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3768 W 242nd St, Torrance, CA 90505-6542
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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Rolling Hills Estates
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102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We just paid $50 and $10 of that was tip and for that we got hummus and pita bread to share, a choice of either lentil soup or salad, entrees of lamb kebab and filet mignon (which was large, lean and juicy) with rice, broccoli and (more) hummus, and orange segments followed by a little serving of baklava each. And... More 

Thank Pppeta
Long Beach, California
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269 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great friendly service. I had the Babs ghnooj and eggplant parmesan which were both outstanding. My partner had the lamb kebab and raved about that and the lentil soup. I will be back.

Thank Sailing_Sweetie
Orange County, CA
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant, seats about 25-30 guests. Family-owned and operated, serving Middle Eastern cuisine. We were given a small plate of hummus and a basket of warm pita bread as soon as we sat down; the pita bread was replenished during our meal. We ordered one kabob entree to share and were allowed to mix the type of... More 

Thank CaliforniaIngridG
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have visited for both lunch and dinner. I have come with my wife, with friends, and with colleagues. We have always felt welcome and well-cared for. They are attentive without being overbearing. Without being told, they have a sense of occasion. As small as they are, we have never been rushed. The kabobs and other food have always been... More 

Thank Contribution2All
Redondo Beach, California
1 review
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Have eaten there a few times in the past and were pleased, but yesterday we found the place not so clean looking, and Fox News blasting on the TV. Dirt and vitriol not good for appetite, so we walked out.

Thank mattinglywallace
Santa Clarita, California, United States
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212 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This hidden gem is not far from Hawthorne and PCH, but you need to look. They have a great lunch special a few skewers salad and hummus for under 12 or a sandwich for about 7.50.The food and service are great I have gone about 5 times in the last 2 months trying something different each time

Thank Steven A
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Many times we have been here and have always had great food and service. Salmon salad, chicken kabobs, gyro, lamb, always great food. Try this place and you will definitely be back again.

Thank Craig P
Los Angeles, California
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Aristo Café is my new favorite local Mediterranean restaurant. I've had lunch there twice in the last two weeks. The first time I tried their falafel and was surprised to find that it was actually bright green inside, as opposed to the usual brownish color, because it was made with FRESH garbanzo beans. What a night-and-day difference this made. I've... More 

Thank Mary G
Los Angeles
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207 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Small little restaurant near PCH and Hawthorne Blvd. Good food at reasonable prices gives this very good value. Staff is friendly too.

Thank misterjohnny
Los Angeles, California
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162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Amazing food, good prices and it's family owned and operated. Went with some friends for lunch and got their special for around $9. I got the chicken kabob's which came with hummus, warm pita bread, salad and rice.....everything was delicious. Aristo's was very crowded at lunch time but they seemed to get you in and out. If you love Lebanese... More 

Thank Anne_66_10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3768 W 242nd St, Torrance, CA 90505-6542
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance

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