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Gaetano's Restaurant

2731 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7001
+1 310-326-3354
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“lasagna” (15 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
“wedges” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2731 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7001
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had the pleasure of enjoying a birthday dinner at Gaetano's in September and the welcome when we arrived started the evening off right. The hostess was gracious and honored our request to be seated outside. She mentioned our server would be with us in...More

Thank BBLukas
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Friendly, neighborhood Italian. Not too noisy to converse and not pushy to rush you off. Full bar, wine menu a little weak. Can't miss with good apps, salads, pastas and mains. Family is a South Bay institution with pedigree established from long-time Italian delicatessens and...More

1  Thank ronsK8337AE
Reviewed 4 August 2017

It has been quite some time since we were here and I don't know why because the food is consistently good. I know we avoided it on Friday and Saturday evenings because they had a piano player making it difficult to hear table mates, but...More

1  Thank SandraAl
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place-- food is excellent-- staff is friendly and knowledgeable, drinks are very good. You can't go wrong with their salmon, their pizza, their pasta primavera, or Bolognese. Never had a bad meal ever.....

1  Thank Jan B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We were ten people here for dads birthday party. Even at 6 PM this place is packed. Not expansive, good service. We are a big eating family so the portions here are great. I had a fish dish that was out of this world. Nice...More

1  Thank smileyko
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We went here again. The first time we went here was an hour wait this time another hour wait, both times during the middle of the week. Cheese bread delicious. Lasagna was good but not outstanding. Shrimp scampi good, not too garlicky. This restaurant good,...More

Thank Roberta R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

came in for lunch , they offer some lunch specials , good lasagna , salad and the bread is always great !

Thank SGLA2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have been dining here at least monthly for the last 5 years or so. It's a small place, with outdoor dining weather permitting. Great traditional Northern Italian cuisine. Prices are moderate. Service is consistently good. Reservations are recommended, as it's always full. Very popular...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Having spent time in Italy and several restaurants, I would not agree of the reviews saying it was "authentic" Italian. I would give it an average. The lasagna was good, but the spaghetti and meatballs reminded me of chef Boyardee. Garlic bread was toasted roll...More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Last week, my mother and I had dinner at Gaetano's Restaurant. We were looking forward to a relaxing evening with good Italian food. Gaetano's is owned by the Guliano family; in the past the food and service were excellent; however that all seems to have...More

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Yes. In my living room. Dessert is in the bedroom (pending review).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2731 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505-7001
    (Crenshaw Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-326-3354
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