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Best Italian Restaurants in Echo Park

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A photo of Bacari Silverlake restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3619)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Silver Lake
Booked 162 times today
Bacari - Silver Lake is a highly recommended good Italian cuisine restaurant in LA. Its vibrant, secret garden-like layout offers a unique dining experience that guests describe as an escape from the city. Bacari's menu is a blend of Italian and Mediterranean influences, served tapas-style, and is consistently praised for its flavourful and well-priced dishes. Signature dishes, such as the Noa's cauliflower and asian pear & brie pizza, are commonly highlighted in reviews. The restaurant also boasts a great cocktail menu and is admired for its fast service and fair pricing. Bacari - Silver Lake provides a captivating ambiance, making it a great spot for special occasions or impressing out-of-town visitors.
A photo of Bestia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(7871)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 149 times today
Bestia is a renowned dining establishment, celebrated for its robust Italian cuisine. Many diners hail it as one of the best Italian restaurants they've visited, outside of Italy, and it holds a notable status in Los Angeles. The restaurant heralds a unique twist on traditional Italian fare, a combination that has been described as pioneering a new genre - California Italian cuisine. The menu offers a wide variety of dishes, from upscale appetizers like Siberian Caviar and Peruvian Scallop Crudo to hearty mains like Slow Roasted Lamb Neck and Charred Branzino alla Plancha. Customers also rave about the homemade pizza and the pasta dishes which are bursting with flavor and unique combinations. From the insightful service to the lively ambiance, Bestia continues to impress, leading one reviewer to wonder why it hasn't earned several Michelin stars by now.
A photo of Antico Nuovo restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(731)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Hollywood
Booked 63 times today
Antico Nuovo in Los Angeles is beloved by many for its exceptional Italian cuisine, as seen by its rave reviews and perhaps the city's best Italian eatery. The dishes, from the focaccia to the pastas and lamb shoulder chops, are reportedly made with love and are consistently superb. One reviewer, well-versed in Italian cuisine, even declares it one of the best they've ever encountered. Diners particularly love the authentic dining experience Antico Nuovo provides, with an attentive and warm staff that further enhances the meal. Many highlights include the accommodating nature to allergies, expert wine recommendations, and a relaxed atmosphere that allows for enjoyable conversation.
A photo of Osteria Mozza restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(7102)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Hollywood
Booked 90 times today
Osteria Mozza stands out as a beacon of Italian culinary excellence in LA, often heralded as the king of Italian restaurants in the city. The restaurant has earned a reputation for its impeccable service, distinguished hospitality and a menu that constantly surpasses expectations. Reviewers rave about its balanced, perfectly executed dishes, from the prosciutto and mozzarella starter to the tender oxtail tagliatelle and the delicate duck confit. Diners also compliment the expertly curated Italian wine list, adding another layer of authenticity to the dining experience. Osteria Mozza is not just a meal - it's a memorable Italian dining experience that has many planning their next visit even as they leave.
A photo of The Factory Kitchen - Los Angeles restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3542)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 33 times today
Located in the heart of the Arts District in Los Angeles, The Factory Kitchen has garnered rave reviews for its top-notch Italian cuisine. Patrons, many of whom have tasted the authentic delights of Italy, declare it as the best source of Italian food outside Italy, with some even likening the experience to dining in Italy itself. The consistency of the delicious food, made more delectable with handmade pasta, is a prominent feature in the reviews. Despite occasional comments about service and pricing, the outstanding quality of the meals and the knowledgeable hospitality appear to outweigh any negatives.
A photo of BRERA Ristorante restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2428)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 20 times today
BRERA Ristorante is a highly appreciated Italian cuisine restaurant located in Los Angeles. The restaurant consistently receives glowing reviews for its authentic and creative Italian dishes, attentive service, and enjoyable ambiance. One reviewer, a Northern Italian resident in LA, applauds the chef and his team for their excellent food that satisfies his nostalgia for true Italian cuisine. The menu favorites include pappardelle al ragù and branzino. The reviews also mention the restaurant's industrial-chic atmosphere and high-quality wine selection. The establishment is celebrated for being a favorite choice for special occasions, as well as a delightful spot for casual lunches, and is highlighted for its excellent service.
A photo of Hearts and Flame restaurant
4.3
Awesome(225)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Little Tokyo
Booked 19 times today
Hearts and Flame in Los Angeles is highly praised by patrons for its exceptional Italian fare, particularly its Tuscan dishes. With a chef formerly working in a Michelin-starred restaurant in Florence, the cuisine is lauded as some of the best Italian food in LA. Menu highlights include the Octopus, pasta, Crudo, Steak, Bolognese and the honey cake. Patrons also commend the restaurant for its excellent service, picturesque ambience, and detailed attention to dietary requirements. The restaurant is often described as a perfect date spot, offering an authentic, high-standard Italian dining experience rich in the flavours and techniques of traditional Italian and Tuscan cuisine.
A photo of Vespaio restaurant
4.4
Awesome(2433)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 27 times today
Vespaio is a highly acclaimed Italian restaurant, famous for its top-notch service and delightful menu. It has been praised for its enchanting ambience and the delicacy of its dishes. Customers hailed its food as "superb", praising in particular the perfectly cooked Branzino and the delectable Risotto with shrimp and asparagus. Located near the Disney Concert Hall, it offers a serene atmosphere suitable for dinners or pre-theatre meals. Vespaio excels in offering exquisite seafood and has a rich wine list, catering to both California and Italian palettes. Plus, it's for its notable service, with customers complimenting its attentive, friendly, and efficient team. It's a must-visit haven for those craving authentic Italian cuisine.
A photo of Drago Centro restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3661)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 14 times today
Drago Centro in downtown LA is highly commended for its authentic fine haute Italian cuisine with an impressive variety of dishes, as echoed by countless rave reviews. The reputed master chef Celestino Drago crafts spectacular Italian dishes, including Sicilian ones, establishing it as the crème de la crème in Italian restaurants in the area. The restaurant boasts a five-star service and a wine list that's second to none, with its seared scallops dish gaining a particular mention for its unparalleled taste. Notably, the restaurant's charming ambiance encapsulates a true dining experience, while the staff's attentiveness leaves guests feeling valued. Despite occasional slower service on busy nights, the overwhelming consensus is that Drago Centro is a must-visit location for the best Italian food in LA.
A photo of Marco Polo at Silver Lake Pool & Inn restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(356)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Silver Lake
Booked 15 times today
Marco Polo at Silver Lake Pool & Inn is a stellar restaurant with a striking reputation for its premium-quality Italian cuisine. Patrons consistently commend the restaurant for its impressive variety of delectable dishes, remarkable service, and splendid ambiance. Some find the dining experience so authentic it's as if they've been transported to Europe. Many are ardent fans of the mushroom bruschetta and linguini vongole, while others rave about the fantastic chicken, olive cake, and spritzes. Reviewers regularly express delight at the beautiful dine-in space and the establishment's friendly staff, while also praising the splendid cocktails and wine list. The restaurant is not just known for its excellent service and delectable food though, its charming atmosphere has turned it into a cherished neighborhood gem.
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