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Far Niente - CLOSED

204 1/2 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203-2610
+1 818-242-3835
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
24 Apr 2015
“ALways a treat for me and my husband !”
3 Feb 2015
“Great food, but a little pricey”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
204 1/2 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203-2610
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2015

One of our favorite restaurant....we've been coming to this cozy place since 1997 and we love their calamari steak and fruta di mari...their thin bread with olive oil and rosemary is to die for!!! Love their selections of wines too!!! Will always be "our date...More

Thank liza a
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I stopped into Far Niente for lunch one day. it was a pleasant atmosphere, menu with many choices, but the prices were a little out of range for a lunchtime menu. The food was superior, the service fine. I had an appetizer and salad, that...More

Thank Poonie1951
Reviewed 18 January 2015

I have gone to Far Niente about once a year for the last 20 years. Not sure if we just had a bad night or not but the service was awful, the environment is much lighter than it used to be and lacks the charm...More

Thank Travelelmundo100
Reviewed 18 November 2014

This was a total let down. I used to hear great things about this place and I always wanted to go but just never found myself in Glendale. Until the other night. I went to Far Niente with some people who have been going once...More

Thank Ira G
Reviewed 10 November 2014

We went here on a Monday night and it was very busy so my hopes were high. Unfortunately it did not live up to my expectations the food was ok but that was all. Plus points were the décor which is lovely especially if you...More

Thank davedge1
Reviewed 6 November 2014

We went here on a Monday night and it was very busy so my hopes were high. Unfortunately it did not live up to my expectations the food was ok but that was all. Plus points were the décor which is lovely especially if you...More

Thank davedge11
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This must be one of the best Italian meals I had in last 12 months outside of Italy. The menu should satisfy every Italian food lover and the wine selection is very good as well. I recommend the mussels and clams for your appetizer and...More

Thank Mozo4ever
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Took some business folks to this restaurant last week. Good food, good service, good value. The place is under new ownership since the beginning if the year. We will return.

Thank P G
Reviewed 17 June 2014

From the reviews, I expected more...only average and nothing more. Picked this place on my birthday for a quiet dinner with my husband. Both of us thought it was just average, both food and service. Will not be back...so many other options all around this...More

Thank Rosie A
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We have dined at every Italian restaurant in the area and Far Niente is the best. The super thin pizza dough bread that they provide is worth the visit alone. The pastas and entrees all include a salad and the food is creative and excellent....More

Thank blubs99
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 1/2 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203-2610
    (Wilson)
  • Public Transportation: Metro and Bee Line right in front of Restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 818-242-3835
  • E-mail
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