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The San Franciscan

) #3 of 482 Restaurants in Torrance ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Steakhouse
2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
+1 310-325-5231
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (72 reviews)
“baked potato” (11 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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2520 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has old style decor and ambiance that is so fun! The food is excellent and the service is top notch. A great place especially to bring out-of-town guests that want something more local, more Torrance, less food chain. Our guest said it was...More

2  Thank danieleA6600SC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always good and I always have had great service. The Waiters and Waitresses have been there a long time. The place is always busy when I go there. I recommend the Sn Franciscan to all.

2  Thank Carl P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have passed this restaurant for years, and finally stopped in. What a great restaurant. The decore is classic, and sets the tone. The bartender knows how to pour a drink. The crowd tends to be mature, but makes sense that with age comes wisdom, and...More

1  Thank MCM975
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

It is famous for steak but I tried cheesecake and it was the best one ever I had. Staffs are friendly. The place is full of the old but I gonna visit and try steak next time.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It's a dim lit restaurant, it has an older crowd. The food is excellent, the prime rib is one of the best in the South Bay! The drinks are great and they don't skimp on the alcohol! I highly recommend this San Franciscan for a...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Look, I have been coming here for years; not regularly but a countless number of times. I gave it a five star because if you are comfortable with that "Lounge Lizard" environment and like that old school steakhouse food and service, The San Franciscan deserves...More

Thank soneal59
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good service. Don't miss the filet mignon. Salads are the bomb. Generous spirits, weak wine list. Try the pasta, eggplant parm (off menu) and fried clams if you are not in the mood for red meat.

Thank ronsK8337AE
Reviewed 24 April 2017

came in for lunch , good menu plenty of choices, great sourdough bread served to start off the meal, service was good , food was good, salad was good they should have croutons for the salad, restaurant decor is very old fashioned old school feel...More

Thank SGLA2017
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This nearly invisible restaurant in the middle of Torrance was introduced to me by my son, who I met for dinner there. Didn't look like much from the exterior, but the inside ambience is warm and charming, very pleasant old-worldish décor. My son told me...More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Came for the Prime Rib, but, other steak were also very good!!!, laid back atmosphere. Nothing Fancy, but food always good, being there 3 times. Come in Early cause it can get crowded

Thank RafaelChung
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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.
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, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • 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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