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1641 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Ste 8, Gardena, CA 90247-3232
+1 310-323-8890
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Mexico city
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Limited menu, nothing fancy, very traditional japanese food, Looks more homemade cooking more than a restaurant, very cheap on price so can't complain at all.

Thank pmedic3718
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389 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

For those of you looking for authentic, hawaii-homestyle meals, Happa's is the place to go. Forget about the so-called "Hawaiian BBQ" joints owned by people who know nothing about Hawaii and probably have never been to Hawaii, less cook true Hawaii cuisine. Happa's features some amazing local hawaii favorites including saimin, meat jun, and the fried porkchops....to die for!! I... More 

Thank Cooking_Hawaiian
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213 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2012

My friends in Gardena told me that this was the closest to authentic Hawaiian local food in the South Bay. Unfortunately, my expectations were not met. I had the sweet sour spareribs. While the ribs were tender, there was no sweet sour taste. My daughter had chicken katsu curry and there wasnt enough curry making her meal too dry. Also,... More 

1 Thank DT808
Gardena, California
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2012

I especially like the miso cod and braised beef. Everything is Good

Thank G K
Redondo Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

The food is always delicious and the service is great!

Thank dinkopal
Gilbert, Arizona
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2010

Excellent food and friendly service. Appears to be a family owned and operated establishment with the wait staff happy to wait on their guests.

1 Thank Bob Az
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2009

The Rib Eye Steak is heavenly, their Poke is fresh, their Chicken is ono, ............you know what everything is good. You gotta eat at Happas to really know what I mean. No waste time, go now.

1 Thank leoo69
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2007

Went to Happas a while ago on a trip and tried the beef stew, short ribs, chicken wings, and poke. Really recommend the poke which is fresh and tasty. But everything that my family and I had was good. Nice friendly environment. If you miss Happa's while down in LA, you're missing good local grindz!

1 Thank maka4956
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Reviewed 14 January 2006

Daily specials change everyday. But love the braised short ribs, and the Hawaiian style tuna poke. Great flavors and good sized portions at reasonable prices. They have recently opened a full bar with karaoke.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, American, Hawaiian
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1641 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Ste 8, Gardena, CA 90247-3232
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gardena
  • Phone Number: +1 310-323-8890

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?