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About Matteo's Restaurant


CELEBRATING 54 YEARS this NOVEMBER

Matteos is no stranger to L.A. Celebrating 54 years this November

with their Multi regional Italian cuisine.

Whether you're looking for a small quick bite & Happy Hour in our renovated Bar & Lounge. A cozy booth in our main dinning room, or a small intimate gathering in our private downstairs "Boardroom" Matteo's will charm you with a relaxed, sophisticated, but unpretentious atmosphere . Steaks ,Veal Chops ,Gluten Free & Vegetarian options .

REDISCOVER MATTEO'S... a revitalized gem on the Westside.

2321 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm;



Happy Hour: Tuesday- Friday: 5:30-8:30




Bar opens at 5:30pm

Cross Street:
Between Olympic and Pico

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 475-4521

Website:
http://www.matteosla.com/

Entertainment:
Sunday Nights Guitar

Catering:
Matteos has 2 private dining rooms for your next celebration Wedding , Birthday, Anniversary or Meeting.
Our Upstairs Town House with Outdoor Patio seats 78.
Townhouse Patio seats 20
Matteos Boardroom seats 22.
Variety of Menus to choose from

Please call 310-475-4521 We would love to help plan your event.

Parking Details:
Street Parking Or Valet

Public Transit:
1/2 Block North of the Westside Pavillion Between Olympic And Pico
One block North of The expo line Westwood Blvd Stop

Executive Chef:
Antonio Orlando

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
HAPPY HOUR Tues-Fri & Sunday too, from 5:30-8:30. Bar Menu & Drink Specials all under $7.00

Tuesday& Wednesday 15 % off in Dinning Room only

Private Dining

Matteo's Townhouse is the 2nd floor of Matteo's Restaurant consisting of a banquet room, full bar and lounge, lobby area and gorgeous outside patio. Styled after a New York Townhouse, it is perfect for a sit down dinner of 30-80 people or cocktail party for up to 120 guests.

Matteo's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (16)
Good for a Date (14)
Quiet Conversation (13)
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Neighborhood Gem (12)
Special Occasion (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Cozy (9)
Authentic (8)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Worth the Drive (6)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Business Meals (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Spicy (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Casual (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Mateo's is still a throwback to an elegant American time dining time. Even the Maitre'd was dressed well. Great service. Some quiet light Jazz might be the touch.

Tags: Live Music
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

made reservation meeting my nephew. Host checked me in went to table, nephew showed up, host told nephew no one there by my name, then strolled by acknowledging my dinner companion did not show up. Nephew sat at bar talking to host for an hour, finally b4 leaving he walked dining room and found me. Host barely apologized.

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food4
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service1
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Enjoyed the dinner Saturday night very much! Everything perfect and very attentive wait staff! Will return soon. Glad to find restaurant on Open Table!

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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

Food was really good service was excellent will defiently go back again

Tags: Authentic
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

The food was exceptional, especially for valentine’s day. Are usually hate going to restaurants on Valentine’s Day, because The food is almost always sub par. I had the lamb chops. She had the filet. The chops were some of the best I’ve ever had. Filet was also delicious. Bravo Matteo’s.

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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Had a great time

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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Mateo's is an 'old school' restaurant, carpeted, leather booths, excellent food, and expert professional service. Its wonderful when four of us could sit around a comfortable booth and hear ourselves talk. And how nice to eat in a place where the server DOESNT say "Hi guys, my name is .......". This place is a gem that we'll return to again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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value4

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We had a delicious dinner and enjoyed having Joe set 'em up for us.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

William, the Manager, always greets us with a warm hug which starts off our evening in a good place.

Our waiter, Sebastian, was efficient yet un obtrusive. Told us the specials of the day which my Husband had, but I ALWAYS have their most delicious Rack of Lamb, medium rare.

It was cooked perfectly and the quality of the lamb was exceptional.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (Montreal)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Delicious meal,great atmoshere and excellent service

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Very long wait for food

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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 27, 2018

as we have come to expect excellent food but even better service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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food4
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 19, 2018

We had a great table. The service was superb and ambiance was perfect. The food was top notch.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great Italian food & one of our favorites. Service is ALWAYS excellent and thoughtful

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Matteo's is a comfortable restaurant with good ambiance and good service. The food is tasty and well prepared. Unfortunately, the seafood pasta I ordered was not as generous as it should have been on the seafood side. The menu said that the plate was supposed to have pasta and shrimp, scallops, mussels and clams. There were a lot of mussels and clams offering very little seafood but only one shrimp and half a scallop cut in two pieces. I order the same dish in other less costly restaurants and receive far more generous helpings of the seafood.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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food3
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value2

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great old world charming Italian restaurant. Consistent food and service. Most appealing to older folks and good for families with multiple generations attending.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Cozy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Love the old-world Italian vibe here. Food is first class, as is the look of the Interior!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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food5
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I've eaten here many times, and it's always been excellent. This time, however, when it came to the service, even though it started out really well, once our entrees were served it seemed our server was so focused on new arrivals at the other side of the restaurant, he completely forgot about our table. He even totally ignored our table 3 different times when he had to walk past us to go to the kitchen. It was several minutes after we finished our entrees (and they were cleared from the table) before we got dessert menus, and that happened only because I flagged down and asked one of the busboys to bring them to us. When our meal was finished, I had to ask THREE times before we got our check.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 13, 2017

We had a business dinner, 3 people on a quiet Tuesday night. Not a busy night for restaurant but food was really well prepared and delicious. Veal Milanese excellent pounded veal served on the bone covered most of plate and hot. Perfect. Mozzarella appetizer also excellent and lucious. This is an iconic place with a lot of history that should not be forgotten. It may not buzz with activity but we liked the quiet, one gets lots of attention and an agreeable digestion here.

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Some of the best Italian food you will have in the city of Los Angeles. Old-school is not a dirty word when it comes to this place, it's a fantastic meal with great service and great bar too. If bartender Joe Stellini is working, you won't find a better person to make your drinks and talk about life with then Joe.

Simply outstanding food as well.

Tags: Spicy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Most especially appreciated - the quiet ambiance for visiting!!! Most restaurants get this so wrong but Matteos understands that friends and colleagues want to visit with one another while dining! It's a delicious restaurant with wonderful service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Matteo's is my favorite restaurant, even though we live in the South Bay area and have an hour's commute to go there.

I always order the delicious Rack of lamb. It is of the best quality and prepared medium/rare, exactly the way I like it.

My husband usually orders one of the specials for that evening.

Not only is the food top quality and very tasty, but William, the manager always welcomes us with a smile and hug.

The barman is wonderful and prepares a bloody mary like no one else.

Mike, our server is polite and friendly without being obtrusive.

This is a wonderful restaurant for a date, a dinner or a special occasion.

My husband and I spend almost all of our monthly wedding anniversaries there

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 1, 2017

William, the manager always welcomes my husband and I with a cheerful smile.

Mike, our server is friendly.

Love this restaurant for their specials as well as their Rack's Lamb

Tags: Spicy, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The salad was acceptable. The turkey dinner was not that great and was only partially consumed. The service was very good.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We didn’t have plans for Thanksgiving dinner and were so happy that Matteo’s was open.
It was a won dinner.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Business dinner for two at 7 pm on a Thursday. Very light crowd, surprisingly. Meat selection appetizer (large size) was generous (enough for 4 people easily). Fig salad (special) was delicious. My companion had a seafood medley entree and said it was very good. I ordered what I thought was a spaghetti dish with lamb meatballs, but it arrived sans the meatballs (which our server, Sebastian, remedied quickly). The pasta itself was unremarkable and the tomato sauce (even with roasted garlic) was rather bland. Wine and beer selection is limited but at least not over-priced (had a bottle of the Italian chianti classico). We did not have dessert. I enjoyed the throw-back ambiance as much as anything.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Authentic
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food3
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

On November 11, 2017 the Veal Parmesan was very soggy with the breading and cheese separating from the veal.

A month ago, it was much better.

Maybe, I'll try it again in a month or so.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Food and service were average at best. Restaurant was half empty but still service was agonizingly slow. Spaghetti was drowning in sauce. Hardly authentic Italian on any level

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 8, 2017

A true classic. Always good. Always consistent. Great Service.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Always consistently good food.
Wine list could be broader. For instance, there's only have one chardonnay available to order (which I do enjoy). Gluten-free and vegan choices are very limited as well. I really like the service and atmosphere. Classy, Hollywood old school vibe, yet cozy and romantic.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation
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food5
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 15, 2017

love the old hollywood vibe in this restaurant. if wall could talk? great italian food, too.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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food4
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Fantastic Service, Made reservations, had never been here before we were treated as if we were past customers. Just a wonderful experiance.

Tags: Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The food was terrific...a very large arty next to us really slowed down our service,,,I love the feel of the room

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2017

A favorite because the food is great & the noise level is low so we can have a decent conversation with our dinner companions.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Matteo's remains one of the last great classic LA restaurants. Dine with the ghosts of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin seated at a nearby table. Some of the most authentic Italian food anywhere in town. Excellent, friendly service, good prices, and a warm ambience.
Highly recommended. While trendy restaurants come and go, Matteo's happily endures.

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, People Watching, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Classic, high-quality Italian cuisine. Great ingredients. Great flavors. Great service. Enough said.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 13, 2017

This place opened in 1963 and the food is still absolutely fantastic. I love the ambience of the old-school Italian restaurant and you're never gonna find a better bartender then Joe Stellini.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Matteo's is great for the geriatric crowd. We may have been almost the only people there without walkers. It was great back in the 70s but I think it's time to fade away gracefully.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Great service. Great food. Comfortable seating. Reasonable prices.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 1, 2017

It's been years since we've been to Mateo's (having formerly lived within walking distance), but it lived up to our recollections/expectations and then some. Terrific! Food, service, ambiance were all great. Highly recommended.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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