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Nov 5, 2013 02:44 PM

Lunch Tomorrow, Wed. 11/6, Near Compton Courthouse

Meeting an old friend for lunch tomorrow. He'll be coming from the Compton Courthouse, which is south of the 105, north of the 91, between the 110 and the 710, near Alameda. We are looking for something under $15 pp for lunch, would prefer table service, easy travel and parking is essential

My default is Flossie's. Always enjoy fried chicken.

Speaking of fried chicken, there is a place I've been to once that was really good in Compton. But i think we took out and ate at a nearby McDonalds or other chain. Great corn fritters with powdered sugar. Was it called Billy's or something? Please remind me -- might be worth a stop on the way home.

Honey's Kettle is gone from Compton, right? I would go to Bludo's in a heartbeat, but I don't want to eat in the car and they have that tiny counter with only a few seats...

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  1. About 3 miles from the courthouse is Eatalian, which ought to fit the bill. Compton Blvd. runs into Redondo Beach Blvd. and the restaurant is just about a block below on Broadway.

    15500 S. Broadway St. Gardena

    A bit further down Redondo Beach Blvd. would get the two of you to Sea Harbour, if you prefer dim sum for lunch.

    1636 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena

    3 Replies
    1. re: New Trial

      Sea Empress, not Sea Harbour, right?

      1. re: nosh

        Yes, Empress. Just wishful thinking otherwise!

      2. Hawkins Burger place. I've never been there so forgive the rec, just throwing it out there in case you forgot about it.

        1. << "Great corn fritters with powdered sugar. " >>
          Jim Dandy's. It's nowhere close to the Compton courthouse.

          HK Compton is gone, so the default is obviously Mom's Burger, inarguably the best 'hood burger in all of LA, also a part of the Alondra Culinary Blvd (of which Honey's Kettle was a member).

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          1. re: TonyC

            Those corn fritters are awesome. The chicken, unfortunately, not so much :(

            1. re: TonyC

              +1 Mom's. Credit to TonyC for tipping me off too.

              Don't they have a picnic table behind in the parking lot at Bludso's?

              Maybe R&R? - don't think it's that close though (and certainly not better than the above 2 + Jim Dandy).

            2. Spoon House
              Pollo A La Brasa

              A short drive into Gardena and there are more options.

              1. I second the rec for Eatalian; Also Bludso's does have a picnic table in back next to the smoker; Not ideal, but it's there, FWIW.