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  • Caffé Pinguini restaurant

    AT CAFFÉ PINGUINI, THE SIGN OF THE PENGUIN PROMISES DELICIOUS ITALIAN FOOD FARE WHERE SIMPLICITY SHINES

    When you walk into Caffé Pinguini you can be assured of a warm Italian greeting courtesy of owners Tony & Enrico. The two, who hail from Rome, have been running the restaurant, located in the sleepy beach town of Playa del Rey, Los Angeles, since 1997, making locals and beyond, happy with daily specials, hand-tossed pizzas, homemade bread, delicious pastas and a number of simply prepared chicken, fish and veal dishes.

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  • Our Menu

    AUTHENTIC ITALIAN FOOD LOS ANGELES: THE MENU AT CAFFÉ PINGUINI RELIES ON BEST FRESH INGREDIENTS AND FAMILY RECEPIES THAT TONY AND ENRICO BROUGHT WITH THEM FROM THEIR NATIVE ITALY

    Although they don’t change the menu on a monthly basis, daily specials – sometimes up to 12 different ones – are a fixture at the restaurant. On the regular menu, you will find some popular Italian dishes for cold and hot Antipasti such as a Caprese salad or Spinaci Aglio, Olio e Peperocino (fresh spinach sautéed with garlic, olive oil and red chili peppers) but then Pomodoro e Cipolla (fresh sliced tomatoes and onions, topped with basil and anchovies) shows up. .

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  • Special Events

    WINE TASTING

    We host a bi-monthly wine tasting, social event and art show. Caffe' Pinguini is available for private parties, take-out and catering services.

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