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Kotohira Restaurant

1747 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3247
+1 310-323-3966
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jul 2017
“A secret Japanese restaurant in Gardena”
17 Oct 2016
“an Okinawan experience in taste.”
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Japanese, Asian
1747 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3247
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is an Okinawan style Japanese restaurant. Not many people know this place. There's a few different dishes not offered at the typical Japanese restuarants. You know The type of restaurants that cater to an Americans and offer combination A,B,C. Tried different dishes and most...More

Thank TONKA2
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have dined here many times now and it is always a nice experience. The value is great and many different types of dishes are offered.

Thank Yuki F
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, very pleasant staff, free ice tea and ice cream for dessert and excellent udon noodles-- what more?! Tripadvisor says I need more characters. How annoying. Repeat as necessary.

Thank David St. Hubbins
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Ok, I love Japanese food and one of my favorite dishes in the world is Udon. I use to live in Japan for many years and my wife is Japanese so Im well versed in Japan cuisine. I must say that this is one of...More

Thank Duane N
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Noodle bowl, fried oysters, and Sake all for under $20.00: served by your favorite type of wait staff, an elder lady with great grace. Love the decor! Better get to this complex of food early or you will not park! use the back drive out...More

1  Thank bugnurse56
Reviewed 9 April 2013 via mobile

If udon, soba, okinawa soba and tempura is what you're looking for, well, look no more because here you'll find those at very reasonable prices. This is a mom and pop japanese own kinda of place so the menu is about the same for as...More

Thank TheFoodTraveler
Reviewed 12 March 2013

With many eating establishments in Tozai Plaza, it's difficult to choose, but no hesitation here. Kotohira continues to offer freshly made udon daily and for us, it's hard to settle for less. Over 15 years in the same corner is a rare find, but not...More

Thank Shimadog
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Trying the udon is a must! Luckily there are many combination meals to choose from, so I can have the udon with whatever else I'm in the mood for. My favorites are the udon with tempura, udon with grilled fish, or udon with Inari sushi....More

Thank calhoneybear01
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Used to eat here all the time while living in so. cal.. Place never disappoints. Noodles are super fresh, and the broth is flavorful. Now I travel with my family and they all love the food as well. It is usually our last meal in...More

Thank daddy808
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Unique menu, and you actually get full. I got a curry chicken bowl with udon noodles. It was huge. I couldn't finish it all I had to take some home.The free potato salad and pickled cucumber is good. Also you get unlimited hot tea.

Thank douglas h
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1747 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247-3247
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: +1 310-323-3966
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