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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hamachi” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 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
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Inventive riff in a seafood restaurant, complete with nautilus decor (photos, stuffed marlin, wood paneling). The dishes are creative and fantastic. We had the hamachi and the poke from the raw bar. Then a deliciously rich shrimp toast and a linguini with claims and bread...More

Thank Comandante-of-Fun
Reviewed 2 February 2017

what an exceptional place the foods quite something else brilliant ,novel, but is was one of the best meal i have had in USA Service was exquisite

Thank Laurence D
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is just amazing, a nice cozy ambiance, and the perfect food. I love their chicken sandwich but the best there are for sure seafood! So fesh and tasty! Will come back over and over!

Thank johnmac12
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Read about this restaurant in Bon Appetit and made a reservation for a late lunch. We were not disappointed. Service is not rushed and we enjoyed a wonderful, leisurely lunch. The chicken sandwich and banana bread were highlights. The Cider Cup cocktail was outstanding. Cool...More

Thank jcp01
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This place does amazing food. Such a great mix of small bites and larger share plates. Really clever and different culinary treats but not so wild that it wasn't good. The fried shrimp sandwich was lovely. The Sprouts were amazing. The Trout almondine was so...More

Thank _gembaird
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine
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
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