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Osteria Mozza

Certificate of Excellence
Central L.A
As featured in Best Food in Los Angeles
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6602 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3410 (Highland Avenue)
+1 323-297-0100
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mississauga, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite kind of restaurant. The food is excellent. The ambiance is beautiful. The people are professional, nice and unpretentious. It is a very comfortable place to go if you are travelling solo or great for groups. Wine is pricey and very little parking available nearby so $12 for Valet. But it's LA. Enjoy!

Thank Trish H
Austin, Texas
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Corner seats at the bar gave us a great view of the house, the sous chefs working behind the bar, and each other. Food was delicious, and service was very friendly. Wine list was ridiculously long (in a good way), with an unbelievable spanse of Italian reds; but the (somewhat cold) sommelier helped us select one that was just right.... More 

Thank DoubleMeow
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a NY Italian and I've traveled in Italy as teenager. The memories linger but the time is long. After my fora bite of the burrata, i got teary eyed as the flavour was so reminiscent of my Italy trip, it was as though I was that young teenager all over again. Then the stacked butter leaf lettuce salad with... More 

Thank denice d
Los Angeles, California
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic menu including Rabbit, Quail, dishes etc. One of the best Wine lists in LA. Highly recommend Burrata appetizers and pasta dishes.

Thank Beenover60countries
Los Angeles, California
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my wife went to Osteria Mozza for my Birthday. My wife made the reservation through opentable and made sure she mentioned that it is my birthday. We arrived 10 minutes late which lead it to know that they only keep reservation for extra 15 minutes. We sat down and took sometime to go over all the menu. We... More 

Thank Fahmi M
nebraska/cabo rojo
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182 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We were visiting friends in Brentwood and they took us to Osteria Mozza. This is a very popular Italian restaurant. They have a central food bar for smaller fare. Fortunately, we ate a regular table with a regular menu. This dishes are all pretty fancy and very well prepared. We thoroughly enjoyed the dinner at a special restaurant. It is... More 

Thank neblud
Boston, MA
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I have eaten at Osteria Mozza 3 times in the past year. Each time has been special. The biggest problem with going there is that there are so many great things to choose from the menu. Most recently I had cappallaci filled with sweet corn. Inventive and delicious. There are things I've never seen on any other menu, like calf... More 

Thank Frequentflyer666
Pasadena, CA
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

If these are Mario Batali's pasta creation, then he need to re-evaluate them: Tagliatelle with oxtail ragu Linguine with clams, pancetta, spicy chillies Orecchiette with fennel sausage. Phenomenal eclectic preparations but the real Italian tastes and flavors are missing chef's by salt overload. Rabbit con Salsiccia. Real perfection. Sunday night wifey's surprise birthday dinner with family and she's an ardent... More 

Thank PasadenaDan
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is an over-the-top restaurant let alone Italian food experience they find a way to blend in formal dining in a very comfortable manner serving the most perfectly prepared Italian food in recent memory try everything especially the sweet breads and flown in burrAtta. In true Italian fashion at the end of the meal when there were excessive breadcrumbs... More 

Thank tomstavro
New York
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I came to Mozza with family to have dinner here. Having been a frequent visitor to Mozza in Singapore, I was excited to dine here. The meal surpassed my wildest expectations. Nancy Silverton is a genius and the dishes were incredible and so delicious. Owen Edson, our host, never missed a beat, as he made recommendations from the menu and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6602 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3410
    (Highland Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-297-0100

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