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1261 Cabrillo Ave, Ste 100, Torrance, CA 90501-2868
+1 310-974-8005
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“mole” (4 reviews)
“oaxaca” (2 reviews)
“spicy” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1261 Cabrillo Ave, Ste 100, Torrance, CA 90501-2868
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink with friends after work. Had the Madre Margarita and wasn’t a fan of the spicy salt on the rim of the glass. The bartender was more than happy to swap my glass for one with traditional margarita salt. Very nice...More

Thank JoelStokes
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We dined here randomly and so happy we found this restaurant. I love the drinks they look as good as they taste. The food was fresh and delicious.

Thank LeoandKasha T
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Prayers do get answered. This is a seriously Oaxacan restaurant in Torrance!!!! Order any of their excellent cocktails and queso and chorizo appetizer and settle in. The wait for your main dishes - I don’t care how long - they are perfect when you get...More

Thank Cyndi B
Reviewed June 23, 2018

My family and I came here for a dinner and the food never disappoints. There is a difference in gastronomy in Mexico so if you want authentic and quality Oaxacan food, this is your place. Overall great service and if you're looking for a good...More

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed May 13, 2018

we came to dinner at madre with family recently....i had the dos equis, and my partner had the mezcal for the first time...the staff suggested a beginner mezcal, with the grasshopper chaser/orange slices....wild!...our family had mixed mezcal drinks...they had chips/salsa on the table with drinks...i...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Fantastic food and service. Amazing array of Mezcales and Tequila. I prefer to sit either on the outside patio or in the bar at a high top. The restaurant is located in a small plaza in Downtown Torrance. Plenty of street parking plus a underground...More

Thank Cynthia-LAX
Reviewed January 29, 2018

We stopped here on the off chance, en route to LAX. The restaurant is beautifully designed (lovely wall tiles) and spacious. The staff were super friendly and efficient and the food was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Sheilacabalero
Reviewed January 24, 2018

One of the best Mezcal selection you can find all over LA area. As well the drinks are delicious. The food is authentic Mexican food from Oaxaca, I already almost tried all the menu and drinks and I never get disappointed. Definitely a must if...More

Thank JulioP1642
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Perhaps the best mole I’ve ever had. The food is authentic tasting, high quality and reasonably price. We loved everything that we ordered, especially the Coloradito. The Chicken Breast was moist and flavorful, the mole sauce just the right blend of spice, Smokey and chocolate....More

Thank russypooh
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I read the online reviews and decided to go because we were looking for something different. We are so happy we did! Here’s what we liked: Hostess very friendly! Ate in the bar so our bartender (Marlin) was our server as well....More

Thank Thom R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1261 Cabrillo Ave, Ste 100, Torrance, CA 90501-2868
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-974-8005
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