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“Loud, Loud, Loud!”
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Ranked #399 of 10,690 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Central L.A
Cross street: Curson
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Unfortunately you are basically yelling across the table to be heard! I swear my friend and I had to lean into each other to talk 10 inches away from our faces!!! It got so loud at one point we just starred at each other and could speak no more! Not a good place to catch up with a friend and share a nice dinner and wine... WHY do the owners not fix the acoustics in there I do not understand! Our ears were ringing when we went outside - like we were at a concert! We were exhausted after yelling for 1 hour!!! BUT it does have very good food - so my suggestion is to go on the off hours!!!

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Thank marinadelrey11
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Another restaurant claiming to be authentic Italian and another lie. The place is trendy and very loud so how can it be Italian? Impossible.

It's not because there are old-fashioned Italian movies on big screens that one can say this is Italy... And in this restaurant, you better speak loud for your friends to be able to hear your voice.

While the service was friendly, the first antipasti we had was clearly not real Italian (for me, Italian prosciutto and salami must be imported from Italy otherwise it's not Itallian, basta!). Then we tried different kinds of pasta: not bad but not good either. The only good point comes from the wine list: easy to find a good wine with such an extensive wine selection. The downside of it is the expensive price!

I did not try the pizza but sitting next to the kitchen watching a Mexican cook trying to make pizzas with average ingredients in an electric oven (not a wood-fired), I did not really feel it.

If you are the owner or the chef, please order a book about la cucina italiana (in Italian) from Amazon, it can help.

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Thank rdelacre
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Good Italian food (excellent, homemade pasta); old Italian movies shown on wall. Good atmosphere but loud.

Thank rehamilt
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

A good restaurant and a better atmosphere. There are two areas one the bar to drink typical italian wines and beverages and the other one to eat. Many times there are italian movies in the big screen that there is in the restaurant. The food is ok with fresh ingredients but is limited for the price. It´s a good choice to spend a good evening.

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Thank Miki_10
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Reviewed June 29, 2012

We tried to call and make reservations but they unfortunately don't take reservations.
We got there about 820pm on a sunday and had to wait half an hour, but we were able to sit at the bar and have drinks while we waited and look at the menu.

we ordered papperdelle bolognaise and a shrimp linguini special that was on. Both pastas were really flavourful even though they were smaller portions with less ingredients the both were still really fresh and full of lovely flavours. (They make all the pizzas and pastas fresh on the day)

The pizzas did look good as they were going out but we didnt try them. (Tip: They also dont cut the pizzas and refuse to give you parmesan cheese on any pasta dish with seafood because it 'ruins the delicate flavours) The only gripe i had was that i got on large prawn (head and all) sliced in half for my pasta, could have been a few more, but that one prawn was tasty!

For desserts we got the chocolate lava/brownie cake and the nutella donuts with hazelnut ice cream. Both desserts were amazing and recommended to us! Good/Large italian wine selection as well. Service was very good an attentive as well.

Only minor thing is one single toilet for male and one for female. But clean.

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Thank 161Peach
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