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Scardino's

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4803 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503 (Anza Avenue)
310-542-2222
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: In a recent review The DAILY BREEZE wrote .... "There are some wonderful...
In a recent review The DAILY BREEZE wrote .... "There are some wonderful small restaurants that dot the landscape of Italy. If you want to duplicate the experience of traveling to Europe without the expense, visit Scardino's Italian Restaurant in Torrance." We are a family owned and operated ristorante much like one would find in the neighborhoods of any southern Italian city. Our authentic recipes originate from all southern provinces of the country. Our pasta, pizza and seafood is carefully prepared each day with the highest quality ingredients available, most imported from Italy. We also have an excellent selection of moderately priced Italian wines and fantastically delicious Tiramisu. The Iorillo Family - Phillip & Pauline along with daughters Tracy & Kristi - and their friendly, professional staff will pamper you with world-class service and Italian hospitality. Our intimate, warm Italian atmosphere makes Scardino's the perfect choice for entertaining your family & friends.
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent!

This was a fantastic Italian find! We lucked out and by chance dined when all bottles of wine were 1/2 off--sweet! The food was terrific. I had spaghetti carbonara and my husband had lasagne. Both were superb. We were stuffed, but managed to squeeze in some sublime tiramisu. Our waitress... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Richmond, Texas
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Redondo Beach
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Have eaten there quite often and enjoyed the meals. There are ealy bird specials until 5pm. good atmosphere but can be crowded early evening.

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Richmond, Texas
5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was a fantastic Italian find! We lucked out and by chance dined when all bottles of wine were 1/2 off--sweet! The food was terrific. I had spaghetti carbonara and my husband had lasagne. Both were superb. We were stuffed, but managed to squeeze in some sublime tiramisu. Our waitress, Rebecca, was an absolute treasure. So happy we found this... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great early bird menu complete with soup/salad, hot bread, entree, dessert, and a glass of wine! Can't go wrong. Always busy. RSVP suggested.

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Torrance, California
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This place is relatively cheap, but the quality of taste is awesome. I think this is the best Italian restaurant around my place

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Torrance, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I started my night at Scardino's with a class of their Chianti which was delightful and then had the linguine pescatore. OMG! I must have been hungry because it was delicious and I ate it all which I normally do not do. This restaurant is one of our go to Italian restaurants in the neighborhood.

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Torrance, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a very quaint Italian restaurant with great service, delicious food and a warm atmosphere. They just recently enlarged the restaurant, but it has not lost it quaintness. I feel like I'm eating in a family dining room when I am there. Just love it. They have an outside eating area that is pet friendly.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

While traveling in southern Cal, we found Scardino's through Trip advisor reviews and decided to check it out. This place is everything as reviewed, quaint = hostess stand in parking lot. Great food= homemade, scratch cooking great service= knowledgeable, friendly and efficient.Arrived at 8:30 pm, were greeted and seated promptly. Diners continued to stream in constantly until 9:00 pm. This... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a family run Italian restaurant. Excellent food and although it's a small space it's worth the visit.

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Redondo Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Scardino's used to be one of our favourite local restaurants with good food, good prices and good service. On our recent visit the restaurant had expanded into the adjacent space and the food had declined to just average. Prices are still good and they still have their early bird specials but I out we'll return. I heard that ownership had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I joined my husband who is town on business & found the reviews looking for a relaxing non-chain dinner. Service & food were wonderful!!!! We each had chef's specials which were delicious as was the wine & dessert (the lemon cello gelato was refreshing & perfectly tart).

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Additional Information about Scardino's

Address: 4803 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503
Phone Number: 310-542-2222
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4803 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503
    (Anza Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: 310-542-2222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

In a recent review The DAILY BREEZE wrote .... "There are some wonderful small restaurants that dot the landscape of Italy. If you want to duplicate the experience of traveling to Europe without the expense, visit Scardino's Italian Restaurant in Torrance." We are a family owned and operated ristorante much like one would find in the neighborhoods of any southern Italian city. Our authentic recipes originate from all southern provinces of the country. Our pasta, pizza and seafood is carefully prepared each day with the highest quality ingredients available, most imported from Italy. We also have an excellent selection of moderately priced Italian wines and fantastically delicious Tiramisu. The Iorillo Family - Phillip & Pauline along with daughters Tracy & Kristi - and their friendly, professional staff will pamper you with world-class service and Italian hospitality. Our intimate, warm Italian atmosphere makes Scardino's the perfect choice for entertaining your family & friends.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?