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Jul 11, 2011 10:55 AM

Question about The Gorbals - Speed? for Pre-theatre dining

Hi all,
Re: The Gorbals... are they pretty quick about taking your order and getting food out? The restaurant doesn't open until 6pm. I would need/hope to be out of there by 7:30pm, while experiencing a healthy portion of the menu. For anyone that's dined there, is this a safe bet, time-wise?

The Gorbals
501 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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  1. HI, yes they are good and speedy. We arrived early not realizing they open at 6, when we had a concert at Staples where doors were at 7, got there around 7:20, settled in to our seats right on time for the show. A concert is more relaxed than theatre, so my advice is know what you want to order before you get there in order to save some time. Maybe they have a menu on line? Have fun! The food is FANTASTIC!!

    1. If you have a large group, they will move at a snails pace. The pig's head takes quite a bit of time so you probably wouldn't be able to order that.

      1. Thanks for the input! It'll just be a party of 2, so we won't be getting to the pig head unfortunately. Doing some research on what to order as we speak.