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“Best kept secret in Santa Monica”
Review of Brunos

Brunos
Ranked #23 of 713 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Reviewed September 1, 2014

We are from CT and have frequented Bruno's Italian Restaurant a few times over the past 7 years. EVERY time we enjoy the warm inviting atmosphere, we are never disappointed in the wonderful food served at this location. One of our favorites is the Shrimp Fra diavlo. It is the best by far from any we have tried on the East Coast. Home made sauce, Chicken Parm, meatballs are all perfect every time.

Bruno, Rose Alba and the entire staff deserve a round of applause for their excellent food at reasonable prices and great service. You are at home when you are at Bruno's.
Thanks again Bruno. You never disappoint!

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Thank Ann Marie T
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Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Food was excellent! Don't let the looks of the place turn you away! Great Italian food. Gnocchi's, clams & spaghetti, chicken parm!!

Thank Yvonne S
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Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Agree on lack of ambiance but great food and very good service. Had lunch with 5 of us and all enjoyed the food.

Thank Jimpatt
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Not much on décor (inside or out) but the food is excellent. Its one waitress is very friendly and super efficient given its a one woman show to host that many tables. Surprisingly good service. Typical real Italians, hard working and know how to cook a great meal. Very reasonable prices/

Thank vincentd972
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Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Kind of hole in the wall looking and small- maybe 10-12 tables total? But the food was excellent! We will definitely be back next time we are in town! Definitely authentic! The real deal!

Thank aavv8r
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