Marino Restaurante

6001 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 466-8812
Cuisine: Italian, Californian
Price: $$$$
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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Friday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Saturday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed
    Restaurant closed Mon-Fri from 2pm-5pm.
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Kid Friendly
  • Bar Wines, Full Bar, Beer, Corkage Fee $20
  • Amenities Wi-fi, TV, Private Party Room
  • Banquet Facilities 50 - 100 People, Off-Site Catering
  • Atmosphere Romantic, Family / Children
  • Parking Availability Valet, Street
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner
  • Attire Casual
  • Payment Methods Amex Discover Mastercard Visa


Marino Ristorante is deeply rooted in the idea of doing all things the right way. Today the family owned restaurant, is giving its welcoming by Mario, Jr. and mom, Maria. The room is simple. A wall of glass, softened by out of door planters full of ficus, faces the famous Melrose Avenue. The soft colored walls starched white linen cloths, the silver sugar caddy and votive holders and subdued oil paintings all come together to create its appeal. And then there is the food. Ciro, Mario and Sal were the first of the handful of chefs who are out daily in the early morning markets personally selecting the ingredients for the menu and seeking out the most interesting and pristine items for the specials. Placing yourselves in Mario's hands for the tasting menu proves to be a wise decision. Also known for his knowledge of wines Mario will recommend the menu and wines to best meet your dining expectations. The Marino wine list has been repeatedly an award winner by Wine Spectator.

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 241reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by The food was excellent. We had two types of wine, the grilled calamari appetizer, risotto dinner, and a chicken dish. They also served delicious bread as an appetizer. The experience would have been great, except the manager didn't seem genuine and the service took a turn for the worse midway through our meal. A group of 4 people across from us were in a hurry and wanted to be out at a specific time. The manager and our waiter (also their waiter) then spent the majority of their time catering to this other table. They truly seemed to put all of their energy into getting these people everything they needed as quickly as possible, that it felt like they put us and our needs on a back burner. We ended up waiting at least 20 minutes from finishing our meal and saying no thank you to dessert before getting our bill. I am in the restaurant business and I am pertty understanding in most scenarios, but this was pretty silly and unneccessary. I'm rating the service as fair because it was good at the start of the meal, but it became poor. Nov 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent food and service. Loved it! Nov 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The service especially is terrific Nov 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Food. Superb Service! Thank you! Will come again for sure! Oct 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Food and service were great! Sep 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Allowed my date to order off the menu and replaced a glass of wine that did not suit our tastes. Thank you! Sep 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The food is really great! The ambiance like your in ItalyThe waiter gives information about the food that help you decide which is suited your taste. My son enjoy the pizza very much Sep 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Not only that everything was excellent quality and delicious so was the service.Definitely worth coming back for Jul 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The absolute best Italian restaurant I have ever been to. Nice and polite people and I always feel welcome. Jul 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great service, great food. Jun 21, 2015
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