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Misto Caffe & Bakery

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24558 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-6807
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Local gem

Misto is celebrating 25 years in the South Bay with consistent quality and service. Lots of old favorites plus daily specials and fantastic desserts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Sebastopol, California
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Sebastopol, California
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Misto is celebrating 25 years in the South Bay with consistent quality and service. Lots of old favorites plus daily specials and fantastic desserts.

Thank MsLBL
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I started eating here with my in-laws many years ago and regularly have Saturday brunch here. After a few visits you can easily become friends with the staff and owner. The fish tacos are my current go-to meal. It was tough to change from eating the breakfast offerings here - they are all So Good!

Thank Richard K
Long Beach, California
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Meet my friend for a birthday lunch at a favorite place today for lunch. She had a chicken and pear salad with lite dressing. I had the fish tacos with a small salad and green rice. Food is fresh, well plated and taste wonderful. They brought her a lemon tart with powdered sugar and whip cream toped with a candle.... More 

Thank d2r4s
Rolling Hills Estates, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Lunch with a friend at Misto's was a very nice experience. The waitress was attentive and the food good with plenty of choices on the menu. Most tables were full, another good sign. I had driven by many times and glad I finally stopped in. There was a local coupon mailed to me which was another incentive to make a... More 

Thank Alexandra90275
Palos Verdes
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I had lunch with six other friends. We meet monthly at a different restaurant in our area. The waiter was very attentive and friendly and cheerfully waited on our party of seven. He checked on us several times during our lunch to see if needed anything. Our food was prepared promptly and we all agreed that we would like to... More 

Thank Elenaqj
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We went because my friend had a Restaurant.com coupon thru her timeshare and they have a good reputation.The atmosphere is nice,the food is very good,but the service was lousy.The waiters were slow and unfriendly and it was difficult to get their attention even though it was early and the place was not crowded.My fork was dirty and they forgot to... More 

Thank EvieLa
Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stopped in to this restaurant for a simple dinner after a movie at the PV Library. It was tucked away in the Hillside village and at first we were not sure it was open...but then we were early. We loved the options on the menu and all the prices were under $20, so we hoped the food was as... More 

Thank signora2
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Since the recent remodel, the quality of the food seems to have stepped back a notch. The Angel Hair Pasta was more like spaghettini. I ordered the entrée with Prawns (more like medium-size shrimp with tails). Although it was stated that in light tomato sauce, it was drenched. I have had this entrée before and it was excellent. The service... More 

Thank 9Gidget
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Misto is a perfect local restaurant. They always have a special. Their food is always delicious. There are many options. Service is always great. Always given the chance to win a free dessert by doing the word scramble. Love that we always figure out the word and enjoy the desert. All the food is good here from the quesadillas to... More 

Thank mimimeme
Torrance, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The delicious food and gracious service were a wonderful surprise considering this restaurant is hidden in the back of a small strip mall off a busy hillside thoroughfare. We arrived early (before the posted "open" hour) but were still welcomed warmly by the staff. In addition to the good, hot coffee, we enjoyed the complimentary assortment of baked goods. Our... More 


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24558 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-6807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: 310-375-3608

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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