2628 Wilshire Blvd. | Santa Monica, CA 90403
T:310/828-1585 | F:310/582-2294
Lunch - Monday through Friday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Dinner - Sunday through Thursday 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Dinner - Friday and Saturday 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Just when you thought there were too many Italian restaurants in Los Angeles, here comes one worth waiting for. "Drago isn't just another Italian restaurant" gushes the Los Angeles Times. Chef Celestino Drago has been cooking up some of the best Italian food in Los Angeles - Reviewed in Zagat 2005 - "excellent service...always surpasses expectations."
This jewel in Santa Monica has been wowing critics and locals alike since 1991, winning accolades and awards for Master Chef/Owner Celestino Drago. Drago has consistently been rated in the top 5 Italian restaurants in Los Angeles since its opening. Conceived by Drago and executed by the late, well-known interior designer Brent Saville, Drago radiates understated, casual elegance.
With daily specials reflecting the seasonal changes, the winter menu might feature white truffles, the fall honors fresh game and the spring and summer menus feature European fish; branzino, baby seppia and triglia (red mullet). Special price-fixed tasting menus designed by the Chef are offered quarterly and for special occasions. Drago consistently delivers the best regional Italian cuisine that Southern California has to offer.