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Tra di Noi

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3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-0169
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cozy restaurant for great Italian food

We were craving pizza and got what we wanted! The service was excellent and I especially enjoyed my first pumpkin pizza. Sauteed spinach was delicious too. Nice ambiance and the feel of a wonderful neighborhood restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
Lisa R
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Memphis, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were craving pizza and got what we wanted! The service was excellent and I especially enjoyed my first pumpkin pizza. Sauteed spinach was delicious too. Nice ambiance and the feel of a wonderful neighborhood restaurant.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent, authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Malibu, adjacent to good shopping, across from the beach, walking distance to the pier, in a quad with a playground for kids, including a sandbox. Good selection of libations and good variety of well prepared Italian dishes. Lovely patio dining from which people watching, including star gazing is easy.

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Issaquah, Washington
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Have been to Tra di Noi half a dozen times over the years and you can't beat the ambiance. Everyone feels like a celeb at this posh eatery (and we've certainly seen our share of lunching luminaries). The food is still excellent as is the service. However, portions are small and prices are large. What balances it all out, and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went out to brunch to Tra di Noi in Malibu with my brother. The food was fabouloust! the service Excelent. Than you

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Los Angeles, California
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162 reviews 162 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The noise is overwhelming at night. The tables close together. The service rushed and perfunctory. The food presentation desultory. Doesn't matter if you sit outside or in,it is all no good. You have a reservation? So what. You wait anyway. 30 years ago it used to be fabulous. New owners. Disappointing in every way. And the name is Tra di... More 

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Pacific Palisades, California, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I've had some of my very best Italian meals at this restaurant. Whether I'm sitting in the main restaurant for dinner, or getting take out from the window outside, the food is always very good. And the restaurant features an elegant indoor dining experience or a lovely patio that looks out over the inner courtyard of Cross Creek, and the... More 

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LOS ANGELES
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My wife is Italian, and so a tough critic of Italian restaurants in America. She gave Tra di Noi an "A". Even though the chef is from Guatamala.

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Malibu, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

In Malibu just for the day or just for a meal? If so, make this the place to eat if you are craving Italian. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating. Both are great. They also have a "To Go" window with the best salads and sandwiches. (Bisteca is my favorite- served with a great side salad.) For a sit... More 

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Mountain View, California
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167 reviews 167 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Skip the restaurant, go the take out window, order a pizza (they are all good) and enjoy it at the picnic table in Malibu Country Market.

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288 reviews 288 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Very excellent service in an upscale restaurant . The food did not match the service. It was a very average meal and even fell flat with the appetizers. Skipped desert to avoid another disappointment . I guess some people would be happy with the food as it was presented nicely and moderately priced.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: 310-456-0169

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?