Explore the 3 most popular spots in Los Angeles' Sherman Oaks neighborhood

Explore the 3 most popular spots in Los Angeles' Sherman Oaks neighborhood
Photo: Maria's Italian Kitchen/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Visiting Sherman Oaks, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Los Angeles neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from an Italian restaurant to a wine bar.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Sherman Oaks, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Maria's Italian Kitchen

Photo: Melissa G./Yelp

Topping the list is Italian spot Maria's Italian Kitchen, which offers pizza and more. Located at 13353 Ventura Blvd., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 394 reviews on Yelp. On the menu, look for quinoa pomodoro, rigatoni bolognese and mushroom risotto.

2. Midici The Neapolitan Pizza Company

Photo: Yamit Y./Yelp

Next up is wine bar and Italian spot MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company, serving pizza and more, situated at 14612 Ventura Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 2,964 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. The menu features double pepperoni Neapolitan pizza, chicken pesto calzone and baked penne arrabbiata. 

3. Spumoni Restaurant

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Spumoni Restaurant, an Italian spot that offers pizza and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 902 Yelp reviews. Head over to 14533 Ventura Blvd. to see for yourself. The restaurant serves sauteed clams and mussels in tomato sauce, linguini primavera and ravioli bolognese.

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