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Sea Empress Seafood Restaurant

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1636 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3222
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband brought me here after the movies for brunch yesterday. Until then I thought I had to wait till we went on our yearly trip to San Francisco for the holidays for good dim sum. Not only was it delish, but the service was friendly and we didn't have to pay SF prices. Great assortment too. Looking forward to... More 

Thank Happy California Traveller
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was okay. The food was cold. During lunch hour it is busy. I did enjoy the shumai. Although the duck was cold. I will return.

Thank Sandra V
Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Eleven of us went for lunch and had their wonderful Dim Sum. The food is wonderful and the service off the carts is great, however, the wait staff service is a bit lacking. We needed to as for a menu and water more than once. Then we were served water in plastic cups! Everyone enjoyed their experience. We had too... More 

Thank Beachredondo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a great family style meal here. The honey walnut shrimp was delicious! Everything here was great. The hot and sour soup was the best I've ever had.

Thank Krissyroo03
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Good food. And authentic. Plenty of saffron rice. Spices are good on the meal. I would ask for Extra of the lavish bread that they put underneath the takeout meat.

Thank katcowash
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This is the place to go for Dim Sum. The large variety is amazing and delicious. The staff is friendly and helpful. It's an enjoyable experience as the servers go to each table to ask if you want what's on their cart. There're desserts too. The mini custard pie and the sesame balls filled with sweet beans are the best!!!

Thank KalenaHi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We love authentic Dim Sum and so when we were in LA and staying with Chinese Taiwanese family friends, we were taken for lunch to this place by them. We were a large group. Our friends know the owners and frequent this restaurant often. The Dim Sum fare offered by the Chinese ladies on their carts is fresh, hot and... More 

Thank Banrist
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

They have great dim sum, very economical. Sometimes it is hard to to get them to understand what you want.

Thank eyemlucky
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

My family and I have eaten at this restaurant many times over the past 15 years and every time we are satisfied and full. Good prices, tasty food with so many different selections. A good standard in which to measure against other restaurants. I look forward to retuning soon!

Thank Mrurabe
Gardena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Good Chinese food in a sit down restaurant. While I wouldn't call it "friendly", they do take care of business and give you privacy. I went last month for a weekday lunch. I had been a few times over the years, and once many years ago played a musical gig there for a private party (no bands regularly play there),... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1636 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: 310-538-6868

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?