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Valentino

Valentino Review

Renowned as one of the country's top Italian restaurants, Valentino has a truly awe-inspiring wine list. With nearly 2,800 labels consuming 130 pages, backed by a cellar overflowing with more than 80,000 bottles, this restaurant is nothing short of heaven for serious oenophiles. In the 1970s, suave owner Piero Selvaggio introduced L.A. to his exquisite modern Italian cuisine, and he continues to impress guests with dishes like a timballo of wild mushrooms with rich Parmigiano-Reggiano–saffron fonduta, a fresh risotto with farmers' market vegetables, a memorable osso buco, and sautéed branzino with lemon emulsion. A welcome addition to this exalted venue is its more casual wine bar for wine tasting and nibbles like crudo and carpaccio.

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch Sat. and Mon.–Thurs. Closed Sun.
Updated: 05-20-2013

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