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Top 4 Italian Spots on the Westside

Fritto Misto, C&O and the others on this list are honestly some of the best Italian you’ll get anywhere outside of Italy.

Fritto Misto Italian Café

Address: 601 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90407
Phone: (310) 458-2829
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1800+ reviews)
Website

  • One of the best restaurants, Italian or otherwise in LA – there is always a bit of a wait because it’s just that good
  • All of their pastas are amazing, we love their Cajun cream sauce and they are one of the most vegetarian friendly spots we’ve dined at

C & O Cucina

Address: 3016 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Phone: (310) 301-7278
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1100+ reviews)
Website

  • Their garlic knots are to DIE for.  Free while you wait.
  • Everything we’ve had here has been great – perfect execution
  • Great date spot

Milo and Olive

Address: 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: (310) 453-6776
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1100+ reviews)
Website

  • Epic garlic knot – huge and delicious
  • Everything from their knot, salad, pastas and pizzas is well executed

Centanni Trattoria

Address: 1700 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
Phone: (310) 314-7275
Yelp link: (4 stars with 500+ reviews)
Website

  • Another awesome date night spot if you or your date enjoy Italian
  • Great food, but the service is truly heartwarming (another plus for date night)

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