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1250 Cabrillo Ave, Torrance, CA 90501-2811
+1 310-787-7501
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“filet” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“bay” (4 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Contemporary
1250 Cabrillo Ave, Torrance, CA 90501-2811
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

For starters, when we got to the restaurant for dinner, the entire place was empty. The waitress mentioned that her family was coming in for a celebration later in the evening. We ordered the filet mignon for dinner and I ordered a wedge salad, which...More

Thank dmiscellaneous
Reviewed October 1, 2018

It's all about the food. The staff, Brett and Holly, are excellent. Brett, a handsome devil, is fun to chat with and very nice, while waiting for the server. The Depot has a lot going for it but I'll get to the point. My Filet...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

A little gem of an elegant but very reasonably priced place in downtown Torrance , CA. Great people and you just can't match the mix of the menu. Went with 4 co workers and they all loved it , all being their first time here....More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Even though Owner-chef Michael Shafer's food as art creations incorporate the best of multiple cultures and countries, Depot is where smart Torrance goes for what I call upscale 21st Century American Fine Dining. Everything about this place evokes top shelf: from the courtesy valet parking...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Cool place, great food, good service, owner circulates,and checks on things . Best place south bay LA

Thank colesloough
Reviewed October 13, 2017

We were staying in Torrance and our hosts suggested that we try dining at Depot. Very impressive building and decor. Food was very good, excellent steaks, good service. Pudding helpings were huge (we had been warned!)

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

The Depot is a very classy place which you can feel comfortable going for lunch with work friends. Excellent good that is always fresh and the service never fails. You must try if ever in Torrance California.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

A classic place with exceptional food . We paired a local wine with a daily Sea bass special ! The best sea bass I have had till date ! Amazing creme brûlée !

Thank dallastravelbee
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Very disappointed with our recent experience. We had not been here for dinner in at least five years. The place used to be one of the top restaurants in the South Bay, but is sadly no more. On a recent Friday, the place was half-empty....More

1  Thank pvbadger
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful meal at The Depot. I was attending a business meeting with 20 people and the private space they gave us was perfect. The service was fast and professional. The restaurant has an Italian theme but they offer a great choice of...More

Thank AnnieP7
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December 21, 2016|
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Response from Carla C | Reviewed this property |
I went in my office clothes for dinner. I believe it's casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Cabrillo Ave, Torrance, CA 90501-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-787-7501
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