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La Vecchia Cucina

2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4053
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Ranked #6 of 567 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ocean Park
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Wellington, New Zealand
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123 reviews 123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

On first entering the very tight little dining room of this well-recommended eatery one is assailed by a wave of noise - no doubt from its happy customers. The tables might be a little close together for some people's comfort (ditto the noise) but it certainly is a very cheery vibe. My wife and I had the calamari (excellente), followed... More

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Santa Monica, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

family owned and it shows. Food is always good, menu changes excellent. One down side is it can be noisy. Starter bread and dipping oil is wonderful (if you love garlic!).

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Santa Monica, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You'll Love La Vecchia's Authentic, Delicious Italian food! The Ambiance is Fabulous with it's candle lit tables. Make sure when you make a reservation, to ask which day live Jazz is playing...Nothing beats siting at it's Bar, sipping some wine and listening to live Music!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a 5 star restaurant. I had lasagna and my wife had another kind of pasta. The price was about 20 USD per dish and they were worth every single cent we paid. We had beef carpaccio for appetizer which was also excellent. The tiramisu at the end was the best dessert I ever had and I am not... More

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Corrales, NM
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153 reviews 153 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped here for dinner on a very busy night with no reservations and were seated right away. There is a good vibrant atmosphere. Great Italian food. The linguini pescatore was literally filled with seafood. The linguini mare e monte pesto was indeed creamy and the rotolo alla brace was simply delicious. The service was very good. The wine list... More

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Miami, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Food was excellent traditional Italian with a home prepared syle, wine list was extensive, and lastly the restaurant had a great ambience, a modern Italian restaurant that isn't pretentious.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Very good Italian style food. Only had main dishes but choices and quality was great. Lamb chops were cooked just right. Quick efficient service. Was really busy when we went on Friday evening and was pretty loud but good fun. Definitely worth going to if you are near.

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Pilot Point, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have had several good experiences over the last 5 years and have had good experiences each time. The food is not cutting edge but the view from the window table makes up for that. Good food and a good atmosphere and the treat of watching the locals from the window table. Our server, Jordie, is absolutely the best! We... More

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I love italian food and after a long road trip from Wyoming and Montana I was ready for some very yummy italian! We chose this restaurant because of the reviews. The masses were right! The food was perfect! Simple and delicious! The ambiance of the place needs a bit of a refresh. Every unwelcoming interior and feel but the food... More

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Canoga Park CA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

La Vecchia has a lunch deal where for $14 you get either a salad or an appetizer and then either a pizza, a panini or a pasta dish. I have had a few of the pasta dishes and they were very good. The appetizer of mussels and clams is excellent; the broth is only mildly spicy.

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Additional Information about La Vecchia Cucina

Address: 2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4053
Phone Number: 310-399-7979
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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