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MICHELIN Guide California 2019

Osteria Mozza

  • 6602 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, 90038, United States
  • 50 - 75 USD • Italian
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Full menu of beloved Italian classics available for pickup daily.

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MICHELIN Guide California 2019

Osteria Mozza

  • 6602 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, 90038, United States
  • 50 - 75 USD • Italian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

A mega hit since opening over a decade ago, this Hollywood darling—sitting on a prominent corner of Melrose Avenue—continues to please with creative cocktails and delicious Italian cuisine. Its entrance is clearly marked outside the massive one-story building, though it is also home to Pizzeria Mozza, as well as a to-go option. The décor veers from typical osteria-style, thanks to handsome dark-wood paneling and a beautiful white marble counter. The front room is lively with music, while the back is quieter. A seat at the Mozza bar lets guests have a prime view of the antipasti being prepared.

Chef Nancy Silverton's team strives to show you around the corners of Italian cooking, so dive right in to the calf’s brain ravioli with burro e limone. Bread is something of an obsession here—don’t be shocked to see hungry diners tucking a slice of multigrain or two into their purses.The crispy chicken leg is pure and simple comfort food; and pastas are unsurprisingly phenomenal—try the orecchiette with sausage and Swiss chard. Other highpoints include the mozzarella menu, which should be explored with gusto, as should the very smart wine list.

Waits—for tables and again between courses—are to be expected.

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  • m One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!
  • ô Very comfortable restaurant
Specialty
  • Tender grilled octopus with potato, chives, celery, green onion and lemon
  • Crispy duck leg with pear mostarda and sautéed Brussels sprouts
  • Bombolini with berry compote and lemon mascarpone

Facilities & Services

  • a Wheelchair access
  • K Valet parking
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted

Information

+1 323-297-0100
Opening hours
Closed: lunch : Monday-Sunday

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