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Marino

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6001 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3651 (Wilcox)
+1 323-466-8812
Today
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a lucky accident we went to Marinos during lunchtime for a drink. The extreme friendly feeling made us directly book for out last night in LA. The resturant is run by the brothers of the family restaurant. Food is exeptional, staff is prompt and friendly. I can highly recommend a visit you will not regret. I will be back!... More 

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Thank Alextretton
Sammamish, Washington
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The ambience is charming, Italian and authentic. Have a stop at the bar before dinner. They take care of you like a visiting relative. The food by Chef/owner Sal Marino was highly touted by a friend who is a regular there. The place was even better. Impeccable and seamless service, with food creations that were not only exquisite but every... More 

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Thank RoyHersh
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I've been a regular at Marino since it opened some 30 years ago. While I don't live in LA any longer, whenever I'm in town I make a point of stopping here to eat. Marino combines the faithful and flawless execution of traditional Italian specialties with innovative new interpretations -- thanks to the addition of Sal in the kitchen. The... More 

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Thank Cerrj
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had dinner with adult children here --- small restaurant with intimate feel. Very good service and excellent food. Nice bar. Ambience especially comfortable.

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Thank William H
Woodland Hills, Ca
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We went for dinner and found the food to be excellent and the service was also. I reserve 5 stars for the very top places or would have given it 5. It is a bit old fashined which is not derogatory here. It had that quiet classy vibe that has diminished in today's noisy, "energetic" places of favor.

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Thank Carl J
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

they have a new Chef Son of the Owner server highly recommended the Chop it was thin overcooked taste like leathe no one came to check on our meal party of eight very expensive had good meals in the past

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Thank Naveen A
Los Angeles, California
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130 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been to Marinos many times over the years. Its a local restaurant and I have seen it go through a few iterations in terms of design,and more recently Sal taking over the kitchen. What has always been great is the service. Mario is in charge of the front of the house and he is always incredibly gracious and... More 

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Thank TheKoonah
Los Angeles
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

good service bad food, cool interior. Was expecting more from my Chicken and Peppers order. It was awful.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Good decoration and nice ambience. Good food. Every detail has a fashionable touch. Good price for the quality.

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London
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

You could walk the length of this extremely long street on a clothes shopping spree and find endless numbers of boutiques you had never heard of before. However, take an Uber (or walk) to this small family restaurant Marino on Melrose Restaurant and stop by for some of the best Italian food you’ll have had anywhere. Marino was packed with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6001 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3651
    (Wilcox)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-466-8812

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

Staying in Hollywood

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Hollywood
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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