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8478 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
+1 323-655-6333
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Ago for dinner last week during my stay in Los Angeles and simply love d it. it is a very nice and simple but elegant place, with space indoor and also outdoor. Staff is professional and friendly, tables are not too closed each others so you can actually have a peaceful conversation with your dinner mates.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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365 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For as long as I have been travelling to or through LA, I visit Ago. The legendary Robert de Niro Italian eatery still packs a punch. Over the years, it has moved from older Italian waiters in black ties to younger hip staff. The ambience now includes a covered outside eating area. The food still remains authentically Italian - simple... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had a great dinner at Ago Sat 10/23/16. The wine list, the service, the entrees. We loved the patio too. We'll be back, thanks.

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Thank Joe S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Ago is an attractive well designed restaurant with a courteous and efficient staff. Only the food falls short. The tomatoes in the Caprese salad were not up to par. A Cesar Salad with chicken was also substandard, bland and with dried out chicken. The Burrata was too chilled when served and the risotto was just okay. In short Ago falls... More 

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Istanbul
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lunch here, and the service was poor, the taste was not good therefore Me and my wife we couldn't finish at least the half the plate. It is absolutely over rated.

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new york
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Wife and I went to Ago for the Food which I heard was great. This Place did not disappoint. Great Food. Great atmosphere. However the waiter was Weird. I don't think he knew too much about the Menu. I just wish this was a more hopping place which is was not. It was more like a very quite place to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Group celebrating a 50 th birthday. The food was average and the service was a little cool and arrogant. Nothing to justify the expensive prices. I would not recommend as too many other restaurants who are pleased to see new customers.

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Ago is one of my favorite restaurants in Los Angeles. The food is very good and the service is impeccable. Denis was our waiter on Saturday and he is from Florence. He guided us through the menu and we selected their specials pasta of the day, which was mozzarella stuffed ravioli in a pink sauce with eggplant. I may be... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

reliable, good food - sometimes a bit of a scene and loud but only later at night. lovely employees great food

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Stockholm, Sweden
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Easy going place with great service. Food perfect when you want to relax have good vine and a drink or two. Really liked the place and location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8478 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood>  > West Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-655-6333

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in West Hollywood

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West Hollywood
For years, West Hollywood has been known as a hub for the LGBT communities in Los Angeles. Today it still maintains the title, but has also become the “it” neighborhood for the entertainment industry’s up-and-comers. Producers, directors, writers and aspiring actors call this area home. Known for great boutique shopping, vintage clothing stores, home décor shops and fitness studios, West Hollywood is a grid of wide boulevards and narrow residential streets. The neighborhood also has a concentration of the most avant-garde restaurants in Los Angeles (rivaled only by the burgeoning restaurant scene Downtown). A trip to the iconic Sunset Strip, with its many clubs, music venues, hotels and flashing lights won’t be forgotten.
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