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“At Fritto, you get what you order.”
Review of Fritto Misto

Fritto Misto
Ranked #6 of 720 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Reviewed January 7, 2014

I live in Santa Monica and we go here often. The wine list is very good. One of the owners was born and raised in Napa. He knows his wine and gets great deals and passes them on to his customers. The Food will be what you want it to be…if you order bland…it will be bland. So test your knowledge of flavors, and try something new, from fresh uncooked toppings to wonderful pestos, or strictly vegetarian offerings. The meal is what you want…so if it's bland, you probably ordered it that way!

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Thank Carrie S
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

Everytime my mother-in-law comes to town, she requests that we have dinner at Fritto Misto. The food is excellent! But since the place is small, the line outside could get verrrry long. But because of the savory dishes they serve, people wait out (sometimes in the cold) for at least an hour to get in. Some people have been wise to order by phone and just come by to pick up their food and eat somewhere else. But if you want to get there with no problem with seating, be there at 5:00PM. Have an early dinner, then after that filling meal, you can go take a walk around the Promenade.

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Reviewed January 5, 2014

Fritto Misto offers tasty pasta and salads in a no frills atmosphere with inexpensive glasses of wine and...great, quick service. Large dishes (sharable) and small checks mean that there is almost always a wait. In this case, it's worth it! The only downside to me is the wait...please take Open Table for reservations!!! The food...yummy, sometimes delicious. A great place to eat!

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Reviewed January 1, 2014

The best part about Fritto Misto is that you can custom order pasta - you can pick the type of pasta, the sauce, and other ingredients. My favorite sauce is the pink sauce, which is a somewhat creamy tomato sauce. Also, the prices are VERY good, even for wine. Be prepared to wait in line to be seated if you are coming with a large group. Do not be discouraged if the line looks long because it moves quickly.

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Thank Jen2244
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

The pasta at Fritto Misto is fresh and very good but the sauces were bland. It could be so much better. I had the green linguini with Roma tomatoes and oil. the tomatoes were barely cooked---cold-- and the pasta very oily. My husband's rigatoni were good, but again the sauce uninteresting-- no spices or flavor. Salads are generous and good. I would like to return but probably will not. Too many other choices.

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Thank Penny1968
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