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3768 W 242nd St, Torrance, CA 90505-6542
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Long Beach, California
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234 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great friendly service. I had the Babs ghnooj and eggplant parmesan which were both outstanding. My partner had the lamb kebab and raved about that and the lentil soup. I will be back.

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Thank Sailing_Sweetie
Orange County, CA
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant, seats about 25-30 guests. Family-owned and operated, serving Middle Eastern cuisine. We were given a small plate of hummus and a basket of warm pita bread as soon as we sat down; the pita bread was replenished during our meal. We ordered one kabob entree to share and were allowed to mix the type of... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have visited for both lunch and dinner. I have come with my wife, with friends, and with colleagues. We have always felt welcome and well-cared for. They are attentive without being overbearing. Without being told, they have a sense of occasion. As small as they are, we have never been rushed. The kabobs and other food have always been... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Have eaten there a few times in the past and were pleased, but yesterday we found the place not so clean looking, and Fox News blasting on the TV. Dirt and vitriol not good for appetite, so we walked out.

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Thank mattinglywallace
Santa Clarita, California, United States
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190 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

This hidden gem is not far from Hawthorne and PCH, but you need to look. They have a great lunch special a few skewers salad and hummus for under 12 or a sandwich for about 7.50.The food and service are great I have gone about 5 times in the last 2 months trying something different each time

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Thank Steven A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Many times we have been here and have always had great food and service. Salmon salad, chicken kabobs, gyro, lamb, always great food. Try this place and you will definitely be back again.

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Thank Craig P
Los Angeles, California
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Aristo Café is my new favorite local Mediterranean restaurant. I've had lunch there twice in the last two weeks. The first time I tried their falafel and was surprised to find that it was actually bright green inside, as opposed to the usual brownish color, because it was made with FRESH garbanzo beans. What a night-and-day difference this made. I've... More 

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Thank Mary G
Los Angeles
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205 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Small little restaurant near PCH and Hawthorne Blvd. Good food at reasonable prices gives this very good value. Staff is friendly too.

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Thank misterjohnny
Los Angeles, California
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156 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Amazing food, good prices and it's family owned and operated. Went with some friends for lunch and got their special for around $9. I got the chicken kabob's which came with hummus, warm pita bread, salad and rice.....everything was delicious. Aristo's was very crowded at lunch time but they seemed to get you in and out. If you love Lebanese... More 

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Thank Anne_66_10
Torrance
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

As a lunch foodie, I consider Aristo another gem. This place has delicious Chicken Kabobs and the hummus is the best I've tasted. We get full on the pita bread and hummus appetizer so when we get our Chicken Kabob Plate, we end up taking the food home. The grape leaves and baklava are also fantastic. Sossy and John are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3768 W 242nd St, Torrance, CA 90505-6542
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?