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Mama Mia…Our Italian Favorites in East LA

Who can resist a well prepared Italian meal? We know we can’t.  We love Italian cuisine, especially the wonderful neighborhood gems listed below.

Farfalla Trattoria

Address: 1978 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 661-7365
Yelp link: (4 stars with 500+ reviews)
Website

  • Nice, cozy Italian spot with exposed brick walls
  • Our favorite dish: Pumpkin Ravioli

Speranza

Shoutout to the absolutely adorable Alison Lollar

Shoutout to the absolutely adorable Alison Lollar

Address: 2547 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 644-1918
Yelp link: (4 stars with 400+ reviews)

  • Our favorite dish: Fettcinie Mare E Terra

Palermo Ristorante Italiano

Address: 1858 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 663-1430
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1,100+ reviews)
Website

  • Our favorite dish: Any of their pastas with pink sauce

DeSano Pizza Bakery

Thanks Joey!

Thanks Joey!

Address: 4959 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Phone: (323) 913-7000
Yelp link: (4.5 stars with 500+ reviews)

  • Phenomenal NY style pizza
  • Laid back vibe with large wooden communal tables with benches and bar stools

Michelangelo Ristorante

Address: 2742 Rowena Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Phone: (323) 660-4843
Yelp link: (4 stars with 400+ reviews)
Website

  • Our favorite dish: Semi Freddo

 

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