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About La Bruschetta - Westwood

Note: For parties over 8 guests please call the restaurant at 310.477.1052. In business since 1984, La Bruschetta has won a loyal neighborhood following and has long been one of the more serious -- and relaxed -- places to dine close to Westwood Village. The simple yet handsome dining room works well for many occasions: it can be romantic, it suits the needs of business people and it is also an ideal restaurant to bring visiting relatives. The kitchen prepares a wide range of intriguing pasta dishes -- some hearty, some delicate, most of them noteworthy. Deftly prepared classic northern Italian entrées, most reasonably priced, range from veal scaloppine to osso buco.

1621 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Tuesday -Friday: 12:00PM - 2:00PM

Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30PM - 9:30PM

Saturday & Sunday: 5:30PM - 10:00PM
Closed Mondays

Cross Street:
Holman Ave

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 477-1052

Website:
http://www.lbwestwood.com/

Catering:
Simple to Lavish, La Bruschetta Catering and Special Events have over 29 years of experience. We can provide platters of food to go, set up a casual but stylish buffet or cook onsite and staff a sit down dinner for 100.
Authentic Italian cuisine, 5 star service, tailored to meet your budget and exceed your expectations.

Parking Details:
Valet and street parking available.

Additional:
Beer, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

No set menu, parties of 6 or more please call the restaurant

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

No set menu! For parties of 6 or more please call the restaurant

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La Bruschetta - Westwood Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

91% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (14)
Authentic (11)
Good for a Date (11)
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Quiet Conversation (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Special Occasion (9)
Cozy (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Business Meals (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Romantic (6)
Casual (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Seasonal (4)
Healthy (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Fun (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food. Incredibly kind owners and amazing service

Tags: Great for Lunch, Healthy, Business Meals
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Besides the food being very good and fresh - really appreciated when we were going to leave that Robert assisted us with getting an Uber - he was exceptionally very helpful and we appreciated his time

Tags: Disabled Access, Comfort Food
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food5
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Good wholesome food in a pleasant family atmosphere

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food4
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value3

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Food was delicious and authentic Italian. Service was great and the owner was super friendly. We live in the neighborhood and will definitely be back more often!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Efficient, old-world service did not make up for uninspired food. The sand dab was nicely presented but bland, the spaghetti unmemorable. The food is not bad, just not interesting.

Tags: Comfort Food
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food3
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Have been going there since 1985. Always a great experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant for great food in a warm atmosphere. This family-owned and operated business makes each guest feel special.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 6, 2017

This is an amazing restaurant. Excellent food and service and great ambiance. A place to go when you want to have an intimate dinner and conversation. Servers are attentive and knowledgeable but give you space and no pressure to hurry your meal. One of my favorite places on the west side. Highly recommend.

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food5
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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Excellent food and service. New items and seasonal items have enhanced an excellent Italian restaurant.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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food5
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Lovely evening. Good Fidler and we could hear each other

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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food5
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 20, 2017

La Brushetta is a go-to favorite for me when I need a place for awesome food, great service and an atmosphere where you can chat with friends or a business lunch. It's one of the best places that I've regularly dined at in Los Angeles.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients
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food5
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

food was not particularly good. Pasta did not have enough sauce and was gummy. Very ordinary food.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food here is absolutely outstanding and the service is the best! Robert is super friendly and knowledgeable, gives great recommendations, and makes you feel comfortable. I have tried quite a few things on the menu now and have never been disappointed!

Tags: Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Seasonal, Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Authentic, Healthy
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food5
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 13, 2017

The vegetable purée soup is delicious. Great pasta bolognese and very good chicken Milanese. One of our fav neighborhood restaurants. Angelo, the owner, is the best!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The place is a gem with attention to detail. The staff is amazing as well as the owner and his son. They treat you like family.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Fabulous!! Great food and service, loved it!!! Will definitely be going back!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Once again we had a great meal and a fabulous time. Angelo is always welcoming. They prepare my friend's special request even though it is not on the menu. The new seasonal fall menu was a nice touch.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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food4
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 7, 2017

First time at La Bruschetta.
Food was good, service timely, plenty of street parking.
I had the zuppe de pesce and it was delicious. My wife had the linguini with clams and enjoyed it.

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients
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food4
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

It was a special occasion and they delivered beyond my expectations!

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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food5
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Phenomenal, cozy authentic Italian restaurant, and having the owner walk around greeting people gave it the best, charming Personal touch ever - thank-you!

Tags: Authentic, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 25, 2017

We are return visitors to La Bruschetta. We always get a delicious meal and great service. Can recommend their linguine with shrimp. Friend loved her chicken parmesan. Will be back again soon.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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food5
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Fantastic neighborhood restaurant with wonderful service and excellent Italian food and specials. Everyone makes you feel welcome. Ideal dining. It's in our neighborhood but frankly I'd travel a distance to have dinner here. Perfect for a family dinner or an evening with friends.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Delicious food, elegant, comfortable ambiance. Excellent, attentive service. I love this place. I love in the neighbor and feel so warmly embraced by this place whenever I'm here! New menu is better than ever.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 16, 2017

One of our favorite meals in LA. Sophisticated yet neighborhood friendly. Excellent Italian cuisine. Wait-staff does elegant professional service. Many have been their for years. The owners are often in the house.

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food5
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·Dined on September 1, 2017

Excellent menu with new and seasonal items. A wonderful neighborhood Italian restaurant with excellent service and food.

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Authentic, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 26, 2017

La Bruschetta had earned a reputation as a lovely restaurant with excellent food and personal
service. It never disappoints.
I recommend it highly

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 18, 2017

I've lost track of how many times I've eaten here. It never disappoints with a well prepared traditional Italian menu. Plenty of pasta choices both familiar and novel. Chicken and fish entrees in classic preparation. Great wine list and Angelo will always help if you have questions. He knows his stuff and wants you to have a good time. Thirty-plus years so he's doing several things right.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 12, 2017

My wife, Carolyn, met three old friends here for a dinner get together.The whole group were delighted with the ambiance, loved Antonio and thought the meal was excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Fun, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 21, 2017

As usual, food and service was impeccable. The specials are always a must.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 14, 2017

They're refreshing and updating their menu, and it shows. Lots of great, yummy options!

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Authentic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Lovely restaurant - food always delicious and the Bruchetta is divine!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Excellent food, service, ambiance. Will definitely go back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 9, 2017

La Bruschetta has quickly become one my favorites in Westwood. Absolutely amazing experience every time. They treat you like royalty in the most genuine manner, and the food is delicious. I have been waited by Rob each time I have come in, and he has quickly become a friend. I would put La Bruschetta high on my list for a guaranteed pleasant and memorable dining experience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Dining at La Bruschetta is always a wonderful experience. Great food, excellent wine choices, very good service and pleasant ambience. We were there for a friend's birthday celebration and she felt very special indeed to celebrate her birthday at a wonderful venue like La Bruschetta. The only caveat was that Angelo was on a well-deserved holiday in Genoa and was not there to wish her a happy birthday himself!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 8, 2017

A forgotten gem. We never think of going here, but decided to do so before the theater. We were all very pleasantly surprised. First, its quiet, you can actually have a conversation. Second, food was very good, maybe not gourmet, but definitely above the level of a whole lot of other restaurants. Third, service was great. Waiter kidded with us, had good sense of humor, guided us and was very helpful. I ordered my meal without salt and, although this should sound easy, most restaurants can't seem to put down the salt shaker. This one did, my dishes, to the extent possible, came without salt. My main dish included, as a side, the roasted potatoes and they didn't come with the meal. When I asked the waiter where they were, he said the chef thought they would be too salty for me, and didn't give them. They brought them when I requested them anyways and they were not very salty, so they were fine. Its unusual for someone to take the concept of "no salt on the chicken" and apply that to the side dishes, so I was impressed by this. To top it all off, the price was reasonable. All four of us were happy with our meal, enough so that we made another reservation for this Friday night.
Since we had to get to the theater, we were in and out fairly quickly, but never felt rushed and the meal was paced perfectly.
Beware, the population there, at least on a Saturday night at 6 p.m. was on the "mature" side, not too many younger people there, but maybe the second seating was more younger people.
I would definitely return there again (as evidenced by making another reservation there for this Friday).

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 28, 2017

Enjoy the food, service and friendly ambiance. Great to be able to eat good food and talk with friends

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 15, 2017

This was an outstanding restaurant! the food was crazy good. The Pumpkin Ravioli in sage butter sauce was so rich and decadent! The Rib eye steak was so huge and tender! the Bruschetta was so flavorful and perfectly seasoned! the Guanciale carbonara pasta was mouth watering. go to this restaurant!!!

Tags: Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Quick Bite, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 10, 2017

We always enjoy the food at ambience at La Bruscheta and the service is excellent.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 28, 2017

it was Memorial Day weekend so they probably should have stayed closed. service awful.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Our always reliable friend of a restaurant. Angelo and his family have made it into more than a fine restaurant, but a friendly clubby atmospphere.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Authentic
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