Bettolino Kitchen

4.8
1023 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Housed inside an unassuming strip mall, Bettolino Kitchen aims to give you an unexpected experience that rivals those of the big guns. Owned and operated by 4th generation South Bay Restaurateurs, Bettolino Kitchen takes a modern spin on dishes you would come to expect in a classic Italian restaurant.
All pastas are homemade, desserts are freshly baked, cocktails are scratch-made and decor is a breath of fresh air.

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Special menus

  • Christmas Eve Feast of Seven Fishes

     $35.00 per person
    Dec 24, 2020 only
    Mussels, clams, calamari, cod, shrimp, salmon, scallop, white wine, tomato broth, & fresh herbs served in a garlic toasted bread bowl for $35

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1023 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.7
service
4.4
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4.5
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MariliaH
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Amazing service! The food was also very fresh. Will definitely come back to try the other pasta dishes!

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Marita
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, the ambiance was fantastic and the service was wonderful.

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lynoir
Salt Lake City
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Betallino's maintains their excellent level of quality and service amid the strains of the pandemic. They've created a clean, safe environment for outdoor dining. We opted for an open air table and the heater was perfect to control the bit of chill in the air. Brussel sprouts appetizer was on point (left off the croutons), Beet Caprese was excellent and our main entrees were perfect. Thank you so much for making our first dinner out since March comfortable a delicious!!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was amazing. First time experience and definitely going back more. Great for a date night.

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JamesA
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waiter Danny wad outstanding and very helpful in explaining the selections and answering our questions and being responsive to our needs.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Great outdoor dining!

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Eatgreatfood
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I love the food at Bettolino & have ordered delivery. Last night I took my friend there for a birthday dinner. I was a bit hesitant because of the Covid issue.
The sidewalk had string lights, tables were spaced, our server was first notch, & our dinner was delicious!
We shared the fig salad, I ate the halibut & my friend ate the chicken. Yummy! My friend even received a birthday treat. Thank you Bettolino for never disappointing!
Only negative was headlights from cars in the parking lot.

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Cookie
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They made the setup Great for the outside... I felt very safe to take off my mask and enjoy a Grest dinner w/ a friend and the Atmosphere was very nice.
😊

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Kdelo
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious meal and the service was excellent!

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doozer
Orange County
18 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

For a windy day..it was nice, they have a tent around the patio seating which helped with the wind..and the heaters were pumping...

Food was wonderful and the service was great..
I would recommend this restaurant to all

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MarkS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Perfect spot for a "big" birthday dinner for my brother--creative cocktails, wonderful appetizer, excellent pasta with lobster. Short ribs, salmon, and branzino were all lovely, as was the Supertuscan wine. Semifreddo dessert made for a perfect ending.

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TimC
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been comming here since the restaurant opened. Top Notch on food, drinks and service. I feel like a rock star when I come here. Thank you guys!

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Leah
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience4

All was good except the 2 pasta dishes lacking flavor. The brussel sprouts app was bit too burnt as well.

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Freeway
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Betto box was absolutely fantastic. You get a very nice variety with it. The waitress was so helpful in our selections. Will definitely be back again.

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Joyce
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the betto box and the brussel sprouts! Service is outstanding. And prices are reasonable.

MS
MichaelS
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service. Very safe outdoor environment with tables far apart, plastic dividers between tables, and heaters to keep the customers warm and comfortable. Our server Mark was very attentive. Highly recommended for lunch or dinner in these difficult times.

SF
SusanF
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Stellar experience always. A great gem in South Bay Area and an always stop when visiting the area. Food is exceptional in its quality and creativity. Love that care is given for organic and locally sourced. It makes a difference!

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vipElizabeth
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is always an excellent experience at Bettolino Kitchen. The food, the service and the adherence to LA County Covid Safety Protocols makes for a safe, tasty, and fun dinner. Thanks!

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ColleenR
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food, fantastic service, lunch was so good - my friend and decided to also order takeout dinners too!

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viplaurapv82
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I love the Insalata Mista with salmon… Perfect for lunch!

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vipJSG33
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dining is outdoors on the sidewalk. Under the circumstance, everything in well done. Tables are at least 6 feet apart. Plastic screens between most. Service is excellent. Food is great. Some road noise, but not bad.

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NancyK
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always excellent authentic food in a safe and civilized environment.

TG
ToniG
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious food. Outdoor dining experience was very pleasant.

JM
JimM
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fine for our late Monday afternoon meal !

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MelissaH
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here is incredible, and the service is amazing. Authentic Italian handmade pasta with amazing flavor profiles. You can’t go wrong with the meatball appetizers, the lemon and spinach tortellini , and for dessert you HAVE to have the salted Carmel semifreddo. My family and I love the chill ambiance and this is now one of our go-to family dinner spots!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bettolino's was fantastic! Even during this epidemic time, the service was excellent! Food is always very, very good! And sitting outside (even though it's in front of their restaurant in their parking lot), they had umbrellas, heat lamps (it was a cold, drizzly night). I give them a 10+!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Terrible service
Food was average, taste like hamburger helper
Overpriced for the food quality
Hopefully just ate there on a bad day

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful, as usual

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vipbccc
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

New menu items!! The new lasagna is incredible

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Fast, friendly, service. The food was delicious. The only thing different was we were sitting outside due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Other than that, it was a delightful experience and we were able to celebrate a birthday with all the food and drinks that Bettolino has to offer.

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Bubblina
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience3

Everything is good. I feel safe in there dining layout & the staff are just wonderful.

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Ashton
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing experience- service was efficient and food beyond our expectations.

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Sheri
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The dinner we had was delicious. The service was exceptional. Despite having to eat on the sidewalk, it was a very pleasurable experience.

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vipcritterchick
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I met up with some friends for an outdoor (the only kind available during the pandemic) dinner. Although the location overlooked a parking lot, it was really nice. There were dividers in between tables, heat lamps overhead (it was California chilly) and the servers were protected with masks and face shields.

The food was fabulous and everything at the table was prepared perfectly. My beet Caprese salad and scallop with risotto main course were fabulous, as were the tastes I had of my companions' meals. Service was impeccable - multiple people ran out the meals so they would be served at the perfect temperature, everything was efficient without being rushed and it was a wonderful evening out.

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vipKarina
Los Angeles
60 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The lemon tortellini is a must. Their bread is very good and addicting especially when you put some shredded parmesan cheese in it.

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vipSueA
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food there is fantastic. It's a little strange sitting outside right next to the parking lot but we loved it anyway.

MJ
MJTM
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We went for my birthday and were not disappointed! I ordered the special mezzaluna mushroom pasta with the skirt steak and that was excellent! The calamari was good. The octopus was excellent. Fresh warm bread. The Caesar salad was just OK. I didn't like the couscous in it. My son's lamb chops were OK. I've had better. They were breaded which was weird. Too minty. My husband had the short ribs. They were good and rich. The cheesecake dessert was good. I liked the nutty crust. Overall very good. Service was great. We will go again!

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Bogart1
Los Angeles
37 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Had so much fun eating outdoors at Bettolino. The food was outstanding - two of us had the shortribs and one the scallops. All were prepared perfectly. Started with an appetizer of arancini with a glass of wine. Birthday celebration -- and its difficult in these times to find a location that we feel safe in and that also has excellent food - this restaurant met both criteria. We were seated immediately upon arrival and the service was excellent. Highly recommend eating here - reservations are a must.

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LynW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They make their pasta fresh! Menu change with the season and is always delicious. Always a great meal. Nice people. Great service. Highly recommend!

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vipJSG33
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Bettolino Kitchen is to be commended for their on going efforts to make dining comfortable and safe during COVID era. We truly appreciated getting and enjoying a gourmet meal, even if the parking lot was part of the ambience. After my Dine LA experience here, I was anxious to return for the new menu item of Lobster bucatini. Lobster was tender and the house made pasta with a wonderfully light flavorful sauce is so special. My husband enjoyed the shrimp carbonara with the flavor combinations he loves. We started with the beet and avocado caprese salad, a rainbow of colors and textures, that I love. The service was amazing, considering the distance the servers must travel from the kitchen. The food was served at the perfect temperature. Reservations are important, as this restaurant seems to be filled for dinner and lunch every day of the week.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Bettolino Kitchen using the Order Online button. Bettolino Kitchen also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. Bettolino Kitchen also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 375-0500.

Bettolino Kitchen is rated 4.8 stars by 1023 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.