2019 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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AR Cucina
14/20
Chef Akasha Richmond transformed her culinary memories of Italy into reality with these tasty, homey dishes. 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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Cal Mare
14/20
A casual chic restaurant offering tasty coastal Italian fare. 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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