All Roads Lead to Gardena! A city easy to find and so hard to leave.
Gardena, the “Gateway to the South Bay” is literally a city of gardens that offers an assortment of cultural and culinary delights. We offer visitors a surprising array of exotic world-class dining opportunities, cultural musical festivals, nightlife and gaming, as well as annual community holiday and sports celebrations.
MAKE YOURSELF COMFORTABLE
With over 250 restaurants, visitors can choose from a wide variety of cultural cuisines. We have American, Cajun, Chinese, Hawaiian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Peruvian, Thai, El Salvadorian, and Vietnamese.
DID YOU KNOW?
Otafuku, Shin-Sen-Gumi, Asa Ramen, Sanuki No Sato, and Jidaiya Ramen were all ranked in the top 10 restaurants to try by Eater LA.
In 2018, Yo-Way and The Shawarma Factory were ranked in the top 5 of Yelp’s annual top 100 list.
Giuliano’s Delicatessen and Bakery, popular throughout the South Bay, opened its very first location in Gardena in 1952.
Spoonhouse, a Gardena institution, has been making familiar Italian dishes with conventional Japanese and American accents for roughly 30 years.
Open since 1952, Josie’s Place and Giuliano’s Delicatessen and Bakery hold the record as two of the oldest restaurants in Gardena.
Gindaco, Japan’s largest takoyaki chain, opened its first US location in Gardena in August 2018.
The Gardena Restaurant Guide is available in a downloadable PDF
“We have enjoyed an excellent relationship for over 20 years with the City of Gardena’s Economic Development Department. Their team of professionals have provided us with attentiveness, resources and are always available to help facilitate developments on our end.”
“The City of Gardena views themselves as “partners” in creating what’s best for the City. They work hand in hand with the developer to insure the City gets the best possible project for their citizens.”
“The City Government has always been receptive to our business’s needs. The City offers incentives, an excellent quality-of-life for all its citizens and an attractive talent pool of people from diverse backgrounds.”
"Gardena is a clear leader in the South Bay. Since moving our business here, the City has maintained safe and clean neighborhoods for us to business in.”
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“Gardena is a vibrant place to do business and is a great place to live and call home. It is a great city with a solid pro-business government and a great well tenured City council.”
“The City of Gardena is an outstanding place for a business to grow. The business-friendly environment, experience amongst the Economic Development team and key location are excellent reasons why businesses continue to thrive here.”
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Contact the Gardena Economic Development Department at (310) 217-9533