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Fritto Misto

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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601 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2507
+1 310-458-2829
11:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 10:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best Italian food I've ever had! I'm from Chicago, where good Italian food is available in every corner. Even after 7 months I am still craving food from Fritto Misto!

Thank asra m
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Italian restaurant in Santa Monica. Consistently good food and very reasonable prices. We go to FM every time we are in Santa Monica.

Thank John J
Farnham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found on Trip Advisor. A bit out of the main centre of Santa Monica but only a short walk, and well worth the detour. We had to wait for a table but they gave us menus and we sat outside on the chairs by the sidewalk. Selected the calamari to share as it is a family favourite and we weren't... More 

Thank MontyBobbyBlue
Lincoln, NE
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151 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Dinner with a colleague, a local fave of hers. I had the Artichoke Shrimp Gnocchi, she the New Orleans pasta. The meals were very good. The service was excellent. I was disappointed that they had no cannolis. Wide selection of pasta dishes.

Thank Russell W
Melbourne, Australia
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent, food a little hit & miss, the pastas were all very good, some of the combinations were a tad unusual for my taste. I was intrigued by the crab cake pasta in a champagne sauce with mushrooms - the sauce was tasty, the pasta al dente but the crab cakes were not appetizing at all. Cudos to... More 

Thank Donna255100
Ellicott City, Maryland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We called to make reservations and was told that there were on "first come first serve" basis and they would not give us an estimate for approximate wait time. We went there anyway and had to wait almost a full hour on a Saturday night. The dinning room was over crowded and hot. Food was average Italian. Flourless Chocolate cake... More 

Thank andie17892015
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Just had a lovely evening here with my partner and close friends. We had the calamari, caprese and fried pillows for entrees. Mains we had, Pasta New Orleans, Sausage Lasagna. Desert we had, Lemon bar and flourless chocolate cake with whipped cream. Absolutely delicious! The service was fantastic, all the staff were really helpful and friendly. Pricing here is more... More 

Thank Adriaan K
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I arrived in Santa Monica late in the evening and I was craving Italian food, after a quick google search this seemed to be the only place open late on a Sunday evening and I'm so glad it was. We were seated inside immediately and our waiter was so attentive and friendly chatting with us about our... More 

Thank Carmen M
Denver, Colorado
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We got the same waitee that we had the last three times we visited, who is very nice. None of our dishes were as wonderful as the previous times. Hopefully it was just an off day for the cook. Rated four stars based on averaging all of the visits.

Thank 7books
Placentia, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had a chicken picotta, caprese salad, terra misu, wine , and Italian beer. It tasted like if we were in Italy. Very surprise since it is a small place but definitely we'll be coming back.

Thank Figueroas3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-2829

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

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