South End

4.6
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294 Reviews
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$30 and under
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European
A new vibrant pizza-wine bar in Venice! Mozza chef Frank Fermin and sommelier Mario vollera(antica pizzeria,Piccolo,Barbershop) are proud
to invite you to try the rustics pies and a nice glass of wine.
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.6
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4.3
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4.3
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipkerriz
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is always an amazing experience. Love Mario the owner.

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vipBrianM
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience3

A very interesting food selection and despite the difficulties of Covid19, they were very accommodating. Set up was out front as required by law, but they did a great job of creating a nice environment. Can't wait to go back when things return to normal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was great... For noise level I'm confused about if high means loud or I liked the noise level... Either way, live this place!

JR
vipJulianneR
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my favorite pizza place! All of the pizza's are made with high quality fresh ingredients. The burrata caprese is a must order appetizer!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very great date spot!

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vipAnne
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just a consistently great neighborhood restaurant, authenticity, fresh and oh so tasty. Superb wine selection and knowledgeable staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food, but the best thing we had was the delicious Burrata Ball!

JK
vipJeffreyK
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

We loved this place since it opened and Mario has always been so wonderful & generous. We often complimented him on how it was the Westside rival to Pizzeria Mozza. Which is a huge compliment as it is one of LA’s best. It’s been about 6 months since our last visit and I hate to say although the service and ambiance was on par as before, sadly the pizza was not! Both pizzas we ordered were very dry and the crust was hard and difficult to chew. They reminded me of the frozen mini pizzas we use to heat up in the microwave as kids. The meats on top were also dry and not as flavorful as before. Not sure if it was just an off night or he changed the recipe of the dough, but it was terrible. The couple next to us heard our complaints and said they have been back twice now in the past couple of months and noticed a major difference too. I know he just had a baby not long ago so perhaps he has not been able to be as hands on, but I doubt we will waste the calories again for a re-do sadly. :(( Shame...as consistency is the key to success in this often fragile “mom & pop” business concept.

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aliciao
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great. Server was awesome. Wine and pizza too. Thank you

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vipLovelyinParadize
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best pizza on the west side! Staff is amazing, pizza is fantastic, great wine menu. All of the pizzas are fabulous, but the potato pizza is surprisingly one of my favorites. I can’t wait to go back now that SIP order has been lifted.

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LaureC
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect date ! Perfect Pizza, excellent wine and advices ! I truly recommend my french taste!

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vipBAMBAM
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service always delivers here

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vipgiusaybites
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience4

The food was not good. The Parmesan cheese was dry and the pizza was inauthentic with way too much garlic.

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vipFamdinner
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great pizza and a lovely atmosphere. Made for a great night with friends.

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Scarletknight73
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very different, fun place. Come for the pizza - stay for the wine. Attentive, high energy staff. Somewhat close quarters, so come with friends. And can probably get noisy, so come with close friends. Very enjoyable terrific food and a very different, very neighborhood type of feel. Highly recommended.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall3food5service4ambience3

The food is great but the restaurant has limited seating. Even with a reservation, we were sat at the bar. This was not great for someone with lower back pain

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing even though the restaurant was very busy. The food was so delicious! The smoked mozzarella was so good, I couldn’t stop eating! Great wine selection. We will definitely come back very soon! :))

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Janierainy
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I had a date on Friday that turned me into a new fan of South End. I expected nothing out of the ordinary, but ended up having some of the best pizza ~ gluten-free even! The sauce on the pizza was THE BEST SAUCE I have EVER had on a pizza. It reminded me of my Italian Mother's homemade sauce for meatballs and pasta!
The staff was super friendly and made us feel like we were guests in their home. The owner, Mario, greeted us at the door and let us in. Super nice guy who cares about his business. My date knew him from a nearby bar that he also owns, The Roosterfish.
The wine selection was really impressive too! We noticed that they also have their label on a few different bottles of wine, which tells me that they really take their wines seriously.
Also, I should note that the appetizers and salad selection looked great! We had the Caesar's Salad and it was excellent! 2 real anchovies found their way to the top of the salad ~ a perfect amount to be authentic!
I can't wait to go back and try more pizzas. This time, I'll ask for extra sauce!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our entire experience was absolutely fabulous. I will be dreaming about the pizza for weeks to come. Their list of wines by the glass is generous, easily satisfying our very different tastes. Wonderful all around.

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vipsgtmothersir
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Great place if you like lots of energy and a crowd. If you're young and can hear well over a ton of noise and don't mind sitting in a super crowded place, then this is your kind of place. The good was very good, but the noise level and super small, crowded table and aisle were less than enjoyable for us. Probably better to go at times other than a weekend night.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Mario and his staff were very welcoming and accommodating! Made for a special night and the food was so tasty. Worth the wait!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Solid night 🤙🏼

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DianneS
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Rob our waiter was fantastic!! Knowledgeable, tentative and adorable!!!

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vipBradN
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Mario and the entire staff. They are always gracious and kind. The food is great too!

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vipwinelover
Los Angeles
61 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Cute for a date night but it's a tight squeeze. The wine list is a little pricey for what you get but the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Overall it's fun for a sip of wine or quick dinner but not a regular hang out.

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FabioH
Heidelberg
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The pizza was amazing.
Definitely recommended.
Didn’t have such a good pizza in a long time.

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vipBAMBAM
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mario was awesome....thanks for the wine tip

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Good food and wine but they fooled us with the tip. We asked to split the bill in half for my friend and me. They did that and we both have 20% tip. Turns out they charged us both 20% for the entire bill so we gave a 40% tip. I’m not a fan of places that intentionally fool customers like that.

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vipTimT
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and great food!

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CorineH
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the Spring Mix Salad, Crostini Appetizer and Boardwalk Pizza....simply amazing!

KB
KayaB
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Such good pizza and wine! Loved the vibe, will definitely be back.

KD
vipKateD
New Orleans
14 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best pizza, vino and service on the Westside! My #1 place to go in Venice!

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vipmelomaniac
Orange County
20 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall2food5service4ambience2

Weird spot far from the nicer end of Abbot Kinney - but best strip mall pizza you can expect.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food as always!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Bullied by management when the waitress messed up my order...by far the most uncomfortable dining experience of my life!

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vipOtto
Washington DC
36 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Definitely the best pizza and wine in the Marina del Rey area. A bit hectic all the time so be sure to make reservations. Excellent staff and super kitchen staff.

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Lucy
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Atmosphere, food, wine and service is all spot on. Best pizza I’ve had in LA, possibly ever.

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Ilikesteak
San Diego
56 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience2

First the restaurant, located in a strip mall, was very tiny. The pizza was really good with a unusual selection. Not your standard pizza. The beer was somewhat cold. However, I like a really cold beer. Concluding, I guess it was a bad night the fryer was down. Delaying our food order. The way to go maybe order take out.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an incredible dinner here, Mario is a wonderful owner. I’d recommend south end to anyone

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DanielE
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice cozy atmosphere for a great experience. fresh Italian ingredients call for some good dishes and the chef knows how to use them. Good Selection of Italian wines. grab a salad, nice bottle of red, a pizza and you cant go wrong.

FAQs

South End does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar, Chow Now, Postmates and Uber Eats. South End also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (424) 228-4736.

South End is rated 4.6 stars by 294 OpenTable diners.

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.