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Farfalla Trattoria Italiana

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1978 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027-2722
+1 323-661-7365
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 16:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening amongst friends. Everybody was happy and very satisfied. Good food and friendly service

Thank Urs S
Los Angeles
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I lunch here regularly when in the area. It's a very high quality Italian restaurant that never disappoints. I usually get the chicken sandwich con olivo which comes on flatbread with a Caesar salad, but have had the pizzas and pasta before, which are excellent as well. There are regular specials and good wine by the glass. The service is... More 

Thank Travel_Dude1
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This was my second time eating at Farfalla; I made a point of going again because last year's visit was so enjoyable. The atmosphere is cozy and welcoming and the food is superb. (I highly recommend the smoked salmon pasta dish.) Service is good with friendly waitstaff. I will make a point of dining here whenever I am in LA.

Thank tashaVermont
Bay Area, CA
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

A nice family Italian restaurant with large menu and neighborhood feel. Very informal (kids certainly welcome) with reasonably large menu and wine list. Prices are modest by LA standards. The food was quite OK -- not what I would term memorable, but reasonable value for the price. My dinner companions agreed. I'd return for a pleasant, modestly priced meal in... More 

Thank sce2aux
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is a very special one of a kind culinary destination with a diversified Italian menu, with accommodations for all manner of tastes and restrictions.

Thank column_of_air
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Farfalla has been serving up some of the best Italian in the city for decades. Their olive oil alone is worth the trip. They have an extensive wine list and always have great selections by the glass. Their homemade pasta is terrific, but their fish and steaks are top notch as well. Go!

Thank Jody R
San Diego
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

So it was my wife's birthday and she really, really wanted chicken picatta and I really wanted to make sure she got it. We'd invited all of our kids and some of their friends--party of 12. We called around to several Italian restaurants on the near north side of LA and asked the kids and this one got the most... More 

Thank Mark P
Memphis, Tennessee
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149 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

Before moving to Memphis, I lived in Los Feliz and found this place randomly. I became a regular...the food was bomb, and the prices not unreasonable. More importantly, for me, was that the owner and the head server actually got to know me and were super nice. I have lived away for four years, and still go there every time... More 

Thank floydtrane
Pasadena, California
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Farfalla is a well know Italian restaurant owned and operated by a Brazilian. We have dinned here a few times.... But it seems time has caught up with Farfallas. On our latest visit with our family, we started with Calamari and Carpaccio di Manzo. The Calamari was good as usual as was the Carpaccio. But the size of the Carpaccio... More 

Thank Ruth I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

The decor fits for many occasions. Wood tables without tableclothes, large mirrors, cloth napkins. I had the Fusilli Tartufati con Carciofi Porri e Shiitake which was delicious. The pasta was really good, cooked perfectly and the mushrooms and other vegetables were really tasty. The portions were rather large but I still finished all of mine! I had a few bites... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1978 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027-2722
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 323-661-7365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?