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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 #72 of 8,578 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Home Style
Neighborhood: Venice / Beach Areas
Cross street: Milwood
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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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New York City
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We dined with my kids last night at Gjelina. We wanted an outside table but was only able to secure a table inside with a view of patio for more light. Highly recommend the following dishes: Rabbit on bread, pear with speck, Fontina Cheese Pizza, meatballs and the chicken.

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New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Not only are the people very nice and welcoming as soon as you get to their door, but the great service continued with amazing, flavorful dishes. The pork belly, half chicken, fries and plum/hazelnut dessert were absolutely fantastic! Make sure to make a reservation, must visit while in LA!

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Dallas, TX
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10 reviews 10 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Shared a couple of appetizers...wow...and the pizza...the mussels...the butterscotch pot de crème...oh my! Must try it...worth the wait!!! Almost gave up, but would have missed one of my fav meals and flavors. There is a walk up window and little shaded sitting area...but I recommend a table. The olive and cheese area is a busy show in itself! Food artists!

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I recently ate lunch here..... Although the food was actually ok, the noise level inside was deafening, the service was extremely slow, and the food portions were very small. The seats inside were also extremely uncomfortable. The outdoor patio in the back of the restaurant might be better... but I won't be coming back here.

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Blaricum, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Hot, trendy, busy and extremely good service. Peach and burrata is a must. Also make reservation long before going, otherwise hard to get in. Got special sweet treatment, because our car had been broken at the beach just before we went to dinner, thanks, appreciate it.

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Los Angeles, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Where do I start, the terrible, indifferent service or the sad mediocre food. First, We live in LA proper and enjoy dining out. Our must eat places in LA include Republique, Sugarfish, Animal, Ink, Pizzeria Mozza, Chispacca, Aframe, Son of a Gun to name just a few that are miles and miles better than this spot at the same price... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, great ambiance, food was delicious. Highly recommend. Abbot Kinney is a great very trendy area.

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Paris, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A fashion place in a fashion district with very good and interesting food this is very rare. Pizza are a must of this place but everything we had was good. The waiters are cool and very professionals. If you can get a table in the patio it is even better.

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