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Zach's Italian Cafe

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Universal City Area
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10820 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3338 (Vineland)
(818) 762-4225
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good food and service. Great spot for early dinner if you are taking the shuttle (across the street) to the Hollywood Bowl. Parking can be tough as they have a small lot (valet only) and street parking is limited, so get there early or park in the shuttle lot and walk over.

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Thank TonySidis
Santa Clarita, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The food is amazing and the location is fantastic. This is a great stop before boarding the Hollywood Bowl shuttle across the street.

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Thank jadiras
Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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Thank PARIS182
Riverside, California
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4 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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Thank Elizabeth W
Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 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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Thank AZPaulBunyan
Hell, Norway
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105 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 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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Thank dgdevil
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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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Thank Mickey E
Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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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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Thank Steve C
St. Catharines, Canada
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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Thank Greerzo
Los Angeles, California
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405 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
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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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Thank kisssmee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10820 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3338
    (Vineland)
  • Public Transportation: Across the street from the Hollywood Bowl park and ride on Ventura Blvd. A short walk from Universal metro station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighborhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: (818) 762-4225

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