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Depot

$$$$American,
1250 Cabrillo Ave, Torrance, CA 90501-2811
+1 310-787-7501
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“filet” (3 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“fine dining” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1250 Cabrillo Ave, Torrance, CA 90501-2811
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 January 11, 2017

The four stars is spot on. Most aspects of the meal were good. We ordered two appetizers but only one came. Luckily we were full so we did not make a big deal of it. Their dirty martini is good but it REALLY needs blue...More

Thank Edelan
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
Reviewed July 3, 2016

The building looked unassuming from the outside. Once inside, the decor is both unexpectedly classy and intimate. The tables were close together but still comfortable.The food was excellent. The service leaves nothing to be desired. I liked the steamed salmon dish best. The chocolate dessert...More

Thank Carla C
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lorenebru
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
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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