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Il Moro

11400 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310-575-3530

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  • Sun 4:30pm-9:30pm, Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, Mon-Thu 5pm-10pm, Fri 5pm-10:30pm, Sat 5pm-1am
  • $$$
  • Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
Il Moro, which transformed itself from a better-than-average office-building restaurant to a center of Bolognese cuisine, may be the only place in Los Angeles where you can taste the cooking of Emilia Romagna: tiny, meat-stuffed cappelletti floating in a deep-yellow capon broth, baked lasagna enriched with a gobs of bechamel, chestnut pasta with porcini, and L.A.'s definitive pumpkin tortelloni. Prosciutto and salami are served in the traditional Modenese way - with gnocco, oblong, unsweetened beignets that would be equally appreciated by New Orleanians and by Homer Simpson. Tucked into the corner of the Westside where you might least expect a restaurant, busier at lunch than at dinner, open late for pizza and wine, chef Davide Ghizzoni's restaurant backs up onto a rather romantic patio, has an attached wine bar with occasional live music - and is usually pretty easy to slip into without a reservation even on a Saturday night.

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