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4803 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503
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Ranked #13 of 470 Restaurants in Torrance
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Anza Avenue
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.
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English first
Torrance, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is a family run restaurant in a strip center in Torrance. Food is very good-make a reservation, it's small and gets crowded. Bring your own wine, the selection is marginal and selective.

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Torrance, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

From the reviews, I expected fantastic food. It was mediocre, at best. I didn't finish my meal because it was bland and tasteless. The waiter hardly ever came by and the decor was very outdated.

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Rivera Village
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Love coming to this restaurant. Food and service always great. My favorite is the eggplant Parm. But the shrimp dish is great too. Huge shrimp. And the bread... Wow. You should try it.

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Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The good things about the place: very generous portions, nice ambiance, excellent service, trattoria-kind of feeling. Other than that, let us be honest: the food is not really truly italian, even though the place is supposed to be an Italian restaurant. To some extent, that is okay. Yet, the food was mediocre, at best, all the three dishes we tried... More

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Torrance, Ca
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Actually, I love the lasagna, the chicken cacciatore, the tiramisu, and many other items on the menu. The size of Scardino's is small, which we prefer, and reservations are recommended. The staff is very friendly and feel like family. It's our go-to restaurant!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It is so fortunate to have a good restaurant in your own neighborhood! My family and my friends always enjoy this Italian restaurant. The service is always excellent and the food is surprisingly good. I have been spoiled by this place! Try the linguini and clams or the chicken piccata, or anything else, it is all amazing! A great wine... More

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Torrance, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I went there when it opened, it's located at the corner of where I live, I walk my dog past there every day. I was disappointed with the food, it was more Ecuadorian than Italian, featuring papuas, the music, even today when I was walking past, was Hispanic, but it is always crowded, every day! So I must be missing... More

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Torrance, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Scardino's is a small italian restaurant in Torrance with a warm, relaxed atmosphere and excellent food. We've dined there many times and the food and service have always been some of the best in the South Bay. From pasta to seafood to pizza you can't go wrong.

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Torrance, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There isn't anything on the menu not to like , if you really enjoy Italian food ! Good friends told us about this restaurant that has been in Torrance for a long time. We have lived here over 30yrs & must of drove by this place a thousand times. They are in the process of expanding the restaurant because over... More

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Temecula, California
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310 reviews 310 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Skepticism on all levels filtrated my brain..... We walked up to the outside patio and watched in complete disbelief as our "promised" table was given to another party. It was COLD outside, not cool, however the host quickly gave us an indoor table and we put that mishap behind us. The food was absolutely hands down "AMAZING"...the service was FLAWLESS!... More

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