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Oct 27, 2013 05:20 AM

Torrance/Lawndale Resturants suggestions

Help stop the madness of my family fighting over where to take my mom for her 80th Birthday lunch today. Looking for quite, budget, family friendly place to take everyone. Mexican or American please. Thanks guys.

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  1. King's might work. It's got quite a lot of Hawaiian food, but also burgers and things like a club sandwich. You can check out the menu here: http://www.kingshawaiianrestaurants.c...

    1. I am a fan of El Pollo Inka in Lawndale. Nice wood roasted chicken and more.

      15400 Hawthorne Blvd. Lawndale, CA 90260
      Corner of 154 th St. & Hawthorne Bl

      1. maybe el burrito jr. or nordstrom cafe.

        1. I know it's too late for the lunch, but in case the question comes up again, here are a few recommendations.

          Lawndale has become increasingly interesting for Middle Eastern and Vietnamese, but though there are many little hole in the wall Mexican places, none really stand out. In Old Torrance you might try Lucio's, a charming old place that hasn't changed since the 1950's. It's a clean, quiet family place, and while the food isn't innovative but it is reliably good.

          Closer to Lawndale, you might go to Calimex in North Redondo, which isn't brilliant but is clean and nice and probably the best in the area.

          I endorse the idea of ElPollo Inka, which has a big menu of Peruvian dishes.