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Son of a Gun

8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4311
+1 323-782-9033
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“escolar” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30 Hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4311
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in without reservation on Saturday night. Although the place was fully booked they offered us a table for one hour. We ordered four meals for sharing - oysters, avocado in tuna wrap, cold shrimps and shrimp toast. Everything was delicious and cooked perfectly....More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with friends and were very disappointed with the whole experience. Noisy, crowded, and more like an endurance test than a relaxing evening out with friends. I don't know why all these other reviewers were so positive! The Caesar salad was good, the lobster...More

1  Thank Beverley F
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

If you are a fish lover, this is the place for you. The dress-code is casual, the ambience relax and woody. As a starter we got raw salmon wrapped in a ball of crunchy avocado, then a couple of lobster rolls to make way for...More

Thank picchio85
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I sat at the bar. Food was very good however I did not like that when ever I asked the bartender if I could change a couple of things in my order. like less spicy I was told they do not change the menu items....More

Thank Plasticpays
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My family recently dined at Son of a Gun in West Hollywood - the menu offers many mouthwatering options - but we shared oysters, a fried chicken sandwich that was amazing and delicious mini lobster rolls!!! We absolutely adored this restaurant and every single bite...More

Thank freedine
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We went 2 couples for dinner. I’m lactose intolerant and also had a stomach bug so I had to be careful with my food. This restaurant WILL NOT acomódate anybody. Absolutely no changes to the menu to the point that they will not leave something...More

Thank Jose S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Since there were four of us and only three of us love oysters, we settled on half a dozen to start. I could easily have eaten all of them and another dozen (my record is 3 dozen in one sitting). They were the freshest, most...More

Thank elainetravels
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A celebrity recommend this restaurant, before I went, I have checked the price is affordable. When I got this place is not occupied, but the food is so delicious. My family is satisfied with the food, will be willing to go there again.

Thank noelt92
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A quirky, casual space with truly funny decor (think a vintage thrift version of Maine kitsch) that serves some truly excellent food. each one of our salads was spectacular. Items are served family style (coursed out as the plates are ready, usually lighter to heavier)...More

1  Thank pookala
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

fried chicken sandwich you will ever have. I have to visit this place every time I make it to L A. Sometimes I do dinner sometimes lunch. The French fries are great and their shrimp toast was delicious.

Thank Charles S
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14 September 2016|
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Response from Sary N |
It's LA , it's whatever you want. Nice dress shirt and pants or Polo an shorts and nice shoes, but swimwear is always frowned upon. Yet at a really nice restaurant in Atlanta where we live, just recently the next table had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > LAX Area
  • Neighbourhood: LAX Area
  • Phone Number: +1 323-782-9033
  • E-mail
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