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C&O Trattoria

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31 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5123
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We ate at the place close to the beach. The greeter forgot about us so I had to go back to get a menu. However they redeemed themselves with the service afterwards. Great garlic knots, wonderful penne with arrabiatta sauce and good calamari. I recommend.

Thank Constance D
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to come to C&O sixteen years ago as a student, attracted by the atmosphere and generous serves of food (I usually took home my remaining meal for lunch the next day). So it was a real pleasure to revisit 16 years later and find the same fantastic vibe in the restaurant and great food, though with some more... More 

Thank Jusfardelli
Overland Park
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Outstanding garlic rolls and honor system 1.5 liter bottles of wine come with each table. Staff is friendly and helpful. I had the Gnocchi Bolognese, gnocchi was more flour than potato, the bolognese was very meaty. Spouse had a special dish of seafood in an arrabiata sauce. Wait staff recommended adding garlic to the dish. Will be back.

Thank badodson1121
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When our daughter attended college near here, all her friends commandeered our car for a trip to C&O. This time it was just our daughter, the newly minted attorney and us for a return visit. The garlic knots are a must-have. Just watch yourself. They are so good, you might have a tendency to fill up on them. A jug... More 

Thank Janice O
Slough, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here last night while staying at The Kinney, just 4 minutes walk down the street. I had read the reviews on TripAdvisor and seen the queues outside the sister restaurant (C&O Trattoria, down by Venice Beach) at lunchtime, so I knew they must offer something good. THe downstairs area was packed full, so the waitress... More 

Thank PathManSlough
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat. The food was outstanding, the service great, and staff very outgoing. They do a sing along at night that is so much fun. The garlic rolls are to die for and they keep them coming. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Michelle M
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will be back again before I go back ... The garlic knots as mentioned by all reviews are simply fantastic.. Ordered roast chicken and linguine w lobster.. So tasty.. Do not miss the singing session at abt 810-830pm ... Such atmosphere...

Thank 179rachely
Wallasey, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made this our last dining out place on our recent holiday in Marina Del Rey/Venice. Absolutely delighted with the whole experience, staff are very good and service is quick. The pasta is very nicely made and cooked perfectly, to be honest I could have eaten the pasta with just the sauce it was delicious. I am not a huge... More 

Thank Dobeadoo
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They get you in & out very quickly, a little too quickly... Garlic rolls are too die for, amazing! Food cooked & served within 5 minutes of sitting down & ordering. Nice pleasant place for a family dinner probably for those w littler ones.

Thank Debbie G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this fantastic restaurant twice within the six nights we stayed in Santa Monica, although we were tempted to visit more we forced ourselves to try other restaurants. The food is fantastic, as is the service, with staff being very friendly and efficient. If there at about 20:00, be prepared for a sing along to That's Amore with old... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: 310-823-9491
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?