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Need a New Favorite Italian Resteraunt

Kkwestbrook Jul 6, 2011 07:21 PM

Live in Glendale CA and I need to find a new favorite place for GREAT Italian food. Suggestions please?

  1. tenxtone76 Jul 8, 2011 12:12 PM

    I like Divina Cucina too. But if you can make a 15 min drive, I highly suggest Colori Kitchen in downtown LA. It's better than Divina in my opinion. It's better than Bottega Louie and most other Italian restaurants. Osteria Mamma is great and I haven't tried Angelini yet.

    Colori Kitchen
    429 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

    Divina Cucina
    3730 Verdugo Rd, Montrose, CA 91020

    Bottega Louie
    700 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Osteria Mamma
    5730 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

    1. j
      jackattack Jul 7, 2011 06:39 PM

      Have you tried Divina Cucina up on Verdugo Road/ Montrose?

      Divina Cucina
      3730 Verdugo Rd, Montrose, CA 91020

      1. Will Owen Jul 7, 2011 06:20 PM

        We've enjoyed Columbo's in Eagle Rock on multiple occasions - VERY old-school, bar is just a little better than the kitchen, but then the bar is very, very good. Live music Saturday nights - take that as either an announcement or a warning. I don't know if they even do pizza; red sauce pasta and steaks are their thing. It's the kind of place the villain in "Big Night" ran. There is probably an autographed picture of Sinatra on a wall in there …

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        1. re: Will Owen
          Jack Flash Jul 8, 2011 09:22 AM

          They do have pizza. I have seen it but not tried it. Also, live music EVERY night.

        2. WildSwede Jul 7, 2011 12:11 PM

          I have always been very happy with Scarantino's for old school red-sauce Italian. And it is in Glendale!

          1. justanotherpenguin Jul 7, 2011 08:48 AM

            ?Far Niente

            Far Niente Ristorante
            204 1/2 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203

            Gennaro's Ristorante
            1109 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91202

            1. ipsedixit Jul 6, 2011 08:09 PM

              What's your old one?

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              1. re: ipsedixit
                Kkwestbrook Jul 6, 2011 09:45 PM

                La Fornaretta (formerly in Pasadena)

                1. re: Kkwestbrook
                  ipsedixit Jul 6, 2011 09:50 PM

                  Maybe Gale's? http://www.galesrestaurant.com/

                  1. re: ipsedixit
                    WildSwede Jul 7, 2011 12:12 PM

                    Agreed. Gale's is very good.

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