Il Pastaio

400 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-205-5444

Details

  • Sun 11:30am-10pm, Mon-Thu 11:30am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-12am
  • $$
  • Catering, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
This was Celestino Drago's first cafe spinoff, and its original concept - carpaccio, salad, pasta and risotto (no meat-centered entrees) - remains sound. The window-walled room on the corner of Canon and Brighton fills with sun and Beverly Hills types; don't expect a lot of elbow room or romance, but the food is reliably delicious. Try the chewy garganelli with broccoli and sausage, and spelt spaghetti dressed simply in butter, ricotta and lemon zest. The remarkable black squid ink risotto looks like asphalt and tastes like heaven.

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