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Zam Zam Market is open for takeout and delivery.
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19 South Bay Restaurants to Explore While Social Distancing in LA

Decadent breakfast burritos, Hawaiian plate lunches, and Mexican seafood

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Zam Zam Market is open for takeout and delivery.
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For South Bay residents staying “safer at home,” the options are plentiful when it comes to stellar restaurants offering takeout and delivery in the neighborhood. From decadent breakfast burritos to Hawaiian plate lunches and Mexican seafood, here now are 19 South Bay restaurants keeping everyone fed during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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The Serving Spoon

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Going strong for 36 years, the Serving Spoon is open for takeout daily. Settle into Southern classics like fried catfish, cornbread, and fried chicken.

A plate of fried chicken tucked underneath a waffle from the Serving Spoon in Inglewood
The Serving Spoon
Cathy Chaplin

Coni' Seafood

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Coni’ Seafood is open daily from noon to 6 p.m. for takeout and delivery. Just about everything on the Mexican seafood menu is fantastic, especially the grilled snook and drunken shrimp. Ordering extra rice is a must.

The Slice & Pint

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This pizza and craft bear specialist is open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. for takeout and delivery. Priced at $49, the family meal is a great deal and includes pizza, salad, meatballs, and cheesy bread.

Zam Zam Market

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Cult favorite Pakistani restaurant Zam Zam Market is open for takeout and delivery through DoorDash and Postmates. Sample the city’s best biryani and lamb pulao Tuesday to Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Al-Noor Restaurant

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Open for takeout, curbside pick-up, and delivery, this Lawndale gem offers great takes on Indian classics, as well as rarer dishes like the Pakistani nehrani — a braised beef shank topped with fresh ginger and jalapeno and served with a wheat flour paratha.  

Tofu Village

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A solid takeout option for steaming bowls of Korean tofu stew served in hefty portions —each one is good for two meals.

Yuk Dae Jang Gardena

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This up-and-coming Korean chain specializes in yukgaejang, a spicy Korean beef noodle soup, that is optimized for takeout during the pandemic. Also available are frozen four-packs of soup for later.

El Pollo Inka

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El Pollo Inka continues to serve Peruvian classics like roasted chicken and lomo saltado to South Bay residents through the pandemic. The restaurant is open daily for takeout and delivery.

Kotohira Restaurant

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Specializing in udon noodles and Okinawan dishes, Kotohira is open for delivery and takeout. The lunchtime bento, which comes with a small bowl of noodles, chicken, fish balls, tempura, fried mackerel, and raw tuna, is a particularly good deal. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Manhattan Beach Post

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Chef David LeFevre and team are open daily from noon to 8 p.m. for takeout and delivery. In addition to MB Post’s greatest hits, the restaurant is serving up ever-changing family dinners that feed four to six people.

El Barrio Neighborhood Tacos

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El Barrio is offering online ordering for takeout and delivery. Everything on chef Ulises Pineda-Alfaro’s menu is tasty and GMO-free including mulitas, quesadillas, and tacos.

Aunty Maile's Hawaiian Restaurant

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Both Aunty Maile’s locations are open from Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The extensive menu features crowd-pleasing favorites like loco moco, kalbi short ribs, and furikake shrimp.

Mickey’s Italian Delicatessen & Liquor Store

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Equal parts marketplace, deli, and pizza spot, Mickey’s is open for takeout and delivery. The cold cut sandwiches tend to travel well.

Inaba Japanese Restaurant

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When it comes to Japanese comfort food, it doesn’t get any better than Inaba. Order scratch-made tempura, soba noodles, and sushi for takeout and delivery daily.

Phanny's

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Redondo Beach’s Phanny’s is open Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and serving perfectly crafted breakfast burritos.

Holding breakfast burritos, cut in half.
Phanny’s
Wonho Frank Lee

King's Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant

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This South Bay favorite is open for takeout daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Hawaiian Paradise cake is just about perfect for a birthday celebration during quarantine.

ICHIMI AN

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With the weather warming up nicely, Ichimi An’s cold soba noodles are just the thing to keep one cool. The PCH shop is open for takeout and delivery.

Phnom Penh Noodle Shack

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No one does Cambodian comforts better than Phnom Penh Noodle Shack. The restaurant is open for takeout and delivery from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and closed on Mondays.

The Chori-Man

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Humberto Raygoza is going strong in San Pedro and offering takeout and delivery. Open from Wednesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Chori-Man encourages online orders and pre-paying.

Breakfast burrito from Chori-man in San Pedro
The Chori-Man
Matthew Holmes

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The Serving Spoon

Going strong for 36 years, the Serving Spoon is open for takeout daily. Settle into Southern classics like fried catfish, cornbread, and fried chicken.

A plate of fried chicken tucked underneath a waffle from the Serving Spoon in Inglewood
The Serving Spoon
Cathy Chaplin

Coni' Seafood

Coni’ Seafood is open daily from noon to 6 p.m. for takeout and delivery. Just about everything on the Mexican seafood menu is fantastic, especially the grilled snook and drunken shrimp. Ordering extra rice is a must.

The Slice & Pint

This pizza and craft bear specialist is open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. for takeout and delivery. Priced at $49, the family meal is a great deal and includes pizza, salad, meatballs, and cheesy bread.

Zam Zam Market

Cult favorite Pakistani restaurant Zam Zam Market is open for takeout and delivery through DoorDash and Postmates. Sample the city’s best biryani and lamb pulao Tuesday to Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Al-Noor Restaurant

Open for takeout, curbside pick-up, and delivery, this Lawndale gem offers great takes on Indian classics, as well as rarer dishes like the Pakistani nehrani — a braised beef shank topped with fresh ginger and jalapeno and served with a wheat flour paratha.  

Tofu Village

A solid takeout option for steaming bowls of Korean tofu stew served in hefty portions —each one is good for two meals.

Yuk Dae Jang Gardena

This up-and-coming Korean chain specializes in yukgaejang, a spicy Korean beef noodle soup, that is optimized for takeout during the pandemic. Also available are frozen four-packs of soup for later.

El Pollo Inka

El Pollo Inka continues to serve Peruvian classics like roasted chicken and lomo saltado to South Bay residents through the pandemic. The restaurant is open daily for takeout and delivery.

Kotohira Restaurant

Specializing in udon noodles and Okinawan dishes, Kotohira is open for delivery and takeout. The lunchtime bento, which comes with a small bowl of noodles, chicken, fish balls, tempura, fried mackerel, and raw tuna, is a particularly good deal. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Manhattan Beach Post

Chef David LeFevre and team are open daily from noon to 8 p.m. for takeout and delivery. In addition to MB Post’s greatest hits, the restaurant is serving up ever-changing family dinners that feed four to six people.

El Barrio Neighborhood Tacos

El Barrio is offering online ordering for takeout and delivery. Everything on chef Ulises Pineda-Alfaro’s menu is tasty and GMO-free including mulitas, quesadillas, and tacos.

Aunty Maile's Hawaiian Restaurant

Both Aunty Maile’s locations are open from Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The extensive menu features crowd-pleasing favorites like loco moco, kalbi short ribs, and furikake shrimp.

Mickey’s Italian Delicatessen & Liquor Store

Equal parts marketplace, deli, and pizza spot, Mickey’s is open for takeout and delivery. The cold cut sandwiches tend to travel well.

Inaba Japanese Restaurant

When it comes to Japanese comfort food, it doesn’t get any better than Inaba. Order scratch-made tempura, soba noodles, and sushi for takeout and delivery daily.

Phanny's

Redondo Beach’s Phanny’s is open Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and serving perfectly crafted breakfast burritos.

Holding breakfast burritos, cut in half.
Phanny’s
Wonho Frank Lee

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King's Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant

This South Bay favorite is open for takeout daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Hawaiian Paradise cake is just about perfect for a birthday celebration during quarantine.

ICHIMI AN

With the weather warming up nicely, Ichimi An’s cold soba noodles are just the thing to keep one cool. The PCH shop is open for takeout and delivery.

Phnom Penh Noodle Shack

No one does Cambodian comforts better than Phnom Penh Noodle Shack. The restaurant is open for takeout and delivery from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and closed on Mondays.

The Chori-Man

Humberto Raygoza is going strong in San Pedro and offering takeout and delivery. Open from Wednesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Chori-Man encourages online orders and pre-paying.

Breakfast burrito from Chori-man in San Pedro
The Chori-Man
Matthew Holmes

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