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Sea Empress Seafood Restaurant

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1636 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3222
+1 310-538-6868
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Roseville, California
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 ladies come out with their carts full of some of the best Dim Sum ever.... More 

Thank 2003cassg
Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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
Los Angeles
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles 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 is just average for a Chinese restaurant. Needs to get their Grade up to an... More 

Thank UHManoa
Dallas, Texas
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328 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 to order and their chefs to prepare - that's fresh! On my visit there were... More 

Thank oceanpalace
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 Baby Bok Choy with Garlic was also wonderful. Watching all the dishes come out for... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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. I didn't have too much time to read the menu card. But I grabbed a... More 

Thank Rubyduey
Prescott, Arizona
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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, but nobody did anything. The result was cold food. We finished up and left. In... More 

Thank GoesBoom
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 be helpful. Just enjoy the fresh seafood and reward yourself. We recommend the mustard green,... More 

Thank ResponsibleTraveler
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The food is delicious , always fresh. The waiters and everyone is very friendly. I have been coming here for years.

Thank Reginald65
Los Angeles, California
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My husband brought me here after the movies for brunch yesterday. Until then I thought I had to wait till we went on our yearly trip to San Francisco for the holidays for good dim sum. Not only was it delish, but the service was friendly and we didn't have to pay SF prices. Great assortment too. Looking forward to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?