A local landmark for over 50 years, Cantalini's Salerno Beach Restaurant has been under its current ownership since January 2000. We are proud to present the Best in Traditional Italian Cuisine.
Our family is from Abruzzi and although some of our menu is influenced by other regions, our handmade pastas and sauces have been handed down for generations. Our dishes are made with a passionate attention to quality and tradition. Everything is made to order to ensure the utmost in freshness. It is our pleasure to serve you and we hope you visit us soon.
Lisetta Maria, Executive Chef and Owner
Effective 11/8/21 food and beverage establishments located in the city of Los Angeles (LA) that serve food and beverages indoors will be subject to the LA City Vaccination Verification Ordinance per the Health Officer Order.
PLEASE BE PREPARED TO SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION AS WELL AS YOUR ID IN ORDER TO DINE INDOORS.
Higher Risk Settings: Places that serve food and beverages to customers indoors are considered higher-risk settings because persons, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, are often indoors for an extended time and may remove their face masks to actively eat or drink. Public Health offers the following actions to enhance safety and lower transmission risks at these venues.
PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS FACILITY IF YOU ARE FEELING SICK, EXPERIENCING A COUGH OR RUNNING A FEVER.
All customers, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear masks when they are indoors. Masks will be available for those who arrive without them. Masks must be worn except when customers are actively eating and drinking. When actively eating and drinking indoors, customers must be seated or positioned at a table, counter, or other stationary location. “Actively eating or drinking” refers to the limited time during which the mask can be briefly removed to eat or drink, after which it must be immediately put back on. The customer must wear a mask whenever they are not actively eating or drinking, such as when they are waiting to be served, between courses or drinks, or while still seated after finishing the food or drink.
Please remember to WEAR YOUR MASK WHILE INSIDE THE RESTAURANT when not eating or drinking, including moving around the restaurant, to use the restroom or when being seated.
We ask that you please wash and sanitize your hands frequently and observe distancing whenever possible.
Cantalini's continues to ensure the safety of our staff and guests. We remain diligent in cleaning and sanitizing all surfaces for everyone's safety. We appreciate your cooperation and support.
~ The Management
CARRY-OUT + DELIVERY
Cantalini's is available for carry-out, curbside pickup or local delivery 7 days a week. Let's Eat!
On how Cantalini's came to be a favorite icon in Playa del Rey. It all started when Giovanni Cimino came to California from Salerno Beach, Italy and opened Giovanni's Salerno Beach Restaurant in the early 60s. His menu was a simple reflection of the old world Southern Italian cooking and it became popular with many of the locals who, to this day, reminisce about the many memories made within these walls.
What was uniquely Giovanni was his colorful personality ranging from his Christmas themed décor to his spontaneous opera singing while serving his guests. There are so many stories from those days and we are pleased to have evolved into what Cantalini's is today, 22 years and counting.