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Mar 24, 2008 10:04 AM

Gardena Bowling Alley: what to order?

A group will be going to the Gardena Bowling Alley Coffee shop on Thursday.
As I peruse past posts, all I see is the bacon fried rice. I'll be sure to order that, but is this one of those one-item restaurants? Is there anything else there ono to order? Thanks .

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  1. One of these two sites or both should have plenty of info on Gardena Bowl and many other plate lunch/hawaiian places in and around Los Angeles.

    1. I usually get the char siu fried saimin. They also have their own special Portuguese sausage patties special with rice and eggs which is pretty good. Surprisingly, the Japanese combo plates like tempura and beef teriyaki rivals many traditional Japanese restaurants. It comes with miso soup or salad plus tsukemono and tea just like the big boys. It's always crowded so they must be doing something right?

      1. Check out their specials board. Everyone has some kind of favorite there, not a one hit wonder kind of place. My favorite is their Portuguese sausage patties and eggs.

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        1. re: monku

          Thanks. I hope that we enjoy it. Will definitely order the bacon fried rice and another dish. Love Gaja, Musha, Kotohira, Yellow Cow, Chantilly, Shin Sen Gumi and Komatsu as well. I hope that I can add it to the list of great places in the South Bay Area

          1. re: nomo_fan

            "Coffee shop" is throwing you for a loop. Yes, its a coffee shop in a bowling alley. Forget the bacon fried rice-- check out the specials board and peruse the Japanese combination platters I think you'll be pleasantly surprised. I go for the simple things like their home made Portuguese sausage patties (secret recipe) and Hawaiian style pancakes.

        2. If y'all want to review the menu, I just uploaded it to the place link.

          Gardena Bowl Coffee Shop
          15707 S Vermont Ave, Gardena, CA 90247

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          1. re: DiveFan

            For legibility, here is the menu uploaded as a photo attachment.

            EDIT - it is displayed identically (and poorly) like the pics in the place link. Arggh!

          2. Bacon Fried Rice, Two Egg Scrambled or over easy on top, w/ a side of portuguese sausage......oh baby....comfort food at its best. Tonkatsu, Tempura, and Saimin are all noteworthy as well.