If youâ€™re hankering for Italian food, try the Fabiolus Cafe, found on 6270 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. The hearty fare and comforting ambience are perfect after a long day of touring Hollywoodâ€™s many sights. Many ofthe locals love the food, giving it four out of five stars in tripadvisor.com. It has a decent selection of pastas (the penne vodka is a favorite) and a good wine list.
The owners, Chiara and Fabio Conti, were born and raised in Verona, part of Norhern Italy. Fabio moved to Mexico, where he ran a beachfront restaurant with his brother, before moving to Los Angeles. Chiara worked for many restaurants and bars in Verona. When she moved to the United States, she brought her love for cooking with her.
You can visit the Fabiolus Cafeâ€™s website to see their menus. The dishes are very rustic Italian, and make use of fresh ingredients and familiar and comforting flavors. Customers of the restaurant are happy with the service and say the crew are friendly and efficient. On Tuesday and Thursdays the restaurant gives a 20% discount on all takeouts, so you may want to pass by here on the way back to your hotel. On Sundays 11 am to 3 pm the restaurant has a buffet which serves pastas, omelettes, and many more freshly prepared dishes for the reasonable price of $11.99 per head.
To place reservations, you can call the restaurant at telephone number 323-467-2882. The lunch crowds are a bit large, so it helps to secure a table ahead of time.