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

This is one of the finest restaurants we have in this city, and you’re about to lose yourself at a Mozzarella bar. If you want to get all gussied up, we won’t be the ones to stop you. Full review →


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 →



Osteria Mozza is a more sophisticated dining room in which to experience the repertory of these great transcontinental talents. Full review →


Zagat 4.5

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

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