Osteria Mamma is a neighborhood trattoria in Larchmont and a great place to pull over for pasta and wine while waiting for Melrose traffic to die down.
April 19, 2023
Osteria La Buca in Sherman Oaks is almost a carbon copy of the original in Hollywood—a reliable Italian spot perfect for almost any occasion.
February 23, 2023
Lemon Grove is a stylish Hollywood rooftop with good cocktails and pretty food.
February 8, 2023
Paloma is a Venice restaurant with a beautiful patio and pricey, mediocre food.
December 27, 2022
Rao’s is the LA location of the classic NYC Italian restaurant, and while the food won’t blow your mind, it’s still very crowd-pleasing.
November 22, 2022
We ranked the Italian spots in a neighborhood full of Italian spots.
November 3, 2022
Pizzeria Bianco is an excellent pizzeria in a breezy, industrial space Downtown.
Divino is a lively, nautical-themed trattoria with excellent pasta in Brentwood.
Palmeri is a great, snoozy Italian spot on San Vicente with delicious pastas and veal chops.
Pecorino is an intimate trattoria in Brentwood with a mix of simple and fancy Italian dishes.
Sor Tino is an Italian spot in Brentwood with a romantic front patio, great service, and food that's good enough.
Amici Brentwood is a beautiful Italian restaurant with bland food.
Bari is an Italian spot in Beverly Grove that's our favorite pre-party restaurant in the neighborhood.
October 4, 2022
Uovo in Santa Monica is a great option for a quick, tasty bowl of pasta near the Promenade.
September 22, 2022
Marco Polo is a sunny restaurant at the Silver Lake Pool & Inn that specializes in seafood-y Italian.
September 14, 2022
The Nice Guy in West Hollywood has the best food of any clubstaurant in LA and a crowd that might actually have a celebrity in it.
September 13, 2022
Hyde was once the most exclusive club in Hollywood, but its heyday is long, long gone.
When you’re dead set on eating some carbohydrates and sauce, let this guide be your roadmap.
September 7, 2022
Arts DistrictDowntown LA
For Italian food in Los Angeles, it still doesn’t get any better than Bestia in the Arts District.
August 22, 2022
Felix is a confident, celebration-ready restaurant in Venice where you’ll eat pasta that sends you into a fugue state.
Jame Enoteca is a small strip mall Italian spot in El Segundo with fantastic handmade pasta.
Hippo is a great Italian-ish restaurant in Highland Park that’s great for all kinds of situations.
Cosa Buona in Echo Park proves that a neighborhood pizzeria joint can actually exist in LA.
Union is one of the best restaurants in Pasadena, and a great spot for a midweek date.
Mario’s is an old-school Italian deli in Glendale, and your spot for massive cold cut sandwiches at lunch hour.