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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 - 22:00
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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Sacramento, California
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232 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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201 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank RedSkirrel
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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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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San Jose, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I have wanted to eat here for a while and am do glad I finally did. The service was great as was the food. The mozzarella bar was a highlight. Grilled octopus appetizer was perfection but the pasta. Oh, the pasta! Perfectly cooked and seasoned. Every bite was better than the one before. We were so stuffed we couldn't even... More 

Thank JVFH
Mississauga, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite kind of restaurant. The food is excellent. The ambiance is beautiful. The people are professional, nice and unpretentious. It is a very comfortable place to go if you are travelling solo or great for groups. Wine is pricey and very little parking available nearby so $12 for Valet. But it's LA. Enjoy!

Thank Trish H
Austin, Texas
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Corner seats at the bar gave us a great view of the house, the sous chefs working behind the bar, and each other. Food was delicious, and service was very friendly. Wine list was ridiculously long (in a good way), with an unbelievable spanse of Italian reds; but the (somewhat cold) sommelier helped us select one that was just right.... 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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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?