2020 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Authentic Italian Food in Los Angeles

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are our choices for the Top Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in Los Angeles , presented in alphabetical order.

You'll find the best Italian food in neighborhoods like downtown LA, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and beyond. Mangia!

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Alimento
14/20
Zach Pollack's Silver Lake ode to regional Italian specialties. See More

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Bestia
14/20
Some of L.A.'s most interesting Italian dishes are found at this hip, industrial-chic restaurant at the edge of downtown. See More

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Capo
14/20
Wood-fired cooking is part of the experience at this Italian restaurant, along with one of Los Angeles' best wine lists. See More

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Cecconi's
14/20
Cecconi's attracts a very trendy crowd with its classic setting and comforting and authentic Italian fare. See More

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Celestino
14/20
Part of the Drago family, this Pasadena eatery serves intriguing versions of classic Sicilian and other Italian dishes. See More

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chi SPACCA
14/20
The meat-centric member of the Mozza restaurant family, located on the corner of Melrose and Highland Avenues. See More

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DRAGO Centro
15/20
Celestino Drago’s passionate cooking brings haute Italian style to downtown L.A.’s cultural matrix. See More

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The Factory Kitchen
14/20
Rustic Italian fare in downtown's Arts District. See More

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Felix
13/20
Enjoy homemade pastas and crispy pizzas amid the homey atmosphere of chef Evan Funke's Venice restaurant. See More
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Heroic Italian
14/20
Chef Jeffrey Merrihue's intimate Italian restaurant in Santa Monica. See More
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