North Italia Landing In Downtown Santa Monica

It wasn’t that long ago that I told you that Buca Di Beppo had closed its doors at 1442 2nd St, sparking a conversation about the viability of any restaurant in the pricey and complicated Santa Monica and LA market.  Now it looks like another national Italian brand is going to give it a try.  A sign is up on the construction plywood at the old Buca space announcing that it will soon be the home of a branch of North Italia.  There’s reason to hope that they will have a better run than their predecessor:  They know a thing or two about Downtown Santa Monica.  Within a block in either direction are two other restaurants from North Italia’s parent company Fox Restaurant Concepts, Flower Child and True Food Kitchen. We wish them the best of luck.

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