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La Gondola
La Gondola

La Gondola Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lagondola.com
  • Phone: (310) 247-1239
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:
    Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Saturday: 7:30pm - 12:00am; Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Kosher, Italian, Californian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer a full service catering menu & production service for all your offsite catering needs. From a large seasonal international menu, with sit down service, buffet and cocktail style service, to all your rental needs. From furniture, dishes, linens, servers and valet service. We offer a full service bar with top shelf spirits & wines. We are licensed and insured.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a large private room that holds up to 48 people for a seated formal dinner. For cocktail party: 60 guests. Buffet Dinners: 30-40 guests. Our catering staff will help you create a personal menu for your event.
  • Private Party Contact: Sharon (310) 247-1239

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wetherly
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: La Gondola has a Public Parking under the building. Enter is on Wetherly. From 11:30-3:00pm Monday - Friday, There is a 1 hour validation. From 3 pm on, there is a flat $4.00 fee for La Gondola customers only.
A word from La Gondola
La Gondola Restaurant is located in the heart of Beverly Hills, walking distance to the finest shopping & hotels in the world. La Gondola offers a large variety menu from an Italian (Mediterranean) influenced menu all the way to an Asian Fusion Menu. Our full bar is just as influenced with a mix of natural & exotic drinks. You will find on our menu many Gluten free dishes as well as lactose free dishes. La Gondola offers private dinning in our Wilshire Room "an executive dining room" from 10-40 guests. Let our well trained staff help you with your dining needs, either at La Gondola or in your own home.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This restaurant exceeded our expectations! We chose this restaurant on our honeymoon as a must go to and we where extremely satisfied.wish we had restaurants like this where we lived the staff where very knowledgable and the owner and his wife took the time to go and see each table to make sure everything was ok this really gives the ambiance a special touch thank you for an incredible experience we will defiantly be back on our next visit to California"
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Best rib steak that I've had in years!!! Had it done medium and was so juicy and tasty!!! THIS IS STOP #1 FOR L.A. KOSHER DINERS!!!!!!!!! :)"
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "We came in from New Jersey for our honeymoon expecting to have a big bill.... The service was top notch, waiters were constantly comig over to make sure we had everything we needed and to help us decide what to get. The food Itself came quickly and tasted amazing!!! We ordered all the extras not thinking about the cost so when they came to us with our bill and it was only $98 we took a double check. We thought it would at least be $200. The dessert itself should have cost $35 and they only charged $10. The ribs were mouthwatering, steaks you can drool over. We would defiantly come back again."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Your asian chicken tapas dish should be named a nachos dish. It is not a tapa at all. Don’t make it sound fancier than what it is. I was disappointed that in that. If you wanted to make a tapas dish, use the sourdough bread you have! You already have the ingredients to make a tapas dish, but you use chips."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Service was a bit delayed compared to other experiences at the restaurant. It seems on Friday's the restaurant has few staff on hand."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The food is too fried, tasteless and just not good."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Waiter did not want to clean table after appetizers. Threw little napkins from the bar for me to clean. Asked if he had a towel to clean. He said "No we don't have a towel, we don't clean that". He was told we had to leave early for movie screening near by. He said it will take 20mins after 1/2 hr it wasn't close to ready. said change of shifts in kitchen."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Everyone was so nice an helpful. The food was unique and the ambiance was pleasant. All in a all a good experience"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Good food. Steak was HUGE hard to finish. Service solid"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Spectacular and kosher, too. Very, very accommodating. I'd go again. The spencer steak is amazing. Great for entertaining guests. Everything I've eaten there is good. If you are not dieting, try the choc chip cookie in a small skillet. One area for improvement: they need a kids menu."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "A little too loud for my liking but it was PACKED! Food presentation was elegant, would have ordered something other than a salad though. Great martinis."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "This place never lets me down with food quality. It is a bit on the expensive side but way worth it."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I love the food and the service at this restaurant! It's great for date nights and special occasions. It's always a bit crowded so it can get a little bit loud. I guess other people love it as much as I do! Oh and DO have some dessert."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "I experienced the Chef's Tasting with a friend and we were both blown away by the amazing quality of presentation and taste, look forward to my next visit :)"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "The food is so delicious, especially the meat courses and the appetizers . The Rustic Steak is the yummiest, and so are the different burgers. We love the restaurant so much. The only thing we don't like about the restaurant is that the noise level is extremely high because it is so crowded. But since the good food is so great, there are a lot of people enjoying the food. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great kosher restaurant in Los Angeles, California ! The service is wonderful too!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "It was a Happy Mother's Day dinner for all! Food was top-notch and the desserts were phenomenal. Service was attentive without being cloying and my wife had a great time."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Dinner and service were very good but the evening started off on the wrong-foot when the grandmother seated nearby insisted on having a FaceTime conversation with her grandchildren on speaker phone!"
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "A lovely restaurant with ambiance and great and innovative food. . We enjoyed my husband's Birthday with all our family. Some do not keep strictly Kosher and they were impressed."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "This is my second time eating at this restaurant and myself and guest thoroughly enjoyed a delicious meal....who knew Kosher could be this good and with a very extensive menu."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "I have been here before and was impressed but was very disappointed this time. New chef? The food was tasteless. I'd be disappointed even if it weren't overpriced."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Staff that cleans table said they would get my waiter so that I could ask for a drink because he wasn't the right person to get my order. Waiter never came."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "Ribs is the number first! But chicken and lamb were very delishes too."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Very elegant restaurant, staff is terrific, very attentive. It is a bit pricey, however. Food is quite good and varied. So, overall, I would recommend it for a special occasion, but take plenty of money."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "My wife and I went to La Gondola on a recommendation from a friend on our short trip to LA. This is a great restaurant, the service was amazing. Food was presented very elegantly and appetizing."
    Dined on 1/13/2014
  • "impressed withe the food excellent steak cooked to perfection."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "I had Moroccan salmon and my wife had a steak. We liked our dinner. I liked the vegetables a lot. The restaurant was very busy that slowed the service down.The waiter was friendly and professional."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Being from a city with no kosher restaurants, my treat when visiting LA is to hit the kosher restaurants. But it's especially nice to go for "white table cloth" dinner that, even if not a kosher restaurant, is exceptionally good! Their menu items are creative and they are nicely presented. We will go again!"
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "The food is very good. It isn't somewhere I'd go all the time because it is pricey, but it's good for special occasions. When there are a lot of people it does get noisy. I thought of it as a quiet romantic place before I went. In the biggest area of the restaurant the tables are a little too close to each other."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "Guys, The soup was good but was down hill after that. I ordered the London broil with fries. Th plate had a mound of the fries. They were shoe string fries that you guys buy frozen. They were served lukewarm and tasteless. A bag of chips would have had more flavor. Don't be so lazy and cheap. Peel your own potatoes , Fry them and serve. The steak was tasteless, lukewarm and tough. The beer was NOT cold. Sorry but be happy that I don't go on yelp and announce this. Maybe it was just a bad meat night, Maybe I was really hungry................but patrons don't forget. Heshy"
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Good menu choices. Very pleasant atmosphere. The service is wonderful."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "I came to La Gondola with 2 non jewish guests. Service was excellent. Food was very good. Nice presentation. Beautiful dessert selection and delicious coffee to top it off! Not"
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "we arrived on time. the host had a hard time finding our reservations. gave us a table close to the door. when we asked for another table, we were told the others were all reserved. I have reservations I told the host, he goes this is all I can give you. Not even a sorry. Food took 45 minutes to get to the table. They kept giving us bread. I don't want to go to a nice restaurant to eat bread. I can do that at home. The food when it came was good and generous. Just too noisy and too long to get food to the table."
    Dined on 12/8/2013
  • "We were seated at our table a few minutes earlier than our reservation time. We ordered an appetizer and then the traditional Thanksgiving meal, although other options were available.Everything was brought to our table at a comfortable pace. The waiters were attentive. The meal was delicious and the food was plentiful. This might become a new Thanksgiving tradition. Of course, there are no leftovers, but we were so full after the sumptuous meal, we took our (included) dessert home to enjoy."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "I ate here a few years ago for the first time I'm still remember the taste of the food in my mouth. It really is one of the best dining experiences that I ever had. When I returned again this week I was not disappointed. The quality and portion size of the food are just amazing. My wife who is a very picky eater loved everything we ordered."
    Dined on 11/24/2013
  • "I loved the food service again. This happened to be another great meal experienced by myself and associated. Most of them don't even eat Kosher and they had a fantastic time. The Food and service was beyond their expectations and met my lofty ones"
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "great Food and Great Service. that's the hallmark of La Gondola. I would recommend this fine establishment to anyone who wants to enjoy great food and service. Even the prices are reasonable. Plus its even Kosher!!"
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "The overall experience was disapointing. Food was good, however it was over shadowed by the large and loud dining area and poor service."
    Dined on 10/13/2013
  • "Food excellent, noise level excellent, very nice atmosphere. Service was as good as it could be, considering the kitchen was a bit on the slow side."
    Dined on 9/10/2013
  • "Enjoyed the atmosphere, the service and, of course, the kosher food."
    Dined on 8/6/2013
  • "Normally I am not a fan of Kosher food. I find it bland and boring. We went here for lunch with a friend and were pleasantly surprised. The pasta special was nice homemade pasta. Burger had great flavor, and their bread is to die for. Nothing fancy, just good simple food."
    Dined on 7/29/2013