Are you looking for a treasure in a hidden path, a true gem? Luigi Al Teatro is a modern, authentic Italian restaurant with a menu serving contemporary seafood dishes and it is located in Santa Monica, CA where you can enjoy a romantic meal after spending a day on Third Street Promenade or at the Santa Monica Pier.
Luigi Al Teatro sits in a 100 year old historical landmark that was once an Edison Electrical Plant in the 50's to a place of woship in the 60's, and then a theater production in the 80's and 90's.
Chef Luigi Fineo started his love for cooking at a young age from accompanying his mother to local markets while growing up in Pugli, a southern region of Italy. His passion grew and his dreams were realized when he traveled to the U.S. to continue his culinary journey where he worked with many great master chefs. He is very humble and gives extreme attention to detail in his cooking.
Baked Split Pea Soup topped with Scallops
Linguini topped with Sea Urchin
Lasagna with Seafood Medley
The restaurant decor and ambiance is beautiful and breathtaking. The wait staff is friendly, warm and knowledgeable with the menu and wine list. The menu has many seafood-forward dishes, that have beautiful presentation and incredible taste, and the pasta is made fresh from scratch daily.
The restaurant also has an outdoor space with a retractable roof which also gives a cozy, comfortable romantic feel. In the patio area also has a fresh herb garden that the restaurant uses for many of its menu items.
For more information, please visit their website at Luigi Al Teatro.