Gjelina

Modern American

  • 88
  • 2015 Best Pizza
  • 2016 Best Pizza
Overview

Gjelina packs in crowds all day long for its wood-fired pizzas and California farm-to-table fare. The Abbot-Kinney hot spot draws celebrities and Venice locals to its outdoor patio and rustic wood dining room, where a small but international wine list and low proof cocktails flow.

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ACCOLADES

  • Finalist: James Beard Foundation Cookbook 2016
  • LA: 3 Neighborhood Restaurant Favorites 2016 - Table8
  • 100 Hottest Restaurants in America for 2016 - Opentable
  • 38 Essential LA Restaurants 2015 — Eater Los Angeles
  • Jonathan Gold's Best 101 Restaurants 2014, 2016 — Los Angeles Times
  • 75 Best Restaurants 2014 — Los Angeles Magazine
  • 99 Essential LA Restaurants 2014 — LA Weekly
  • Zagat rating of 26 out of 30

Menu for Gjelina

Dinner Menu

Oysters

  • Coromandel (Nz)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Kushi (Bc)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Ichiban (Wa)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Beau Soleil (Nb)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Mattaki (Bc)
    Half Doz $16.00

Charcuterie & Cheese

  • House Marinated Olives
    $7.00
  • Selection of Cured Meats, Pickles & Mustards
    $15.00
  • Cheese Selection, Marinated Olives, Honeycomb & Preserves
    $15.00
  • Rabbit Terrine, Housemade Pickle, Mustarda & Toast
    $15.00
  • Mary's Chicken & Duck Liver Pate on Toast, Pickled Red Onion, Spicy Greens
    $13.00
  • Rabbit Rillettes on Toast, Mustarda, Pickled Jalapeno & Curtido
    $15.00
  • Roasted Pear, Burrata, Pecan, Prosciutto & Sherry Vinaigrette
    $15.00
  • Anchovy & Burrata Toasts, Pepperonata, Capers & Sherry
    $15.00
  • Eggplant Caponata on Toast, Burrata, Balsamic & Arugula
    $15.00

Vegetable

  • Roasted Eggplant, Walnut, Sumac & Cumin Goat Yogurt
    $9.00
  • Grilled Kabocha Squash, Mint Pesto & Pomegranate
    $9.00
  • Wood Roasted Sunchokes & Salsa Verde
    $9.00
  • Grilled Swiss Chard, Pepita Tahini & Sunfl Ower Seed
    $9.00
  • Braised Black Eyed Pea, Soffrito, Confi T Tomato, Scallion & Black Lime
    $9.00
  • Roasted Japanese Sweet Potato, Scallion, Togarashi & Jalapeno Yogurt
    $9.00
  • Charred Okra with Black Olive, Pinenut, Tomato & White Wine
    $9.00
  • Grilled King Oyster Mushroom, Tarragon Butter
    $9.00
  • Grilled Broccolini, Garlic, Chili & Vinegar
    $9.00
  • Crispy Purple Potato, Lemon Aioli, Pickled Red Onion, Dill & Horseradish
    $9.00
  • Wood Roasted Caulifl Ower, Garlic, Chili & Vinegar
    $9.00
  • Grilled Radicchio & Bagna Cauda
    $9.00
  • Salt & Pepper Frites, Romesco & Aioli
    $9.00

Salad

  • Heirloom Tomato, Portuguese Olive Oil, Radish & Sea Salt
    $13.00
  • Little Gem, Tomcord Grape, Blue Cheese Dressing, Crispy Prosciutto & Chive
    $13.00
  • Chicories, Fresh Barhi Dates, Asian Pear, Hazelnut, Parmesan & Apple Cider
    $13.00
  • Tuscan Kale, Shaved Fennel, Radish, Lemon, Ricotta Salata & Breadcrumb
    $11.00

Pizza

  • Pomodoro - Confi T Tomato, Oregano & Green Olive Oil
    $12.00
  • Mixed Mushroom, Rosemary & Garlic Oil
    $14.00
  • Salted Anchovy, Padron, Caper, Red Onion, Garlic, Mozzarella & Parmesan
    $15.00
  • Pomodoro Crudo - Cherry Tomato, Burrata, Garlic & Basil
    $15.00
  • Four Onion, Soft Goat Cheese, Asiago, Parmesan, Thyme & Black Pepper
    $14.00
  • Blanco - Mozzarella, Parmesan, Fromage Blanc & Castelvatrano Olive
    $14.00
  • Squash Blossom, Zucchini, Cherry Tomato, Burrata & Parmesan
    $15.00
  • Housemade Chorizo, Tomato, Cream, Fennel, Fontina, Chili & Basil
    $15.00
  • Guanciale, Green Olive, Fresno Chili & Mozzarella
    $15.00
  • Smoked Mozzarella, Confi T Tomato, Jalapeno, Arugula, Lemon & Bottarga
    $15.00
  • Fennel Salami, Caramelized Fennel, Confi T Tomato, Green Onion & Mozzarella
    $15.00
  • Gruyere, Caramelized Onion, Fromage Blanc & Arugula
    $14.00
  • Mushroom, Fontina, Truffl E Tremor Goat Cheese & Thyme
    $15.00
  • Grilled Radicchio, Bacon, Fontina & Confi T Tomato
    $15.00
  • Lamb Sausage, Confi T Tomato, Rapini, Pecorino & Asiago
    $15.00

Small Plates

  • Hawaiian Kampachi Crudo, Chili Paste, Lime, Sesame Seed & Cilantro
    $15.00
  • Hokkaido Uni, Horseradish, Chives, Lemon & Sea Salt
    $20.00
  • Sardine Escabeche, Heirloom Tomato, Reed Avocado & Smoked Paprika
    $20.00
  • Wood Roasted Prawns, Garlic, Chili, Lemon & Parsley
    $16.00
  • Local Grilled Squid, Lima Bean, Frisee, Cherry Tomato & Black Olive Tapenade
    $15.00
  • Green Lip Mussels, Tomato, Garlic, Herbs & Grilled Bread
    $15.00
  • Pork Belly, Roasted Root Vegetable, Greens & Apple Glaze
    $15.00
  • Grilled Lamb Chop, Harissa, Roasted Garlic & Rapini Pesto
    $24.00
  • Grilled Pork Collar, Rosemary Salsa Verde & Lemon
    $18.00
  • Braised Pork Meatballs, Tomato, Red Wine, Parmesan & Grilled Bread
    $13.00
  • Mushroom Toast - White Wine, Creme Fraiche, Grilled Bread & Thyme
    $15.00

Plates

  • Kabocha Squash Agnolotti, Brown Butter, Sage, Chanterelle & Parmesan
    $20.00
  • Orrecchiette, Tasso Ham, Fennel, Black Eyed Peas, Chili & Parsley
    $20.00
  • Rye Pappardelle, Lamb Sausage, Rapini, Tomato Confi T, White Wine & Pecorino
    $20.00
  • Chickpea Stew, Cous Cous, Harissa & Huacatay Pesto
    $18.00
  • Pan Roasted Red Snapper, Swiss Chard, Leek, Garlic & Wine
    $28.00
  • Crispy Duck Confi T, Grilled Chicories, Tomcord Grape & Sherry Vinaigrette
    $21.00
  • Roasted Half Organic Chicken, Braised Cavolo Nero & Cippolini
    $25.00
  • Grilled Aspen Ridge 'Bistro' Steak, Frites & Chimichurri
    $26.00

Lunch Menu

Oysters

  • Kumamoto (Wa)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Shigoku (Wa)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Coromandel (Nz)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Kushi (Bc)
    Half Doz $16.00

Salad

  • Heirlloom Tomato, Portuguese Olive Oil, Radish & Sea Salt
    $13.00
  • Little Gem, Tomcord Grape, Blue Cheese Dressing, Crispy Prosciutto & Chive
    $13.00
  • Chicories, Fresh Barhi Dates, Asian Pear, Hazelnut, Parmesan & Apple Cider
    $13.00
  • Tuscan Kale, Shaved Fennel, Radish, Lemon, Ricotta Salata & Breadcrumb
    $11.00
  • Smoked Trout, Grapefruit, Avocado, Red Onion & Lemon
    $13.00
  • Tuna Conserva, Shaved Onion, Fennel, Arugula, Capers, Olives, Potato & Egg
    $15.00

Vegetable

  • Salt & Pepper Frites, Romesco & Aioli
    $9.00
  • Grilled Swiss Chard, Pepita Tahini & Toasted Seed
    $9.00
  • Wood Roasted Sunchokes & Salsa Verde
    $9.00
  • Charred Okra with Black Olive, Pinenut, Tomato & White Wine
    $9.00
  • Roasted Eggplant, Walnut, Sumac & Cumin Goat Yogurt
    $9.00
  • Grilled Broccolini, Garlic, Chili & Vinegar
    $9.00
  • Grilled King Oyster Mushroom, Tarragon Butter
    $9.00
  • Wood Roasted Cauliflower, Garlic, Chili & Vinegar
    $9.00
  • Crispy Potato, Lemon Aioli, Picked Red Onion, Dill & Horseradish
    $9.00
  • Grilled Radicchio & Bagna Cauda
    $9.00

Small

  • House Marinated Olives
    $7.00
  • Hawaiian Kampachi Crudo, Confit Tomato, Horseradish & Chives
    $15.00
  • Sardine Escabeche, Heirloom Tomato, Reed Avocado & Smoked Paprika
    $20.00
  • Selection of Cured Meats, Pickles & Mustards
    $15.00
  • Cheese Selection, Marinated Olives, Honeycomb & Preserves
    $15.00
  • Eggplant Caponata on Toast, Burrata, Balsamic & Arugula
    $15.00
  • Anchovy Burrata Toasts, Pepperonata, Capers & Sherry
    $15.00
  • Roasted Pear, Burrata, Pecan, Prosciutto & Sheery Vinaigrette
    $15.00
  • Wood Roasted Prawns, Garlic, Chili, Lemon & Parsley
    $16.00
  • Grilled Squid, Lima Beans, Frisee, Cherry Tomato & Black Olive Tapenade
    $15.00
  • Green Lip Mussels, Tomato, Garlic, Herbs & Grilled Bread
    $15.00
  • Grilled Pork Collar, Rosemary Salsa Verde & Lemon
    $18.00
  • Housemade Merguez, Chimichurri & Red Onion
    $15.00
  • Braised Pork Meatballs, Tomato, Red Wine, Parmesan & Grilled Bread
    $15.00

Sandwich

  • Niman Ranch Blt
    $13.00
  • Avocado, Sprouts, Red Onion, Pepper, Aioli & Fennel
    $13.00
  • Tuna Conserva, Roasted Pepper, Arugula & Caper Aioli
    $13.00
  • Grilled Hanger Steak, Roasted Anaheim Pepper, Arugula & Horseradish Aioli
    $13.00
  • Salmon Pastrami, Pickles, Romesco & Aioli on Rye
    $15.00
  • Niman Ranch Lamb Burger, Harissa Aioli, Roasted Tomato, Arugula & Frites
    $16.00

Plates

  • Chickpea Stew, Cous Cous, Harissa & Huacatay Pesto
    $18.00
  • Kabocha Squash Agnolotti, Brown Butter, Sage & Parmesan
    $20.00
  • Orrecchiette, Taso Hamb Sausage, Rapini, Tomato Confit, White & Pecorino
    $20.00
  • Rye Pappardelle, Lamb Sausage, Rapini, Tomato Confit, White Wine & Pecorino
    $20.00
  • Pan Roasted Red Snapper, Swiss Chard, Leek, Garlic & Wine
    $28.00
  • Crispy Duck Confit, Grilled Chicories, Tomcord Grape & Sherry Vinaigrette
    $21.00
  • Roasted Half Organic Chicken, Braised Cavolo Nero & Cippolini Onion
    $25.00
  • Grilled Lamb Chop, Harissa, Roasted Garlic & Rapini Pesto
    $24.00
  • Grilled Aspen Ridge 'Bistro' Steak, Frites & Chimichurri
    $26.00

Pizza

  • Pomodoro - Confit Tomato, Basil, Oregano & Green Olive Oil
    $12.00
  • Mixed Mushroom, Rosemary & Garlic Oil
    $14.00
  • Squash Blossom, Zucchini, Cherry Tomato, Burrata & Parmesan
    $15.00
  • Pomodoro Crudo - Cherry Tomato, Burrata, Garlic & Basil
    $15.00
  • Salted Anchovy, Padron, Caper, Red Onion, Garlic, Mozzarella & Parmesan
    $15.00
  • Gruyere, Caramellized Onion, Fromage Blanc & Arugula
    $14.00
  • Four Onion, Soft Goat Cheese, Asiago, Parmesan, Thyme & Black Pepper
    $14.00
  • Mushroom, Fontine, Truffle Tremor Goat Cheese & Thyme
    $15.00
  • Smoked Mozzarella, Confit Tomato, Jalapeno, Arugula, Lemon & Bottarga
    $15.00
  • Housemade Chorizo, Tomato, Cream, Fennel, Chili & Basil
    $15.00
  • Guancilale, Green Olive, Fresno Chili & Mozzarella
    $15.00
  • Caramelized Fennel, Confit Tomato, Asiago, Green Onion & Spicy Fennel Salami
    $15.00
  • Grilled Radicchio, Bacon, Fontina & Confit Tomato
    $15.00
  • Lamb Sausage, Confit Tomato, Rapini, Pecorino & Asiago
    $15.00

Breakfast Menu

Oysters

  • Kushi (Bc)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Shigoku (Bc)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Coromandel (Nz)
    Half Doz $16.00
  • Beausoleil (Nb)
    Half Doz $16.00

Plates

  • Warm Banana Buckwheat Loaf, Butter & Huckleberry Preserves
    $7.00
  • Asian Pear, Blackberries, Blackberries, Yogurt & Pisatachio
    $8.00
  • Avocado, Heirloom Tomato, Smoked Salmon, Sprouts & Hard Egg
    $15.00
  • Comte & Proscitto Panini with Pickles & Mustarda
    $11.00
  • 4 Grain Porridge, Berries, Buckwheat Honey & Milk or Almond Milk
    $11.00
    $13.00
  • Sourdough 'Pain Perdue', Cultured Butter & Maple Syrup
    $11.00
  • Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes, Blueberry Compote & Creme Fraiche
    $13.00
  • Soft Scramble with Minced Herbs or Smoked Trout & Mushrooms
    $9.00
    $12.00
  • Baked Egg, Swiss Chard, Spicy Tomato, Yogurt & Grilled Bread
    $9.00
    $13.00
  • Poached Egg, Sauteed Kale & Togarashi
    $13.00
  • Crispy Fried Eggs, Lima Beans & Preserved Lemon
    $12.00
  • Onion Bialy, Crispy Egg, Pork Belly, Tomato Harissa & Fontina
    $12.00
  • Composed Break Plate
    $15.00

Sides

  • Bowl of Red Grapefruit
    $6.00
  • Slab Bacon
    $5.00
  • Sweet Potato Hash
    $8.00
  • Avocado, Sea Salt & Lemon
    $8.00
  • Arugula, Lemon & Olive Oil
    $5.00

1429 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Lively, Modern, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Foodies, Hot Spot, Late Night, Meet For A Drink, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Loud
  • Wine Spirits: Wine/Beer Only
    Phone: (310) 450-1429
  • Private Dining Room: Yes