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Gaetano's Restaurant

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2731 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7001 (Crenshaw Blvd.)
+1 310-326-3354
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Torrance
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've now been to Gaetano's three times. The first time my husband and I went it was not busy, which may be why the waitress felt it was ok to catch up on the news with all her old customers. We were glad to see so many people loved the place, but service was the worst we'd ever had. Ever.... More 

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Torrance, California
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went there for dinner on a Friday night. It was slightly crowded but we were seated pretty quickly. My wife had seafood risotto, and I had the pork shoulder. We both loved our meals. Great place for a date night.

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Thank mdowd111
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many Italian restaurants in the South Bay area, mostly "chain restaurants". Gaetano's is a locally owned and operated restaurant that has been serving excellent Italian dishes since 1999. It has a friendly family ambiance with many different food choices and specials. I love their sandabs if they are in season and their pasta, especially the ravioli. They have... More 

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Thank Kent S
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115 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My nephew told me this was one of his favorite places to eat, so we went to check it out. So glad we did! Our waitress was great & the food was amazing! Had the Butternut Squash Ravioli. Delicious!! For dessert, we had the Spinoni. Definitely the best I've ever had. There were 5 of us and we all loved... More 

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Thank Tambrukd
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Came for a late lunch after our sushi place we tried to go to was already closed for lunch. Have to say that I was quite surprised. I had the short rib and tagliatelle and my wife had the salmon salad. Both were composed well and had great flavor. Maybe not a place to go out of your way for,... More 

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Thank RunawayJames
Torrance, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. The servers are friendly and atmosphere is nice. The place is nice and clean too. My fav is their homemade ice cream.

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Thank zaniedate
Los Angeles
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and wonderful staff. Have been here numerous times for their family dinners and wine paring dinners. Enjoy sitting outside on the patio when the weather is good, which is almost everyday. My favorites are the pick 2 lunch special with the California chop and eggplant parmigiana and for dinner I love chicken parmigiana or the halibut (delicious)

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Thank Rachelle S
Torrance, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ambiance is important as well as the food. The service is as close to perfect, neat, and food is excellent! After a stressful morning, I come to a quiet and tranquil outdoor patio that is so quiet. To think that civilization is on the other side of the bushes and shrubs silencing the noise. A perfect escape. Happy hour is... More 

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Thank N B
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

On the recommendation of friends we tried out Gaetanos for a change. The restaurant was filled with weekend diners and the bar looked busy with people just relaxing having drinks. While the host was able to squeeze us in and service was very good, the food was just mediocre at best. The caesar salad was bland, the pork was dry... More 

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Thank LoreneLA
Palos Verdes, CA.
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have been here several times. Seems like quite a few regulars. My favorite is the baked pasta dishes. Yummy and plenty to share or take home. Sometimes there is a piano player which is annoying because it's difficult to talk over him.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?