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The San Franciscan

2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-3014
+1 310-325-5231
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (86 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
“baked potato” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-3014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had Sunday dinner. She had the New York and I had the signature prime rib. I thought the portion size large and the taste excellent. The place reminds me of Omaha, ne. In the 1990s. The salad was green and crisp....More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The San Franciscan is a throwback to when I was growing up. The best tasting, for the price, Prime Rib. Four out of our six party, ordered the Prime rib and we weren't disappointed! Juicy, tender, and delicious! Also love there Bleu Cheese dressing, YUM!...More

Thank netbuys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s like walking into the 60-70s. It looks like a place from an old movie. There regulars at the bar, the drinkks are good there’s some dancing and GREAT food. You can’t go wrong with the prime rib. Food is consistent and always good.

Thank Lupe M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves one of the best prime rib at an affordable price. Staff are friendly and warm. They also serve the best onion soup I’ve ever had but unfortunately, it’s not on their daily menu. Overall, I love this place.

1  Thank jpmerchandise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for my wife’s birthday and we were not disappointed. We both had the prime rib and it was one of the best we’ve ever had. We also ordered the breaded green beans, they were delicious. Our waitress Jennifer was awesome =] We...More

1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great prime rib delicious and one yummy baked potatoe. Great place to go for drinks to sing karaoke and visit with your friends. Gotta love the red seating. One note it is a tiny place and sometimes your server can get overloaded. If you love...More

1  Thank sharondD5683MW
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is my go to steak house when anyone asks me about where to go for a great steak meal. Whether it is family or friends they have all agreed after trying it. The service is good with quality staff that make good recommendations. They...More

1  Thank halpie52
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great neighborhood restaurant that has very good Prime Rib. The decor will take you back to the 60’s. Red booths and flocked wallpaper. A must place to visit. Plus they have entertainment. Not sure of the days or hours of the music.

1  Thank Napanut2
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Can you go back in time? You can at the San Franciscan. I'm not sure if it was the surly waitstaff, the lipstick red booths, or the average age of the bar crowd, but neither the menu nor the decor have been updated since the...More

Thank zvezdan
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The place was loud and fun for Monday night football. Large wrap-around booths in the bar area gave good views of the screens. The prime rib was excellent.

1  Thank TJ M
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25 March 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.
25 March 2017|
Response from June F |
Our banquet room seats 36-40 maximum.
Ellene P
22 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
Established in 1963, Torrance restaurant and cocktail lounge serving prime rib, steak, and seafood.
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