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Gjelina

1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3740 (Venice / Beach Areas)
310-450-1429
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Ranked #106 of 8,567 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Venice / Beach Areas
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Home Style
Cross street: Milwood
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

There were queues outside the door in the evening but we managed to get in for Saturday Brunch. I didn't quite get what the fuss was about but I had once of the most delicious things that I have ever tried there. It sounds unpromising - a turkey open sandwich but the incredible bread was dipped in scrumptious herbs and... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Our night was made by our Server Aaron. He was very professional, yet fun and informative. He knew the menu very well and was very helpful selecting the right menu options. Aaron should be commended for his outstanding service, attention to detail and friendly demeanor. When I recommended Gjelina, I will definitely recommend sitting in his section. Great job!!

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Greenville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Four of us enjoyed a flavorful breakfast at Gjellina. The lemon buckwheat pancakes with huckleberries and creme fraiche were very good and the Moroccan baked eggs were delicious. We also had a side order of roasted fingerling potatoes with rosemary and grated Parmesan which were great. There is a very nice indoor seating area and an inviting outdoor patio area.... More

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sydney
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142 reviews 142 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Had lots of rave reviews (from reliable sources), about this place. It's extremely trendy, busy and buzzy. You get a real "cattle" experience here as your herded into holding pens: outside on the pavement or lined up against the wall near the bar, to wait until you are summoned. Once you've been seated, you lucky thing, prepare to wait for... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Met an old girlfriend for a girls night out .. Sat at the community table ... Great vibe ... Very busy for a Monday night ... Food was great ... Tried octopus ... Would definately go again but would try to sit in the back in the courtyard ... Looked spectacular ... Almost magical

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

An incredibly popular place that's hard to get into even when booking ahead. We couldn't get an evening reservation by ended up going for lunch and browsing the interesting shops on Abbot Kinney Blvd for 45 minutes until our table was ready. We ordered a selection of small plates to share between 4 and everything was fresh and delicious with... More

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Gjelina was a restaurant that I never heard of up until a day ago,now it's one of my favorites. The whole Abbot Kinney Blvd area is new to me as well and we loved it! My better half and I tried Gjelina last night and here's what we thought of it. The purple potatoes and the green beans were yummy!... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Have been several times and had great food those times This time a very disappointing reception. We made a reservation of course. The hostess had a very unworthy behavior , aggressive attitude , she was actually rude , impolite interrupting each and every sentence of us...claiming that our reservation wasn't actually reservation :-(... Whatever that means. Hey, Our name was... More

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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great menu, excellent food and excellent staff. Recommend Prices reasonable. Very busy restaurant and booking is not needed if you time it right

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Interesting flavours in the food, trendy and bumpin atmosphere. Sat on the patio and enjoyed everything this place had to offer. Really good!

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