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“Very good dinner!”
Review of Rosti

Rosti
Ranked #173 of 705 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: US$1 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
Description: Evolving from the traditional Italian Rosticceria, Rosti Tuscan Kitchen has been preparing authentic Italian food for over 20 years in Los Angeles.
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We were staying in Santa Monica and were looking for a local place to eat. We stumbled upon this italian restaurant and ended up having a very nice dinner. This restaurant is located in the heart of Montana Ave. and they have outdoor and indoor seating. We sat indoors and the waitress was very friendly and helpful. It's a small place but still offers a nice atmosphere. The service and food was very good and we would recommend it to anyone!

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Reviewed 5 May 2013

Looking for a friendly Tuscan restaurant? Rosti in Santa Monica is the place. The cuisine is very Italian, the setting is like an Italian Osteria where you bring your own wine or beer (yes it is BYOB as long as it is wine or beer) the seating is close to everyone, and you really feel like you are family when there. We had a large party of 9 and everyone had something different so we could try the varied fare. Needless to say, all the dishes were very good. The deserts were also authentic and quite good. They serve LavAzza Coffee and if you enjoy a GOOD cup of coffee, don't leave without having at least one cup. The only down side is the parking; street parking only and you may have to park a few blocks away. But the stroll is worth it.

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Thank MWG2
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

I met with friends for dinner who live in the neighborhood and regularly dine here. We at al fresco and had a lovely dinner. The menu consists of roasted meats, pizzas and home-made pastas. My roasted chicken (cooked under a brick) was simple and unseasoned, as were the potatoes and spinach that accompanied it. I was underwhelmed, but I am sure that if I were more familiar with the place I could order dishes to be more customized to my liking.

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Reviewed 7 April 2013

Known for satisfying meals flavored with a tuscan spin, if you are hungry for hearty, this is your choice. The roasted chicken is perfect, their roasted vegetables (any season) are mmm-mmm good, and the spinach, basil and pine nut salad is a must have. Service is great! Price is on the higher side, but this is chicken perfection. If you want to get a great, easy satisfying take-home meal, call ahead. Also great for panini!

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Thank HongKongTania
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Reviewed 10 January 2013

Great neighborhood restaurant frequent by movie people living in Santa Monica. Great value, especially when you're hungry. The Pollo Al Mattone (roasted chicken) is great and so is the pizza. The Tiramisu is absolutely fantastic! Although the Santa Monica location is not licensed, in the past, they did allow to bring in your own bottle of wine, but check with Inga Conveniently, there is a liquor store kitty-corner from the restaurant. Great food & service at a good value! You will not be disappointed.

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Thank PeterO709
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