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Il Moro

4.5
943 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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You can now relax in our Traditional Italian Bar open from 11:00 am Monday to Friday , Lunch, Happy Hour cocktails and small appetizers, . Our multi-functional bar is always open. Il Moro features exquisite Northern Italian cuisine served in a classic restaurant with a modern ambiance. Enjoy the beautiful open-air and heated patio garden.

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am to 3:00pm

Happy Hours: Monday to Saturday 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Dinner:Monday to Thursday: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm,

Dinner:Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm to 10:00pm

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Phone number
(310) 575-3530
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Gaetano Foiani
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Private party facilities
Il Moro provides a range of services. From elegant dinners to corporate cocktail parties, wedding reception, fashion reception, charity galas and film premieres. A selection of proven or customized banquet menus coordinated with Lucy, combined with impeccable service ensures a great experience.
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Private party contact
Lucy Foiani: (888) 603-5855
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Catering
Please contact Lucy Foiani.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Entrance of parking valet is on Purdue Ave
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Parking details
Valet on Purdue Avenue, Private lot and Street parking
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Entertainment
See our schedule on Events
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Special events & promotions
Yes, from small to 250 people Special Events: Wine Tasting, every Tursday 6 pm to 8 pm. Happy Hours, Monday to Friday 5 pm to 7 pm
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 943 People Are Saying
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4.4
service
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Service was and is always excellent - food was very tasty, portions a little smaller than anticipated. Appetizers were good. As were salads. Recommended for business lunches and a general good meal of comfort food.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

The chicken breast with balsamic glaze was good but I would not get it again. The item to order, which I’ll be back for, is the pizza with ricotta. Absolutely fabulous! Great service and they have valet.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I’ll Moro is very good it has always been good. Highly recommend I’ll Moro

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Very consistent food and service. Always has good specials in addition to menu standards

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Met a friend for an early lunch. Outdoor patio was slightly cool so we had it all to ourselves with a heater. Great food, great ambiance, great wait service are the reasons I try to lunch at Il Moro when I can. It was my guest's first time and she loved it.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Il Moro is bold enough to offer a Passover menu for those jewish enough to remember that it is passover but not too religious that they will eat in a non Kosher restaurant.
They offer matzo instead of bread and a three course meal which adheres to the the needs
of the kosher for passover inclined.
It is delicious and deeply appreciated

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

My favorite for years with great menu options and wine list!

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

It's an upscale Italian restaurant which, thankfully, is quiet enough to actually have a conversation. Food was very good, not superb, portions were a bit small. Service was very good. I would go back for the food and the quiet.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

It’s wonderful to have a restaurant which is quiet, elegant and serves superb food, all at the same time. In this day of noisy trendy restaurants, I’ll Moro is an oasis in a sea of noise and cookie cutter “trendy” foods. I’ll Moro Doesn’t try to be trendy. It only serves exquisite cuisine in a beautiful atmosphere

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Fantastic service! Pretty restaurant. Food good!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Fabulous food and amazing service.
Decor dated but didn’t matter as food was so good

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Love this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Authentic Italian - gourmet quality - a bit pricey, but worth it when the service is as good as the food....

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

We hadn't visited il Moro in two years. It hasn't changed---just as delicious and wonderful atmosphere as our last visits. The Italian food is so very Italian and delicious. The fish is out of this world--fresh and flaky. And the many "greens" on the menu is worth the visit. Beautiful wine list and lovely atmosphere to enjoy it all. And to top it off, our server was a very sweet Italian woman! Please go!!!

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Il Moro never disappoints. It is consistently our go-to classic, authentic Italian restaurant, where the food is always delicious and the servers speak with an authentic Italian accent. It is a great respite for lunch - like getting away in the middle of your day. The outdoor patio is also a really nice environment.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Very few restaurants on the Westside combine elegant dining, superior food/service and a quiet atmosphere. Il Moro is one of those few places left. I love this place for a date as well as for being to hear what the persons at your table are saying without shouting. Classic Northern Italian cuisine done to perfection.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

A good place to go if you want good food, service, a bar and indoor and outdoor dining. It also has a room for a private party. I like it because it is a place where you can have a quiet conversation with the person/persons with whom you are dining.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The restaurant is attractive and the service was excellent. We arrived early, before the crowd, and completed our meal as the restaurant got more crowded. At all times, the noise level was relatively low; we could hear ourselves talk, a plus.

The food was so-so. We split a thin crust pizza and, though thin crust is supposed to be crisp, this thin crust was soggy, as other reviewers have complained. We would not order it again.

We also had a tortellini soup. It was ok, but nothing to write home about.

In all, though the restaurant is situated conveniently to where we live, we would not be inclined to return. The food was ordinary, at best; the pizza was inferior.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Excellent service, great food, great atmosphere. Will certainly go again soon.

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2.0Dined on February 15, 2018

I made a reservation at il Moro for Valentine's Day to take my aunt and uncle out, this was a restaurant that they told me that they have enjoyed in the past. I should have realized something was amiss when we arrived at 6pm and the restaurant was almost empty. But it was last minute so we were seated in the dining room. Our server seemed not to have a clue, any question he was asked he had to go ask a manager.
I understood coming in that it was going to be a price fixed menu, but $85.00 for three courses and no beverages is a bit much (I am used to NY prices so I do have a point of reference) When my aunt asked for the fish choice to be prepared without sauce the waiter (after checking with the manager) told us that would not be possible, then when we ordered desert - which for some reason had to be done when we ordered at the same time we ordered our mal - I asked if the apple tart came with ice cream and (again after checking with his manager) we were informed that a scoop of ice cream would cost an addition $5.00.
No beverages were offered until desert and then we were charged extra for coffee.

BTW - the food was only mediocre

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day dinner service was ATROCIOUS and the food was mediocre at best. We got water then sat for 35 minutes waiting for our server to take our orders. Only after I complained to the hostess did the owner take over serving us. He did fine but once we got our entrees and he handed us off to the server, it was a repeat of the beginning of the night. Confused is how I’d described both the staff and the menu. Thumbs down!

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Chef is marvelous and we enjoyed every bit of the experience on the busy Valentine evening.

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4.0Dined on February 7, 2018

The food is consistently good, and some dishes are quite original. Il Moro is very good for business lunches with orders taken quickly and food arriving soon thereafter. Most of the servers are real pros; apparent turnover among bus staff results in sometimes sketchy service at the low end.

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2.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Mediocre on all counts...
The branzino was FISHY and tiny.....which means poor quality.
Even the cocktails were lifeless!
Saved only by Erica the waitress!

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1.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Food, service and ambiance all excellent. Great for lunch or dinner

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

I was meeting someone for a business lunch. When I made my reservation online, I requested a quiet table with some privacy, and we were provided a table that met that description.
The food was excellent! I had the the rack of lamb, which was beyond delicious - Tender, juicy and perfectly done, with an excellent sauce. My companion had the tuna tartare, which he thoroughly enjoyed.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

I had not been to il Moro for several years and am so glad to rediscover it. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, the service excellent and the food superb. I had out of town friends with me and was anxious to find a special experience for them and I did with il Moro. Looking forward to many more visits in the future.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

The food was absolutely delicious. All of our friends at the dinner were very happy. We had an early dinner so the quiet and ability to talk was fabulous. Even as more diners came the noise level was not bad, and tables have adequate space between them.
It was much like lovely meals we had in Italy. A warm greeting, a personable and informed waitress, attention when we needed it and space to enjoy the meal.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

This is a well run restaurant with ample food choices for everyone - -each out-of-this-world-delicious and served by a wonderful, well trained wait staff in a lovely atmoshpere. There is even an outdoor patio area which is perfect for lunch on a warm day and a aaprivate dining room for your special occasion.
Il Moro is truly a jewel and if you are looking for someplace really special - this is it. You will not be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

As usual, excellence across all lines -- service, food, wine, follow-up. My guest is gluten intolerant and our server was very helpful. Thanks!

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4.0Dined on December 28, 2017

A great place in WLA for business lunches or a nice dinner out w friends.

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5.0Dined on December 26, 2017

From the basket of varietal breads to the great menu choices, today’s lunch was a delight as usual!! Thx!!💋💕💋💕💋💕

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Il Moro had really great Italian food. The pizza was great, the salads were really tasty, and the food was delicious. The service was also really great.

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4.0Dined on December 21, 2017

Enjoy eating at El Moro any time. Food and service is consistently good and atmosphere is very pleasant. We're lucky it's a local for us, so easy to get in the car and go.

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5.0Dined on December 12, 2017

Never disappointed - and I'm a tough customer! Love everything about dining at IlMoro. Thanks very much!

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4.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Rack of lamb looked beautiful but was not really tender or seasoned well. Salad was nice and fresh and unusual. Service was outstanding

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

So fortunate to be able to dine here! ❤♡♥♡💕😘 I LOVE IL MORO‼️‼️😘 💕♡♥♡❤

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Really enjoy my lunches at IlMoro! It always feels very private whereever I sit and the food is amazing - thank you!👍🏽👍👍🏿

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4.0Dined on December 5, 2017

What a little gem, I didn't even know it was there. It's a little hard to find: the address is on Olympic but the entrance is on Purdue. Well worth it!

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

My go-to place for client lunches. Always excellent!!💕💜👏🏻

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