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Shinsen Gumi

21605 S Western Ave Ste C, Torrance, CA 90501-3051
+1 310-782-9222
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“yakitori” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hours
Asian, Japanese
21605 S Western Ave Ste C, Torrance, CA 90501-3051
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This is about the Chanko side of Shim-Sen-Gumi restaurant. The restaurant specializes Kyushu cuisine, that is why their ramen is tonkotsu based, which originate from Kyushu. The Chanko side specializes in nabe, which is like a soup dinning experience. They have both the mitzutaki (chicken)...More

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I ❤️ this place — the food, the vibe and the services. I might be a little deaf afterward but that’s the fun part about this place. This is my go to place for yakitori outside of Japan. I love sitting at the bar because...More

Thank Anni N
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Found this by accident and keep coming back to it , 3 nights in one week (traveling on business). 2 nights out or 3 the next week. LOVE IT Atmosphere matches the food...both warm and comfortable and inviting. I'm trying to try everything on the...More

Thank rmrafe
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Dining here is a unique experience. The wait staff and chef boisterously greet every customer who enters and say goodbye to everyone who leaves. They also tell each customer to "enjoy" every time a beer is served. All of the greetings are spoken in Japanese!...More

Thank Modestotrekkerl
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Very short wait, we sat at the counter and enjoyed the theatrics from the staff. Ordered 'regular ramen set' which consisted of draft beer + kara-age (fried chicken) + ramen with spicy miso. Enjoyed it very much and highly recommended. Soup stock was excellent.

Thank Wahnderer
Reviewed 30 March 2014

A great yakitori restaurant, loud, noisy and fun like it should be. They serve all forms of yakitori and the taste is similar to Japan. Service is friendly, atmosphere is fun. This is one of the places I go to whenever I am in the...More

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The best yakitori restaurant we've been to! Although the servers can be a little loud at times, service is great and food is really delicious! We ordered a bunch of yakitoris, tuna and salmon sashimi appetizers, and a bunch of other apps. Everything tasted wonderful....More

Thank Fungster
Reviewed 27 December 2012

For years, I have always wanted to try this place and it was always crowded. The kobe beef was excellent. The not so good thing was that there was hardly any seafood.

Reviewed 22 July 2012 via mobile

Was here for mainly yakitori. They has hot pots but we ordered only appetizers and yakitori. The place is very small so be prepare for a wait on weekend. We were seated in the side dining room who was less smokey and quieter. The service...More

Thank yellowplum
Reviewed 7 July 2012

My husband and I have been coming to this place for 15+ years. We have taken countless friends and family members as well - in fact, every time we make new friends, we bring them here. Shinsen Gumi has great food - grilled to perfection...More

Thank mh_traveler
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21605 S Western Ave Ste C, Torrance, CA 90501-3051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-782-9222
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