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1757 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90501-2837
310-781-9407
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Izakaya paradise

It was well worth the hassle of a 1hr. Drive from Santa Monica down to Torrance. Torihei is as authentic an Izakaya restaurant you can find outside of Japan. 6 of us ate about 30% of the menu and we were pleased with every dish. We had skewers of liver and chicken and meatballs and bacon wrapped... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

It was well worth the hassle of a 1hr. Drive from Santa Monica down to Torrance. Torihei is as authentic an Izakaya restaurant you can find outside of Japan. 6 of us ate about 30% of the menu and we were pleased with every dish. We had skewers of liver and chicken and meatballs and bacon wrapped asparagus and washed... More 

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San Diego, CA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I agree with Raymond. This place could quite easily pass for any of the little yakitoris in Tokyo. Its a cool little party place frequented by the Asian pilots who stay at the Miyako. It has tables or you can sit at the bar. Its basically an a la carte menu served with plenty of pitchers of beer! Its in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great service along with good food. It did feel like if I was at a yakitori place in Japan, but with more room and personal space. Would return if I was in the neighborhood again

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Dining as a big group is a long wait but you can leave and come back at an assigned time. Staff is polite and friendly, service is great despite being busy. Their Yakitoris are one of the best ever - chicken skin, liver, heart, gizzard, and others. Really really good!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It was a Sunday night and we felt like eating Japanese food. We Yelped a couple of places, and luckily the first was out of business, or else we wouldn’t have discovered the second: Torihei. The restaurant is fairly small, with a counter and the kitchen to the left and tables to the right. There’s a huge television on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

one of a kinds~! Cannot get better yakitori than this in US. Best for a bunch of friends want to dine out and have a nice conversation!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1757 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90501-2837
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: 310-781-9407

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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