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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 good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4311
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago 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 9 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
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Service was good, maybe too good. They were trying to turn the tables quickly so the food overlapped, appetizer to main course. Lobster rolls are a must. Tiny but delicious. Tuna and avocado was good, sauce was solid, but it was a very thin piece...More

Thank s52
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A friend took us to "Son of a Gun" on 3rd street in Los Angeles to celebrate my birthday. I had never heard of this place but I'm glad I know about it now. This small, casual restaurant in a super cool, disarming setting. It's...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Basically the chicken burger here is to die for. Come in and have that and a decent wine but don't go crazy. The fish in soup was grim and the shrimp toast ok but minuscule. We also got recommended a 65 dollar bottle of wine...More

Thank malcolm79
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Great service and great food. Had the chicken burger and the chilled shrimps are awesome too. Sat by the bar but also other seating. Not too big a place but nice buzz to the place.

Thank Ash A
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Four of us had dinner here after a 45 minute Uber ride from an LAX hotel and it was well worth the trip. SofaG is a small, cozy place with unusual cocktails and really fine seafood. We had the raw hamachi nicely finished with crisp...More

Thank RonBlumenthal
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This small and local "sea food joint" is innovative, fun, colorful. There are unusual combinations of foods that reflect local and seasonal produce paired with fresh fresh sea food. Excellent drinks that are well balanced and again innovative.

Thank ronnieK K
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
Saturday
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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