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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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“escolar” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will not come back here again! This restaurant is just a hype and serves mediocre food that is overpriced. We ordered the Tuna ball, which was tasty, but definitely not work $27. We also ordered the Crispy chicken sandwich, which lacked flavor, and a...More

Thank Timothy_Eats
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Taken there by friends, we allowed them to do all the selecting, and it seemed like they ordered almost everything on the menu. Dishes range from small ones to larger, from sashimi scallop to a chicken sandwich, with just about everything in between. Great variety...More

Thank J--Harpswell
Reviewed March 28, 2018 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 March 25, 2018

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 February 17, 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 January 20, 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 January 15, 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 December 3, 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 September 25, 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 September 6, 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
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September 13, 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
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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
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