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2647 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7037
+1 310-530-5383
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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383 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had a large group that went in for lunch, and had a reasonably short wait. The service could not have been batter and the food was quite good. I don't think that there was a single area that I could ask for more. I loved going here and would happily return.

Thank mrliterature
Antelope Acres
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

First off this is my first Islands visit! And I was so impressed! The wait staff was very friendly! The manager had the place very organized! And he even was helping deliver the food to customers! My friend and I had the tacos on the lunch special! The meal was the best! So enjoyed our experience at islands! Can't wait... More 

Thank Brteyes1
Ocala FL
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116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Stopped in to get a couple burgers to go. Nice menu, nice people. We ordered two of their cheeseburgers with fries and one shake. We were offered a complimentary drink while we waited (we just wanted water) but it never materialized. No biggie. Now, we understand things are a little more costly in CA, but to pay nearly $35 for... More 

Thank Haydenbarb
Torrance, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

We go here fairly often and the food and service are pretty consistently good. This location is very popular and you can often see lots of people waiting to get in. My husband and I often order a hamburger and bowl of Chicken Tortilla soup and we share. They have one of the best Chicken Tortilla soups around. Their hamburgers... More 

Thank BusyInTorrance
North Carolina
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259 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Pricey and noisy. Probably better choice unless you want one of their specials. Management made little effort to calm the out of control customers who were have a kids party. Probably not a return trip

Thank fmattship
San Diego, California
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

While a chain restaurant, we have never been disappointed with the food or service at this location. We had a great dinner with the spinach dip appetizer and the turkey burger. We arrive early to get a table since it gets very busy after 5-5:30.

Thank USNA70
Torrance, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Hot Day! My Husband and I went to Happy Hour. My Husband ordered a strawberry shake and it didn't disappoint. Creamy dreamy tasty shake and topped with whipped cream and cherry . The frozen delicious Margarita will defiantly cool you down and make you happy. We ordered the sliders and cheese fries and they were excellent!! And you will have... More 

Thank 885jt
Okemos, Michigan
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Good meeting place with tasty food choices. I cringed at seeing a $11-12 burger, but it was a business expense.

Thank EJS2015a
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Enroute to watch the fireworks at torrance beach we called in an order. When we arrive, they brought our order out to my truck. Excellent. We belive that islands is the best burger in the area. It ranks right up there with the fire house in old torrance. We enjoyed our maui burger while waiting for the show to begin.... More 

Thank Brad A
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

The Islands restaurant chain is consistent from location to location. The atmosphere is casual with Hawaiian dress for the servers. The noise level is a bit harsh with high levels of reflected sound. Multiple video displays, always one that can be seen from your seat, play ocean waves and surfing. Palm trees, beautifully, painted large parrots and bamboo decorate your... More 

Thank Fred T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar, Mexican, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2647 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-530-5383

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