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1043 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-2902
+1 310-208-0444
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (10 reviews)
“branzino” (2 reviews)
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1043 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-2902
Neighbourhood: Westside
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Six of us went to this restaurant 5 years ago and were charged for several expensive items that we did not receive. When we commented the waiter blew us off but ended up reducing the bill. We hadn't been there since until 2-20-17 when we...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

True sicilian food, outstanding quality and friendly service. This restaurant is a hidden jewel in Westwood.

1  Thank Juan T
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

After a long sightseeing tour by car in L.A. we arrived Westwood in the evening and by chance we found a parking lot right outside Tanino. We were lucky, because this is a very nice Italian restaurant. The prices are not adapted to student budgets...More

1  Thank Max S
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Tanino's is two tenths of a mile from the Geffen Playhouse, making it a convenient place to dine before a show. We easily made a reservation online and were seated promptly. Service is especially gracious at Tanino's--with one main waiter and several others who seem...More

2  Thank N420YRbarbarak
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We were at UCLA for medical appointments and this place was recommended for dinner by a "local." Fantastic dinner and the gimlets were excellent. Alex, our waiter was very informative and the food was superb. I had the lasagne and my husband had the seafood...More

1  Thank Deb H
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with a business associate in a near funereal atmosphere-I don't think they do a huge lunch business. We each had the salumeria special salad, a really good salami and garbanzo bean mix. I had penne arrabiatta and my companion had a Chilean sea...More

Thank malibuirishmike
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Charged full entree prices for 1/2 /side order of pasta, three meals were all so-so, very possibly could have come out of a microwave. Chick parm portion huge but all items on the table, from salads to pasta and meat were no better than what...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We recently ate at Tanino with another couple before a show at the Geffen Theatre. When I asked about a particular wine, the waiter told me he thought they were out, but he would check the cellar. He went back to his station, and did...More

1  Thank boothstar
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is an excellent choice for a pre-Geffen Theatre dinner. The service was outstanding and managed the kitchen and table service with an eye toward the curtain time. The highlight was the branzino! It was prepared as a whole fish. We were given the option...More

1  Thank JoshPhD
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Great ambiamce, great portion size, teriffic service and you feel like you are back in another era.. Pre theatre crowd was whisked through without feeliing rushed. Nice bar scene as well.

1  Thank Lyndon P
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Jes L
Are there gluten-free options and if so, what do they include?
30 July 2015|
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David L
what is the parking
12 June 2015|
Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I seem to remember valet parking. I was there way before my clients, so I parked in the underground parking behind the restaurant and walked around to kill time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-2902
    (Weyburn/ Kinross)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-208-0444
  • E-mail