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Scarantino's Italian Inn

1524 E Colorado St, Glendale, CA 91205-1514
818-247-9777
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Ranked #16 of 390 restaurants in Glendale
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I spent the night in the most Eastern part of Glendale, largely industrial and downscale. I was staying at a hotel (unnamed here) just because I had neglected to make a reservation and took what was readily available. Since the TV sound, the toilet, and the WiFi didn't work I went for a walk. Imagine my surprise to find a... More

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North Hills
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255 reviews 255 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

A group of us decided on a late night snack at Scarantino’s Italian Restaurant in Glendale. It’s a sixties-era family-run old place with a huge local following. We shared a two-person antipasti salad (which was enough for the five of us) and a couple of thin crust pizzas. Add in some very good house red and we were all set.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This was a nice old-fashioned neighborhood Italian restaurant. The prices were perhaps a little more than someplace with less quality, but I had a great meal (perfectly cooked Chicken Voldostano stuffed with ham and cheese) and a couple of beers to wash it down. The staff was very friendly, the waitress quite knowledgeable, and I can see myself returning. The... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I love Italian food. Scarantino's is a family owned and operated restaurant that opened in 1967. This place has an old world comfy feel to it. You can dress in blue jeans or coat and tie. And not feel out of place. The staff was great and proud of there food. They were more than willing to talk about it... More

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Huntington Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I worked in Glendale, CA for several months, and one of our favorite places to eat lunch was Scarantino's. They have a great selection of food from pizza to pasta. The prices were very reasonable for the volume and quality of each entre. I had the Italian Sub sandwich which is one of their specialties. Plenty of parking and friendly... More

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Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed eating lunch there today and meals were plenty large, especially for a lunch portion. There was a great selection of traditional and not so traditional choices. Our waiter did a great job keeping our water glasses and coffee filled. He was very polite and helpful recommending items from the menu.

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USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

A local recommended this restaurant to us. We liked that it has a long history. We were seated promptly and our server was attentive but not overbearing. He gave us ample time to decide and also gave some advice as to the different dishes we were choosing from. The minestrone was very good. The salad was adequate. We had the... More

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Visit this fine diner since 1967: hungary, No snacks, etc nothing prior U will get Overfed One antipasta salad for 1 is for 2 or more alone Nice pasta dishes Good wine menu Over the top on portions Homemade Local diner since 1967. Good bread, butter, For families for sure, groups but didn't see any group dining room Does Take... More

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Marana, Arizona
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

My husband and I had a fabulous dinner at Scarantino's a few nights ago. We both had their homemade minestrone soup and fresh salad. I had the canneloni filled with beef and ricotta cheese, topped with meat sauce and a mornay sauce. It was out-of-this-world in every way and served piping hot. My husband had their pepperoni pizza which he... More

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LA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

This restaurant told a breastfeeding mother she could go nurse in the bathroom.... How is that family friendly????

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