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About Panzanella Ristorante
We can accommodate Private Luncheons in our Private Dining Rooms. Please call with your inquiries. Panzanella Ristorante features delicious Italian and Sicilian cuisine of the Drago family in modern, yet elegant setting. At Panzanella, they bring you an extensive choice of fine wines to compliment your palate. The warm, professional and knowledgeable staff invites you to return often for superb dinner experiences.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday 5:30pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Panzanella offers offsite catering. Please inquire by calling the restaurant.
Valet parking is $6.00
Giacomino & Tanino Drago
Private Party Facilities:
Panzella offers private lunch parties with set menus. Please inquire by calling the restaurant.
Private Party Contact:
On Site Manager: (818) 784-4400
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Weddings, Birthdays, Showers, Barmitva
Panzanella Ristorante Ratings and Reviews
When making the reservation, I had indicated that it was for a special occasion- an Anniversary . This occasion was not acknowledged or recognized by maitre de or server. ☹️ The table arranging seems to be getting closer and closer- feels more crowded than in the past .
This was our second time dining at Panzanella and it was wonderful again. We ordered the beet salad, mushroom ravioli in truffle cheese sauce (love it), chicken, and pasta bolognese. All were delicious. Pricing is reasonable and there are many entrees under $20. Service was outstanding. Our server was very familiar with the menu, he gave good guidance when asked and water glasses were never allowed to go below half full. We never felt rushed and enjoyed the opportunity to relax and visit with our friends.
What a discovery! Food, service, ambiance, everything are top notch here. We started with mussels and clams in an extraordinary red sauce that tasted like it had been cooking for days, and a Caesar salad that was perfectly seasoned, with a creamy dressing and topped w delicious Parmesan. My Ossobucco was divine and my husbands New York steak was seasoned and cooked perfectly. We will absolutely be returning to this neighborhood gem.
This was our first time at Panzanella. The food was fine. We've had better seafood pasta.
Our server/waiter Guiseppe was the best. His recommendations and service were great.
The noise level was too loud. We sat next to a very noisy table. Next time we will request to sit in a more romantic/cozy area --away from the noise.
Highly recommended and met expectations. Food well prepared and served promptly. Everything was very good but not at the level to satisfy the fact that it took over 45 minutes in heavy traffic to get there. The restaurant was full to the brim during most of our meal and the sound level was high. Cocktails were quite generous, service good.
Related to Celestino in Pasadena. But, that's where the relationship ends !!! Food average at best, service so-so, very, very noisey. Special occassion, I showed them my referrel card from Celestino.....No acknowledgement. Mngr made rounds of A tables, not even a nod to us. Parking is a big problem. Two plates of pasta two glasses of wine ... tab over $150.00
I love Panzanella. I've been coming here for years and this was the first time it was a total miss. For me anyway, my friend enjoyed her branzino. I ordered the bresaola, (the description includes artichokes). I've had this several times in the past and has always been spot on. This time, no artichokes and the entire thing was a salt lick. It was inedible. Same for the Involtini de Melanzane, which is my favorite dish on the menu. It was overcooked and ridiculously salty. I know it was a Monday night, and I am sure the winter floods affected the artichoke crop, but please, can someone watch the store more closely there? I do not want this otherwise fantastic restaurant - and IMO, the best Italian in the Valley - to fall down the slippery slope of mediocrity.
I was in LA for a business meeting and found Panzanella through an online review. The waitstaff was cordial and attentive; the wine list was exhaustive and diverse and my meal (eggplant parmesan) was amazing. I would definitely recommend Panzanella to others.
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