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Lomeli's Italian Restaurant

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2223 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3626
+1 310-323-7993
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Pasadena, CA
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My teenage nieces suggested this restaurant when I offered to treat them to a Christmas lunch while they were on vacation. What a great place! They were very busy with a large group celebrating a birthday, but they still took good care of us and the food was delicious. It seemed most tables had a pizza sitting on a warmer,... More 

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Thank CA2wheels
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

You'll have to pass my thanks along to your nieces -- glad you enjoyed it! You're right that the pizza is a big hit, but it's good to know that the pasta was just as delicious for you. Can't wait to have you back! Until then, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

Nassau Bay
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor. Quaint, quiet and quality. Homemade Italian dishes and the atmosphere is amazing. Great for date night without putting a pinch on your wallet.

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Thank Dalin D
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Loved reading your note, Dalin -- thank you for the kind words! We're thrilled you enjoy what we have going on over here, and we can't wait to welcome you back for another bite. Until then -- take care! All the best, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

Gardena, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The service is always excellent, even when they are extremely busy. The prices are a good value, especially for a family. They do not take reservations and at times a long wait time but this shows how good this restaurant is because the customers wait, no matter how long.

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Thank DebYtraveler
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear the service has always been a highlight for you -- thank you for the kind words! I truly appreciate you waiting out the crowd for us to enjoy a good meal, and we hope it won't be too long until we can welcome you back. Take care! All the best, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We fancied Italian whilst holidaying in LA and googled nearby restaurants. This one got the best reviews on Tripadvisor, so off we went and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is tucked away between some shops and is the entrance is just a front door but behind it is a wonderful little grotto serving proper Italian food at it's best.... More 

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Thank Nicole S
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Nicole, I'm so thrilled you found us on TripAdvisor -- thanks for coming by! It's wonderful to hear you two enjoyed the food so much you returned for more on your way back from Vegas. I'm so glad we had a chance to share our menu with you, and we hope this won't be the last we see of you... More 

Long Beach, CA
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143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have eaten here before, several times, and each has been excellent. While not upscale or fashionable, the food is ample and tasty, with pleasant attentive service. The lunch menu is extensive and reasonable. If you are seeking good plain Americanized Italian and at decent prices this is the place.

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Thank RetiredTraveler78
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoy your visit every time. It means a lot to know you love our lunch menu. Can't wait to see you in again soon! Best, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Neat place; good service..wine was included in the luncheon special. I had basic spaghetti and meatballs with meat sauce- like mom made!

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Thank Eric J
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy to hear our spaghetti and meatballs reminded you of what mom used to make, Eric! We can all attest that she's the best cook around. Can't wait to see you in again soon. Take care, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

Torrance, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Lomeli's is a quaint small family owned restaurant in our neighborhood. We've eaten in and taken out food. It is always delicious! We like to to go combo's to share. Too many favorites to list! Just go eat there, you will not be disappointed!

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Thank BablovesKurt
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm thrilled you always find your meal delicious! I too have a hard time picking a favorite. Can't wait for the next time you and Kurt stop in. Hopefully see you soon, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

Torrance, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I loved the service and the food, we didn't wait too long for the food to arrive, the atmosphere was very pleasant everyone was very nice and the service was great, just a little pricey but all my family enjoyed it!

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Thank ruthe522
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

It means so much to know you enjoyed our service and food, Ruthe. Happy to hear your family had a good time. Looking forward to the next time all of you stop in. See you soon, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

Poughkeepsie NY
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a small Italian eatery (if it were any bigger it would lose its charm).). Lunch specials are $6.50; the most expensive dinner on the menu is $11 (sides - mushrooms, veggies, chicken strips are a small extra charge). Pizza, salads, combo dinners available. GO TO THIS RESTAURANT!!! The food is outrageously delicious and the portions are huge. I... More 

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Thank kkh8306
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

You really made me smile with this review. It means so much to know you love our cozy atmosphere and delicious food. Happy to hear you got more than you bargained for. Looking forward to the next time you dine with us. Take care, Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

Brooklin, Canada
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Visited based on Trip Advisor reviews. VERY non-descript from the outside. Only a door, not even a window onto an average strip - mall. Very welcoming inside. Home made, delicious Italian food served by friendly knowledgeable wait staff. It's very well priced and caters to couples and groups. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Easyville
Carlo L, Owner at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. It means a lot to know you love our food, service, and atmosphere. Looking forward to the next time you're hungry for Italian food! Carlo Lomeli - Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2223 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3626
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: +1 310-323-7993
Description
Come taste the difference at Lomeli's Italian Restaurant! Our menu is full of delicious classics, right out of Naples.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?