Valentino - LA

3115 Pico Blvd Santa MonicaCA90405
11:30am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-10:30pm
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Carte Blanche
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Valentino is widely regarded as one of the finest Italian restaurants in the U.S. Valentino has received critical acclaim for its food, wine and service by the industrys top publications including New York Times, Wine Spectator, Bon Apptit, Gourmet, Food & Wine and more. The restaurant has also received James Beard Foundation awards for both its wine list and service. With its intimate dining...
by uscity on June 24, 2016 from uscity


What to Drink:
Selvaggio's wine cellar is one of the best in L.A., with over 2,500 selections, ranging from reasonable to outrageous. Rare Italian vintages are a specialty, and wine pairings are offered with meals.
by Citysearch on September 12, 2009 from Citysearch
Where to Sit:
Stairs climb above the ivied flagstone entrance to a secret green, twinkling little patio--romantic for two, intimate for four, but squeezably manageable for even 10. Heat lamps provided.
by Citysearch on September 12, 2009 from Citysearch

Editorial Reviews

Valentino Restaurant Review:
In a city where a restaurant's success can disappear as fast as shooting stars in the sky, restaurateur Piero Selvaggio has definitely found the right recipe to keep Valentino shining for more than four decades. There are four downstairs dining rooms and the wine cellar room upstairs, probably the one we all prefer. Dining there will give you a chance to admire Selvaggio's extraordinary wine...
by gayot on June 12, 2017 from gayot
Food25 Decor23 Service26 Cost$80

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A "standard bearer" of "old-world charm" and "elegance", this "class act" "throwback" in Santa...
by zagat on November 08, 2015 from zagat
Valentino's elegant yet casual wine bar offers warm hospitality, artful Italian dishes and high-end wines.:
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Piero Selvaggio's celebrated Italian restaurant is an L.A. landmark in sophisticated dining, but its wine bar offers a much more casual energy. Set at the shared entrance between...
by by Martha Burr at Citysearch on November 01, 2007 from Citysearch

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If you want to have a fine wine dining experience, the Italian style, we are the originals! Contact our restaurant & bar, Valentino in Santa Monica, CA, for your private events.
by botw on November 18, 2016 from botw