Dominick's

8715 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
310-652-2335
Dominick's +

Photo by Star Foreman

Details

  • Sun.-Thu., 5-11 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 5 p.m.-midnight
  • $$
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
For most of its existence, Dominick’s was famous as the Hollywood restaurant that never looked open, a weathered, low building, neon permanently unlit, across from the small amusement park that later became the site of the Beverly Center. It was, or at least had a reputation as, the original Rat Pack hangout. And when it finally changed hands, it was made over into a neo–Rat Pack steakhouse, then a neo-neo–Rat Pack fusion place, then a couple of other things until it finally ended up as a pleasant, much-enlarged, neo-neo-neo–Rat Pack restaurant with late hours, a killer recipe for spaghetti and meatballs, a menu equally divided between tough-guy American-Italian cooking and girly, salady stuff, not to mention $15 Sunday dinners that come with the option of a $12 bottle of a house wine with the unfortunate name of Dago Red. Oddly, it is a very pleasant place to be, even when you are not watching young television stars grope one another, which you usually are.

Related Stories (11)

Load More Articles

Menu

View All

More Italian Restaurants in West Hollywood

  • Tuscany, the mammoth Italian province most famous for Gucci, the Renaissance and Da Vinci Code...

    Italian
  • Gnocchi (pronounced NYO-kee) are easy to make. Good gnocchi are notoriously difficult. A sous che...

    Italian
  • Inspired by the coffeehouses and espresso bars of Italy, Caffé Primo, meaning "first in cla...

    Cafe
View All

More Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >