Retire in Torrance, CA

Livability Score
50
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
147181
Median Househould Income
78286
Median Age
41.6
65 Years and Over
23875
Median Home Value
622800
Unemployed
6319
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Kech Cafe South Bay

I have now come here for lunch two days in a row. I enjoyed my lunch so much the first time that I wanted to bring friends from work back with me the next...

2. King Mediterrano

I ordered the loaded fries with the chopped steak & onions. It was very good. Alot different than any other fries plate that I have tried. Very zingy &...

3. Shrimp By You

Bang. Bang. Bang. Shot me down.. Bang Bang Gave me one more chance.. Bang I wanted more.. Tried Shrimp By you for the first time today and left there very...

4. Manpuku Tokyo BBQ

Whenever I'm in the area, this is a must stop. Mostly Japanese speaking customers so it probably meets their taste test :) Tonight I stopped by at 800pm...

5. Restoration Kitchen & Wine

"How fortunate to sit with one of the owners...", I thought after my friend and I departed Restoration Kitchen. We had originally planned to visit another...

Golf
1. Ocean Trails by Trump National Golf Course

Can't say I'm a fan of Trump, but this is a freaking gorgeous ocean trail in Rancho Palos Verdes. Who knew there was such a gem in Los Angeles? The beach...

2. The Links at Terranea

Great Par-3 nine hole course. Awesome views, super nice folks, and a nice multi-tiered practice area...great for working the 100-yards and in. Stunning...

3. Gene Hori Golf Instruction

Best Golf Lessons Ever! Learned a lot. Can't Wait to Get out on a Course soon. Gene Hori is an awesome teacher. He's patient, funny, and really knows his...

4. David Stephens Golf

This is my second of three reviews I'm writing on golf lessons I purchased off Groupon. I had a really great experience with David. I had two one-hour...

5. Jeremy Okawa Golf Academy

Jeremy Okawa is the best golf instructor ive ever had (and ive had a few!). He understands the swing inside and out and is able to communicate his thoughts...

Active
1. The Back Yard

When I first heard about The Back Yard I immediately thought it was another Crossfit Gym. To my surprise it wasn't, and talking with Kevin about how he...

2. Art Flying Yoga Studio

Note: NOT closed!! They have just moved to a larger studio space at 2244 PCH in Lomita. Art Flying Yoga and Art Flying Aerial are an incredibly fun way to...

3. CrossFit TSAC

At first, I was a little intimidated to really try this place out. I must have been crazy because the coaches are knowledgeable, inviting and friendly. The...

4. Creation Station Dance

Creation Station! What can I say. Love this place. My daughters love this place. Everyone I have recommended to this place has fell in love being here....

5. 9Round 30 Minute Kickbox Fitness - Torrance

Talk about a great 30 minute workout! You can jump in whenever you're ready to start, there's no set class schedule. There are 9 different stations, which...

Arts
1. Paint 'n Pour

I've always wanted to take an art class and have even more always wanted to do a wine and paint thing. I had a work function here on a Thursday and while I...

2. Employee Savings Tickets

This review is based from their email services. First I was having a really hard time making a reservation with Medieval Times. I had explained to them that...

3. Pop Monster

Unique store and amazing prices! Truly a hidden gem that I wish I could have found sooner. Will definitely be back!

4. Toyota USA Automobile Museum

For those who love the older style Toyota's that they grew up with, parents who drove them or yourself having one this museum houses some of the delectable...

5. Revenge of the Ninja Haunted House

Just finished doing this maze and I am definitely coming back next year! There were a lot of kids so I was expecting it to be childish and cheesy but after...

Shopping
1. Ugly Cases

Cool store with a lot of pop culture toys, especially funko pop figures. Pretty good retail pricing, with some items being on sale or special buy so many...

2. Alfa Moda

Pierre is absolutely outstanding. My brother and I (Dave) have come here a few times. I come every time before I go to a wedding and I've been to three...

3. Tamaya

This is my absolute favorite place to shop for Rilakkuma items! It is privately owned, has a wonderful selection at fair prices. Although it's quite a drive...

4. Threads & Needles

A hidden gem in the South Bay! Well curated shop for men and women with great designer brands. You can find both easy-to-wear everyday threads here, as...

5. Rainforest Flora

Everything here is beautiful. You could walk on the pathway through the shop for ages and still discover little decorative secrets. If you have an eye for...

Health
1. Jeffrey Tseng, DPM

Don't waste your time reading through perfect reviews here on Dr. Tseng. Go see for yourselves. On site X-ray. No dragging wait for everything. Even if you...

2. Fitness And Fun Body Transformation Center

I just joined the 4 week bootcamp program and the workouts are very challenging. Worth every penny. They have a diet and meal plan to follow to help you...

3. South Bay Trainer

SBT is the best place around to achieve your fitness goals. The trainers always have intense workouts based specifically on your fitness level and fitness...

4. Ikeda Chiropractic

Dr Ikeda saved my life! I've suffered from sciatica due to my recent move. It reached the point which I couldn't take the pain anymore. I saw an...

5. Roger M Yamashiro, DDS

Dr. Yamashiro is the best!!! I had two teeth extracted today with technically no pain!!! His procedure is usually very smooth, painless, and stress free. He...