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A photo of Divina Cucina Ristorante Italiano restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Glendale
Booked 4 times today
Divina Cucina Ristorante Italiano is renowned for its authentic Italian fare, with its patrons consistently lauding its high-quality cuisine and excellent service. Reviewers have especially praised the fresh halibut and the penne with vodka sauce, indicating the restaurant's attention to traditional Italian flavors and cooking techniques. Guests also rave about the exceptional Alfredo pasta, thus reinforcing the culinary proficiency of the establishment. With a reputation for fantastic service on the strength of their wait staff, Divina Cucina Ristorante Italiano has become a beloved dining spot over the past 20 years. The positive reviews suggest that the restaurant maintains a cozy atmosphere while delivering delicious meals, making it a must-visit for those looking for an exceptional Italian dining experience.
A photo of Mi Piace restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 30 times today
Mi Piace, located in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, is widely celebrated as a top-quality Italian restaurant. Many customers consider it their "favorite Italian restaurant of all time", praising not only the delicious food but also the fantastic service and ambiance. Mi Piace's menu offers an exciting variety of traditional Italian dishes, with a particular emphasis on homemade pasta. They consistently deliver superb Italian food while maintaining a high level of energy that diners appreciate. Reviewers have lauded their authentic, excellently-prepared spaghetti and meatballs, and their remarkable homemade ricotta. Whether you're looking for a special location to celebrate a birthday, a comforting place to dine while visiting Pasadena, or a delightful spot for date night, Mi Piace comes highly recommended for the finest Italian cuisine.
A photo of Olia - The Glenmark Hotel restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Glendale
Olia at The Glenmark Hotel in Glendale provides an extraordinary Italian culinary experience. The restaurant thrives on its excellent service, as highlighted by various reviews. One guest pointed out how they were gratified to enjoy a special pasta dish not on the menu, indicating the restaurant's dedication to fulfilling its customers' diverse Italian food cravings. Reviewers have praised the restaurant's food quality, with one exclaiming, "Food was a 10!!!". The fact that one reviewer has dined there four times, underscores the consistency of its exemplary services. Besides, the availability of convenient street parking is an added advantage for the guests.
A photo of Buca di Beppo - Pasadena restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 16 times today
Buca di Beppo in Pasadena is highly lauded for its authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant has been praised for its lively atmosphere, reminiscent of an old school Italian family gathering, offering an authentic dining experience. Its extensive menu serves dishes in large portions, making it a great place for large parties. From pasta to pizza and signature dishes like veal parmigiana, the flavors remind patrons of the traditional Italian cooking they grew up with. The reviews also highlight the excellent customer service, with patrons praising the attentive and friendly staff. The unique experience of dining in the middle of the kitchen, allowing guests to be part of the action, also adds to the charm of this well-loved Italian restaurant.
A photo of Malbec Market restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Eagle Rock
Booked 1 time today
Malbec Market is the little sister of Malbec Argentinean Cuisine. Providing the enticing flavors of Argentine and Italian Foods in a casual environment. Whether you order the meat dishes or one of our vegetarian dishes, you are sure to find something that you will enjoy.
A photo of The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 4 times today
The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria is highly recommended for its authentic Italian offerings. Positive reviews highlight the quality of classic Italian cuisine served, such as the lasagna paired with a glass of Chianti, pizzas, penne marinara, grilled chicken Marsala, Stromboli, and Caesar salad. The dishes are noted for their freshness and excellent taste. The restaurant is praised for its large portion sizes and attentive service. Celebrating 25 years in operation, it's a popular neighborhood gem known for providing a comfortable dining experience. It's not just the food that's winning customers over, but also the restaurant's friendly staff, particularly servers Jake, Elizabeth, and Michael, who are mentioned in the reviews for their outstanding service.
A photo of Bacari Silverlake restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Silver Lake
Booked 157 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 Bacari GDL restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Glendale
Booked 29 times today
Bacari GDL is a prized establishment known for its consistent and outstanding Mediterranean cuisine. As patrons share in their reviews, the restaurant spans a wide range of flavors and ingredients, ensuring each dish is deliciously prepared and catering to various dietary needs with plenty of gluten-free options. Amongst the many dishes that stand out are the shawarma tacos and the shrimp ceviche with chili lime chips. Customers also commend the impeccable service, adding to the overall experience. The restaurant notably offers a variety of vegetarian and meat tapas, emphasizing its adaptability to different tastes and preferences. From first-time visitors to regular clientele, Bacari GDL seems to always leave a lasting impression, making it a favorite amongst many.
A photo of Gale's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 24 times today
Gale's, located in Pasadena, offers a notable Italian dining experience that has made it the "Go-To" spot for many patrons over the years. With its reputation for serving the "best traditional southern Italian in Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley," the establishment boasts a selection that ranges from fresh-made Caesar dressing to creamy and delicious Lemon Shrimp Spaghetti. Several testimonials praise the consistent quality of the food, going as far as to claim it to be amongst the "top three Italian places in all of Southern California." The personal touch by the owner, Gale, her consistent use of the finest ingredients, and the attentive staff make Gale's an embodiment of authentic Italian cuisine that never fails to deliver excellent meals.
A photo of Celestino restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 28 times today
Celestino is a gem in the heart of Pasadena, offering exquisite Italian cuisine that has been wowing its patrons for decades. Several loyal customers testify to its enduring quality and service, with one affirming its status as "one of the best Italian restaurants in Los Angeles, if not the United States". Touted as authentic and consistent, the food at Celestino is praised for its variety and tastiness. The chefs are often applauded for their innovative and delicious specials. Furthermore, customer service is highly valued, with one reviewer commenting that their server Antonio "made us feel like we owned the place". Celestino's Italian cuisine is said to be, without a doubt, a delightfully memorable experience.
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