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Amici Brentwood

2538 San Vicente Blvd. (26th St.) Send to Phone
310-260-4900 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Sophisticated takes on Italian favorites draw an upscale Westside crowd to this popular neighborhood trattoria.
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Amici Brentwood Restaurant Review

: Younger sibling to a Beverly Hills location, this upscale neighborhood restaurant on the Brentwood-Santa Monica border draws prosperous Westside couples and families, including that of the Governator himself. We, like regulars both famed and unknown, enjoy Amici Brentwood for its down-to-earth warmth, evident in the welcome offered by Tancredi De Luca and his staff, and in a menu that features sophisticated takes on trattoria favorites. Hot pizza bread and bowls of suave white-bean dip and tomato checca greet guests. Save room for appetizers both refined, such as fresh mozzarella filled with fresh ricotta on a bed of haricots verts, and earthy, including organic lentil soup garnished with raw spinach julienne. We like the thin-crusted pizzas, especially a sauce-free version with mozzarella and shaved prosciutto; and pastas that range from spicy penne alla arrabbiata to robust spaghetti alla bolognese to lasagna with turkey ragoƻt. Among main courses, try fresh seafood like Adriatic fish soup or grilled wild salmon filet with lentils, flame-broiled organic chicken with garlic and herbs, turkey breast stuffed with spinach and Parmesan, or meats such as grilled lamb chops with mustard and thyme and sliced tenderloin on a bed of arugula. The good Italian-heavy wine list features about 250 options.

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