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Caffe Delfini

147 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1103
+1 310-459-8823
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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147 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1103
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food. Try the veal piccata--excellent. Near the beach off the PCH. Our group of eight ordered six different entrees and each was outstanding.

Thank Ellie1704
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had to keep pushing out our reservations to almost 8 or 830 pm on Sat night due to a late concert. The chicken was dry, the vegetable soggy and they were out of potatoes! How can an Italian place run out of those yummy...More

Thank Deena S
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Delicious Italian food, extensive menu with options for everyone! We had dinner here for my husband's 50th birthday & all of our meals were delicious!! They have GF & Vegan options which are delicious & a wide variety of dishes to pick from. I had...More

Thank NatalieEllen
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Cozy neighborhood gem with rustic italian cooking - feels like you're eating in someone's home. Lengthy menu, lots of daily specials, and if there's a pasta combination you're in the mood for, ask the waiter. They made a fabulous puttanesca (not on the menu) for...More

Thank Travel4bourne
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Realized I had not reviewed this resto since 2013. I live nearby and can walk here. Took an out of town pal here for a nice, quiet and delicious meal. The arrabbiata is fantastic. They never skimp on the garlic here that's for sure! Love...More

Thank AFoolForTravel
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Despite being crowded the staff were very attentive. MEnu was reduced from the usual but still had a good variety of choices. Good wine list. This was my second visit and we will be back.

Thank CRM13
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We weren't sure what to expect as the restaurant looks quite dark and small from the outside. After we were seated, we were blown away by the staff, food, and drinks. Truly an authentic Italian meal! It was a bit pricey, but we left very...More

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I came to Caffe Delfini for an early dinner. I wanted to check the restaurant out prior to booking a party for 22 guests. I'm glad I did! The service and the food were good. I had the penne pomodoro which I...More

Thank Isunwin
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Tucked in Santa Monica Canyon between Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, you'll think you were in the middle of Italy at this small Italian cafe has been there for over 25 years. Romantic, upscale but not expensive, it is a perfect date location. If you...More

Thank rocketscientist_LA
Reviewed 17 August 2016

So where to go on a Monday night. My wife and I wanted a nice dinner for our final night in CA. The Inn where we stayed recommended Caffe Delfini, just a block away. I was thrilled not to drive, but figured we were settling...More

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Average prices
US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-459-8823
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