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Zach's Italian Cafe

10820 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3338 (Universal City Area)
(818) 762-4225
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Ranked #1,036 of 8,471 restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Californian
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Universal City Area
Cross street: Vineland
Transit: Across the street from the Hollywood Bowl park and ride on Ventura Blvd. A short walk from Universal metro station.
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English first
Tucson, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Zach's is a pleasant and comfortable restaurant in Studio City. The food is well prepared, tasty and the portions are large enough to take some home. Service if not overly friendly (which is fine with me) is efficient. The cuisine is primarily Italian/American with a good selection. The Lasagne with goat cheese is amazing. And as mentioned by the previous... More

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Riverside, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Ask for extra rolls because they are very good! We enjoyed classic Italian food with nice wine. The staff was attentive and friendly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We arrived very early for dinner, and pretty much had the restaurant to ourselves (at least that is the way we felt). Very nice, friendly staff ... all of them. We found Zach's by Googling seafood restaurant. We actually found an Italian Restaurant, and we also found great food. And plenty of it, we didn't have room for dessert, but... More

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Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I have lived in the neighborhood for 17 years, have driven past this place millions of times, but never paid attention. Until today. After googling "Italian food" and "Studio City," I came up with Zachs, and off we went. The restaurant was mostly empty as it was 2:30 pm. That was the first good sign. I ordered a bowl of... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Nice romantic little restaurant. Nice to sit outside if the weather's warm enough. The free garlic cheese rolls are super delicious,but you have to control yourself or you won't have room from your meal.

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

This place is great for Catering Events and lunches. I rarely eat at the restaurant, but the catering is good. Many places offer good Italian food, but I like the service that Matt, Al, and the staff provide. Really nice people, and staff that will work with you on all Catering events.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Looking for a great place to eat at a reasonable price, then try Zach's. Close to Universal Studios. Quaint, Complimentary valet parking. Service was fast.

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Los Angeles, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

I love coming here for the lunch speical. Unlike other lunch menus they have a few meal options to choose from, they offer meals with soup and salad or just an entree for under $10. I also really enjoy the cheese rolls!!

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Simi Valley, CA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I love going to "Mom and Pop" restaurants, supporting locals feels good. Plus, the food and service is usually better. This was definitely the case with Zach's. I had the sea bass & my friend had the "faux" chicken parmesean, which was really good!

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

I was staying at the BLVD HOTEL AND SPA LAST WEEK TOOK MY 5 YEARS OLD SUN TO THE UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD it was realy fun, Hotel was good , they recommanded me to go to this small restaurent it was real deal.

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