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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Fritto Misto (serves 2-4)
(may take a while, please be patient)shrimp, calamari, artichoke hearts, and seasonal vegetables in a light spicy batter, quick fried in vegetable oil and served with cocktail sauce and roasted garlic mayonnaise
deep fried in a spicy batter and served with cocktail sauce and roasted garlic mayonnaise
Fried Pillows
stuffed with herb ricotta and quickly fried in vegetable oil served with cocktail sauce and roasted garlic mayonnaise
Shrimp & Garlic
sauteed in herb butter and served over black and white spaghettini
Soup Of The Day
please ask your server
Caesar Salad
Garden Salad
seasonal vegetables, croutons and green onions on a bed of romaine, dressed with honey mustard or balsamic vinaigrette
Greens And Gorgonzola
organic baby greens, gorgonzola cheese, roma tomatoes and toasted walnuts in a balsamic vinaigrette
Misto Salad
julienne carrots, zucchini, tomatoes, walnuts and pine nuts tossed with baby greens in a balsamic vinaigrette
Sauteed Shrimp $4.0
Gorgonzola Cheese $1.5
Seared Chicken $2.5
Anchovy $2.5
Goat Cheese $2.25
Filet Mignon Tips $5.0
Pine Nuts $1.5
Walnuts $1.5
Chicken Breast $3.0
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Black And White Spaghettini
artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms and pesto tossed with lemon pepper fettuccini
Vegetarian Lasagna
layers of seasonal vegetables, herbed ricotta and marinara, topped with garlic cream, marinara or pink sauce and roma tomatoes
Pillows Creamy Pesto
stuffed with ricotta and basil, garnished with roma tomatoes
Pillows Checca
stuffed with ricotta and basil tossed with fresh roma tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and basil
Goat Cheese Fettuccini
lemon pepper fettuccini, sundried tomatoes and broccoli tossed in olive oil and garlic and topped with goat cheese
Flourless Chocolate Cake
rich, dark and dense with whipped cream
Lemon Bar
shortbread crust, with whipped cream
Creme Brulee
silky custard with caramelized sugar topping
For Two $7.0
Tira Misu
lady fingers soaked in espresso, layered with cocoa and mascarpone cheese baby misu
3.5oz $4.5
Glass Of Port
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come to SM for work quite a bit and eat at all the big name restaurants. I was alone for a change and found this on TA and it was close to my hotel. The atmosphere is Italian casual and nothing fancy, but the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 235danp
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this spot. I used to work @ the bus yard across the street and finally tried it after almost a year. Recently revisited while I was passing through the area--the gnocci was awesome! All their pastas made from scratch. And very reasonably priced....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nicho20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to this charming trattoria. Even at 3 in the afternoon it was bustling with energy and customers. We shared calamari, spicy shrimp ravioli, a great green salad, pasta putanesca - YUM! Highly recommend this if you are in the area!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MarchelleC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this little gem because it was next to the Hampton Inn we stayed in, Santa Monica. They were quite full but they helped get our hungry family of 6 a table. Food was fast and excellent. Like seriously good. Will definitely go...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Lovethebeaches4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My oldest son and I were college touring. I am from Santa Monica and haven't been to Fritto Misto in 20 years. I was pleased that the menu was almost untouched and the food is just as delicious as it was 20 years ago. That...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Susan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places in Santa Monica. Not crowded, out of tourists. Hidden from main roads, but must have for visiting. Everything were amazingly delicious! Thank you!)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aleksandrs33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lovely New year's Eve dinner last night.Iwill go back to Fritto Misto and defenetly recommend it to my friends.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nilo1996
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

After not having been to this restaurant for a long time, I decided I wanted to go there for a quiet, Monday night birthday dinner. I remembered the food tasting really good. But unfortunately during this last visit I was quiet disappointed. The food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 333Christie
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Walk off the Santa Monica Pier and keep walking to 6 th street and you will find this cute corner bistro. Casual, friendly and quick service. The pasta was delicious-so full of flavour. Thanks to Gerrit , our tour guide for the tip.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 601Fay
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I've eaten here several dozen times over the past five years and it's incredible value for the outstanding food and wine that you will experience. Everything is good. I've never had a bad meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank J-Fugati
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Pretty sure it is not. Only beer and wine available.
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