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North Italia

1442 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
+1 310-382-2460
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (23 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1442 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is very open and lively. the meal was prompt and exceptional. The staff were pleasant and our waiter kept our glasses full

Thank welmer12481
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lively, spacious and attractive dining area. prompt, knowledgeable,cheerful and helpful staff. above all the food was really delicious. Much the best we had in town,highly recommended

Thank Stewart G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was amazing and service was more than incredible Totally recommend the pizza - happy hour wine Life is good

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My daughter and I were looking for a place to grab a late night dinner and found North Italia on Yelp. We arrived a bit after 9:00 on a Wednesday night and found the restaurant populated but with many open tables. Seated quickly, we dug...More

Thank Russ S
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Love love love this place! It’s a beautiful restaurant. The food is beyond incredible! Literally everything... from start to finish is so on point! Our server Max was awesome! And even our bus boy was just the best!!!! This may be my favorite Italian restaurant...More

Thank TerryEgan
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The service was great and the food delicious, plenty of healthier options for an Italian restaurant Loved the zucchini chips and the charcuterie plate

Thank Monica Y
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We were recommended this restaurant as it was close to our hotel. It’s a gorgeous looking place with lovely outdoor seating out the front and a big, space inside which looks into the busy kitchen. I need to say a word about the rest rooms-...More

Thank Jo T
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Walking through the fountains and arriving to "North Italia" was a good opening to our experience at the restaurant. You can guess now that the next to happen was not more than great- from the hosting team's attention and treatment to the fresh, tasty food....More

1  Thank Hadar Y
Reviewed 4 September 2018

After 30 minutes wait on Sunday night, we were seated outside by the street. Homeless transients hanging around the establishment with their cigarette smoke which was not the most healthy atmosphere. We were hungry and informed the waiter that we wanted our meals as soon...More

1  Thank Zilfo
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

North Italia in Santa Monica is a phenomenal place to eat whether you are with your family or on a date night. It’s one block south of the 3rd Street Promenade. The food is excellent. Everything we ate was delicious. The service was amazing -...More

Thank Jon A
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1442 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-382-2460
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