Los Angeles Italian Restaurants

The Best Los Angeles Restaurants For Italian Food!

This is a Los Angeles Italian Restaurants list and review of the best Los Angeles restaurants that serve wonderful Italian food and cuisine. So if you love Italy and Italian food you have come to the right place.

My husband is Italian, so we really know the Italian dining places in Los Angeles, in fact we know the best Italian restaurants in all of Southern California.

Italian restaurants and Italian food have remained the most popular dining restaurants in Los Angeles and this city has some of the top Italian restaurants and chefs that you could wish for.

Some of the Los Angeles Italian restaurants feature Northern Italian cooking and Tuscan style Italian food, as well as some very traditional family style Italian restaurants, where you can bring the whole family for an celebration Italian style.

Los Angeles Italian Restaurants

Palermos Italian Family Style Restaurant

I am going to feature our own favorite Los Angeles Italian Restaurant first. It’s called Palermos Italian Restaurant and it’s located in the charming Los Feliz Village on Vermont Avenue. This place is an institution in this town. I love to go there and hang out as much as possible.

Palermos Italian Restaurant Los Angeles

1858 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles 90027. Phone: (323)663-1178. This is our own favorite Italian restaurant for very good reasons. Amazing good Italian food, fabulous ambiance and great friendly service, where owner Tony knows the regulars by name, and remembers your favorite booth or table.

The walls are covered with beautiful scenic murals of famous places in Italy. The place oozes of charm and the aroma from the kitchen is wonderful. This place is packed with people on Friday and Saturday nights all the way until midnight.

I love their delicious pastas, pizzas and other traditional Italian dishes. They have an outstanding selection of Antipastos, my favorite is the Sicilian Antipasto, large enough to share. Italian style jug wines are served, however there is a great wine selection.

Did I mention that the prices are very reasonable. They are! It’s a large restaurant with a full bar, and arches dividing the different dining areas. Some tables are large, so you can bring your whole family for an Italian dinner at Palermos Italian Restaurant.

Palermos is open for lunch and dinner every day, except Tuesday. They are closed on Tuesdays! They also serve breakfast on weekends and holidays.

Dan Tana’s Restaurant Los Angeles

Los Angeles Italian Restaurants

Dan Tana’s Dining Room and Bar


9071 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood. Phone: (323)275-9444.This is probably my second favorite of the Los Angeles Italian Restaurants. Wonderful clubby ambiance packed with Entertainment Industry people. Great Italian food, huge steaks. It’s usually crowded, but it’s worth the wait, you might even spot a celebrity while you do.

Dan Tana’s has late hours, so if you like to have a late after theater dinner, you’ll be fine. It’s a pricey restaurant, but well worth it because the food is great and the atmosphere is equally great. Dinner nightly.

Il Grano Restaurant

Los Angeles Italian Restaurant

Il Grano Restaurant

11359 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Phone: (310)477-7886. Chef and owner Sal Marino’s modern casually elegant Italian cuisine features fresh organic ingrediences. Fabulous innovative dishes that you will love. Lunch and dinner Mon – Fri. Saturday dinner only.

Osteria Latini Restaurant Los Angeles

Los Angeles Italian Restaurants

Osteria Latini Restaurant

11712 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Phone: (310)826-9222. The chefand owner works the tables greeting regulars and pitching specials such as suckling pig, osso bucco, and calamari stuffed with lump crabmeat. The dining room is beautifully decorated with greenery and rosewood floors. This is a great Italian restaurant with wonderful country Italian dishes.

Divino Restaurant Brentwood

11714 Barrington Court, Brentwood, CA 90049. Phone: (310)472-0886. This is a Tuscan style Italian restaurant located in Brentwood Village. Wonderful Tuscan food and friendly service where they know the regular customers names. Lunch and Dinner daily.

Angelini Osteria Restaurant Los Angeles

Los Angeles Italian Restaurant

Angelini Osteria Restaurant

7313 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles. Phone: (323)297-0070. This is a very popular Italian restaurant with the Los Angeles foodies. Simple elegant dishes prepared by it’s Italian Chef. It’s always very busy and packed with people. Lunch: tue – Fri. Dinner: Tue-Sun. Moderately priced.

Ca’Brea Restaurant Los Angeles

346 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles. Phone: (323)938-2863. This is one of the comfy Northern Italy Los Angeles Italian restaurants with wonderful pastas and Northern Italian dishes. My favorite is grilled lambchops with black truffle and mustard sauce. Fantastic! Lunch: Mon – Fri. Dinner every night. This a pricey restaurant bu worth it.

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