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Mar 14, 2006 12:42 PM

Westlake Village area -- for a great dinner?

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Where would you go for a very good dinner in the Westlake Village greater area? Any type of food is fine. Thanks!

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  1. Tuscany for excellent Italian food. On Westlake Blvd.

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    1. re: TomSwift

      A really great place and not super expensive for the selection and quality:

      Mandevilla Restaurant
      951 S Westlake Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91361
      (805) 497-8482

      Try it, you won't be disappointed!

      1. re: LesThePress

        Thanks for the tip. I've never heard of it - what kind of food?

        1. re: TomSwift


          It's says it's continental but they have a very good size menu and every time we go we try something new and have never been disappointed.

          Someone mentioned they like Gallettos better than Mandlevilla, well, Gallettos is good, but it's about twice the price and not nearly as comfortable atmposphere. I like the wine list much better at Mandelvilla's. The people are friendlier too.

          Check them out for yourself and report back.

          See the link below to thier menu.


    2. Pookie's Westlake Thai is wonderful! It is in the Watercourt office park close to Westlake Blvd. I believe it is off Hampshire.

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      1. re: foodseeker

        "Pookies Thai" is an oasis in a culinary wasteland! Be specific as to how you like your food prepared, if you like it full Thai-flavored, where approiate very spicy, let Pookie know. Her not on the menu, beef noodle soup ordered very, very spicy is one of my favorite versions of this dish. Ask Pookie if the mangos are good, if they are the mango and sticky rice is great!

        Thai Westlake Cuisine
        "Pookies That"
        860 Hampshire Rd. Suite Z
        Watercourt Plaza (downstairs from free parking lot)
        Westlake Village, CA 91361
        805 381 0094

      2. The Landing Grill and Sushi Bar
        32123 W. Lindero Canyon Rd.

        1. Sorry, I know WV area very well and the culinary scene there is ATROCIOUS. I've looked around. Rustico sucks, Tuscany is mediocre and overpriced, forget about the promenade, Kohinoor has the worst tandoori dishes I've ever had, Cafe Provencal is a joke, Cho Cho San went down the toilet after Nat left, etc etc.

          I know I might be coming off like a snob but Westlake just sucks for food. My 2 cents.

          1. For a nice dinner, what do you Conejo Hounds think of Leila's in Oak Park or Marcello's on Hillcrest?