Locanda Del Lago

Locanda Del Lago

231 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA
(310) 451-3525 serving: West LA, Downtown
open:Monday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Tuesday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Wednesday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Thursday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Friday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Saturday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Sunday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Fireplace, Sidewalk Cafes, $$$, Italian, Date Spot, Group Dining, Mexican, Mediterranean, People Watching, Lunch Spot, Pizza, Mastercard Accepted, Local Favorite, Outdoor Dining, Private Parties, Visa Accepted, Brunch, American Express Accepted, Happy Hour, Family-Friendly Dining,

The Low Down


What to Drink: The house-made grolla is a fun and shareable cocktail: Flamed tableside, it's a concoction of espresso, grappa, brandy, sambuca, lemon peel and sugar served in a hand-carved Italian wooden bowl.

Parking: Park at one of the public garages on Second Street or Fourth Street. It's free for two hours before 6pm; after 6pm it's just $3.

When to Go: Weekday happy hour from 5pm-7pm features Italian finger foods at the bar and drink specials.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Located amid the hustle and bustle of Third Street Promenade (and with ringside seats to the Santa Monica Farmers' Market), Locanda del Lago has been serving specialties from the Lake District of northern Italy for more than 20 years. A…
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Great Spot For Lunch In Santa Monica!
By SavorHour at Menuism

Along the busy corridor of the Third Street Promenade and Arizona Avenue in Santa Monica, there is Locanda... Read More

GOT FOOD Poisoning!!!!
By AP at Gayot

We dined at Lago on September 5, 2011 and. after spending $160 for the dinner for two. my boyfriend got FOOD POISONING, spent half a night throwing... Read More

Great location, nice selections
By ca_ccarr at Menuism

I've eaten here several times and it has never disappointed. They always have a wide variety of selections.... Read More

By chris at GrubHub

trying L del Lago for the second time. This time it was delicious. Ordered salad, burger, crab bisque. Really good, satisfying meal. Salad was...

Could be better
By Amy B. at Judy's Book

I've tried this place many times, mainly at lunch and I really keep hoping that it will get better. The food is so-so and the service is horribly ... Read More