is delicious.
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    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodie
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Impressive quality food and super generous portions, with attentive and friendly service to top off the whole experience
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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  • Very nice dinner for 2!
    BrazilBabeVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We really enjoyed our dinner here, great food, good service, no complaints really! We had the TravelZoo voucher which made it a very good deal!
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  • Yaya2013
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Great food, service and ambience! Never disappointed when we dine at Nonna's!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Meh...it was just ok.
    sparkles
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Went here for a Friday night date...and probably won't go back. The restaurant itself is beautiful. High ceilings, big windows. Nice decor. Quirky chandelier. Quiet, but that may have been because it was pretty empty. The food was just ok. The Orecchiette con Salsiccia was mediocre at best. The orecchiette was over cooked, and the sauce was bland. It tasted more like ground beef than spicy italian sausage. The New York steak was better, but not worth the $40+ price tag. Service was...odd. We had to wait for menus. I got the impression that they want people to sit down and have a glass of wine before they look at the menu. That was new for me and a bit odd. We also had to ask for the check 15 minutes after having our table cleared.
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  • Never disappoints!
    angelgirl
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Consistently excellent! Quality ingredients are excellently prepared for truly delicious Northern Italian cuisine. The portions are generous, the veal chop not to be missed, the scallop appetizer to die for, and the Tarte Tatin was a memorable finish.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 201 reviews are from the Nonna of Italy reviews archive.
  • delicious
    Stevo
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    the food was beautifully served, and tasted even better. friendly, competent, wait staff.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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  • Outstanding, Real Italian Food
    Garyv
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    this was our 1st time at Nonna of Italy and we were very happy with everything. The food was superb along with the wine. We travel tiItaly 2 or 3 times a year and my wife and I feel this is about as close to REAL Italian food we can get without going to Italy. I had the veal chop and it was perfect...actually I couldn't finish it. We will definitely return...soon I hope.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Don't eat here .....!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Probably the most disappointing meal I've had in LA in over 15 years! The online reviews made me anticipate a great Italian Restaurant ..... instead we were served tasteless food that was reminiscent of a bad airport canteen.
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  • Best Italian Restaurant in town
    Martha
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Amazing service and food- I enjoy coming to this restaurant time and again. It never disappoints! Valet available- not too noisy- The menu offers are perfect! If you want to go out for a fine dining in a truly beautiful atmosphere - you can't go wrong!
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    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Pleasant surprise
    WSMB
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    A dining experience that actually exceeded expectations both in terms of the quality and presentation of the food and the excellent service given by our waiter. We dined early when there were only a few guests in the restaurant, so not sure how well the service standards would be maintained when every table was in use. Look forward to our next visit.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Good food
    cpt757
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    Does not have to be fancy, traditional and great foods.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, hot spot, kid-friendly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bonus points
    DenMVIP
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Bonus points still missing. It's misleading to customers if they are reffered to a restaurant but they don't get the full credit
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Wife and I went there for an early dinner celebration. The staff was very courteous, professional and very sincere. The manager actually came by our table and verified that everything was okay, which I do not see too much of these days. The food was excellent. Wine selection was decent too! The tiramisu is divine and this place does have valet parking ($7). Overall, a very enjoyable experience and definitely worth it.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Always Come
    ReviewmanVIP
    Dined on 2/20/2014
    I always come to Nona when in LA. But this was the first time I had lunch. Food was really good. I've never had a bad meal at all here. Try it.
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  • Lovely experience
    Tayeating2good
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Pure greatness. The food, GREAT. The service, GREAT. The restaurant, GREAT. This place was great and im more than satisfied with it. I'd recommend this place to the president!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ambience was great. For the
    Raelee1212
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Ambience was great. For the app had the Calamari, which was ok. It was a bit bland for my taste even with the dipping sauces. Entrée, had the spinach and ricotta pasta in butter sauce. That was good , again a bit bland , pasta was cooked perfectly. Desert, apple tart which was quite disappointing, however, the ice cream that accompanied it was very good.
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    great for outdoor dining
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  • Excellent
    WonderfulVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Lovely evening with great food and service. Nice selection of dishes and wide variety of wine. The homemade bread and yummy garlic rolls were served piping hot and a nice touch.
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    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • easy dinner after movie
    janieb1123VIP
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    just short hop from Century City, we went to Nonna after a movie nite. It was an easy stop with just OK food. It did seem filled with regulars however so they must be doing something right. We had pasta and salads with glasses of red wine. For that evening it was the right choice. I'm not sure I would become a regular myself. With a city filled with great Italian eateries Nonna is not high on my list and since it's not in my "hood" it may be a while till I go back. did like the throwback booths tho
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  • My favorite neighborhood restaurant
    Taty
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    This is becoming my favorite Italian restaurant. Went with my partner Saturday night and, as always, had a great meal and a relaxed evening. We could actually talk and hear each other- a rarity in restaurants in LA these days. I had the beef carpaccio-very fresh and tasty- and the branzino, cooked to perfection! My partner had the tuna appetizer-delicious- and the pasta with the boar ragu-very good. We shared the chocolate torte-very rich and delicious. Excellent service- everybody very attentive. Yes, I'll keep coming back!
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night Out
    Tati
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a nice dinner her last weekend. Food was great. I had the ahi tartare and Leo's pasta, which were both delicious. The wine list was extensive. The service was great until the end when we did not see our waitress for about 20 mins. Other then that, we liked the place. Totally coming back here with our couple friends.
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    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was very fresh and
    sharonVIP
    Dined on 2/5/2014
    The food was very fresh and well done. I was happy the chicken parm wasnt smothered in cheese as many Ital restaurants do that.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I really wanted to like this
    FertVIP
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    I really wanted to like this restaurant but in the end this was just a mediocre Italian restaurant. We ordered meat and cheese platter for app, which was probably the highlight of the night. For main course we got the steak and lasagna bolognese. Neither stood out, the lasagna tasted surprisingly like chef boyardee. Dont get me wrong, we didnt dislike the place, we both did finish our plate. It Just wasnt as memorable as we expected it to be.
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    notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Always enjoy going to Nonna
    SusanVIP
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    I always enjoy dining at Nonna and love to introduce it to friends. They always ask, "why haven't I heard about this place?" Diners are seated a comfortable distance from other tables, the noice level accommodates conversation and the food is outstanding. The staff are attentive and knowledgeable. Always a positive experience...
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will go back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    Really liked the restaurant and the food. Had very good service.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Memorable every time
    splashVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    This restaurant, the last commercial building before you enter the residential part of Sunset Blvd in Beverly Hills, is loved by the celebrities who live nearby for a reason: great food and spectacular service, in a beautiful contemporary space. I sort of hate writing about it because I don't want it to get overrun and impossible to get a table. But it's fantastic. I've been a numbers of times and they remember me, give me the servers I request, send over little special treats, etc. it's a restaurant that's equal parts glam and warmth.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Everything was very good.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    Everything was very good. My second time there. I thought $20 corkage fee was a little much but they gave us free Tiramisu as it was my friends birthday so that made the corkage fee a little more bearable. Overall I thought it was very good and probably will return in the future. The sevice was very good.
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    good for groups
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  • Solid Italian Without Pretense
    JL84VIP
    Dined on 1/7/2014
    This may be a Sunset Blvd establishment (literally sitting on the Beverly Hills/West Hollywood line), but the menu prices are palatable, the food is superb and the service is kind and attentive. My grandfather-in-law is a regular here and every time we're out to visit a meal here is a must.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of my favorite restaurants
    splashVIP
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    Love Nonna. Excellent food, fantastic staff, and beautiful contemporary decor (you'd think from the name that it's gonna be some little divey place with checkered table cloths, but it's a sophisticated modern setting.) And you often see legendary celebrities since it's right on the edge of residential Beverly Hills. (I won't say who since they seem to pride themselves on discretion, but I sat next to one of my childhood idols one night.) I almost hate writing this because I don't want the place to be overrun, but it is a total find.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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  • Always great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 12/6/2013
    Great little neighborhood gem. Food always great, service always friendly and spot on. We bring our wine usually, but they have an extensive wine list. We always enjoy going here!
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and thoughtful service
    pmcmullan
    Dined on 11/30/2013
    We had a lovely dinner at Nonna of Italy with very attentive service and a great selection on the menu. My starter salad was very generous and fresh - the grated gorgonzola was a nice touch because it meant that you got the flavour without the saltiness. My daily special main of papardelle with mushrooms was so flavourful. The restaurant has very high ceilings so it's not a particularly cosy venue and would be good for a large group.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service is excellent! They
    StellaVIP
    Dined on 11/23/2013
    Service is excellent! They know how to treat their patrons -- with that extra added touch and graciousness -- hard to find in LA restaurants these days.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely experience. Great service,
    Catbruin
    Dined on 11/22/2013
    Lovely experience. Great service, food and drink. Manager took care of parking. Will return!
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    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
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