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Best Italian Restaurants in San Gabriel


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A photo of Malbec - Pasadena restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 46 times today
Please note, our outdoor seating is first come first serve. If you have a reservation through OpenTable, you will be seated, however please allow a few extra minutes to ensure that we can properly sanitize your table.Argentina is world famous for its cuisine. From homemade salads, pastas and fish to an abundant selection of our signature grilled meats, Malbec Argentinean Bistro brings you the best authentic cuisine prepared on our genuine Argentinean grill.
A photo of Celestino restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 39 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.
A photo of Mi Piace restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 48 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 Gale's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 32 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 Bestia restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 133 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 The Factory Kitchen - Los Angeles restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 40 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
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 33 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 Four Bricks by La Crosta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Whittier
Booked 15 times today
Four Bricks by La Crosta is a rustic Italian Steakhouse located in a historic part of Uptown Whittier. The location was named Four Bricks for the first brick buildings built at the turn of the century when the city was established.We pride ourselves on making fresh handmade pastas, serving highest quality prime steaks, and seasonal Italian creations.Chef Jason Raiola started his culinary career in 2007 and has worked throughout Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. A love for Neapolitan Pizza led him to start La Crosta Wood Fired Pizza in 2019 with his wife Heather and is proof of his love for fresh Italian ingredients.Four Bricks by La Crosta is a husband and wife team, a family venture, a place to enjoy great food with family, friends , and community.
A photo of Domenico's Monrovia Italian restaurant
Very Good(11)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Monrovia
Booked 1 time today
A photo of Buca di Beppo - Pasadena restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 32 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.
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