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Osteria Mozza

Certificate of Excellence
Central L.A
As featured in Best Food in Los Angeles
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6602 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3410 (Highland Avenue)
+1 323-297-0100
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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San Francisco, California
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333 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband likes to come here often when in LA for business. I have reviewed it before. It is a wonderful restaurant. The ambiance is great (especially if you are seated away from the bar as we were). The music is not too loud which is rare in LA. The staff is probably the nicest staff at any restaurant in... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No comments on food and service, both are excellent, however, it is definitely so fancy for an Osteria and the portions are of a fine dining Italian Ristorante, not sure why do they call it an Osteria.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had high expectations for the "Michelin-starred" restaurant after reading great reviews. Unfortunately the food did not meet my expectations when I compare to a Michelin star restaurant in Italy, France or Scandinavia or even an average restaurant in Italy. Food lacked of elegance. I was really impressed by the wine list though, a lot Italian wines to choose from (expensive).... More 

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Sacramento, California
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237 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We ordered several entrees and appetizers and ate family style. Very tasty . Portion was just right. The wine are expensive.

Thank veronicaindonesia
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a great experience at Osteria Mozza. After some initial hiccups with our reservation we were assigned a table in the bar (which was a quite good seat after all). The ambiance of the place is great, the food was superb and quality price was Wine list is very good. All in all one of the best Italian restaurants... More 

Thank Rafa_Dubai
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A Mario Batali restaurant on Melrose Avenue. Able to get a 6pm seating for five by calling last minute Fri afternoon. Great place for a date or small get together. Service was top notch. Must try dishes: grilled octopus, grilled beef tagliata, and ricotta and egg raviolo. For a cocktail, try the Gold Rush.

Thank aricshang
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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205 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The layout of the restaurant is nice,food is so delicious but not pure Italian ,quantities a bit small. Service is good, pricy , It's difficult for parking,desert is really good

Thank hisham T
New York City, New York
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135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went to Mozza on Melrose for a Sunday pizza lunch. The main room was full and we decided to opt for the back room instead of the bar seating. The small dinning/cellar dining room, surrounded by walls of bottles is cozy and comfortable. The service was nice. We started with a great cob salad and a light fried zucchini... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Was in LA briefly and an old friend told me of this perfect little restaurant in Melrose. Sat at the bar and watched in amazement and awe of the care that they take in preparing everything. The staff was cleaning all of the greens and vegetables that go into the dishes by hand. By hand! Needless to say, everything ws... More 

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Lima, Peru
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Little intro why I came here. Chefs table from Netflix, so if I see you there (list next year) I have a expectation, and compare you where I have been eating Central Lima. First thing first I wrote a email about reservations, never got a answer. Than I want to review nicely about your food, and staf. waiter on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6602 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3410
    (Highland Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-297-0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?