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May 3, 2011 12:18 AM

Il Piccolino on Robertson.

I haven't tried it yet, but a friend mentioned it was exceptional.

Is it new or has it been there for ages?

I'm suprised I had not heard of it before.

I only heard about Il Buco before, but thats a mile south along robertson. Speaking of which how's the dishes at Il Buco?

Il Piccolino
350 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90048

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  1. Absolutely great. The musseles and french fries appatiser is a meal in itsself. Seafood dishes are always great. Great drinks too. Host is the former owner of La Dome. Service is first rate.

    1. it's been there about 5 years, owned by Eddie Kerkhofs of Le Dome and is a perfect lunch spot in WeHo. charming, smallish—just 2 rooms—atmosphere makes you feel like you're on vacation. great, wandering brasserie-style menu has something for everyone, plus a good selection of daily specials.

      1. From one experience I wouldn't say the food was particularly exceptional, but it was pretty good. It reminded me of Giorgio's in Santa Monica Canyon - intimate feel, exclusive atmosphere, very good service, and high prices. And I mean high prices. There are better restaurants at half the price so that gives me pause. The menu was extensive and impressive. And just too expensive. The food better knock my socks off. A veal tonnato was simply too salty, but everything else was pretty good. Linquine with white truffles was pricey (always is) but still satisfying. (in a standard simple cream sauce, the portions of truffles was adequare, but hardly generous-- $120) After I ate the food, I decided that there are better Italian places in the area with similar food - Madeo's for one - that are both less expensive and a touch better. Mozza. Angelini Osteria.