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Il Cielo Gardens Restaurant & Bar

4.6
1416 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Benvenuti! For over 30 years , Il Cielo has brought "the sky" to Beverly Hills. Often called "the most romantic restaurant in Los Angeles" Il Cielo is more than just an Italian restaurant. It is a landmark. With fine dining for lunch and dinner, private rooms and tranquil gardens, Il Cielo is the perfect location for almost any occasion, day or night. Il Cielo has established itself as a place to impress; "A country restaurant in the city". We look forward to your visit.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday:
Lunch - 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dinner - 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Friday & Saturday:
Lunch - 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dinner - 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Sunday:
Lunch - Closed
Dinner - 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.*
(*We may be closed for a private event on select Sundays)

Happy Hour:
Monday - Friday
Drinks 4:30 - 8:00 p.m
Food 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
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Phone number
(310) 276-9990
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Pasquale Vericella
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Catering
We offer catering in your home or ours. Please contact our Events Department.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Doheny Drive
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Special events & promotions
Il Cielo Happy Hour!

Monday - Friday. 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
$8 Cocktails
$5 House Wine & Prosecco
$3 Beer
$8 Small Plates


Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

For sit down dinners: Approx. 130-150 guests. For standing cocktail receptions: Up to 350 guests.

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What 1416 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.7
ambience
4.2
value
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

It had been a couple of years since my wife and had the chance to dine at Il Cielo - it had been our anniversary go-to spot. After a few years away, we decided to return to one of the "most romantic places" in Los Angeles, and we were not disappointed. Despite it being Valentines Day weekend, there was no drop off in service or ambiance. Some places in the city tend to overbook or overdo themselves on special occasions, but that was not the case this weekend at Il Cielo. The food, as always, was delicious, but the service is what we will remember the most. Again, despite the restaurant being fairly packed because of the "holiday," our host Pascuale and our server Marco were incredible - friendly, welcoming, and full of great recommendations for both food and drink. They made us feel like we were the only ones in the restaurant, which was really nice. I can't say that we can afford to go there all the time, but we certainly aren't going to stay away so long.

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SallyK 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

The setting is beautiful, very special. The food is excellent food and attentive service.

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JoJo (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Love this restaurant. Staff is all amazing and the owner is so welcoming. Always our go to place for a romantic dinner.

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KyleW (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great ambiance. Awesome staff. We went for the V Day dinner. Not good. Food was sub-par to say the least. I will go back to try it during normal business hours because of all the positive reviews. But our food was not good. I got the filet. My fiancé ordered the Chilean she bass. Both were way over cooked. Two great dishes ruined bc they were probably sitting on the kitchen warmer somewhere in the kitchen. Not worth the $ 400 we spent. I’ll go elsewhere next year.

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vipdynamite (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Ambiance is the wonderful, especially on the front patio. Food is very good, although pricey.
Wine list is very pricey, with few choices at the lower end although you can do well if you know your wines. Even thought the place was not at all crowded, we had to wait an inordinately long time for our waiter to bring menus, ask if we would like wine, bring the check and then take the credit card payment, which we finally gave to the manager as waiter was nowhere to be found.

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Abuhary (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Took my girlfriend here for our anniversary, we dressed very nice and I'm not sure if it was whether we looked young (we are both 25) or whether it was due to the fact that we both are not white, but the service was sub par the entire night. We walk in the door and I had to greet the host instead of them greeting me, we were seated at probably the worst table in the restaurant (right next to the entrance, with the highest amount of traffic). It was about 15 minutes before we got any menus, not even a drink menu, but one of the water guys came and gave us two glasses. When we finally got service it felt like our waiter thought we couldn't afford anything on the menu, so I ordered the most expensive champagne to spite him. Got one check in after our food came and I had to ask a busser for the check since our waiter was no where to be found. Overall the food was excellent and the environment is very romantic, especially the outdoor seating. To me the service is half the experience and can ruin a dinner, I wouldn't recommend this place for that reason.

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IsaDGG (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

The overall sentiment would be "underwhelming". The restaurant is marketed as the most romantic restaurant in LA, but in reality the service is ok, the food is bland & overpriced and the atmosphere is tacky at best.

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Musita (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Muy buena. Regrese despues de 29 años y sigue estando hermoso y bueno

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vipMartinR (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Memorable for the poor service--had to wait then flag down manager for menus, cocktail order, and water. Never received bread. Long delay between order and meals being placed on table. Waiter should tell ordering guest that special fish would cost $58.

Expect the poor service was a function of a private party, but that is no excuse.

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vipSes123 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent Italianate food in a romantic surrounding. Our server did an amazing job of filleting the branzino which was cooked to perfection. One of LA's romantic restaurants with an indoor/outdoor feel.

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MichaelW (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

absolutely fabulous dishes, and the staff is top notch!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

This restaurant is simply incredible- beautiful, authentic, service oriented and delicious. The team is brilliantly focused on satisfying your palate and experience. Kudos!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Delicious food and great service! A bit pricey but worth it!

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Susan (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

The best food we've had in several years! Everything about the restaurant was wonderful -- delicious, creative food, great service, beautiful ambiance! We'll be returning frequently. It's fairly expensive, but well worth it!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Massimo our server gave my wife and me an unexpected romantic afternoon lunch. Healthy, tasty and refined. I can’t wait to go back

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vipBill (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Very enjoyable dining experience ----- Cocktails very good, food excellent, service very good/attentive/professional. Ambiance inside and exterior very nice, noise level better than most these days. Table spacing very good.

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vipwino (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Sitting outside under the plastic cover with the tinkling lights set a great mood. Also fitting 8 of us at a round table encouraged total conversation among the group and service was food too. This is a perfect place for a romantic dinner.
The food was very good

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

The dineLA menu was very good. Excellent environment

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Andysolution (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

It's great as usual. I'm Italian 100%, moved to Los Angeles a few years ago and I can say that it's authentic.

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