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Aristo Cafe

3768 W 242nd St, Torrance, CA 90505-6542
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“kabobs” (6 reviews)
“lentil soup” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3768 W 242nd St, Torrance, CA 90505-6542
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Small, cute little restaurant. Food is delicious, very fresh. Owner is very friendly & personable. Good service.

Thank airbrat
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We just paid $50 and $10 of that was tip and for that we got hummus and pita bread to share, a choice of either lentil soup or salad, entrees of lamb kebab and filet mignon (which was large, lean and juicy) with rice, broccoli...More

Thank Pppeta
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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.

Thank Sailing_Sweetie
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....More

Thank CaliforniaIngridG
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...More

Thank Contribution2All
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.

Thank mattinglywallace
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...More

Thank Steven A
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.

Thank Craig P
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,...More

Thank Mary G
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.

Thank misterjohnny
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3768 W 242nd St, Torrance, CA 90505-6542
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
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