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Gaetano's Restaurant

2731 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7001
+1 310-326-3354
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
“spumoni” (3 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2731 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7001
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner last night. We ordered the seafood pasta, Butternut squash ravioli and the asparagus chicken pasta. Bruschetta and calamari for appetizer and Caesar salad. Not the best Italian meal I've had but better than average. The service was pretty good. Pretty good meal. Some...More

Thank Mardy M
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We made a reservation for our anniversary after reading reviews from another site suggesting that this was one of the best restaurants in the South Bay. Not even close. The service, while very friendly, was almost criminally slow. Took an hour to get our main...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had the pleasure of enjoying a birthday dinner at Gaetano's in September and the welcome when we arrived started the evening off right. The hostess was gracious and honored our request to be seated outside. She mentioned our server would be with us in...More

Thank BBLukas
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Friendly, neighborhood Italian. Not too noisy to converse and not pushy to rush you off. Full bar, wine menu a little weak. Can't miss with good apps, salads, pastas and mains. Family is a South Bay institution with pedigree established from long-time Italian delicatessens and...More

Thank ronsK8337AE
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It has been quite some time since we were here and I don't know why because the food is consistently good. I know we avoided it on Friday and Saturday evenings because they had a piano player making it difficult to hear table mates, but...More

Thank SandraAl
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place-- food is excellent-- staff is friendly and knowledgeable, drinks are very good. You can't go wrong with their salmon, their pizza, their pasta primavera, or Bolognese. Never had a bad meal ever.....

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We were ten people here for dads birthday party. Even at 6 PM this place is packed. Not expansive, good service. We are a big eating family so the portions here are great. I had a fish dish that was out of this world. Nice...More

Thank smileyko
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We went here again. The first time we went here was an hour wait this time another hour wait, both times during the middle of the week. Cheese bread delicious. Lasagna was good but not outstanding. Shrimp scampi good, not too garlicky. This restaurant good,...More

Thank Roberta R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

came in for lunch , they offer some lunch specials , good lasagna , salad and the bread is always great !

Thank SGLA2017
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I have been dining here at least monthly for the last 5 years or so. It's a small place, with outdoor dining weather permitting. Great traditional Northern Italian cuisine. Prices are moderate. Service is consistently good. Reservations are recommended, as it's always full. Very popular...More

Thank John R
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Response from Milo Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In my living room. Dessert is in the bedroom (pending review).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2731 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7001
    (Crenshaw Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-326-3354
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