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8 / 10

15 expert reviews

“Don’t try to walk into Bestia without a reservation. As the most talked about (and as a result, packed) restaurant at the moment, securing a table at least a week in advance is a good idea.”

– Time Out

Zagat Zagat
"Husband-and-wife team Ori Menashe (ex Angelini Osteria) and Genevieve Gergis "are a force to be reckoned with" at this "new fave" in Downtown's Arts District." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"This sprawling trattoria from restaurateur Bill Chait (Rivera, Sotto, Picca) is packed nightly with a handsome crowd enjoying the ambience." Full review
Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times
"If you want to understand Bestia, you should probably take a look at the cassoeula, a version of a traditional cabbage stew popular in Milan." Full review
LA Weekly LA Weekly
Three Stars
"Salumi, pasta and pizza: This is the holy trinity of the current trend toward rustic Italian dining." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
Editor's Pick
"This always-mobbed trattoria in Downtown's Arts District offers an impressive selection of house-cured charcuterie and handmade pasta, but the noise level makes intimate conversation impossible." Full review
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