Osteria Mozza

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 16 publications
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Sometimes what you want is a five-course pasta dinner with two desserts. Or something from a world-famous mozzarella bar.


Bon Appétit

Dress up, eat cheese: It’s the place that revolutionized Italian in L.A. Full review →



This Italian love child of Mario Batali and Nancy Silverton is just what you'd expect a duo of star chefs to dish up: dazzling, ambitious, and perhaps a wee bit overhyped.


Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

Powerhouse duo Mario Batali and Nancy Silverton set the bar high with to-die-for pasta and a mozzarella bar rich in Burrata. Full review →



Osteria Mozza features candlelit, linen-clad tables surrounding a central marble-topped mozzarella bar, ideal for solo diners. Full review →


Frommer's 33

This is the kind of place that can be so wonderful, you keep thinking about it for days afterward. Full review →


Gayot 13.0

Have your mozzarella seasoned with caramelized shallots, basil, caperberry relish or mint pesto and accompanied by a variety of ingredients such as braised artichokes. Full review →


LA Weekly

Nancy Silverton is the most dogged of chefs, dedicated to perfecting the most elemental of foods through sheer strength of will. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Osteria Mozza is all about fine dining crafted from market fresh, seasonal ingredients, but being a Mario Batali joint you can expect adventure... and consistent excellence. Full review →


Los Angeles Times

Come summer, I look forward to interleaving slices of mozzarella and basil leaves with slices of the first luscious red tomatoes to make a classic caprese. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Worth the wait and the price--and you'll learn what real Italian food is. Full review →


The Infatuation 8.7

LA takes certain things very seriously. Acai berries, Carmaggedon, and making sure you saw that January pool party invite on Facebook even though we know you live in Astoria. But pasta?... Full review →

To be sure, this is fine dining.

Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

Since opening its door in 2007, this Melrose and Highland dining destination has grown into an empire that spans a pizzeria, to-go counter and retail shop and recently-opened salumeria. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

The burrata from Basilicata with bacon, marinated escarole, and caramelized shallots and the orecchiette with sausage and Swiss chard are worth braving the perpetually busy reservation line. Full review →



Famed L.A.-based bread maker Nancy Silverton teamed up with affable Mario Batali on Mozza’s duo of contemporary Italian restaurants. Osteria Mozza is a more sophisticated dining room in... Full review →



"Melt-in-your-mouth" pastas and a "to-die-for" mozzarella bar "speak volumes" about the "extraordinary" eating at this "high-end" Hollywood Italian. Full review →

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