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Talia's Restaurant & Bar in Downtown Manhattan Beach

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A vast knowledge of fine wine and great Italian food are not a prerequisite for visiting Talia's Restaurant & Bar in Manhattan Beach, because you could pick blindly from the menu and whatever arrived would be delicious. It's "one of those" kinda places.

Owned by the same people who operate nearby Mangiamo (another great Italian restaurant) Talia's offers an intimate setting that suits the casual beach neighborhood it is situated in. And although i had a great meal, my veggitarean girlfriend had only salads and appetizers to choose from. But we both left very happy food with the food, and look forward to our next visit.

Talia's is located on 1148 Manhattan Avenue in Manhattan Beach, and reservations are recommended: (310) 545-6884

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Pics of the Mushroom Gnocchi, Chicken Marsala, and Choco/Coffee Soufflé after the jump.