DeSano Pizza Bakery

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Calzone at DeSano Pizzeria
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Capricciosa pizza at DeSano Pizzeria
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Sausage pizza at DeSano Pizzeria
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Verdura pizza at DeSano Pizzeria
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DeSano Pizzeria
Photograph: Marie Buck
DeSano Pizzeria
Photograph: Marie Buck
DeSano Pizzeria
Photograph: Marie Buck
DeSano Pizzeria

Neapolitan-style pizzeria DeSano brings a true taste of Italy to LA. And we're not just saying that: mozzarella di bufala (buffalo mozzarella) is flown in fresh from a small town in Campania, flour is shipped over by boat, salt is gleaned from the Mediterranean Sea, and their handmade wood-burning ovens are supposedly made with "volcanic rock from Mount Vesuvius". They'll be ready with your order in all of sixty seconds, so you'll have plenty of time to mingle inside the spacious dining room, or get back to work in a hurry.

Venue name: DeSano Pizza Bakery
Address: 4959 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles

Opening hours: Daily 11:30am-close

Average User Rating

4.5 / 5

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Desano is one of the best classic American style pizza you can get in Los Angeles. I would definitely recommend ordering the Desano, which is topped with sausage, peperoni, garlic, caramelized onions, scamorza, mozzarella, and pecorino romano. Delicious!

Charlie B

The ingredients are unbelievably fresh. The crust, baked to perfection. The seating area is spacious and airy. An incredibly needed change from the ongoing claustrophobia currently happening in the L.A. restaurant scene. If you are looking for a refreshing change of pace, and a REALLY good pizza, I can't recommend enough.