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Best Italian Restaurants in Venice

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A photo of Gjelina restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1938)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Venice
Booked 180 times today
Gjelina is a restaurant specializing in New American cuisine. Open every day from 8 a.m. until 11pm, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. For breakfast, try 9 grain pancakes with butter and maple syrup or warm banana buckwheat loaf with butter and jam of the day. Brunch options include Moroccan baked eggs and 7 grain porridge. Gjelina offers a variety of oysters, crudo, charcuterie and salad options to start at lunch and dinner. Main courses include pizzas from our wood fired oven and entrees like duck confit, house made pastas and roasted organic half chicken.*Only ADA certified animals are allowed in Gjelina*A 20% Mandatory Service Charge is added to your check. Our belief is that every hourly Gjelina employee contributes to your service and 100% of the MSC will be distributed amongst them.
A photo of Felix Trattoria restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2335)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Venice
Booked 87 times today
Felix Trattoria stands out as an exemplary Italian dining destination, delighting patrons with its masterfully crafted and flavorful cuisine. The reviews speak of the restaurant's exceptional service, elegant ambiance, and extraordinary culinary expertise. Standout features of the exceptional dining journey include the "decadent birthday dessert," "delicate handmade pasta," and the "exquisite wines" courtesy of the knowledgeable sommelier. Described as a "culinary revelation," Felix Trattoria's dishes leave an unforgettable gastronomic imprint, from the seasonal peaches & burrata to the authentic Italian pasta - each bite is savored and appreciated. Hailed as the "best Italian" by multiple satisfied customers, Felix Trattoria is a mark of excellence in showcasing the richness and splendor of Italian cuisine in its truest sense.
A photo of Élephante restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(690)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Santa Monica
Booked 375 times today
Channeling the spirit and cuisine of coastal southern Italy, Élephante aims to transport guests from Los Angeles to the Southern Mediterranean with stunning ocean views and dramatic sunsets, all whilst staying in the heart of Santa Monica.Three bars on the property offer a variety of delicious, hand-crafted cocktails, as well as an extensive wine list. Élephante Beach House is full of custom furniture and design touches that surround the guests with natural wood and stone, copper finishes and design pieces from Northern Africa and Southern Italy.With stunning ocean views and dramatic sunsets, guests are reminded of favorite summer vacations past, where a tranquil afternoon drink can turn into a memorable dinner or a late-night dance.Please note for parties up to 4 guests will have the tables for an hour and half. Parties larger than 4 guest you will have the table for up to two hours.
A photo of Paloma Venice restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(305)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Venice
Booked 14 times today
Paloma Venice, a prime dining spot in Venice Beach, California, is celebrated for its exquisite Mediterranean cuisine. Patrons rave about its deliciously cooked dishes, particularly the Kobe Beef hummus, evidencing its dedication to serving meals with rich, authentic flavors. Customer reviews commend not only the exceptional food but also the superb service and the great ambiance of the restaurant. Whether dining inside or on the outdoor patio, guests enjoy a comfortable and vibrant atmosphere. Paloma Venice creates a delightful dining experience that perfectly embodies the essence of Mediterranean cuisine, making it a must-visit destination in LA.
A photo of Barrique Venice restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1262)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Venice
Booked 24 times today
Barrique Venice offers an exceptional Italian dining experience. The restaurant, located in a charming early-1900s yellow house, provides a quaint and romantic ambiance that patrons rave about in their reviews. The menu is filled with traditional Italian dishes, from homemade pasta with quail ragu or ragu of wild boar to grilled octopus salad and branzino served with cucuzza and mint. The wine list is extensive and commendable, featuring a variety of choice. Described as having a "sexy atmosphere" and "impeccable service", diners regard Barrique as "the best Italian food on the west side". It's been praised for its "phenomenal" octopus starter and "wonderful" pasta special with venison, while the wine selection is lauded as "always spectacular". In the glow of its candle-lit rooms, every visit to Barrique Venice feels like a special occasion.
A photo of Piccolo Venice restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(578)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Venice
Booked 13 times today
Piccolo Venice is a standout destination for authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Venice. It consistently receives glowing reviews from satisfied diners who rave about its excellent food, impeccable service, and highly enjoyable ambiance. Renowned as the best Italian restaurant in the area, Piccolo Venice is praised for its menu that exudes culinary excellence, carefully and deliciously prepared dishes, and its inviting, atmospheric setting that creates a comforting illusion of dining in Italy. The restaurant staff's Italian accent enhances the dining experience, adding an authentic touch. The articulate waiters are also lauded for their commendable knowledge and expertise about the food. The reviews suggest that every visit to Piccolo Venice guarantees a fantastic time, with a few even recommending Piccolo Venice as a favourite spot for special occasions.
A photo of Ospi restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1484)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Venice
Booked 19 times today
Renowned for its exceptional service and authentic dishes that leave customers returning for more, Ospi is a gem in the heart of Venice. Described as the best Italian restaurant to go to and the "go-to Italian eatery" in the Venice/Marina del Rey/Santa Monica area, it has won the taste buds of locals and visitors alike. The reviews attest to its outstanding menu with highlights including thin crust margarita pizza, tahini cauliflower with dates and fresh herbs, and decadent cannelloni with lamb. The Neapolitan Meatballs and Stracciatella as starters along with the Spicy Rigatoni & Raschiatelli pastas also stand out. The restaurant's food is said to be as good as any pasta from Italy itself. As one reviewer highlighted, "Every dish was extremely tasty, using a really unique set of flavors combining in phenomenal ways." With an excellent dining atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable staff, Ospi promises an exquisite Italian dining experience.
A photo of Fia restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2375)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Santa Monica
Booked 64 times today
The Italian restaurant "Fia" in Santa Monica is lauded by patrons for its top-notch dining experience, consistent with an A+ rating and recognition as the best Italian restaurant in LA. Reviews applaud the restaurant atmosphere, likening it to a hidden gem akin to dining in Italy or Europe. Its friendliness, welcoming service, and knowledgeable staff are often mentioned. The food is repeatedly described as excellent, cooked to perfection, and the menu boasts a good balance of Californian fare with a touch of modern Italian cuisine. Signature dishes like the Cavatelli even earned the tag, "out of this world". One reviewer exclaims, "this was the best Italian restaurant I've ever been to! The food was heavenly and the servers were so nice. 1000/10 would HIGHLY recommend." The enchanting ambiance, a blend of unique settings and a touch of celebrity encounter, adds to the memorable dining experience. Despite being a bit pricey, the consensus is that Fia is well worth it.
A photo of La Vecchia Cucina restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2051)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Santa Monica
Booked 14 times today
La Vecchia Cucina is highly acclaimed for delivering the true essence of Italian cuisine. Esteemed patrons note it as a go-to Italian culinary scene on the west side of the city, offering dishes that reflect the rich and variegated palette of Italy. The diversity and authenticity of their menu offerings are appreciated, with commendations for items ranging from pizzas like 'Siciliana' and 'Capricciosa,' to delectable entrees such as 'Bistecchine alla Pizzaiola,' and 'Costolette d'Agnello.' Reviewers consistently praise their fresh ingredients and traditional preparation methods, with standout mentions for the 'lasagna della Nonna,' made by the chef's grandmother. The gourmet experience is further enhanced by excellent service and a cozy atmosphere, making La Vecchia Cucina a beloved choice for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Via Veneto restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1045)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Santa Monica
Booked 8 times today
Perched just a block from the beach in Santa Monica, Via Veneto has earned rave reviews for its exemplary Italian cuisine. To many patrons, Via Veneto is their favorite Italian restaurant outside of Italy and even in LA, providing a romantic and intimate dining experience. The venue enchants with its beautiful details, refined dishes, and knowledgeable staff. Customers repeatedly commend the always-impressive, authentic, and incandescent Italian-American food, such as the veal scallopini, the eggplant parmigiana, and a variety of pasta specials. The restaurant's ambiance is frequently described as sophisticated, classy, and perfect for special occasions. Despite being slightly costly, the customers assure it's worth every penny, describing it as an 'outstanding cuisine' in a 'romantic and beautiful ambiance'.
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