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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 #80 of 8,553 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
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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW 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
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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