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4803 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-4111 (Anza Avenue)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I love this intimate "mom and pop" restaurant! The food is amazing, particularly the chicken parm. I only wish I lived close by.

Thank Hairup
Torrance, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Scardino's is a great place to have a nice informal dinner with family or friends. The food is good to excellent, depending upon your selection and tastes. Its not a place for fresh fish, or lamb but more for southern Italian comfort food. Pasta and Pizza reign supreme here and the sauces are very good. They do a lot of... More 

Thank Fred K
Torrance, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Wonderful place to go to assure a delicious meal, friendly atmosphere, and great service every time!

Thank Laurie Y
Spokane Valley, Washington
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194 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Had a party of 10 that on whim went there for dinner. Restaurant was very accommodating and service was attentive and friendly Calamari for appetizer. Not fried but sauted in a light tomato sauce. Very tender and fresh. Penne papalina with chicken was flavorful. Pasta doneness was good and the sauce not too heavy. Chicken picatta was a hit and... More 

Thank bill C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

this restaurant has the best fresh food the prices are really good also it's family friendly and it has a good selection of wine

Thank VacationsCalifornia
Long Beach, California
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Nice family owned Italian establishment. It's been here a while and the people I went with have been here a lot. I had the pumpkin ravioli and it was good. Had a lot of sauce, I would ask for a tad less when we go back. My friends had lasagna and spaghetti, and linguini with clams. It all looked delicious.... More 

Thank Mannkmm
Redondo Beach, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

When my lasagna was put in front of me my six year old granddaughter told me there were ants on it. I thought she was teasing me. Unfortunately she was right - there were lots of tiny ants on top. We'll never go there again!

Thank sueandwylli
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the Scardino's Special Pizza (hold the onions). We have also ordered the same pizza to go. It is very good pizza. The service was very good and we liked the ambiance. The garlic bread served before dinner was excellent. We shared a cannoli for dessert- it was perfect. I can't wait to go back to try some of... More 

Thank Daniel E
Torrance, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a family birthday party at this restaurant and overall we were pleased. They give you a lot of food and the prices are reasonable. The service was good and the wait staff are very accommodating. My husband ordered the spicy spaghetti with a meat ball and a sausage. We shared so I got to taste it and the... More 

Thank BusyInTorrance
Torrance, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

The atmosphere is charming, the hostess a bit snooty, the pizza I ordered took only 10 minutes to cook, there was no crust, the mozzarella tasted like cardboard, it was flavorless, The price reasonable, only 10.50 for a small one. I did order the tiramizu, $7, very reasonable since it was delicious, I really don't think they cook it in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4803 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-4111
    (Anza Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: 310-542-2222
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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