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About Brunello Trattoria

The married team of Cinzia and Bruno Morra came to the United States in 1985 with the intention to share their culture with Los Angeles. Today,the family opened up Brunello Trattoria and expands their empire to the eastern edge of Culver City to turn out solid southern Italian food. Cinzia, the chef, manages the kitchen and prepares fresh pasta sauces that are made to order and Bruno and son, Daniele run the dining room. Pictures of Naples give the restaurant a traditional feel, while the central bar offers a social dining option. Come in and join us for lunch or dinner to meet the family and experience real homemade Italian food!

6001 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232-7425
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Mon 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cross Street:
Hargis Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 280-3856

Website:
http://www.brunello-trattoria.com/

Catering:
Brunello catering can now bring our fine foods of Southern Italy to your home, office, park or any other special occasion.

Executive Chef:
Cinzia

Private Party Facilities:
Join us for your business meetings, birthdays, family reunions, and other special occasions in our private room. We can set up a pre-fixed menu or your party can order a la carte.

Private Party Contact:
Bruno: (310) 280-3856

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
May deal!
Come in Wednesday nights and receive 30% off any bottle of wine from our full wine list.

Come in Tuesday and Thursday nights and enjoy a 3 course menu for only $25 per person!

Call the restaurant for details or find the menu on our Facebook!
Facebook.com/brunellorestaurant

Brunello Trattoria Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (17)
Authentic (13)
Good for a Date (12)
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Casual (12)
Comfort Food (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Worth the Drive (8)
Cozy (8)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Romantic (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Live Sports (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Fun (1)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Spicy (1)
Business Meals (1)
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food is very well done versions of Italian classics. Atmosphere is a neighborhood restaurant filled with diverse characters. Service is friendly, humerus and reasonably quick.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Brunello's is our go to spot for a tasty meal in a friendly, casual environment. Family owned and operated, "mama" is always ready to accommodate special requests, e.g. low or no salt.
The three course meal is a great bargain, and the servings are ample.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable dining experience! Though it was quite noisy that particular night, the food and service was very good. The owner was always present, making sure the customers were taken care of! Highly recommended

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2017

I must've driven by this restaurant a hundred times and never noticed it before. So glad I found it on Open Table while looking for a Culver City restaurant. The good was good and reasonable. I think one reason why is because they scrimp on the more pricey ingredients. If you order linguine vongole, for example, you'll get like 10 small clams in our entree. However, all the dishes were delicious. I'd go back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 23, 2017

I have eaten here twice before and loved it. We went on a Sunday when my brother was in town from NY. Perhaps it was so bad because it was a Sunday but the service was neglectful. The salad was wilted and brown. My Sister in Law ordered chicken and it was flat, and grilled and dry-she didn't eat it. Four people at the table ordered a pasta and they would not leave grated cheese on the table when we asked. They came back with a small dish with a tablespoon of grated cheese for the four of us! They were out of ice cream and tiramisu (highly disappointing). They wanted to remove plates from the table when some were finished and others were still eating (very rude-it rushes everyone). I won't go back again. Their pasta is fabulous, but the salad, chicken and unavailability of the desserts was disappointing.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Enjoyed the food greatly. Service was very slow. Would come back again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Unfortunately the glowing reviews are completely undeserved. Food is inexpensive and portions are large, but candidly this restaurant is ordinary at best and some of the dishes were downright bad. Wanted to like it, and had high hopes given the reviews, but it is quite mediocre.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This was a first visit and won't be the last. It was a very nice and cozy spot with great ambiance. The table was waiting when we arrived and the host was very friendly as well. The service was outstanding and the food was fresh and very delicious. The caprese salad was very fresh with a nice hint of basil and balsamic vinegar. We also tried the gluten free penne with spinach and mushrooms which was cooked just right. The salmon risotto was incredible with a unique flavor of its own. The meal was topped off with a hot chocolate souffle. I passed this place a lot and never knew what I was missing, but always saw the crowd in front. Now it will be on my list of favorite Italian spots to dine. Only thing that was missing was a cocktail before dinner; they only sale beer and wine. No biggie! We brought our own wine and the corkage was very reasonable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 30, 2017

First time there authentic Italian food and wine. Great for families or date night.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Consistent from one meal to he next. The waitress, Micky, is a gem.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

great neighborhood find. excellent variety, great service, very reasonable.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Love this neighborhood restaurant. Family-run and authentic Italian approach. I had the chicken parmigiano. Good and ample. Fit the bill for that night.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Probably fourth visit. Consistent high quality Italian cuisine favoring pasta, with most pasta entrees in the mid-teens. The bruschetta is one of the best. Excellent service in a low key setting.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great dining experience. Quality food and service at oh so affordable prices. I can see why it has been in business so many years.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Consistently satisfying. Tell the waiter/waitress your druthers: amount of salad dressing; if the milk for coffee should be steamed; etc.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Great local restaurant for entertaining out of town visitors. Good food. Generous portions. Beer and wine only.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 8, 2017

Really nice atmosphere and a great menu topped with exceptional service.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Everything was great as usual but it was a very hot night and the air conditioning wasn't cold enough.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Good Italian trattoria with simple, hearty food. Pastas are especially good. Desserts could be a bit better.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 31, 2017

a very pleasant surprise. Parking a problem, but other than that, thoroughly enjoyed meal and experience.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Food is always good. Service is good. We love this restaurant. Bread was fresh and hot. Pasta was yummy. Haven't tried the pizza yet, but we plan to.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on August 17, 2017

it was excellent! We went there before a concert and the timing was perfect.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 16, 2017

It was my second visit! My first was only two nights prior and was so impressed that I had to return. Not only was the service impeccable but the "specials" are superb and should be listed on their menus. You will not be disappointed!

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Casual, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 10, 2017

The food wasn't very good I had chicken Breast and it was over done. The service was slow

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 (Detroit)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Went here for DineLA - tasting menu was delish. Had the pasta with crab (they were out of the lobster) - amazing. My husband got the fish , which he enjoyed. Appetizer of portobello mushroom with peppers and cheese was delish, too. The desserts were incredible, as well (hazelnut cake - to die for) and we loved the wine selection!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Brunello Trattoria is a true neighborhood gem. Nestled in the heart of the Culver City Arts District on Washington Blvd. just west of La Cienega, Brunello offers delicious Italian cuisine, from pizza to veal to pasta. We had asparagus and potato soup to start; it was delicate and allowed the flavors to come through. That was followed by veal scaloppini, which in other restaurants usually arrives overly salted. At Brunello the chef was wise enough to allow the prosciutto to provide the saltiness, resulting in a perfectly balanced dish.

Parking can be a bit of a challenge but even if you have to walk a block, it's well worth it.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Great place to celebrate a birthday. The atmosphere is relaxing, yet classy. The food is good and the service is outstanding.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 7, 2017

The food was excellent. The ambience and service were excellent. It was definitely a good value for money.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 5, 2017

The food was good, not great. I might try it again, as the prices were pretty fair.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Located at east end of Culver City, away from the crowds and difficult parking in downtown Culver. Consistently good food, service, specials, etc.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Fantastic food. Great kitchen. Very good professional feeling service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 11, 2017

It was a family get together. Early Fathers Day dinner. Have eaten here before.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 1, 2017

Consistently delicious. Great neighborhood restaurant . Lovely family .

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 27, 2017

We have been going to Brunello's for years now and we have never been disappointed. Best Italian food in Culver City.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 23, 2017

Food was bland

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Delicious home cooking with attentive service. Italian comfort food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 20, 2017

This is a gem of a local restaurant. The food is excellent and the service is friendly and attentive without being snooty. Dine formally in informal attire. One of my new-found favorites.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 20, 2017

The pasta was under cooked and all the sauces were watery. They will give you five to six pieces of pasta and fill the plate with runny sauces. The arrabiata sauce was under cooked. The dessert was great but the main dishes were all terrible.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Used to be great. Has gone noticeably down in the last few months.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 11, 2017

service is great, everything was delicious, as always. best bread on the westside!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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