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Mora Italiano has an extensive selections of wine by the glass and bottle, as well as an array of Italian options such as pastas, pizzas, salads, and entrees. Mora Italiano is located at 17499 Ventura Blvd in Encino, CA, next to Coral Tree Cafe.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Absolutely ever bite was amazing! Can't wait to go back!
Always fantastic food(the bucatini pasta and chicken is absolutely killer)and great service!!
Cute cafe. They have the tables nicely separated. Good wines to choose from and very tasty food.
excellent wine advice, sometimes off menu listing, superb food, safe comfortable
thoughtful vibe, one of our favorites!
The service was above and beyond! (Thank you Eugene!) The food was not of this Earth. Had an amazing time!
Really tasty food! Doing the best they can with the COVID situation. Menu a little limited.
Good food and service. Covid conscious including an easy to access bathroom and backup masks. Tasty food
First time but won’t the last. Food and service were great. Enough said
Amazing food. Staff was very nice
Must make reservation I think because it very small but
Very nice for a date night
Never lets us down! Always right on the money! Love Mindy and her staff. Tell them I sent you! Maria Lapides
Consistently excellent! Have eaten here 4 times now & have not been disappointed. The pizza is fabulous! The chef seems to treat each dish as if she were cooking just for you!
What a gem! Discover this treasure, attentive knowledgeable staff, excellent and
inventive food! we love it!
The service started out great and then once it got busy we had to flag them down multiple times to get water or other items. It seems like they were understaffed. The inside restaurant is way too small and people can hear everything you say next to you. Our side dishes came out after we had already finished eating our dinner
The best pizzas and caccio e pepe
Love the great cacio e pepe, the hen of the woods pizza, the sauteed spinach, etc, etc! Great food, great service and love that the chef, Mindy is so energetic and passionate about food! Also, our server Matt is just wonderful and always makes us feel special!
Wonderful food but the poor service will keep us from coming back
Everything we ordered was delicious. Best pizza in Encino ... and that cacio e pepe... So simple, yet absolutely divine. I will be going back for another carbo load soon!
They are now my favorite go to restaurant! Love the food, service and ambiance! A must do!
Romantic valentines dinner with my future wife was amazing
Me and my boyfriend came here for Valentine’s Day. We had a wonderful dinner and our server Matthew was very attentive. We ordered the chicken and Bolognese and both were delicious!
THE BRUSSEL SPROUTS ARE A MUST! Couldn’t get enough of them! Also if you have enough room for dessert, get the tiramisu and thank me later!
Will definitely be coming back! Great date night spot! Super romantic!
This charming little restaurant is a real find. There are a handful of tables inside and then a larger enclosed patio. At night the patio was dark and a bit cold so we opted to be inside. The menu is very limited but we settled on the lamb shank and linguine bolognese and both dishes were excellent! The staff couldn't have been nicer and bent over backwards to make sure we were happy. A bit pricey but well worth it!
We only wish we had discovered this place sooner. Really great.
Nice small restaurant with authentic Italian food and good specials
Great food, great service and phenomenal food. Try it, you’ll love it.
Such a pleasant surprise. This place is tucked into a corner of a strip mall. Entering you feel like you are in a small New York restaurant with a stylish interior. Servers are knowledgeable about wines and passionate about the food. Was using a coupon I got in the mail which I usually don’t do. So glad I did. Looking forward to this being a regular place for us.
The restaurant's plan seems to be to focus on a small number of items and, presumably, make them special. They're good, but they're not particularly remarkable. And if the service were any slower, we'd still be there... and that was five days ago.
While it was easy to carry on a conversation, the noise level was noticeable (so don't dare to eat at the few tables inside if you care about your eardrums).
It's a nice enough place in a typical Valley strip mall, but it's not worth a long drive to get there.
So happy to have such a delicious neighborhood restaurant!
Loved every minute of my dining experience!
Delicious Bread, Margherita Pizza, Cacio e Pepi and the Tiramisu for desert. We were surprised at how lovely this small space restaurant was and the service was perfect.
Great little local place. Very romantic, great food. Will Definitely be coming back
From the moment you walk in, the service, the decor, the wine selection are great but the food is beyond Devine and delicious! Even the pizza is light and amazing! A must for everyone. It was my second time and it was superb!
Beautiful and clean. Small dining area, but with more patio seating with heat lamps.
Great service. Good variety on menu and portions were larger than I expected.
Nice wine selection. Bartender will recommend and offer tasting to help you decide.
It is quiet, with light music in the background. If you talk loud or expect surrounding noise to drown out your voice...nope.
Crowd was mostly older locals.
Great place for a nice mature dining experience!
It's a surprise. Located in a strip mall leads one to low expectations, but this an exception. The pastas are really wonderful...been there a few times and always leave wanting to return. Its a small place and can be overly intimate, but we've only come across nice people. A word on wines, the sommelier - Eugene (?) is amazing. Observant, thoughtful, kind and informative...he is talented and someone you will remember.
Had a gift card to try it out. Didn’t disappoint! Great service. Everyone was very friendly and the food was good!
Lovely neighborhood restaurant. Loved meeting Eugene who took fantastic care of us. My pizza snob hubby from NYC loved the pizza. Everything was delicious! We can’t wait to return.
So happy to have such a wonderful neighborhood restaurant
The margherita pizza came out on the cool side and when you try separating the pieces, the cheese slides all over the place.
The Brussels sprouts and sunchoke appetizers were delicious. I had the scallops and beets were were very good.
Corkage is high for this establishment. Our server Eugene was delightful.
Love this local place. Great food and low key atmosphere. Pizzas, salads, entrees are all amazing. Nice selection of Pastas. Love that they are continually changing up the menu. Great wine selection. Would highly recommend this hidden gem in the valley.
This was our second time here and it was another fabulous dining experience. Our server Matt was pleasant and very helpful in suggesting what to order. The atmosphere was great, as was the food. If you haven’t visited Mora Italiano, you’re missing out on a true neighborhood gem. Chef Mindy Oh is a creative genius.
You can order delivery directly from Mora Italiano using the Order Online button. Mora Italiano also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Mora Italiano also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (818) 386-0278.
Mora Italiano is rated 4.7 stars by 259 OpenTable diners.
Mora Italiano does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/mora-italiano/giftcards?utm_source=rallyforrestauants.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=r4r&utm_content=Mora%20Italiano.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.