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I think Gjelina is not that great.

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Not to be contrarian or anything. It's reasonably good though.

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Gjelina
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291, USA

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      1. Congratulations.

        I went for the first time the other day and had an absolutely fantastic lunch.

        Not sure where that leaves us.

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          1. re: mc michael

            I was honoring the absurdity of the OP with the response her post warranted.

            For a quick sketch, we shared the ricotta gnocchi with truffle honey, the fried egg with prosciutto, the gruyere & caramelized onion pizza, and a side of Kennebec frites. All were well-prepared, and quite tasty. It had a hopping vibe, with a nice buzz and a warm yet masculine space.

            I'd certainly recommend it. You can take sushi's vacated spot.

          2. re: a213b

            It may have been the things we ordered, or perhaps our subjective tastes. I'm not a big fan of Gjelina's pizza. I'm not a big fan of Mozza's pizza either (though I do enjoy the bianca), which is similar to Gjelina's. Maybe that's it!? I'll tell you the truth though. I was kind of annoyzed when I ordered a pizza with bottarga at Gjelina and I swear it didn't have any bottarga to be found. The thing about Mozza is that if they say their pizza is going to have something, it has it.

            With respect to the vegetables and salads, I do enjoy those, but I enjoy Lemonade's just as much!

            Anyway, I think what all this proves is that everybody's different.

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            Gjelina
            1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291, USA

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