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8478 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
(323) 655-6333
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

reliable, good food - sometimes a bit of a scene and loud but only later at night. lovely employees great food

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Thank melinda311
Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy going place with great service. Food perfect when you want to relax have good vine and a drink or two. Really liked the place and location.

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Thank Peter W
Saint Hyacinthe, Canada
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160 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Staff makes you feel important in this cool restaurant. Italian food is high standard and tasteful. Were eating on the terrasse by a warm night. Wow, loved that place!

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Thank ORANGE35
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Very typical standard good delicious Italian restaurant. Could not expect more or less but the waiter was excellent and understood the menu so well. The minute we listened to their recommendation, we could not resist to order foods recommended.

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Thank Sarath R
Greater London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Went her because of the good reviews but I have to say it was a great disappointment. It started with the website which was out of date(that should have rung alarm bells). Got to the restaurant quite early and was served by a rather surly waiter. He was older with poor eyesight and seemed to speak little or poor English,... More 

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1 Thank Marcos G
Zulte, Belgium
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195 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The venue is very typical with the bar (and basket ball) in the back and makes you feel in Los Angeles. The food was certainly above average. The service not always was. But management interfered when they saw the "mistakes". Very interesting wine list.

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Thank Ignace D
leicester
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I did not have the best of nights here, it's been a while since my last visit and recommended it to some friends as a great place for dinner, oh boy,had a 8.30pm reservation, booked by the Berverly Hills hotel,we arrived 10 mins early and was told to have a drink at the bar, and she would get back to... More 

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amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This evening we were advised by our conciërge to have dinner at AGO. When we entered the restaurant we saw advertised a surprise menu, but it was planned a day later. What we were offered was a 7 course dinner including wine as the manager said " a dinner to remember" Well I can advise everybody to explore the menu... More 

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Thank willemachterberg
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Spent four week in the states and this was by far the best meal of the entire trip. Good Italian is few and fire between on the west coast, however the vongole was beautiful!

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Thank jameshutchin
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Food and service was pretty good here! Must try the octopus dish, most tender pieces of octopus I've ever had! I've even tried live octopus and it doesn't compare. Very nice ambiance, good service, good food. Later found out Robert De Niro is a partner of the restaurant with Chef Agostino Sciandri. Ottimo ristorante!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8478 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (323) 655-6333

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Staying in West Hollywood

Neighborhood Profile
West Hollywood
For years, West Hollywood has been known as a hub for the LGBT communities in Los Angeles. Today it still maintains the title, but has also become the “it” neighborhood for the entertainment industry’s up-and-comers. Producers, directors, writers and aspiring actors call this area home. Known for great boutique shopping, vintage clothing stores, home décor shops and fitness studios, West Hollywood is a grid of wide boulevards and narrow residential streets. The neighborhood also has a concentration of the most avant-garde restaurants in Los Angeles (rivaled only by the burgeoning restaurant scene Downtown). A trip to the iconic Sunset Strip, with its many clubs, music venues, hotels and flashing lights won’t be forgotten.
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