Bestia is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

1. Bestia

9.5
2121 E 7th Pl (at Santa Fe Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Downtown Los Angeles · 222 tips and reviews

Kate M.Kate Matsumoto: Lobster crostini, uni pasta, and the pork tomahawk were 💯 Cooked to perfection, juicy, and flavorful. Staff was attentive and atmosphere was super lively, trendy, and fun.

EaterEater: There's heavy emphasis on house-cured meats, pizzas, and pastas, with unexpected and inspired flavors. The beverage program here, from cocktails to wine, is a hit, too. [Eater 38 Member]

Melissa R.Melissa Richardson Banks aka Downtown Muse: Tartufo black truffle pizza and Cavatelli alla Norcina pasta (ricotta dumplings, more black truffles!) are THE best! Start with chicken liver crostino. For dessert? Try the chocolate tart!

Jon & Vinny's is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

2. Jon & Vinny's

9.3
412 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Mid-City West · 78 tips and reviews

Phil T.Phil Toronto: I loved the Ham & Yeezy and the spicy fusilli

CakesCakes: Be aware of the 18% service charge added to bill when dining in.

EaterEater: With composed pastas, salads, and some fine pizzas, it's the kind of comfort food that everyone can get behind. Read more.

Scopa Italian Roots is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

3. Scopa Italian Roots

9.3
2905 Washington Blvd (at Abbot Kinney Blvd), Marina del Rey, CA
Italian Restaurant · Venice · 60 tips and reviews

Sana M.Sana M.: Can't go wrong with anything here, but my personal favorites are the squash blossoms, the rice ball, and the chitarra!

Numwan W.Numwan Wannie: Good food!!! Ricotta is delicious

ChenyuChenyu: Try the fried cauliflower, calamari , raw Brussels sprouts salad

Forma Restaurant & Cheese Bar is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

4. Forma Restaurant & Cheese Bar

9.2
1610 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Italian Restaurant · Wilshire-Montana · 16 tips and reviews

Abu Aya a.Abu Aya aka KD: Great service, good food... The octopus is a must and the pasta with beef ragu

Melanie M.Melanie Martin: Mushroom tortellini, filet mignon tartar

Olya K.Olya Khilobok: Sweet people, almost empty at Tuesday morning, amazing cheese and bread.

Madeo Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

5. Madeo Restaurant

9.2
8897 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 75 tips and reviews

Vixx D.Vixx D: Bolognese is AMAZING! So unreal...and the Napoleon was the best ever

Gigi S.Gigi Scik: Best Italian food in LA!

Tommy HilfigerTommy Hilfiger: “Madeo is my new favorite restaurant in LA. If [my wife] Dee is travelling with me, the first thing we do is head to Madeo for lunch.” -TH

Cecconi's is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

6. Cecconi's

9.2
8764 Melrose Ave (at N Robertson Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 167 tips and reviews

Cherith Z.Cherith Zanghi: Excellent, top-notch service. Gorgeous atmosphere if a little loud. Food is good, pasta made in-house is wonderful. Valet $10 cash only

Johnny P.Johnny Packer: formerly Mortons

Nick B.Nick Bilton: There are power outlets in the corner tables outside. The wifi is free. Great tea selection.

Il Pastaio is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

7. Il Pastaio

9.2
400 N Canon Dr (at Brighton Way), Beverly Hills, CA
Italian Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 119 tips and reviews

AbdulazizAbdulaziz: Homemade pasta and risotto nero is a must .. overall the restaurant is really good 👌🏽

Laila K.Laila K: Supurbe foood and service ,penne is not bad the rest is good

Khaula R.Khaula R: Spinach ravioli and lasagna bolognese are good

Chi Spacca is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

8. Chi Spacca

9.2
6610 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 34 tips and reviews

Alex K.Alex Kruglov: The place is a meat lover's paradise. Unique flavors, unique cuts, and lots of precise care. Tiny place so all seats are good, but worth trying the bar. Also focaccia is excellent. Unlike any I've had

Joe R.Joe Rome: Get everything.

Rob W.Rob Wilk: Honestly one of the best meals I have ever had. The bone marrow meat pie is the tops.

Osteria Mozza is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

9. Osteria Mozza

9.1
6602 Melrose Ave (at Highland Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 139 tips and reviews

Jason C.Jason Cook: Pizza's nice, and all, but frankly it's the cheese-centric appetizers -- the burratas, buffalas, etc. --- that are downright amazing. Don't miss out.

MazdaMazda: Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich meld their prodigious talents to bring Pizzeria Mozza and Osteria Mozza to the heart of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times: Don't miss the bufala mozzarella draped with spectacular anchovy with Meyer lemon and an herb salad. Nancy Silverton makes a great a caprese with bufala, cherry tomatoes and basil.

All'Acqua is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

10. All'Acqua

9.2
3280 Glendale Blvd (at Atwater Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Atwater Village · 15 tips and reviews

Carlos R.Carlos Rodriguez: The pasta with lobster and shrimp is a must... Also the prosciutto and the fried calamari... Your welcome!

Anthony B.Anthony Basile: Everything

ForrestForrest: The staff here is ever changing. Something must be wrong with management.

Felix Trattoria is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

11. Felix Trattoria

9.1
1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA
Italian Restaurant · Venice · 12 tips and reviews

Ruby N.Ruby N: Sit in the front room and watch the chef make pasta all night. Squash blossoms, pizza, and all the pastas (especially the pappardelle) are amazing.

Joe H.Joe Hsieh: If you didn't make a reservation, sit at the bar and order a dish with your drink!

jennifer h.jennifer han: ok, ok..everything's delicious so the accolades are valid. even though all the pasta and pizza you'll be ordering will already be a carb-fest, don't scrimp on the bread. it's an airy puff of heaven.

Officine Brera is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

12. Officine Brera

8.9
1331 East 6th Street (Alameda), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Arts District · 17 tips and reviews

RonRon: Great pasta and grilled meats in a beautiful setting. Excellent cocktails.

RandyRandy: Food, service and atmosphere all excellent!

Doug d.Doug de Wet: Vegetable sage fritters are fabulous as a starter or bar snack, lightly crisp chewy savory doughnut-like pillows of joy that are somehow light but rich at the same time.

Drago Centro is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

13. Drago Centro

8.9
525 S Flower St (at 4th St), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Financial District · 93 tips and reviews

Andrew G.Andrew Galdi: The bolognese is delicious. They have fun frequently changing cocktails. Everything is delicious!

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times: The cooking here includes both handcrafted pasta — the pappardelle with pheasant and the handmade spaghetti with Sicilian almond pesto are wonderful — and steak, fish and duck. Read more.

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Come to sample Drago Centro and others at this years Gold Standard on 3/6/11! http://bit.ly/iaPthT Read more.

Ago is one of The 15 Best Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles.

14. Ago

8.9
8478 Melrose Ave (at La Cienega), West Hollywood, CA
Italian Restaurant · 47 tips and reviews

Kim F.Kim Fujiwara: Try the Rigatoni with Lamb Ragu - These were extra large tube pasta (larger than usual rigatoni) with a rich lamb ragu. Yum!

BravoBravo: Fun celeb scene. Great Italian. -Galina Sobolev, Launch My Line

ReemzReemz: Always beautiful. The eggplant appetizer is superb