The Gorbals

The Gorbals

501 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA
(213) 488-3408 serving: Historic Core, Central LA, Downtown
open:Thu-Sat: 6pm-2am, Mon-Wed: 6pm-12am

Sidewalk Score: 6 out of 10

The Low Down


Parking: You can usually find street parking at a meter on Spring Street if you are willing to walk a block

Know Before You Go: The Gorbals is a bit difficult to find (it lies within the historic Alexandria hotel past the lobby). Limited bar menu (mostly beer and wine but a few whiskeys).

What to Order: The bacon-wrapped matzo balls are a must

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

This unique restaurant is the first from chef Ilan Hall, who won the second season of Top Chef at age 24. Located in the somewhat surrealistically seedy Alexandria Hotel downtown at Spring and 5th, The Gorbals is tucked away like a cryptic…
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The Gorbals
By aliciabrandt at Menuism

Loud, Fun, Reasonably priced. We went during Art Walk, so CRAZY Busy. We had a reservation and were seated... Read More

Scottish-Jewish Fusion Worth Checking Out!
By pleasurepalate at Menuism

Last month, as part of a Menuism sponsorship, 3 lucky members from my Meetup Dining Group, Pleasure Palate,... Read More

Eclectic place, great service, interesting menu
By ca_ccarr at Menuism

This was a very cool restaurant. Very austere with a cool vibe (it might sound trite but that's really what... Read More

A bit inconsistent but enjoyable experience
By PaulaF at Menuism

Went here on a couple of weeks ago, on the last day of the Jan-Feb dineLA. It was a pretty generous dineLA... Read More