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Sea Empress Seafood Restaurant

) #8 of 269 Restaurants in Gardena ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Seafood, Asian
1636 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3222
+1 310-538-6868
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (28 reviews)
“peking duck” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian
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1636 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3222
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Typical chinese restaurant atmosphere, with very good food, visited by locals a bit crowded. Service was good, except for the bar which was well stocked but poor service. Under staffed for the evening that we were there. Suggest reservations especially on weekends.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here 3 times: dim sum, Wedding Banguet, dinner. The food was excellent each time. The seafood is the best, especially whole fish. Not a fancy place but the food is great if you like cuisine from southern China.

Thank Grandna W
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Ample parking in this large center in Gardena that highlights the Sea Empress Restaurant. The building could be refreshed but we were here to eat. We love Dim Sum and this is the place in the LA South Bay to get authentic Dim Sum. The...More

Thank 2003cassg
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This place is located in Gardena. This food is good authentic Chinese food. I suggest you try the Peking duck and the fish maw soup. This place is good for big family and friends. The price is affordable and the serving is generous.

Thank Alaindl
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I had to go here when a family member picked this place for a get together. The first thing I noticed was the B grade in the window. The restaurant was not busy and yet the service was poor. Requests were forgotten or delayed. Food...More

Thank UHManoa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

You are immediately impressed when you approach their front door and there is a small moat containing many large goldfish. Once you enter, directly in front of you, you are then even more impressed by their many large tanks of live seafood waiting for you...More

Thank oceanpalace
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Sea Empress was crowded with Chinese diners. We were the only Caucasians. That is the best recommendation one could give to a Chinese Restaurant. At $20 (a Special), the Peking Duck was excellent. The Walnut Shrimp was better than excellent, done absolutely perfectly, The...More

1  Thank AtlantaTraveller1836
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

First time ever to eat this sort of food. It was a little overwhelming if you don't know the drill. They sit you down and the carts start rolling a round you with a bunch of ladies asking you what you want off their cart....More

Thank Rubyduey
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Took my family for Dim Sum. This is a place I have been to many times, just not recently. The level of service seems to have slipped down to "just OK". The heater in the cart with the steamed dishes wasn't working. The Server complained,...More

Thank GoesBoom
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A great hearty meal consists of fresh live jumbo prawns, steamed live rock cod, fresh geoduck and clams. With a group of people, going in knowing not to be intimated by the upscale market price ( and you can always replenish your wallet ) would...More

Thank ResponsibleTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1636 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: +1 310-538-6868
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