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culver city restaurant rec?

Clyde Sep 10, 2009 10:31 AM

looking for a 'nice' restaurant for this weekend in Culver City. Been to Fraiche, K-Zo, and Sushi Zo. I feel as if i've read of a few places i wanted to try but i can't remember what they were. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    1. Servorg Sep 10, 2009 10:55 AM

      There have been generally good things written about Le Saint Amour - have not tried it yet. While not new we have had good meals at Brunello's.

      Brunello Trattoria
      6001 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

      Le Saint Amour
      9725 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

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        dendet Sep 10, 2009 12:36 PM

        i always had a great meal at ford's filling station...expensive though

        Ford's Filling Station
        9531 Culver Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90232

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        1. re: dendet
          Will Owen Sep 10, 2009 01:40 PM

          I thought the burger was really good and not particularly expensive, but Mrs. O got the cheese/charcuterie plate, expecting to make a meal out of it (especially considering the price), and got a few slivers of admittedly good stuff and not quite enough bread to eat it with. When she asked for more bread they brought a whole 'nother platter. We raised simultaneous hell and wound up getting it comped...

          1. re: dendet
            jeanmarieok Sep 10, 2009 01:44 PM

            I've had all good meals at FFS - but I didn't think any of them were really 'great', if that makes any sense.

            1. re: jeanmarieok
              annapurna7 Sep 10, 2009 03:20 PM

              It makes perfect sense. I've never had anything memorable from FFS nor anything terrible.

          2. CynGriff Sep 10, 2009 01:57 PM

            Akasha is my favorite...

            1. Dommy Sep 10, 2009 08:56 PM

              Akasha is great! So is Brunello, but it's more homey than 'nice'

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              1. re: Dommy
                Jerome Sep 12, 2009 07:58 PM

                i know htis is going to get me jeered, but first off i love the gelati at Ugo's. the full menu at the middle cafe/restaurant has some decen tdishes, and the wine bar is marvelous. But simply stated, a small gelato with Hazelnut, and cassata makes my day, every time i eat there.

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