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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
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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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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being out with 4 children is always a bit of struggle due to many conflicting preferences and money. At misto, the children can compose their own dishes and the adults could enjoy generuous portions with vegetarian options. At a price that anyone can afford. Very friendly staff too!

Thank Joachim_hogberg
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had great experience, the staff are nice and friendly, and the food is what i remember having at my italian friend's or when i stayed with my host families while traveling around italy. honest food, great prices, big portions and great waiter. simple wine crate plank tables and a slightly out of the way location give it a nice charm... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been years since I went to Fritto Misto. A friend of mine told me that they had closed but I saw it open one day after I had gotten off the train. We walked about 3 blocks and entered into a bustle of activity for a late afternoon/early evening meal. We had a very nice meal from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Our party of 4 ordered: New Mexico Chili Linguine, Pumpkin Ravioli, Wild Mushroom Ravioli (one w/garlic cream sauce and one w/basil cream sauce). Of course, we all shared our tasty treats with one another. My favorite was the Wild Mushroom w/basil cream sauce. The diner can build his own pasta dish using numerous choices from the menu. All their pasta... More 

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La Habra, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I usually like to go to different restaurants because I like variety and love to try new places, but if I was forced to choose just one restaurant that I could eat at for the rest of my life, I would pick Fritto Misto. They have an enormous menu of superbly prepared pasta dishes and salads that is VERY vegetarian-friendly.... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This place doesn't look like much from the outside. However, inside, it is cozy and warm/friendly and the food is great! I particularly liked the choice of dishes, since you can "create your own" pasta dish. The only problem was I wanted to try a variety of things! I decided on the gnocchi with gorgonzola/walnut sauce because that is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place! Amazing. Do not go!! I want to keep it for me...Thanks again for thé amazing dinner. The wine is cheap and good Too. .22$ for a bottle of chianti!!

Thank Sébastien D
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

My sister and I were exhausted after a long day of shopping and just wanted to go somewhere that had a simple atmosphere. Her daughter found this restaurant on Yelp for us. Even if the review was good, it was a vast understatement. The food was divine! In the past week we have gone two times and will return again... More 

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Miami Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Great Place, nice people, friendly and cool personal and The Best Italian Pasta for a very good price. My kids favorite... Noqui with Pink sauce . Also I Love the salads!

1 Thank Romina008
Marietta, Georgia
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited with my daughter while on vacation in Santa Monica. Love finding local place and this was really good. Reasonably priced, excellent food. My daughter has the lobster ravioli special, excellent dish. I had the wild mushroom ravioli with pesto Sun dried tomato.. Excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, 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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