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About J. Trani's Ristorante

On a typical Friday night at J. Trani's Ristorante, a visit to the dining room reveals a host of family and friends and the bar is bustling with a crowd that can only be described as enthusiastic. Most of the crowds are long time friends, but even those who aren't are made to feel like one of the family.

584 W 9th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Contemporary Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch

Thur - Fri: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Dinner

Mon - Thurs: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Fri - Sat: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Brunch
Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Easter Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:00pm

Cross Street:
Grand

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 832-1220

Website:
http://www.jtrani.com/

Entertainment:
Ronnie Iacono & Chuck Alvarez (Classic Rock)
Thursdays From 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Randy Coleman (Acoustic Guitar & Vocals)
Sunday and Tuesday From 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Catering:
We have full catering and banquet facilities. We can accommodate up to 100 people in our banquet room or cater an off premise event at your favorite venue. We are also a preferred vendor for the USS Iowa docked here in San Pedro and can cater your event on this historic ship.

Also see our catering menu online for large togo orders

Parking Details:
There is free parking on the street 7 days a week. Additionally you may park in the Citi Bank Parking lot after 5:30pm on Monday through Friday, after 2:00pm Saturdays and anytime on Sundays.

Executive Chef:
Dustin Trani

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
April 16, 2017
Special Easter Sunday Brunch
10:30am to 2:00pm
A La Carte Menu

Sunday Brunch
11:00am to 2:00pm
A La Carte Menu

J. Trani's Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (17)
Special Occasion (16)
Creative Cuisine (13)
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Cozy (13)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Romantic (11)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Authentic (6)
Good for Groups (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Fun (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Casual (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Live Sports (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Business Meals (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Organic (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Bar music a little loud, but OK. Service was great!

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 12, 2017

Trani's does not disappoint. What a great place to celebrate a quiet birthday. The staff is attentive. Love the Swordfish. Done to perfection. Will return again and again.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Friendly service, great food. The best calamari.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Party of 7 celebrating a birthday. Chef Dustin out did himself, as usual. Salmon, creme fraiche pizza, Thai chile calamari and Day made fresh mozzarella apps were outstanding. All guests raved about entrees, I had the porcini mushroom ravioli, wow. Burnt rosemary shortbread crumble and house made marshmallows over butterscotch panna cota topped off a perfect celebration. Don't miss the 'rocky road' mallo! OMG

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Calamari was one of best I've had! Salad with strawberries delicious. Table also had grilled tuna and mushroom risotto which were very tasty! Good old school atmosphere!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Service and drinks were outstanding. Old neighborhood hot spot busy all night.
My rigatoni short rib was a touch bland, but all other food was outstanding - ravioli, cesar, calamari, yellowtail bread & butter - all great

Tags: Fun, Business Meals, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on May 14, 2017

J Trannis is great. From the the day I made the reservations and needed to call and change them all the way through to dessert everything was fantastic. Obvious family pride in the service, and the fabulous food. Thank you for a 5 star experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Romantic, Bar Seating, Late-night Find
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on May 12, 2017

This restaurant has developed into the premier dining experience in San Pedro and the South Bay! Our chef Dustin Trani is head and shoulders above reproach. The area is fortunate to have access to such a fine chef and establishment.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 12, 2017

I love this his restaurant. It's a throwback to an era where one can feel not anxious nor rushed, and valued. The wonderful matitre d waived the champagne cork age Vee when we disclosed that my guests had just got engaged. Eric our server, was perfect. Suggested food for me, becuz of my allergies,mind had the chef do a half order of an appetizer for me. I love this restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Local Ingredients
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Great food and service

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 2, 2017

Finally after 40 Years of driving by J Tranis in my hometown of San Pedro I made my reservation. I came for my Birthday and it was delicious. Bread dipped in Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar, then we shared the Seared Short Ribs and a Pizza with Prosciutto, Sausage, Tomato, Roasted Peppers, Onion, Mozzarella, Parmesan. If you sign up on their website you get a FREE meal on your Birthday ($30 value

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Local "neighborhood dinner house" in San Pedro, 90 years of history. Manager, hostess and waitress were all very friendly, greeting people by name as they came in and seating them at their favorite booth. Service was terrific.
Menu was traditional continental fare, not a place for foodies but a comfortable neighborhood fare. Food tasted good, but was uninspired, with big portions. Drinks were a little thin.
Net net if I lived in San Pedro I would go back, but this is not a destination restaurant.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 29, 2017

This is still a great restaurant in downtown San Pedro. We had their smoked sturgeon that was delicious.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 22, 2017

We were headed to a show at the Warner theater and had dinner before the show. Our first time with some friends. We had the house salad , very tasty. The swordfish Milanese amazing , Ahi Tuna perfect and spaghetti in red sauce with jumbo shrimp. All was very well prepared and the service was wonderful. The booths could use a boost but overall nice find.

Tags: Good for Groups, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 20, 2017

Always love Trani's. Food is excellent as is the service. A local gem. We ordered off menu and were not disappointed.

Tags: Live Music, Romantic, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 16, 2017

The food is consistently great as is the service. My mother lives blocks away in a retirement home and this is perfect for us when we want to experience a special occasion meal. We enjoyed Easter brunch there this past Sunday. Selected the fried chicken and jalapeño cheese French Toast - a dish I would normally never consider. It was truly incredible! I am already looking forward to our next meal there.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 16, 2017

The food was excellent at brunch. I had the fried chicken and french toast. Trief my brother in laws ham and my mothers lamb, all were spectacular and the bonus was the bottomless mimosas

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Easter brunch was perfect at Tranis. Fried chicken and french toast, pancake and burrata were just two of the delectable choices for this holiday meal. Everyone should try their new brunch hours and menu. It's a delightful new Sunday venue and you will applaud the chef!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 16, 2017

We enjoyed our brunch immensely. The menu was creative and fun. Everything we tasted was outstanding. This was our first experience with their brunch menu and we were really impressed. We love their dinner menu and have been a few times. The signature cocktails were beautiful and potent 😊 So happy we tried the brunch.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Thank you so dodo much for the great night! We love this place and go often! They are also wonderful and very cari g! We recommend this place to everyone!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Seasonal, Casual, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Live Sports, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Great food and service. A little pricey for Italian, but well worth for special times out. Portions are not huge like some places, but more than enough, we took doggie bags home for us, and did not have room for dessert (but we had 2 appetizers and 4 dinners between the 4 of us).

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 6, 2017

To me Train's is like home.
The Staff wonderful, the food exceptional!
I'll be back soon!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Casual, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 26, 2017

J Trani's is a very consistent restaurant. The food and the service are very good and it makes for a very pleasurable dining experience. Would I recommend it ? Yes Will I return? Absolutely

Tags: Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Always a wonderful place with great calamari and a sparse but delicious menu lots of good too much to allow dessert could use a better dark rum menu other than sailor jerry and Myers. Highly recommend for chorizo pizz lamb and pork chops!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Spicy, Outstanding Value, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 19, 2017

J Trani...always good! I bring my mom there on a regular basis for dinner. Great treatment, great food. Staff is friendly. Try the Butternut Ravioli!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 17, 2017

Loved it!! Very friendly and efficient staff. The place is dated but it's old school, so it works..because.. The food is AMAZING. I'm pretty critical and I was floored with everything we ordered. Swordfish was incredible, Braised Ribs melted in my mouth and the appetizer 'New Calamari' was a great start.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 16, 2017

We had out-of-town visitors and everyone was pleased and impressed with the restaurant. The food was excellent across the board. We brought a bottle of wine and the corkage fee was very reasonable. Although it was a little crowded, we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. This is the best place to eat in San Pedro!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 15, 2017

We are never disappointed at January Trani's. Tonight we celebrated husband's birthday. Delicious meals...duck and salmon. We keep coming back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 14, 2017

We usually come here for special occasions and this time my wife took me here for my birthday. The service was first class, the wine list excellent but not overpowering, and the food was excellent. My wife always orders the duck -- I had the special. We don't eat out much but if we did, we would definitely make this a regular spot. The prices are at the upper end but comparable for the service and the quality of the meal. I wrote 5 star value because they comped my meal and provided the birthday desert.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Always good. Our server was excellent. Only thing that bugs me: Everytime we go, they make us wait like 10 minutes in the awful front hall, even when tons of tables are open. Food is getting more "cheffy", which I like, but a little pricey for San Pedro.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 2, 2017

Had a great lunch to celebrate a birthday. It was quiet and the bartender waited on us. He was terrific. Could not have been more pleasant and accommodating. Food was terrific!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Nice foods, well prepared. Nice menu. Good but not great service. Servers seemed to be overloaded. Wine list could use some help, more imports needed but the sanviovese from Italy was excellent.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 18, 2017

The food never disappoints. Have been to Trani's many times, ordered many different things and have never been disappointed. The New Style Calamari is outstanding, the Shishito peppers are delicious, I have had everything from the steak to the swordfish milanese and would recommend it all.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 13, 2017

I have been eating at Trani's for years and am never disappointed. As usual, a wonderful meal!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Amazing food! Stayed till they kicked us out sweetest staff.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Enjoyed our visit to Trani's on a Sunday evening. Restaurant was really crowded and they informed us that they had run out of meatballs! I did enjoy my lasagne and my husband really liked his mushroom risotto. Nice glass of wine; really good live music but we were seated too far away to really enjoy it and the level of noise made it difficult. We really like this neighborhood restaurant and the quality of the food is always very good.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Excellent atmosphere, food & service. First time there, and we were celebrating our anniversary. Very helpful staff

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Love this restaurant, the food is excellent great service well worth the drive for my family. Will definitely return

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 20, 2017

EXCELLENT service, from the hostess, to the busboys, to the waitress. We were a party of 9 which is typical for us and some in our party Always make changes to whatever they order, they are too hot or too cold or both. The staff here was on top of everything. The meatball and the risotto appetizers were great, the salad was crispy, the steak perfect.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 17, 2017

LOVE Trani's! Service is amazing, bar service perfection and the food is fabulous. This time we had the spinach salad and added some grilled prawns. Amazing. Tried the special ribs - they were SO tasty. Thank you, Trani's. We'll be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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