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Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery

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21211 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5501
+1 310-540-9696
07:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for a Sunday brunch and I am noticing it varies by location. This one in particular is cute. The food is good and the staff is very friendly with the champagne. Arrive early enough to beat the crowd and get your food while it's fresh before everyone comes digging though it. Definitely will be coming back to this... More 

Thank Vsr92
Torrance, California
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I've been going to this location since I was a little kid. I have a lot of memories eating there. I've never seen it crowded, but when I go the food is always comforting and the pie is delicious. I've only ever had positive interactions with the friendly staff. The veggie tacos are a relatively new item and are very... More 

Thank TurFerg
Torrance, California, Usa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Ate breakfast here and the place was empty. It was to my surprise because the food was good and service was great. My wife and I had a day off during the week and decided to stop by and I wasn't disappointed.

Thank Steve Y
Torrance, California
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Visited after a long time to this location with some friends. We had a great waiter with an actual personality! Good was really good and so was the pie I took home. Prices were reasonable too. I'll be back!

Thank janad63
Torrance, California
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

On our LAST visit, we waited for 20 minutes when the restaurant was empty before we left without eating. Restaurant seems to be understaffed and poorly run. Disappointed.

Thank Deana S
Torrance, California
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This restaurant is very consistent in its food variety, preparation, presentation and taste. There's never a disappointment in going to Marie Callender's, if you want a nice change of pace, away from all the pretentious 'Fusion Cuisine" all over town. In short, warm, tasty, down home cookin' is traditionally the bill of fair at this location. Their salad bar is... More 

Thank Phil C
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Went there on a lark. Food was very good and well presented, the server Auggie was great, the hostess was....well.....obviously miffed that we asked her to clean the dirty table she was seating us at. Then she was really miffed when we asked her to wipe off all the moisture she left on the table after cleaning it. It was... More 

Thank KipColorado
Torrance, California
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Have always enjoyed having a meal or dessert at Marie Calendar's. Our last trip was on a Friday night. Parking was crowded due to all the restaurants in the area but once we were in we got seated right away. We have our favorites - the Chicken Pot Pie, Salad Bar, Chili, Potato Cheese Soup. And don't forget the Corn... More 

Thank Seeker55
Torrance, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Marie Callender's is a good place for families, couples or friends lunch/dinner. It is amazing the choice of pie they have, always superb! Price on average, american classic food, nice atmosphere and good buffet for salads. Free parking in front of the restaurant, disable accessible.

Thank AdaAlessandra
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We walked in and it took approximately five minutes to find somebody interested in seating us. We ordered three bowls of soup and a Caesar salad and it took over 30 minutes to get our food. When it came time to pay, I had to walk up to the front counter and find somebody willing to take my money and... More 

Thank Ed B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21211 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-540-9696

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