Ago Restaurant, Los Angeles

Ago Restaurant

8478 Melrose Avenue

West Hollywood, CA 90069

Telephone: 323.655.6333

http://www.agorestaurant.com/

 

For my friend Marissa’s birthday, a group of about 15 of us went to Ago for dinner.  Before going I did a little research and found that it is partly owned by Robert DeNiro and named after its executive chef partner Agostino Sciandri.  The restaurant had a very serene and romantic ambiance, which would make it great for a date, and yet there were so many groups of 5 or more.  Definitely very upscale and fancy.  I was also impressed by all the waiters speaking Italian to one another, and even more impressed by the food.

Insalata di Campo

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My favorite of the evening has to go to the homemade meat Lasagna.  Lasagna is no easy task andnot something easily made at home on a regular basis so I usually like to order this when I go out.  Not to mention, I do love to eat hearty meals.  I have to say I was thoroughly impressed.  The sauce was fantastic and especially went well with their freshly baked bread.  Ever since I went to Italy I’ve been obsessed with Italian bread but it is so hard to find authentic Italian bread here in California.  I recommend this dish because it is delicious and really filling too.

House Desserts $10

House Desserts $10

If trying to choose between one, I’d go with the Chocolate Souffle. You could really taste the chocolate but it was so light and not too sweet, just the way I like it

 Happy Birthday Marissa!

 Happy Birthday Marissa!

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