Gardena is an ethnically diverse residential and industrial neighborhood. Most of the community is made up of fairly nondescript strips malls and apartment buildings. Highly rated restaurants are located around the area. Shopping is more or less limited to big box and discount retailers.
Burbank: 24.8 miles / 45-85 minutes by car / 120 minutes by transit
Century City: 17.2 miles / 45-100 minutes by car / 90-100 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 14.3 miles / 35-65 minutes by car / 60-70 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 18.6 miles / 40-85 minutes by car / 100 minutes by transit
It’s a fitting stage for the cafe’s culinary theater, where performances are played out behind an all-access panorama of windows that peer into the restaurant’s inner workrooms. Diners are inevitably transfixed, a captivated audience in awe of the gleaming mozzarella machine, the still-swirling batch of pistachio gelato and the flour-coated hands of bakers massaging heaps of dough.
Of all the places you think you'd find a restaurant where you can order a Hawaiian breakfast. Inside the walls of Gardena Bowl is the Gardena Bowl Coffee Shop, where the menu consists of regular American fare right next to both Japanese and Hawaiian specialties.