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“Very tasty!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Son of a Gun

Son of a Gun
8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4311 (LAX Area)
323-782-9033
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Ranked #77 of 8,660 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: LAX Area
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Very tasty!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I love this place! The service is top notch and the food is delicious! It is expensive but it is well worth it. The only complaint I have is that the portions could be bigger. Other than that, I highly recommend Son of a Gun! Make sure to check this place out if you are in the LA area.

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  • English first
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paris
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Still delicious after years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Usually after few years of being great, many restaurants lose their edge or get comfortable with success and start to be predictable or worse, pretentious. Son of a Gun, on the other hand maintains it's passion for good food, still welcomes you with a smile, provides a friendly and dynamic service. Every time I come to LA, I always have to go back there and it's still always a good experience. Totally recommend.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Beverly Hills, California, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Los Angeles ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

What can I say besides SOn of a Gun is my fave restaurant in Los Angeles right now. It's hard to get a reservation so call well in advance or walk in and wait to sit at the community table. Seafood is the star, drinks and service are just as terrific as the food. Make sure to try the hamachi it's heavenly!

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New York, NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Phenomenal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Great atomoshere. The bar mixes up nasty drinks. These guys came up with original and incredible interpretations for old school seafood dishes liek lobster roll and shrimp toast - don't miss out. I suggest sharing a wide variety, as the menu offers nothing by top selections. Desserts are as good as appetizers and entrees.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
“Split Decision...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We've been to Animal several times. Now we've been to Son of a Gun. It's a tie. My hubby loves Animal best, he's a carnivore. I love SOAG best, I'm a veg. However, we both had seafood...so it's a true tie. Animal has a slightly better vibe, more interesting people. The Roe with maple, and the Mahi Dip were totally divine. Also had their home brew which was refreshing & fab. Totally recommend SOAG, and Animal...both make us happy when we're in L.A.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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