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Casa Nostra Ristorante Downtown

825 W. 9th St. (S. Figueroa St.) Send to Phone
A sister restaurant to Casa Nostra Ristorante in the Pacific Palisades.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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Casa Nostra Ristorante Downtown Restaurant Review

: The owners of Casa Nostra Ristorante, a Pacific Palisades favorite, took a chance on downtown L.A. at a location convenient to Staples Center. Begin with meatballs, beef carpaccio or minestrone, before moving on to hearty, familiar fare like lasagna alla Bolognese, cioppino or thin-crusted margherita pizza. Pasta is the strong suit, with intriguing selections like pappardelle in a duck ragù, pumpkin-stuffed tortellini in brown butter-sage sauce, and veal ravioli in porcini sauce. The California-Italian wine list offers some good values, and desserts include chocolate soufflé cake and a recommendable tiramisu. The room is handsome and clubby, and the service welcoming.

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