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1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3740
+1 310-450-1429
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“pizza” (264 reviews)
“burrata” (40 reviews)
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1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3740
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191 - 200 of 787 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We were a group of five for dinner, good atmosphere but very dark place, could not read the menus but lucky we had our mobile phones so used the torch lights. Food wasn't great and we had to change our order 3 times as they...More

Thank Sophie649
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We met someone on the train and after a bit of conversation they recommended we try this restaurant in Venice Beach. We were so Glad we did. The atmosphere was natural and laid back. Comfortable. The staff knew all about the menu. They made recommendations...More

Thank micheledP5776QP
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I had the BLT which I thought was good (nice bread) along with a mint iced tea. The service was subpar, and the waiter kept reminding me that 20% gratuity is included. Funny because when service is great, I enjoy going to 30-50% to show...More

Thank Dlbos
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The food was great, we had appetizers, vegetables (the coli-flower was amazing), fish, pork belly, and one of the pastas. Everything was really well prepared, very original, and tasty! The service was also very good, our waiter took the time of explaining the menu and...More

Thank Ramiro L
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Gjelina was sort of a let down for us. It was our first food stop on our trip to LA and we were excited after hearing all the hype. What we found was decent pizza, itty bitty cocktails, slow service and A TON of horse...More

1  Thank Samantha J
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The food is wonderful - but the staff are not friendly and combined with a genuine lack of interest and general snooty / disinterested vibe from the staff, it's no wonder the check comes with a 'mandatory' 20% gratuity. It's incredibly insulting - especially when...More

2  Thank socal143
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Contrary to several of the recent reviews, we have had two wonderful brunch experiences at Gjelina's considering both the food and the service!!! This past Sunday, we requested to eat on the patio, and were told it would be about half an hour wait which...More

Thank gloie16
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There’s a reason this place is always crowded. The food was very good. A lot of care was put into the menu, and even more detail put into the food – even for brunch. I think the menu changes often but I tried the onion...More

Thank Kipp7272
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I dined at Gjelina this evening and had an extremely disappointing experience. Our waitress was slow and disengaged. The wait between the delivery of the first and second course was inordinately long. So long, in fact, that we openly questioned whether they forgot our order....More

3  Thank Duke1991
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Cauliflower was ok, pizza was good, and the duck was excellent. Chocolate pistachio tart was delicious. I get ambiance but it was a little too dark - shush I am not that old! We had an hour and 20 minute wait - but it gave...More

Thank Keyz2Sea
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the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
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22 May 2017|
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Response from pet87a | Reviewed this property |
We took our 2 and 4 year olds at 5pm and they were welcomed as far as we could tell, we sat in the courtyard.
29 April 2016|
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Response from austin_TexasLkd | Reviewed this property |
Uber or lyft, definatey worth the ride, it's delish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-450-1429
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