HOME > Chowhound > Los Angeles Area >

Which SSG location is best for yakitori?

n
ns1 Jun 9, 2008 03:00 PM

Never been, but after Bincho I have to go.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. mermy RE: ns1 Jun 9, 2008 03:17 PM

    I like the one in Gardena on Western Ave. but you might want to get there early because it seems crowded all the time. My bf and I try to go when they open but we still end up waiting for a little bit.

    2 Replies
    1. re: mermy
      s
      So Ho La RE: mermy Jun 9, 2008 09:32 PM

      Call & make a reservation! The one on Western in Gardena is the best of the SSG locations. Without a doubt.

      1. re: mermy
        c
        chowbee RE: mermy Jun 10, 2008 10:49 AM

        My husband and I went to the one in Gardena on Western last Friday. At 6:30 we were seated immediately and the restaurant was about half full. By 8 when we left there was a wait.

        We loved it so much we now plan to try Bincho.

      2. w
        WHills RE: ns1 Jun 9, 2008 09:13 PM

        Gardena, but I just found a place in Redondo Beach at the pier, close to Quality Seafood that is better than SSG. However, they mostly have chicken and not as much beef/seafood selection as SSG.

        1 Reply
        1. re: WHills
          e
          exilekiss RE: WHills Jun 9, 2008 09:34 PM

          Hey WHills,

          Yah, that's Yakitori Bincho (that the original poster was mentioning having been to :). Definitely agree that Yakitori Bincho is the best in So Cal now. Can't wait to go back! :)

        2. e
          exilekiss RE: ns1 Jun 9, 2008 09:36 PM

          I like both the Gardena branch and Fountain Valley branch for different reasons. IMHO the Fountain Valley branch on the weekends gets the rowdiest (and most fun) of the SSG's. It's also roomier.

          1 Reply
          1. re: exilekiss
            n
            ns1 RE: exilekiss Jun 10, 2008 11:15 AM

            Thanks!

            I live closer to the Gardena one but I go back to the OC every weekend so FV is a definite possibility too; that said, looks like Gardena's the way to go

          Show Hidden Posts