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“My favorite Japanese food”
Review of Azuma

Azuma
Ranked #111 of 542 Restaurants in Torrance
Cuisines: Japanese
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Torrance, California, United States
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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“My favorite Japanese food”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

If you limit yourself to the combo plates, you are missing out on some great food! Consider the Buta Kakuni--a huge chunk of meltingly fatty pork belly, served with a bit of cooked spinach and hot mustard (cuts the fat, I like to believe). Or the ShioTan (grilled beef tongue.) Or the Teba Chicken Wings. Or ask for Butter Shiitake--might not be on the menu, but they will make it--to. die. for. Or the goma spinach. Or really, pretty much anything on the extensive ikakaya menu. This is not where I would go for sashimi, but it's perfectly okay as well.

  • Visited August 2013
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Torrance
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Go Early”
Reviewed 27 August 2012

The portions here are so big that you should share. Love the Chicken Katsu and the fried fish is very good. Again get there at the opening or expect to wait.

  • Visited August 2012
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Gardena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Excellent food and reasonably priced”
Reviewed 8 March 2012

This hole in the wall is the best place to eat Japanese food at a reasonable price. Their sashimi is fresh and consistent. I have eaten here dozens of times.
A couple things I like to order are: Miso cod (mouth watering good!), grilled musubi (takes longer than most of the food to cook, but well worth it), shishito.
the dinners are very good with generous portions.
Can't beat this place!
Service is sometimes slow because they are so busy.

  • Visited February 2012
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“decent food for cheap. really cheap.”
Reviewed 31 March 2008

decent food for cheap. really cheap.

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“One of my favorites”
Reviewed 22 January 2008

One of my favorites

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