Italian Restaurants in Willowbrook

50% Off Italian Cuisine at Hostaria del Piccolo Venice

Venice

$50 $26

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Prime tri-tip with eggs and creative frittatas give way to ricotta-potato gnocchi, slow-roasted pork belly, and more than two dozen pizzas

Up to 42% Off Prix-Fixe Dinner at Amalfi Ristorante

Mid-Wilshire

$85 $49

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Rustic Italian tavern's prix-fixe menu includes dishes such as filet mignon, lobster ravioli, and creme brulee

Up to 41% Off Italian Dinner at Lago D'Argento Pizzeria

Silver Lake

$40 $24

Risotto balls and cajun alfredo linguini segue into gourmet pies such as white truffle or roasted duck with gouda

51% Off Dinner for Two or Four at Portofino Cucina Italiana

Downtown Los Angeles

$100 $49

Naples–born chef shares favorite home recipes such as homemade gnocchi or seafood brodetto stew through a tasting menu

50% Off Italian at Casa Nostra Ristorante & Bar

Downtown Los Angeles

$40 $20.99

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Downtown restaurant's ambiance accents menu of traditional Italian dishes and signature creations such as dover sole or branzino

Guido's Restaurant – Up to 43% Off Italian Dinner

West Los Angeles

$50 $31

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Homemade ravioli stuffed with lobster, chicken marsala, and cioppino seafood stew

Half Off at Pedone's Pizza

Hermosa Beach

$20 $10

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Hot sandwiches and classic italian pastas make tasty individual meals, and specialty pizzas fill small groups of bellies

56% Off Italian Dinner Party at Polentoni Italian Restaurant

Culver City/Playa Vista

$750 $329

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Traditional Italian dishes served in an eatery with rustic brick walls, exposed ceiling rafters, and rich wooden floors

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Café Corleone's cooks transport the rich culinary landscape of Sicily to the United States through mouthwatering Italian pizzas, pastas, and desserts served in a warmly lit space. Head chef Alongi dazzles taste buds with a menu of seafood, steaks, and flavorful sauces made from seasonal ingredients. Inside, pictures of old Italy pepper the walls and tables frame house-made pizzas and elegant desserts with a dressy-casual outfit of checkered tablecloth. In addition to enrapturing palates with plates of fresh Sicilian fare, Café Corleone keeps eardrums entertained with live music from Ron Nardo and Terry Anfuso, who delight audiences each Saturday night with their renditions of jazz standards, Rat Pack hits, and dubsteb remixes of The Sound of Music soundtrack.

15337 Paramount Blvd
Paramount,
CA
US

The eponymous hot wings are the house specialty, fried and served with ranch or bleu-cheese dressing, as well as celery and carrot sticks. Choose two sauces to accompany your platter of poignant poultry; options are ranked on a scale from mild to suicide and include such varietals as lemon pepper, spicy BBQ, maple syrup, and Thai chili. Sate burgeoning grumbles with a six-piece platter ($7.25) served with fries, or go deep and gobble up a 50-wing platter ($25.95) and finally prove to friends that commissioning a T-shirt made of wet wipes was a good idea.

8411 Alondra Blvd
Paramount,
CA
US

Pizza shapers at the family-owned Pappadoz eatery ornament freshly baked crust canvases with signature house-made tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and a slew of gourmet ingredients. Specialty pies showcase barbecue-chicken breast or a medley of vegetarian toppings, and large calzones envelop mozzarella cheese and gourmet fixings like a warm parka zipped around a chilly parakeet. Freshly sliced 10-inch subs and pastas provide flavorful sustenance for pizza renouncers, and smoothies eschew added sugars in favor of natural fruits. Customers can perch upon stools within the cozy shop, connecting to complimentary WiFi and using a charging dock to keep their cell phones, laptops, and electronic tie racks working briskly.

22222 South Main Street
Carson,
CA
US

When owner Frank White took over this Downey eatery—then called Granata's Italian Restaurant—in 2011, the Granata family had already been serving Italian cuisine there for more than 54 years, according to the Downey Patriot. Today, White still plucks recipes from the family cookbook but has also added his own touch with a new menu of hot and cold Spanish-style tapas. Made with gourmet ingredients such as fresh clams, spanish piquillo peppers, and rich serrano ham, the new plates are small enough to be shared with friends or slingshotted spitefully at enemies. The chefs also use locally sourced ingredients for classic Italian meals whenever possible, festooning linguine carbonara with fresh sweet peas and veal parmigiana with rich tomato sauce.

In the renovated dining area, blue pendant lamps light the full bar and surrounding cherry-wood tables and chairs. Flat-screen TVs share wall space with murals of the Venetian canals where Leonardo da Vinci first learned to jet ski.

11032 Downey Ave
Downey,
CA
US

When it came time for the team at Johnny Carino’s to come up with some new recipes, they began rifling through their personal cooking histories. Executive chef Chris Peitersen took his first kitchen job at a barbecue joint when he was 14, so he was primed to create italian baby back ribs. By infusing brown sugar barbecue sauce with balsamic vinegar imported from Modena, he’s given the marinade a more acidic bite than typical barbecue sauces. As the ribs slowly roast and char on an oak grill, he bastes on his creation before finishing the dish with a dusting of parmesan.

The ribs are one of Carino’s many menu items that follow the restaurants’ approach of classic Italian preparations modified by forward-thinking flavor combinations. Diners will find a Black Angus burger capped with mozzarella and fried pepperoni, or sautéed tilapia spiced with garlic and jalapeño. Other signature dishes include the 16-layer lasagna, Skilletinis that sizzle with spaghetti and a choice of meat, and tiramisu made from scratch.

12036 Lakewood Blvd
Downey,
CA
US

1231 Cabrillo Ave
Torrance,
CA
US