The staff were pleasant and the setting nice but the food was a let down. The bread was soft and fresh but the rest was rather mediocre. The linguine Mare was very buttery and not at all white wine sauce with a few prawns and...More
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My wife and I were visiting my son who is in LA for service program for the year. He invited 5 of his friends and we had a great time. Food was excellent and service was great. I highly recommend this establishment. Overall Impression: 4.7...More
This restaurant is off the beaten path near the beach and quite unassuming from the outside. Once inside it is cosy but a delight. The staff are very accommodating and available at anytime. The menu has all you would expect in a good Italian restaurant....More
Cafe Penguini is located in Playa Del Rey, steps from the beach, across from Playa Provisions. Look for the adorable penguin signs...and don't let the unassuming outside of the restaurant fool you! Inside the restaurant is a delight for the eyes, and immediately communicates fine...More
If you like Italian food, you try Caffe Pinguini in Play del Rey, California. While the location of the restaurant is a little off the beaten path, it is a gem hidden near the beach. Owned by two owner from Rome, the food is excellent....More
It's safe to eat pasta here. It's the real deal. The waiter, from Rome, possibly the owner, was amazing, humorous and ultimately gracious. You're safely in the hands of a professional. I ordered the sea bass and a side of pasta aglio olio. It was...More
If you are a real foodie you'll probably fall in love with this restaurant, everything is made from scratch and it's clear, you can smell the deliciousness of the food, before you even start eating. The Chilean Sea Bass is unbelievably good, probably their signature...More
We got here pretty early for a Saturday evening. Had two kiddos with us. Staff was wonderful, supplying pens and scrap paper so the kids could draw while my friend and I caught up. Delicious potato and leek soup. They specially prepared pasta for the...More
Great burrata and Prosciutto appetizer, nice atmosphere. Fresh pasta fra diavolo with prawns and sea bass were excellent.
From the outside it looks like an awesome restaurant. Nice ambience and location. I think they try to make it a little too fancy sometimes. Prices are a bit high for what you get.