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Eats in Torrance/Gardena

An October 2001 trip to Torrance by Wisecloud guide

Quote: Ms. Saigon Cafe is a small, inexpensive, simple, clean, and yummy Vietnamese/French food restaurant that has been highly recommended in several newspapers.

Eats in Torrance/Gardena


My husband and I ate at this restaurant after reading a review about it in the LA Times. We shared the vegetarian eggrolls (hmmm hmmm good!)and I enjoyed half a Cornish hen with red rice (mildly spicy and sweet) while my husband ate the seafood baked in cream sauce. We loved the fried bananas for dessert. This restaurant is known for its delicious, yet cheap Filet Mignon (.95), four different kinds of yummy eggrolls (.95 - 5.95), in addition to the traditional pho (beef rice noodle soups), bun (vermicelli), and French foods, like frog legs, escargot, and 18 different non alcoholic drinks. Quick Tips: Hours: Lunch: 11am - 3pm (Mon - Sat), Dinner: 5 - 9pm (Mon - Thu), 5 - 10pm (Fri & Sat) close...Read More

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