Osteria Mozza Italian Restaurant in Los Angeles is one of the most popular fine restaurants in LA. Located at 6602 Melrose Avenue at the intersection of Highland Avenue in the Hollywood area, the celebrity chef owned restaurant includes names such as Mario Batali and partners Nancy Silverton and Joseph Bastianich. Osteria Mozza has quickly become known as one of the best in the city for fine Italian dining in an exquisite environment with professionals and is a hot spot for celebrities for those who enjoy people watching.
If you tend to order the same Antipasti everytime you visit an Italian restaurant, Osteria Mozza is the place to experiment with something new. Favorites from the Antipasti menu include Bufala Mozzarella made with tapenade, caperberry relish, pesto and salsa romesco. Another popular choice is the Burricotti made with fried rosemary, spiced walnuts and radicchio.
Several examples of Osteria Mozza’s first course include choices such as gnocchi with duck ragu and garganelli with ragu Bolognese. The second course or secondi features a wide variety of delicious choices. The monkfish is impeccably prepared. Other superb choices include grilled leg of lamb, crisp duck and grilled quail which is prepared with honey and sage. The side dishes served at Osteria Mozza are as exotic as the main courses and include choices such as sautéed broccollini prepared with vinegar and chilies, fried potatoes prepared with rosemary, and shell beans that are first marinated and served with oregano and cherry tomatoes. Osteria Mozza also offers an excellent selection of desserts. Patrons may select from among delicacies such as banana gelato with mountain huckleberry compote, bittersweet chocolate cake, or Meyer lemon gelato and key lime cannoli served with grapefruit sorbet.
Overall Osteria Mozza Italian Restaurant prepares food representative of the best in fine Italian cuisine. The environment is lovely and impeccably decorated with a welcoming feeling. The staff is professional, courteous and friendly and pleased to assist patrons whenever needed. Other than a private area seating is pretty good anywhere you sit. There is also a bar area that is great for drinks and appetizers. In terms of price Osteria Mozza is pricey but the food is excellent.
Osteria Mozza Italian Restaurant in Los Angeles is opened between the hours of 5:30PM to 11:00PM Monday through Friday. Weekend hours are from 5:00PM to 11:00PM on Saturdays and from 5:00PM to 10:00PM on Sunday. For more information on Osteria Mozza Italian Restaurant in Los Angeles visit the official web site or call 323-297-0100. Reservations are accepted one month ahead for parties up to seven. All parties over seven should arrange to book as a group.