Los Angeles Restaurant Review: Settebello

on October 25, 2013

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Here’s my Los Angeles restaurant review for Settebello in Marina Del Ray.

Neopolitan pizza is all the rage in LA these days and Settebello (13455 Maxella Ave., Marina Del Rey CA) a mini-chainlet, has set up shop in a horrible location in a terrible Marina Del Rey mall. That’s the bad news.

Now, on to the good…

The space is pretty tight, huge outdoor patio, nicely modern interior. The service is swift and attentive. Water is constantly being refilled. While the place isn’t packed (location, location, location) there is a nice enough lunch crowd.

The Monster settles on a spicy Diavola pie with some crushed tomato, roasted red bell peppers, crushed red peppers, garlic, mozz and extra virgin olive oil.

He then pretends to eat some soup as he waits for his pizza. No one else finds this even slightly amusing. Oh well.

The pie is pretty damn tasty. Underwhelmed by 800 Degrees, this pie adheres to all you want out of Neopolitan style…light, charred, crispy crust, soft middle and fragrant. It is enough for one hungry person to eat but not so big you spend the rest of the day on the couch holding your tummy.

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