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Gjelina

Gjelina Review

This handsome restaurant comes alive with personality the minute you walk through its oversize rustic wooden door. There are long communal tables, hanging light fixtures that soften the room and make it glow, and an outdoor patio. The menu is smart and seasonal with small plates, cheese and charcuterie, pastas, and pizza. Begin with a mushroom, goat cheese, and truffle oil pizza, heirloom spinach salad, mussels with chorizo, or grilled squid with lentils and salsa verde. For the main course, there's the duck leg confit or the Niman Ranch hanger steak with watercress salsa verde. Typically crowded and noisy, the outdoor patio is the spot. However, service is not on par with the setting.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291 | Map It
  • Phone: 310/450–1429
  • Website:
  • Location: Venice

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Open until midnight daily.
Updated: 05-20-2013

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