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The San Franciscan

2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
+1 310-325-5231
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (82 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
“baked potato” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 days 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 4 weeks ago 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

2  Thank sharondD5683MW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

2  Thank halpie52
Reviewed 22 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
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The staff are very nice and service was fast, thank goodness cause I couldn't stand the restaurant. It is cramped and noisy. Grey goose martini was made perfectly. The salad was overly dressed. Had the big prime rib. It was actually very good and cooked...More

Thank billkhoe
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

All I can say is if you like old neighborhood bars and good food this is a place to visit. The place has a neighborhood crowd and an old feel but the food is great! They have a diverse menu with everything from top grade...More

1  Thank mhJ8728KL
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Had dinner here last night. I used to hang out here back in the 70's so it has been around for a long time and the food hasn't changed one bit. 1st thy bring you a round loaf of San Franciscan sour dough bread along...More

1  Thank marilynjack1929
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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.
26 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
  • 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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