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Felix Trattoria, Venice, CA
Award-winning

Felix Trattoria

4.7
4.7
2231 Reviews
$50 and over
Italian
Felix Trattoria embodies a philosophy of seasonality, warm hospitality, and the deeply rooted culinary traditions of regional Italy, lead by Chef Evan Funke, who is a culinary storyteller, a custodian of Italian tradition, and a master of the old world techniques of handmade pasta.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 116 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (424) 387-8622
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Evan Funke
  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN Plate 2022
  • Neighborhood
    Venice
  • Cross street
    Broadway
  • Parking details
    Street parking is available. Please review parking enforcement signs.
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,231 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Westside

    Hot spot

  • Westside

    Most Booked

2,231 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    The greeter at the front was one of the worst people I have ever met. If she is the person responsible for setting the tone for the evening then she should be removed.

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  2. KhizerK

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined today

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Felix is exquisite. The perfect ambiance for any event! The food is prepared with love, and the dishes are served with passion. Should be anyone’s go to for a unique and elegant dining experience in LA.

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  3. JJ1234

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Had an OK experience at much-hyped Felix. Did not feel a very warm welcome from anyone there. Food was solid.

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  4. RobertM

    San Francisco

    90 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    90 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was ranging from pretty good to great. Service was efficient and friendly. Nice appropriate wine list and Som was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is lively and a bit loud and tables are a little tight. If you’re looking for a romantic dining experience maybe not the best choice and I believe the service would shine a little better if it wasn’t so frenetic. I would have enjoyed the experience a little more if it was calm in order to really enjoy what they have to offer. Still a great meal

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  5. LowellS

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    World-class pasta. Top tier bread appetizers. Excellent carrot/nuts vegetable appetizer. Weakest item margherita pizza, above average. Extremely impressive overall, next time I travel to LA will be sure to come back!

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  6. Cisco

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good place to eat, seasonal menu. Pastas are delicious,

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  7. GenevaO

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Mariano was amazing and the food was great. Wine a bit pricey but overall worth it.

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  8. funtoeatout

    Los Angeles

    38 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food on the large patio in the rain. Not a drop fell on us!

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  9. DrRevenue

    Los Angeles

    140 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    140 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Felix is a total delight. We had a simple round table in the back where we had been seated before They were ogng to put us in a booth in the back of the front section and I said,pleaee put us a the rund table. The cooperated..huge difference and terrific everything. Server excellent, support team terrific...food all excellent. Pizza very special. Drinks were good, two martini drinkers. I had beer all simple and delicious. Price fair for such quality and variety. We had 7 different dishes all family style. Everyone loved everything. The bread was outstanding. Several dishes were so ogood you know you have to come back for them.

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  10. franr

    Los Angeles

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    It was a real turn off, not being able to understand the menu as it is completely all in Italian, except for the alcohol. I understand maybe putting the title of the dish in Italian, but having the manager explain 12 dishes, and what they are was offputting. The bread was amazing the service was excellent and the ambience was nice. The pasta was OK.

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The layout of the place was nice, we sat in the back area which felt less “crowded” than the other indoor rooms. Our service was great and explained a detailed outline of what the menu entailed and recommended items. This was our first time coming and tried a few items from each section and really found all the food to be delicious and the cocktails were amazing as well. We look forward to returning for a future dinning experience soon.

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  12. Ashley

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Disappointing and service was bad. Kept us waiting throughout the dinner. Focaccia was dry and Tagliatelle was overcooked. So sad that quality has changed so much.

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  13. JanetG

    London

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous All Around! Amazing food and great service. Loved It. Looking forward to going back.

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  14. LynC

    Los Angeles

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Felix never disappoints! Food was on point, we ordered tagliatelle, my favorite rigatoni and sfincione. It's always been our go to place for amazing pastas.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Started off on the wrong foot when we were led to the heated patio when I thought that I had made a reservation for the dining room.  I made the reservation early enough to get inside dining room reservations, but when we arrived, the receptionist said that I had selected the heated patio standard seating. No way. my wife does not want to sit outside because she gets cold very easily. I firmly believe Felix changed my reservation from inside standard seating to the heated patio, because they were having trouble finding inside tables for all booked parties of five. I confirmed with OpenTable that the restaurant can change the seating arrangements, and they have no control over that nor can they see it on their system. It’s too bad, because I like the restaurant, but think it probably caters to the upper crust of the LA area.

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  16. AldairR

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place overall. Authentic Italian Cuisine coupled with great service. The pasta and bread here is something else!

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  17. wherethesfvends

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff was very attentive, the food was amazing! I would highly recommended if you have the opportunity to stop by that you do!

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  18. GenesisG

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Impeccable service. Food and drinks were amazing per usual. We had two non-drinkers and they really enjoyed the mocktails and our server even made suggestions for off menu options. 10/10 experience.

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  19. Brownie

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    C'mon! Have spent the last 3 Valentine's Days here, but no more. Noise level was way better than last year but the utter lack of graciousness was marked. One thing I used to say about Felix is that it was worth it. If they messed up, even on VDay, they offered a compensation of some sort - comp salad etc., and always with a smile. 2023 was a bit of disaster, but I'd give it 5 stars bc of the way they handled issues of timing or bad batter. The biggest letdown in 2024 was the pasta - their supposed strength. No matter how many appetizers we had, in the past we were never too stuffed to eat their delicious pasta. This time, not so. Neither the bolognese or the cacio e pepe (standards IMO) were delectable. After the 1st bite, didn't necessarily want the 2nd. And just so.much.money, even w/out booze.

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  20. CharlesH

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Pasta was undercooked and flavorless. Salad was wasn’t good either. Drinks were only okay. Disappointing experience overall.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was amazing. Service was not great. It was Valentines Day, but not sure that is a valid excuse.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Amazing good as usual. My favorite restaurant outside of Italy. Just this time a bit loud and service was lackluster. Didn’t feel as intimate and classy as before.

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  23. Willajane

    New York City

    222 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    222 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really delicious food. Very large portions. Gracious service.

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  24. PalisadesGal

    Los Angeles

    89 reviews

    5.0

    89 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a treat! The very best zucchini blossoms this side of Italy and frankly better than most places in Italy! Every dish at Felix is marvelous and this time was no exception. We shared a wonderful arugula salad and then a pizza and then an exceptional pasta dish. Lots of wine and in all an incredible evening.

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  25. Fcanonymous

    Los Angeles

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and service are both amazing! Highly recommend!

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  26. SusanS

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waitress Vicky gave us great recommendations - both food and wine. She was very attentive

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  27. Larry

    Central Coast

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wow...what a great experience! Our server, Brian, was amazing! He patiently explained the menu,how food was served, and made excellent recommendations. The food was fantastic. Bread was light and fluffy, pasta done perfectly, and wine delicious. Can't wait to return.

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  28. MariaR

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and great service. Ambiance and design is wonderful

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was incredible and the food is insane.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    After being frequent diners here, we will not be returning. Everytime we eat, the tables seem to get tighter and tighter together, I don’t enjoy my dinner when I can clearly hear every conversation around me and am so close to the person at the table next to me. For the price of this meal, it’s not a great experience despite the great pasta. Doesn’t feel like what $250+ dinner should be. Bye

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The fungi pizza has more mushrooms than I’ve ever seen in one sitting! Sit in the back room, green room, if you can!

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  32. Cornelius

    Palm Springs

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It is rare that you go to a restaurant and leave with nothing to critique. Felix is one of those rare exceptions. Our party represented three generations and we all thought the service and food were impeccable.

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  33. Alberto

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great place for a family meal. We will be back Had 3 pastas and a pizza, all were delicious

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best pasta in LA, flat out. Our server was first class, intuitive, knowledgeable and savvy. Well executed meal in classy space, but not stuffy at all.

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  35. Diana

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and excellent service. Will definitely be back!

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  36. Carol

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing restaurant - wonderful food, great service and ambience. We also loved the music! Cannot get any better.

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  37. BrigitteC

    Montreal

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I've been to Felix Trattoria once before and this time brought 3 of my collegues. They were so impressed, loved the ambiance. The food was incredible once again. The service is impeccable! What can I say more.

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  38. trussell44

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, as usual. Our server, Lynn was great too. So attentive, yet easy going. She always makes us feel at home.

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  39. Fantastic

    Los Angeles

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and amazing food. The tagliatelle bolognese is fantastic!

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  40. Newbies

    San Francisco

    15 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    promised a standard dinning room instead put us on the patio. Servers were indifferent and "bothered". Ruined what might have been a really good dinner. No return visit here.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Felix Trattoria is rated 4.7 stars by 2231 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 116 times today
Google Map for Felix Trattoria

1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN Plate 2022
  • Cross street
    Broadway
  • Neighborhood
    Venice
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Street parking is available. Please review parking enforcement signs.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Evan Funke
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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