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North Italia

1442 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
+1 310-382-2460
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (21 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
“white truffle” (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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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Hadar Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for happy hour. $20 for a bottle of wine and pizza/antipasti platter. Went for the anti pasti. Really tasty. Good value. Our server (?Brendan) was super friendly and gave some great recommendations for local food places which also turned out to be delicious....More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a casual lunch and were pleasantly surprised. Really good atmosphere with tasty food. Worth it.

Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We asked our hostel receptionist for a good italian restaurant. When we arrived we were informed that there was a wating time of 45 minutes to get a table. Instead of wainting infrong of the restaurant we could leave our cell numbre and we would...More

Thank LB2610
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent starter and dessert- average main course though. Service was very slow but the waitress was very friendly and enthusiastic. Would recommend.

Thank Olivia P
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very slow service- for its size it seems understaffed. Waited for over 20 minutes for our drink orders to be taken. Food was only ok. Nothing special here.

Thank Ali D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The service is very slow - we waited over 45 min for our food and that's after we told them we were in a hurry because we were seeing a show. The tortelloni were good but the pasta was overcooked on two of the other...More

Thank theaterloversanta
Reviewed 30 July 2018

North Italia has a diverse menu of Italian food, with very good appetizers. We enjoyed the grilled artichokes, the burrata salad, and the Italian chopped salad. Our son had the chef's pizza of the day, which was a creamy white sauce, meatballs, and arugula. He...More

Thank Michael L
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
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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