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Tamaen

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1935 Pacific Coast Hwy, Lomita, CA 90717-2647
+1 310-326-0829
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Lomita, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The restaurant has not-gorgeous interior but they serve very high quality meat. Very busy here so I highly recommend to reserve your seats before you visit.

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Thank SDBJP
Torrance, California
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

We have been coming here for few years now, used to go another popular place, but discovered Tamaen by accident and that was it, it became our regular spot since then. Even my kids call it our meat place. The prices have gone up over the years but that is normal. The prices and the quality of the meat still... More 

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Windsor, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

OMG! What a restaurant. I had dishes I never would have ordered. If my niece wasn't there, I think we would have a limited dinner. She chose the best and it was so good. I forgot to ask for rice. You didn't need it. Your tastebuds exploded for flavors I never knew. The meats were so tender and delicious. Everything... More 

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Thank Diane H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

If you are looking for a Japanese Korean bbq, look no further. The meat is fantastically marinated and delicious. The assorted vegetables are a must get, I don't know what they are but they taste great. Bimbimbap (hot stone pot rice) is great, let it sit a little longer to get more crunch. Service with a smile and rarely much... More 

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Thank Greg M
Hangzhou, China
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

I went here with a friend, her suggestion, and it turned out to be quite delicious. Many of the meat dishes are seemingly small in quantity but rather filling. The staff are friendly and the place gives one their space to eat. A nice place to go, recommended.

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Thank ERIC W
Cape May Beach
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465 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

I wanted to go to another restaurant in the same mall, but it wasn't open, so I decided to try Tamaen. it's authentic sumihiyakiniku as I haven't found since in Japan. The menu is very varied including American regular beef and wagyu beef and organ meats usually not found in other restaurants. The staff was so helpful, friendly and efficient.... More 

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Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Fair Oaks, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

It's like Korean BBQ except that it's Japanese. We arrived late, they didn't make a fuss, they explained the process and options, and were so kind to us. Most of all, the food is super good and filling!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 Pacific Coast Hwy, Lomita, CA 90717-2647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lomita
  • Phone Number: +1 310-326-0829

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?