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The San Franciscan

2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-3014
+1 310-325-5231
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (87 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
“baked potato” (13 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-3014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently re-discovered this restaurant.We hadn't been there in many years. It is old style. Red booths, tablecloths and and old time menu with several cuts of beef, fish and pasta. My wife likes the medium size prime rib which is the best she has...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this place because of its tripadvisor reviews and were so pleased we did! The steak was incredible, and the service and welcome first class!

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The prime rib dinner is really good. The prices are reasonable. This restaurant has been in Torrance for several years and is a staple in the area.

Thank MSJLR61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first went here in the late 70’s and the decor hasn’t changed at all. This is classic steak house with Red diamond vinyl seats and dark wood. The servers were efficient but you could tell who had been there awhile. I had calamari fries...More

Thank John C
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This is a throwback to the age of great chop houses with dark panelled walls, booths and friendly "experienced" wait staff. If you are craving an excellent cut of prime rib like the good old days, this is the place for you. Yes its a...More

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Been going for years .. Good service and the prime rib is good every time. I have been many times over the years It does have a full bar with bar seating for overflow or if you just want to eat at the bar

Thank bearbro
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you want to feel you just dropped into the 1950's, then this is the place for you. Everything here is reminiscent of that golden time when the restaurants and bars were dark, the music was good, and the food was quality at a bargain....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Prime Rib dinner time!! Not like it used to be... been going here forever... Never going back... never.

Thank Craig P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Well, let me tell you....It's at The San Franciscan!!!! Outstanding steaks (the tomahawk Rib Eye is to die for) and the best Prime Rib I've ever had.The prices are reasonable and the service is outstanding.

Thank brianw5224
Reviewed July 9, 2018

great reasonable food. Good beef. Nice atmosphere. Nice location. What more can I say. Love the place

Thank patberg7
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Questions & Answers
March 25, 2017|
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Response from 930joey | Reviewed this property |
I use the room for my Parents 50th Anniversary dinner and we had 30. There was room for one more table so 40 should be fine.
March 25, 2017|
Response from June F |
Our banquet room seats 36-40 maximum.
Ellene P
June 22, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-3014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-325-5231
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Established in 1963, Torrance restaurant and cocktail lounge serving prime rib, steak, and seafood.
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