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The San Franciscan

2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-3014
+1 310-325-5231
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (98 reviews)
“baked potato” (15 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 02:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar
€€ - €€€
2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-3014
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school steak house. Consistent food quality and good service. Karaoke nights can be a little distracting but can also be entraining too. Prime rib and ribeye are always go to choices.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Wendell S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants to go get old time service and steaks the cocktail bar is wonderful also they sing karaoke there a few times a week very enjoyable nice Hometown crowd very pleasant

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jack B
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite prime rib and steak restaurants in Torrance. The food is always delicious and the service is friendly and quick. We celebrated Halloween and they had a fun celebration that was enjoyed by all. If you haven’t eaten here it’s...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank nanizinniger
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This restaurant will take you back to the 60’s in the best way possible. Best Prime Rib I’ve had in a very long time. The Sourdough Boule’ was as good as you get in San Francisco. Great salad too. Though it’s a varied menu with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank JeffnTerry
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Old school vibe; expect to see the rat pack at the bar. Delicious prime rib. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our date night.

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The San Franciscan is an old school restaurant that served three different cuts of prime rib. And dinner includes a baked potato with all the fixings and soup or salad. And, you won’t break the bank. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank patN4603JI
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Drinks are great. Food not so much especially if you are vegetarian. I am sure if you love meat the food might be wonderful.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank J6063CWjamess
Reviewed 16 September 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Edward B
Reviewed 13 September 2018 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!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank karencA6283NY
Reviewed 2 September 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank MSJLR61
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Questions & Answers
26 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
23 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, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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