Barone's Famous Italian Restaurant
13726 Oxnard St, Van Nuys, CA 91401
Parking: Lot, On Site
Bike Parking: No
Good For Groups: Yes
Good for Kids: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Take Out: Yes
Cuisines: Barbecue, Take Out, Italian, Steakhouse, European, Continental, Pizza
Alcohol: Beer, Full Bar, Wine
Takes Reservations: Yes
Outdoor Seating: No
Price Range : Average
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This place is absolutely terrible. The food is moderately decent but the service is horrible. The staff is always rude and the server will give you the impression that you are wasting their time. They are frequently understaffed and will yell at you for being busy when you ask for something in a timely manner. Every time I go here I regret it - I am just going to stop going here and be done with it.
Hands down the best Pizza in LA! Ever since I moved in to LA I just love this restaurant... We sometimes eat there on Friday evening and go for the pizza, which is the best (just like I already mentioned) with excellent toppings and thin crust that I like the best. Of course, if you don't like thin crust, and judicious use of a variety of cheese, then this is not for you... For those who don't like an inch thick of bready crust buried by crappy imitation mozzarella cheese and greasy additions, then stick with the others...Barone's is the best and the crowds show it. Never had a service problem, never....
The best and first pizza in the valley and in my heart. If you are in a hurry go to Jack in the box, it takes time to cook a great meal, which they do without exception. If you feel the service is slow, take a deep breath and realise we're all people trying to do our best and sometimes things are worth waiting for.
I'm from Jersey and the east coast there's so many pizza spots. I'm in Cali for the week and heard about this place. Everything that I heard was a lie. Service was bad. For over priced and the food wasn't even good. Pizza had no sauce. Wings were dry. The rest I couldn't even remeber. Smh. Don't waste ur money.
I am used to paying good money for a really good meal. I went during Lunch time, the parking lot was empty, I got charged $1.50 for parking, it turns out there was valet parking. I can't see why I needed valet when there were maybe 2 other cars in the whole lot.
Second, inside, yes it is very comfortable, the big red booth tables were nice. And again not a lot of clients...figure it will be easy to do a 1-hr lunch. We other mozerella sticks & veggie pizza. The sticks came out fairly quickly, and the pizza, well it took awhile. Other people started coming in, and they were getting their food before we were. One waiter looked at us, and looked surprise to see we still had no food, a couple of minutes later we had our food. We asked for the check as soon as our food was set. Bill came quickly but to get our change and have our food put in a box, it took awhile.
Pizza we order was not the best I've had, it was a medium, 9"X12", 8 sticks, and a soda came out to be around $26. Kinda of pricey, and I was not happy with the service, our drinks were not refilled. And on top of that, the valet guy must of been bored because he moved my car from the spot that I parked to somewhere further.
It's a very nice place, but for the money they charge, there could have been better at customer service, and they could get rid of the valet, or give free valet, when the place is empty and one can park the vehicle themselves. I did leave a tip, but now I'm wondering if I tipped too much.
I will not be going there again.
This is the pizza I compare to all others. The crust is superb and a flavor all it's own. My favorite is the Hawaiian done "extra crispy" and you must add the hot pepper flakes!
Barone's famous salad dressing is another reason to stop by this quaint old Hollywood stand-by. The absolute friendliest service, the red leather booths with white tablecloths and candles will take you back to the good ole days when Judy Garland would sneak in for a bite!