Son of a Gun Now Open for Lunch!

Our favorite local boys, Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, have made us even happier by opening their seafood-themed eatery, Son of a Gun, for lunch on weekdays. The cozy eatery is open for lunch Monday-Friday from 11:30AM-2:30PM. The Beat got a peek at their lunch menu, but it will change week to week.  

Popular dishes from both Animal and Son of a Gun are on the menu, with small plates like our favorite bite of the year, their lobster roll, celery, lemon aioli  ($7 each), the shrimp toast sandwich, herbs, sriracha mayo pictured above ($11) and kennebec fries, with malt vinegar aioli ($5). You will probably need two or three of these dishes to be fully satisfied.

Larger, lunch-sized dishes we love are the smoked mahi fish dip, celery, radish, crackers  ($11), benton’s country ham, honey butter, cornbread  ($16) and the fried chicken sandwich, spicy b&b pickle slaw, rooster aioli, which is definitely a belly-buster ($11).

Other intriguing items on the current menu are the oyster loaf, bacon, chowchow, crystal mayo  ($7), frita sub: chorizo, cheddar, special sauce  ($11) and mussels, tarragon, pernod, fennel, toast  ($14)

They also have your salads. pastas, sandwiches, and if you are celebrating, the king crab leg, tabasco butter  ($27) is definitely worth the splurge. If you work or live anywhere within the vicinity of Son of a Gun, rejoice. I’m sure the chefs will rejoice that I can now take pictures by the light of day and I won’t be sneaking into their kitchen anymore.

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Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.
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2 Responses to Son of a Gun Now Open for Lunch!

  1. Jonathan says:

    I love the reviews. It would be helpful for me if you put the address and phone # of the restaurant or at least a link to their website or Facebook page.

  2. I normally add a link. I have fixed the oversight – thanks for letting me know.

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