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About Shinsei Restaurant

Shinsei Restaurant is a Traditional Sushi Bar with a Pan-Asian kitchen.

When we came up with the concept of Shinsei we wanted a place that reflected our lifestyles: sometimes we went out to dinner with our kids and sometimes with our friends and husbands. We wanted to create a place where a night out with the kids didn’t mean food adults had to suffer through or a night out with the parents didn’t mean a stuffy place where kids had to wear a scratchy clip-on tie. Shinsei is just that: a neighborhood gathering place with date night appeal.

Our food is electrifying. But not so unexpected that you won’t be able to decipher the menu or recognize your favorite dish. Never boring, yet comforting at the same time. Our signature poppers, for instance, are a sophisticated mix of late night bar food and sumptuous finger food with a distinctly Asian flair.

7713 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 75209
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Asian, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm and Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Shinsei does not accept reservations between 6:30pm - 9:00pm. Between 6:30pm - 9:00pm please come for dinner between these times as it is first come first serve. Lunch: Open Friday from 11:00 to 2:00

Cross Street:
Lovers

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(214) 352-0005

Website:
http://shinseirestaurant.com/

Catering:
Catering Available

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Shinsei Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (27)
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Neighborhood Gem (26)
Good for a Date (23)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Hot Spot (18)
Fun (14)
Vibrant Bar Scene (14)
Romantic (13)
Authentic (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Casual (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Good for Groups (9)
People Watching (9)
Healthy (8)
Cozy (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Business Meals (6)
Tapas (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Happy Hour (4)
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Notable Wine List (3)
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Great for Lunch (2)
Seasonal (2)
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 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

We recently celebrated an early family Thanksgiving dinner at Shinsei. Our waiter, Kahlil was provided some of the best service we've experienced. The food did not disappoint as usual. YUMMY!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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·Dined 6 days ago

We arrived 10 minutes early thinking it was better to be early than late, that was a big mistake. We waited patiently for 30 past our reservation time while watching other couples come in that had the same reservation time as us and then were seated almost immediately. After waiting for 30 past the reservation time so a total of 40 minutes we decided to go ahead and leave seeing we where not going to get a table any time soon. After we had gotten back into the truck and we're heading another restaurant they called is and said they were about to have a table ready for us if we wanted to come back. I told them I had wasted enough time there and was headed somewhere else for dinner and they replied fine and then hung the phone. Just off this experience I will never go back to this place again.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Always good - but needs more waiters/waitresses. Almost every time we’ve eaten there – which is about 25 – you’ll want something and your waiter will be MIA. As your friends progress through their meals, you’re still waiting to grab staff and get something you need.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was good. Lots of menu options to try. This was my first visit. Will go back again.

Tags: Fun, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Awesome in every way. Really love this place.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

You gotta come to the Dallas staple!

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

As always - Shinsei is amazing. The food and service are top-notch. It's a little loud, but tolerable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Our first time at Shinsei and we loved it! Enjoyed the wonderful hand-crafted cocktails and the sushi/sashimi to start. We enjoyed sharing several small plates, delicious dumplings, pork buns and salads, though the regular entées such as halibut and short ribs looked very good at the table next to us. Every one was dressed up for Halloween and having fun w/the diners. Our server, Brandy, was super helpful and knew every detail about the menu with spot-on suggestions. The pumpkin bread pudding, formed and not too sweet, is not to be missed!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Family was in town

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Sushi nor appetizers were good. The beef tenderloin and mashed potatoes were amazing. They should stick to the entrees.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Tami is a fantastic server ! She always remembers the regular customers .

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Amazing sushi and best fried rice I’ve ever had! I love the atmosphere of the restaurant and the servers are fast and attentive.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Hot Spot, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 24, 2017

I found this place online. It was praised for great food, ambiance, and desserts. The reviews were right!

We went for our first anniversary and had Katherin as our server. Not only was the food delicious, Katherin's service was the best we ever had. She interacted well. Her timing was impeccable. And she knew about dishes on the menu and was able to give us the best recommendations.

We will recommend this to our friends, and revisit!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Healthy, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Uh-mazing. Love Shinsei. Cocktails are top-notch. Server went above and beyond to make a small mistake right. Dishes are 5-star quality at a 3-star price.

Tags: Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I thought everything was so wonderful w/ one exception that was no fault of the restaurant.

My friend and I were on the patio a little later in the evening, around 9:00. The table next to us recognized a couple that they knew who were sitting three or four tables away. They commenced to have across-the-restaurant VERY LOUD conversation which lasted for at least 30 minutes until finally one of the couples invited the other one to join them. I’m embarrassed to admit but when the couple moved to the other table, I gave them a standing ovation, coupled with a very slow clap. People can sometimes be very insensitive about the negative effects on the overall dining experience of those around them when they act that way.
Again, no fault of Shinsei.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Casual, Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Tammy’s Service was excellent! Tammy always has our wine chilled.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Best restaurant in Dallas!!

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·Dined on October 12, 2017

What a great find! I reserved a table sight unseen for an anniversary dinner, and was very pleased. The food was delicious, the service was spot on, and we left full and happy. Definitely would recommend for a more upscale evening, and plan on going back any time I am in Dallas.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

By far one of my favorite if not my favorite restaurant in town.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Bad service. Drinks bad but food good.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Our dinner was amazing and our server was delightful! Great Friday night that was enjoyed by our 21 year old son as much as our 12 year old niece. The food is delicious and the wine menu is great!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Fun, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great place for dates, friend groups and special occasions...

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Sushi was great, and we are "sushi snobs"! Our server Joanne was also great - offered good, genuine suggestions.
We were in the back room which was a bit loud and chilly with less atmosphere than the front rooms. Highly recommend this spot!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Although it was supposed to open at 11 am, the doors didn't open til quarter past. A group of us stood outside on the noisy street with no place to sit. Our table was sticky and the glasses were not clean. HOWEVER, the food was really, really good. It was fresh, very tasty, and in adequate portions. I will go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 15, 2017

always awesome we've never had a bad meal there! will be back for sure

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Always a great meal! Tammy provides amazing service!!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Consistently outstanding in all respects.

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Kevin is one of the best waiters I have had in the food industry

Tags: Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 30, 2017

The noise level was so loud that our table of four had virtually no meaningful conversation. I will not go back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Outstanding meal . . . from the pork dumplings, the sushi rolls, and both desserts (bread pudding and chocolate spring rolls). Not much room for improvement!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Z was our waitress and she was so awesome! It was my first time at Shinsei and she gave us perfect descriptions of the food and answered our questions and then some. Friendly and helpful. Oh and we love her voice!😀
The food was fresh and tasty. We will be back.
Kim

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Volcano roll was great. Other food was good as well. Great service!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Wonderful place to eat. Food was TERRIFIC for an anniversary dinner. Service was great. Atmosphere was a bit loud, but super comfy.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Always fantastic! Especially love the Shinsei sashimi and fried rice. Sushi never disappoints.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on August 24, 2017

It must have been the chefs day off as the food took quite a long time to get to the table and was not up to par. Hopefully this is an isolated incident

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 22, 2017

The noise level was crazy. Tons of families and kids which was unexpected.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Food was great as always and service was especially good.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Casual, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Wife's 40th Birthday

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 13, 2017

food was great, service was great. we are used to getting in and out for dinner but this place was more relaxed with slower service to help enjoy the meal. not what we are used to but i enjoyed it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Cozy
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Food is ALWAYS outstanding, service is always solid. This was the first time we were seated in the bar area. If you want to have any kind of conversation, DO NOT get seated in the bar area, get to the dining side of the restaurant. The noise level was nuts, and not in a good way. It definitely took some of the luster off of what was otherwise a great dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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