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Valentino: Parking, prices and more


Rating: three stars

Location: 3115 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica; (310) 829-4313;

Price: Appetizers, $12 to $15; primi, $19 to $24; main courses, $28 to $44; sides, $10; three-course tasting menu, $55 per person; four-course tasting menu, $70 per person. Wine pairing, add $50 per person more. Corkage fee, $30 (one bottle waived for every bottle purchased).

Details: Open for dinner 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays to Thursdays, 5 to 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and for lunch only at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. Full bar. Valet parking, $5.50.

Rating is based on food, service and ambience, with price taken into account in relation to quality. Four stars: Outstanding on every level. Three stars: Excellent. Two stars: Very good. One star: Good. No star: Poor to satisfactory.

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