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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.
| Stan Lee

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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1. The Serving Spoon

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1403 Centinela Ave
Inglewood, CA 90302
(310) 412-3927
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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

2. Coni' Seafood

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3544 W Imperial Hwy
Inglewood, CA 90303
(310) 672-2339
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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.

3. The Slice & Pint

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130 W Grand Ave
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 648-8479
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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.

4. Zam Zam Market

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13649 S Inglewood Ave
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 978-1927
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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.

5. Al-Noor Restaurant

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15112 S Inglewood Ave
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 675-4700
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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.  

6. Tofu Village

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15128 S Western Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 527-3737

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

7. Yuk Dae Jang Gardena

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15420 S Western Ave ste b
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 400-7743

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.

8. El Pollo Inka

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15400 Hawthorne Boulevard Corner of 154 th St. &, Hawthorne Bl
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 676-6665
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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.

9. Kotohira Restaurant

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1747 W Redondo Beach Blvd
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 323-3966

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.

10. Manhattan Beach Post

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1142 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-5405
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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.

11. El Barrio Neighborhood Tacos

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1505 Aviation Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
(310) 564-6222
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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.

12. Aunty Maile's Hawaiian Restaurant

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19106 Normandie Ave #2
Torrance, CA 90502
(310) 819-8314

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.

13. Mickey’s Italian Delicatessen & Liquor Store

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101 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 376-2330
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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.

14. Inaba Japanese Restaurant

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20920 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 371-6675
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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.

15. Phanny's

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1021 S Pacific Coast Hwy
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 540-5141
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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

16. King's Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant

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2808 Sepulveda Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 530-0050
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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.

17. ICHIMI AN

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2537 CA-1
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 784-0551
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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.

18. Phnom Penh Noodle Shack

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1644 Cherry Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 433-0032
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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.

19. The Chori-Man

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2309 S Alma St
San Pedro, CA 90731
(424) 287-2414
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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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1. The Serving Spoon

1403 Centinela Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302
A plate of fried chicken tucked underneath a waffle from the Serving Spoon in Inglewood
The Serving Spoon
Cathy Chaplin

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

1403 Centinela Ave
Inglewood, CA 90302

2. Coni' Seafood

3544 W Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90303

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.

3544 W Imperial Hwy
Inglewood, CA 90303

3. The Slice & Pint

130 W Grand Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245

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.

130 W Grand Ave
El Segundo, CA 90245

4. Zam Zam Market

13649 S Inglewood Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250

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.

13649 S Inglewood Ave
Hawthorne, CA 90250

5. Al-Noor Restaurant

15112 S Inglewood Ave, Lawndale, CA 90260

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.  

15112 S Inglewood Ave
Lawndale, CA 90260

6. Tofu Village

15128 S Western Ave, Gardena, CA 90249

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

15128 S Western Ave
Gardena, CA 90249

7. Yuk Dae Jang Gardena

15420 S Western Ave ste b, Gardena, CA 90249

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.

15420 S Western Ave ste b
Gardena, CA 90249

8. El Pollo Inka

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

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.

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

9. Kotohira Restaurant

1747 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247

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.

1747 W Redondo Beach Blvd
Gardena, CA 90247

10. Manhattan Beach Post

1142 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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.

1142 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

11. El Barrio Neighborhood Tacos

1505 Aviation Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

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.

1505 Aviation Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

12. Aunty Maile's Hawaiian Restaurant

19106 Normandie Ave #2, Torrance, CA 90502

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.

19106 Normandie Ave #2
Torrance, CA 90502

13. Mickey’s Italian Delicatessen & Liquor Store

101 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

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

101 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

14. Inaba Japanese Restaurant

20920 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503

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.

20920 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503

15. Phanny's

1021 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Holding breakfast burritos, cut in half.
Phanny’s
Wonho Frank Lee

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

1021 S Pacific Coast Hwy
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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16. King's Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant

2808 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505

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.

2808 Sepulveda Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505

17. ICHIMI AN

2537 CA-1, Torrance, CA 90505

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.

2537 CA-1
Torrance, CA 90505

18. Phnom Penh Noodle Shack

1644 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813

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.

1644 Cherry Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813

19. The Chori-Man

2309 S Alma St, San Pedro, CA 90731
Breakfast burrito from Chori-man in San Pedro
The Chori-Man
Matthew Holmes

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.

2309 S Alma St
San Pedro, CA 90731

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