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Venice, California feels more like Venice, Italy at this charming Main Street restaurant.

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Four-Course Dinner with Wine for Two


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  • One 5:30 – 6 PM reservation for two
  • One glass of house red or house white wine per person
  • One appetizer per person
  • One pasta to share
  • One main course per person
  • One dessert to share

    Valid only for 5:30 – 6 PM seating time

What we love

  • Our newest guest curator and Editor-in-Chief of Foam magazine, Sari Tuschman, says, “I can’t say enough about Ado. It is—in my opinion—the absolute best restaurant in all of LA.”
  • Tuschman raves: “I lived in Italy in college, and I truly think Ado is just as good, if not better, than food you get there. The owner, Paolo, is amazing and the restaurant is absurdly, divinely, unspeakably delicious. Everyone I send there literally calls me to thank me. I dream about it. It’s ridiculously perfect.”
  • To start, antipasti include an 18-month Black Label proscuitto with creamy burrata, and grilled sea scallops on a bed of Parmesan fondue.
  • L.A. Confidential could not speak higher of the “truly exceptional pasta dishes.” Everything from spaghetti to ravioli is made in house, served with sauces worthy of an extra piece of bread, like Marsala quail ragù and a roasted garlic espresso demi-glace.
  • Charming and intimate, the yellow two-story building that houses Ado was built in 1908.
  • Saturday Night magazine dubbed it one of the “best spots” in Los Angeles, calling it the “perfect place to dine in Venice, California and feel like you’re in Venice, Italy.”

What to know

  • Redeem by: Thursday, November 28, 2013
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • Offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Offer valid for 5:30 – 6 PM seating time only, Monday - Sunday
  • Offer is subject to availability; must call well in advance to make your reservation
  • Not valid on holidays
  • Limit one per member; may purchase multiple packages as gifts
  • Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol; valid government ID required
  • Gratuity is not included; we recommend tipping 20% on the full retail value of service(s)
  • Tax is not included in this price and will be charged upon redemption
  • 24-hour cancellation policy or voucher will be forfeited
  • Offer cannot be combined with any other discount or promotional offer
  • Voucher may be used to obtain the discount until November 28, 2013; after this date, the voucher is valid for the amount paid for five years from date of purchase, longer if provided by law


796 Main St.
Venice, CA 90291

About Ado

In a canary-yellow building on Venice’s Main Street, Italian native and Ado owner Paolo Cesaro greets customers warmly before leading them up a wooden staircase to one of 13 intimate tables; he explains, “We wanted to create a place that felt like home when you walk in.” In the kitchen, fellow Italian and chef Antonio Murè makes the pasta by hand and uses quality ingredients like wild boar tenderloin and Barolo truffle butter sauce for authentic dishes. From grilled Mediterranean sea bass with Sicilian cucuzza to crisp duck breast with de-glazed onions and aged balsamic, each dish is memorable. A favorite of L.A. Confidential, Los Angeles magazine and the Los Angeles Times, Ado is worthy of its stellar reputation.

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