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London flare meets LA style at Cecconi’s

With a very famous sister restaurant right across the pond, Cecconi’s is sure to be a hit in celebrity filled West Hollywood. With the indoor dining room and outdoor patio space, the chic euro infused crowd adds a depth of flavor that spices up the traditional Italian fare. The sophisticated atmosphere is dotted with a touch of British elegance that bodes a resemblance to its London relative on trendy Bond Street.

The chef proudly presented each dish, which filled us up nicely. The grilled octopus and flatbread pizzas were among the standouts. For entrees, we really enjoyed the pasta dishes-especially the lamb ragu. The dishes were nice but it was the crowd that really stole the show!
After a satisfying meal, it was an easy decision to soak up a little more of the act and order dessert. The hard part was choosing between the rich treats, blood orange cake with caramel sauce and yogurt or the chocolate fondant with pistachio ice cream.


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