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“NYC Italian vibe, value pricing”

Novecento Pasta & Grill
Ranked #162 of 326 Restaurants in Culver City
Price range: US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Culver Blvd.
Reviewed 14 June 2014

I've been here for both lunch and dinner. It's got a bit of an NYC Italian vibe but with more elbow room. The food is solid, and feels like a good value for what you get. It's not my first pick in the neighborhood, but it's probably my second.

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Reviewed 12 August 2013

The homemade spinach ravioli is one of the best I've ever eaten. Prices very reasonable. Wine was great too and many offered by the glass as well as by the bottle--glass was a generous measure. Salads are a la carte but also very good. There are a couple of shellfish dishes but no entries that are just fish. Only a few chicken entries also. This is a fine place if you are especially craving pasta. The restaurant is small but charmingly decorated with bits of sculpture and artifacts set into the plaster and brick--very nicely done.

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Reviewed 5 January 2013

I opted for a lighter dish, the Pollo Arrabbiata, chicken breasts with a spicy tomato sauce and a side of vegetables. The chicken breasts were cooked properly, and the vegetables were decent, but the arrabiata (literally "angry sauce") was completely bland and the tomatoes tasted canned. It was a disappointing plate when so many places do excellent renditions of this kind of food.

My friend ordered her favorite dish here, the gnocchi with a creamy Gorgonzola sauce. I had a taste, and it was indeed wonderfully made, with rich blue cheese and light gnocchi. This is definitely a dish that will stick to your ribs and throw you off your diet, especially if you add grated Parmesan to it (which my friend did)!

It is sad when an experience does not live up to your expectations, but thankfully it was a pleasant experience overall.

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Reviewed 23 September 2012

This is a narrow restaurant tucked long restaurant row on Main Street in Culver City. They were very accommodating about moving back our reservation three times due to very heavy traffic and leaving a sports event late.
The menu features Italian appetizers, Souds, salads, and pastas. The grilled meats are incorporated into the pastas. The main flavoring is pepper.which was very prominent in the dipping oil,the olive tapenade which was complimentary,and the pasta with chickenand spinach. Only the caprese salad was free of too much pepper,but it was marred by under ripe tomatoes and too much olive oil. Apparently the ravioli dish which someone else ordered was also not too heavily dosed with red pepper.

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Thank TrnrMom
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Reviewed 31 March 2012

excellent !! food and service!! wonderful salas and some really spicy olive oil and soft bread for a starter.

Thank cpinfla
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