La Gondola
La Gondola

La Gondola

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lagondola.com/
  • Phone: 3102471239x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:

    Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

    Dinner:

    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Saturday: 7:30pm - 12:00am; Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Fusion / Eclectic, Kosher
  • 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: Sally or Nir 3102471239x

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.
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La Gondola reviews from OpenTable diners
33 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (17)special occasion (12)fit for foodies (11)neighborhood gem (9)great for lunch (8)romantic (7)notable wine list (6)kid-friendly (4)hot spot (3)late-night find (3)great for brunch (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Siblings Get Together
    joanie
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My sister and I invited our brother to La Gondola for lunch and to celebrate his birthday. Service was excellent as always, and so was the beautifully prepared dishes. This time I opted for a field greens salad because I wasn't very hungry. I would have preferred the Chicken Citrus salad but the size is so big, I would definitely have needed to bring half of it home. I wonder if La Gondola could offer half-size portions for some of the salads. We enjoyed conversation and the food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Consistent!
    Aderfy
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Amazing food, service, and prices! Yes, this is a kosher restaurant but don't let that deter you. Food is great and plentiful. Not stingy and prices are par with any other great italian restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • late night dinner
    Foodie
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Good food, a little expensive. Quick service. Only detraction is the noise level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT KOSHER RESTAURANT
    1BROOKLYNBROAD
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    SO SURPRISED TO FIND MOM'S DELICIOUS KOSHER HOME COOKING, RIGHT IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD. EVEN WITH THE RESTAURANT TOTALLY BOOKED AND WITH A BIG PARTY AT NEXT TABLE, THE SERVICE WAS ATTENTIVE AND WE DID NOT WAIT LONG, WHICH WAS OUR CONCERN, FOR OUR ORDER TO BE SERVED. SUGGEST IF YOU WANT A QUIETER TABLE, TO ASKTO STIT IN BAR AREA. ALL IN ALL WE WERE DEFINITELY ABLE CARRY ON A CONVERSATION AND LEFT WITH SATISFIED TUMMY'S KNOWING WE WOULD RETURN.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible restaurant
    Fabrest1
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    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
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LA GANDOlA IS AWESOME!!
    STEAKLOVER
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    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!!!!!!!!! :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everything was A+
    Yandy
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • stop calling it a tapas
    nachosVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Service was a bit delayed compared to other experiences at the restaurant. It seems on Friday's the restaurant has few staff on hand.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food is really bad....
    Showbizzer
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The food is too fried, tasteless and just not good.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Worst service ever
    lovetoeatout
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great food / excellent service
    KathyVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Everyone was so nice an helpful. The food was unique and the ambiance was pleasant. All in a all a good experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 21 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.7
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 46 reviews are from the La Gondola reviews archive.
  • Very Solid
    elchay
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Good food. Steak was HUGE hard to finish. Service solid
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service.
    Mommanet
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food
    marka
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    This place never lets me down with food quality. It is a bit on the expensive side but way worth it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the food
    luvgondola
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Chef's Tasting
    broadscaler
    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 :)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyerofgreatkosherfood
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    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!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy Mother's Day
    LADiner
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food good; woman facetiming bad
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    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!
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  • Great food
    enjoyfood
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kosher With Schmaltz
    Datenightout
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have been here before and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    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.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unorganized Service
    tatoia
    Dined on 2/4/2014
    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.
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  • Great food, wonderful environment
    AvivaB
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    Ribs is the number first! But chicken and lamb were very delishes too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Westside Kosher Restaurant
    OCrestaurantgoer
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tried and True
    Kosherdiner
    Dined on 1/13/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 1/1/2014
    impressed withe the food excellent steak cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good experience at La Gondola
    Cubano
    Dined on 12/29/2013
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional Kosher Fare
    talbywynnegelb
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/18/2013
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fair to Poor
    Heshy
    Dined on 12/17/2013
    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
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  • Terrific kosher restaurant
    OCrestaurantgoer
    Dined on 12/14/2013
    Good menu choices. Very pleasant atmosphere. The service is wonderful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hit all the marks
    Yonoson
    Dined on 12/11/2013
    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
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • we arrived on time. the host
    vicki
    Dined on 12/8/2013
    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.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Thanksgiving Feast!
    Jilly
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing... Again
    Car54
    Dined on 11/24/2013
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian Food
    Bigtravelguru
    Dined on 11/11/2013
    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
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italian food that's Kosher!
    Bigtravelguru
    Dined on 11/10/2013
    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!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.