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C&O Trattoria

31 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
310-823-9491
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: C&O Trattoria (C&O) has been open since 1969. Now a well known Venice Beach landmark, serving Northern Italian breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. It has become known for good food and friendly service in a relaxed garden setting. On May 1, 1993, C & O Trattoria officially opened a Northern Italian concept, unlike any other in Los Angeles, serving gargantuan portions of high quality Northern Italian pastas at unbelievably low prices. Add our "Killer Garlic Rolls," nightly sing along, honor wine bar, and friendly team service and you have the C & O Trattoria, one of LA's premier Northern Italian eateries.
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Euless, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We just happened to be referred to this restaurant by a local. had the penne pasta with Italian sausage. We ordered the big bowl since my two friends and I would be sharing. We ended up taking half back to the hotel with us and eating it the next night. The little garlic rolls are awesome. Like everyone said they... More

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at the C&O Trattoria. We provide an Italian experience as well portion size. Please visit us agin soon we will have Garlic Knots waiting for you. More

Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The memory of those endless garlic buns made eating at C & O a no brainer when we returned to Venice two years later. The staff was so thrilled to hear that. Loud and colourful, we sat in the patio section of the restaurant. Yes, we sat on green plastic garden chairs, but it didn't matter - the atmosphere was... More

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jill for your warm review and memories of our garlic knots. We are so happy that we are your first choice when in Venice. Please join us again for another sing-along! More

Bethesda, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had breakfast and lunch here, and enjoyed it very much. They have delicious little garlic coated rolls, which are very good with omelets.

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you Edward for joining us for breakfast and lunch! We make our omelets with the best ingredients so you can have more than a meal, an experience. Please join us again soon for some garlic knots! More

Los Angeles
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I am astounded at the positive reviews for one of five worst eateries I have eaten in during the 50 years of my adult life. I enjoy retro circa-1950 Italian food, so this is not a foodie snob assessment, believe me. Granted, everyone in our party got a pasta dish, and if they only substituted an -e for the final... More

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Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I loved this place! The ambiance was great! It was the perfect weather to eat in their outside patio. Our waitress was really helpful, directing us to the must try areas of the menu. I got the short ribs, which were fork tender and succulent! I also tried all of the food that my friends ordered as well! It was... More

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review of the C&O Trattoria. We make it our personal mission to provide the best Italian food and experience in all of Los Angeles. Please join us again for some singing and ribs! More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I visit everytime I am in the area. I love the garlic balls they serve and their food is amazing, as I have never had anything bad! We were able to sit on the patio, a tad crowded to start but by the end of the meal was able to move around easier.

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

Kelsen thank you so much for your great review of our restaurant! We are so grateful to you as a returning customer for giving us the opportunity to one of your favorite places in Venice Beach. Please join us again for some Italian food and Garlic Balls, we look forward to seeing you! More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you've been to some of the outdoor Italian places in the North End of Boston, then C&O will look familiar to you. The Shrimp Papparradelle in lobster cream sauce was excellent, as were the garlic balls for which they are well known. Service was knowledgeable about the menu and wine options and kept our meal moving along at the... More

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you so much William for joining us for a seafood meal in Venice Beach. Our staff works hard to be attentive to all of our customers and give them the best italian experience Los Angeles has to offer. Please join us again for some Garlic Balls! More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My friends kept raving about how great this place was, so of course I couldn't wait to try it! Everything about our experience there met my expectations. Our server was very attentive - recommending a few dishes as well as giving us the run down on the wine specials right away. Of course, GARLIC BALLS - how could this not... More

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you Jen for your great review of the C&O Trattoria! We keep the garlic balls cooking around the clock so any time you join us you can get a fresh patch. We are so happy to provide you with great italian food in Venice Beach so please join us again anytime! More

Los Angeles
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I've been to C&O's several times and there are two great reason why I keep coming back for more... Garlic Balls and the experience! About every 5-10mins, the waiters walk around the restaurant, putting on your table fresh buttery, garlic knots. They are fresh out the oven, oozing with deliciousness! Every time I visit, I pretty much stuff my face... More

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Jennnifer F, Manager at C&O Trattoria, responded to this review

We are so glad that you keep joining us for our garlic balls and for the experience of our restaurant! We want to want to create a fun italian environment that the whole family can enjoy. If there is any comments you would like to give us so we can improve our entrees we welcome them! Our staff is here... More

Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Looking for a place to dine before heading to LAX and read all the great reviews. What a mistake. Service was great, food dreadful, 2 toilets for not sure how many people! Never again!

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Additional Information about C&O Trattoria

Address: 31 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Phone Number: 310-823-9491
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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