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Fritto Misto

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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601 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2507
11:30 am - 10:30 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 am
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had a lovely evening here with my partner and close friends. We had the calamari, caprese and fried pillows for entrees. Mains we had, Pasta New Orleans, Sausage Lasagna. Desert we had, Lemon bar and flourless chocolate cake with whipped cream. Absolutely delicious! The service was fantastic, all the staff were really helpful and friendly. Pricing here is more... More 

Thank Adriaan K
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I arrived in Santa Monica late in the evening and I was craving Italian food, after a quick google search this seemed to be the only place open late on a Sunday evening and I'm so glad it was. We were seated inside immediately and our waiter was so attentive and friendly chatting with us about our... More 

Thank Cbunt
Denver, Colorado
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got the same waitee that we had the last three times we visited, who is very nice. None of our dishes were as wonderful as the previous times. Hopefully it was just an off day for the cook. Rated four stars based on averaging all of the visits.

Thank 7books
Placentia, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chicken picotta, caprese salad, terra misu, wine , and Italian beer. It tasted like if we were in Italy. Very surprise since it is a small place but definitely we'll be coming back.

Thank Figueroas3
Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best Italian restaurant in whole California.. Cozy little fantastic place with great food and service.. You can't go wrong in anything you choose, they all taste WOW

Thank haidarove
Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of us had delicious food on our second visit! While we live many miles away, when we visit Santa Monica, we want to visit here. The option of picking the pasta and the sauce appeals to me, others in our party were happy with their choices as well. This is a friendly place with excellent service and food!

Thank bdschmitt1
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They had gluten free pasta which was brilliant and it was by far the best value for money with giant portions. The meat is very good quality. The decor is not fancy but the food made up for that! We left a generous tip and the person serving us was very kind and offered us desserts on the house that... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I enjoyed a delicious gnocchi dish and red wine. The wine prices are not jacked up like most restaurants. They have a wide variety of different pastas and vegetarian options to suit anyone's tastes. The portions were smaller-like a real Italian dish- but absolutely delicious and filling. I will be returning the next time I am in need of some... More 

Thank mutes17
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Ok restaurant. Food ok but no WOW factor. Wine selection limited with even the best resulting in a poor rating. No ambiance sorry I will not be rushing back.

Thank Neilpicu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

So sad that Ornela was not there today! OtherWise this is a great restaurant. Very low prices for the drinks And for the pastas compared to others restaurants which are on the 2nd street! Very high quality And a good quantity ! Thank you fritto misto And Ornela ! We really enjoyed our stay in santa monica partly thank to... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 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 - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-458-2829

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

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