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Pizzeria Mozza

641 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-297-0101
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Anne Fishbein

Details

  • Daily, noon-midnight
  • $$$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Beer/Wine
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Required, Reservations Accepted
It’s hard to overstate the import and influence of Nancy Silverton in the grand story of L.A. dining, and you needn’t look farther than her three restaurants on the corner of Highland and Melrose to understand why her cooking is so admired and imitated. Pizzeria Mozza, which was the first of the three to open, remains one of the best pizzerias in the country, each pie lovingly crafted from Silverton’s now-famous dough and topped with the best Italian and Californian ingredients. This is a great restaurant to bring a large group, and a great place for a first date, and a can’t-miss destination for out-of-town eaters. You come here for the pizza, but there’s so much more to love: the boisterous, convivial room, the fantastic antipasti and pastry chef Dahlia Narvaez’s now-iconic butterscotch budino — the budino that launched a thousand budinos. —Besha Rodell

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