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North Italia

2957 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
+1 949-629-7060
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bolognese” (9 reviews)
“strozzapreti” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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RR - RRR
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LOCATION
2957 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 12 December 2018

I had the grilled artichoke and the burata....they were not as good as other times when I've come, but still worth coming back. The staff is helpful but not intrusive. It's a noisy place but still intimate.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kesslane
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The layout of the restaurant is very pretty, and they have done so quite well. The food is decent---some dishes really good, some average. It depends on your taste buds, but I would check it out if in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hursha6b5
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This place was packed when we arrived on an early Thursday evening. Nice cocktails, good food and great service in a lively surrounding. We were very pleased with our drinks, appetizers, pastas, desserts and coffee. Valet parking is available, too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JVTietjens
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Italy is a country of myriad regions. One constant, though, is that north and south seldom see eye-to-eye. As a full-blooded southern Italian (mezzo Napolitan/mezzo Siciliano), I went into dining at North Italia with just a bit of bias. Oh, was I proven wrong! The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Donald M
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Food’s simple but great, wine selection is not the regular boring stuff, prices are very good, and it’s one of the few places that still has a good vibe after 9pm. If you can, ask for Laceita the server. Shes so kind and attentive, I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Dobiadobe
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Service full of posture but no substance. When I asked for fresh silverware for my 2nd course, server seemed perplexed. Burrata appetizer was an amateur affair, lifeless cheese thrown on a plate over a thick slice of bread with a few other sad ingredients. Salmon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lazaros P
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Went there for a dinner with friends, this place is cozy, clean and have a very good design, table and chairs are very comfortable, food is delicious!!! recommend 100%

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vladimiro622
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

What we liked about the menu is the style we got in Florence. We enjoyed that North Italian cuisine and they duplicated that here. We were not impressed by the appetizers but really enjoyed the entrees. Very nice al fresco dining and friendly service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank etan92612
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent meal; white truffle garlic bread is outstanding and salads, scallops and pasta were very, very good. Desserts were complimentary as was coffee due to a minor (and I mean minor) mishap with a starter we ordered. Staff were just superb; we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Athena G
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Good place with a good Italian food . It is not the best I had but it starts to be tasty . Service was ok

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jb03111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2957 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-629-7060
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