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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Hawthorne / Gardena


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A photo of North Italia - Del Amo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Torrance / Carson
Booked 30 times today
North Italia - Del Amo is widely recognized for its exceptional Italian cuisine, and the dining experience is consistently praised by guests in reviews. Many have celebrated special occasions, such as birthdays, with highly positive comments about the staff's personable and friendly service. The menu pays homage to Italian tradition, with offerings like Strozzapreti and White Truffle Garlic Bread, and cocktails like Sfumato and Negroni Rosa. Customers have also mentioned the chef's willingness to accommodate dietary needs. The signature dishes, such as the Italian Farm House Salad and various pizzas, are repeatedly highlighted in reviews. The combination of flavor-packed meals, cordial service, and a cozy ambiance keeps guests returning to this restaurant. The reviewer stated, "North Italia never disappoints. Great service, food, and ambiance."
A photo of Aliotta's Via Firenze restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Torrance / Carson
Booked 3 times today
Aliotta's Via Firenze, located in Torrance, California, is a hidden gem that serves up outstanding and authentic Italian dishes. Many reviews shower praise on the restaurant, citing experiences of excellent service, perfect meals, and a wonderful ambiance. Reviewers call it their favorite Italian restaurant in the area, with one stating that it's "easily the best Italian I’ve had in the area." The staff is noted as attentive, friendly, and accommodating. The restaurant's rustic Italian decor is appreciated too, with one reviewer noting that it makes them relive their trip to Italy. From the delightful starters to the pastas and cannolis, the food is consistently lauded as high quality and delicious. This restaurant is perfect for celebrations and regular dining alike, and is highly recommended.
A photo of North Italia - El Segundo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • El Segundo
Booked 89 times today
North Italia - El Segundo is renowned for its good Italian cuisine, serving up a variety of traditional dishes with a contemporary flair. Reviewers are consistently pleased with the restaurant's offerings, praising dishes such as the "Chicken Pesto" and "Salmon" as "absolutely delicious", and the "Bolognese (House Specialty)" as reminiscent of "really good Northern Italian taste". Indeed, the high praise extends to their desserts with the "Affogato" being described as "scrumptious". The "Zucca Chips" and "Italian Farm salad" also come highly recommended. The excellent service, pleasant atmosphere, and accommodating staff are repeatedly acknowledged, contributing to North Italia's reputation as a favourite among Italian food lovers.
A photo of Gaetano's Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Torrance / Carson
Booked 34 times today
Gaetano's Restaurant is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, earning it a special place in the hearts of its regular customers. Diners consistently applaud the restaurant for its fresh, high-quality food and excellent, polite service. Reviewers praise Gaetano's from the moment they're greeted to when they receive the check, emphasizing the warm ambiance and the restaurant's dedication to customer satisfaction. With dishes ranging from eggplant parmesan to Florentine steak being mentioned as favourites, Gaetano's clearly offers a wide variety of delicious Italian fare. The overall consensus among patrons is that Gaetano's is a go-to spot for a real taste of Italy.
A photo of Mangiamo restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Manhattan Beach
Booked 12 times today
Mangiamo is adored for its excellent and authentic Italian cuisine, located in the heart of Manhattan Beach. Guests frequently commend the richness and variety of flavors across pasta, seafood, and meat dishes. One guest stated the restaurant as "absolutely, hands down, by far the best dining experience in Manhattan Beach for Italian," complimenting the cozy ambiance, attentive service, and reasonable pricing for top-level cuisine. Its wide array of dishes has satisfied all food restrictions and tastes, making it a top choice for any event, from business dinners to cozy family gatherings. With staff frequently praised as "fabulous," the service is second to none, providing an all-round enjoyable dining experience. Many vow to return, offering their highest recommendations.
A photo of Primo Italia restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Torrance / Carson
Booked 17 times today
Primo Italia comes highly recommended by patrons for its authentic and consistently outstanding Italian cuisine. The menu choices are applauded for being outstanding, with dishes such as pappardelle con cinghiale and carpaccio highly praised. The restaurant's ambiance is touted as upscale, cheerful, and perfect for date nights. Reviewers frequently commend the attentive service, with a special mention going to the bartenders. The piano music added to the overall dining experience, and the hosts contribute to creating a VIP atmosphere. Customers affirm that the quality of food, service, and ambiance at Primo Italia is excellent, reminiscent of the dining experiences in Italy itself.
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