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Shinsei Restaurant

4.9
4.9
1573 Reviews
$50 and over
Asian
Shinsei Restaurant - Traditional Sushi / Contemporary Asian Kitchen

Due to Covid 19, Please call the restaurant if our reservations are full.
Masks are required by the City of Dallas.
We are manually entering some in order to maintain our lower occupancy

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.

But not so unexpected that you won’t be able to decipher the menu or recognize your favorite dish. Our signature poppers, for instance, are a sophisticated mix of late night bar food and sumptuous finger food with a distinctly Asian flair.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 51 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Asian, Sushi

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (214) 352-0005

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Jason Czaja

  • Catering

    Catering Available

  • Private party facilities

    Private Party Options Available. Larger Parties Welcomed!

  • Private party contact

    Geri Schorlemer: (214) 352-0005

  • Neighborhood

    Park Cities

  • Cross street

    Lovers and Inwood

  • Parking details

    Valet is available. Masks are required for entering the restaurant. Please use any street parking labeled Shinsei or if after 6pm all street parking is available. Otherwise we kindly ask you to use Uber, Lyft or Alto. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

  • Additional

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

What 1,573 people are saying

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4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.5Value

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  • Dallas

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    I have visited this restaurant 7 or 8 times over the years and the experience is consistent: great service, luxurious ambiance, underwhelming food. There’s better sushi around town for the same value, and the
  2. RG

    RayG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience2
    My only criticism is that the tables are so close together that you become part of your neighbors' conversation and they, yours!
  3. RK

    RobertKeliP

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our go to for all occasions and just because! Never disappoints - food, drinks and staff.
  4. w

    weareold

    Dallas

    43 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Home away from home. Always enjoy.
  5. S

    Shep

    Dallas

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, impeccable service, has been consistent since opening.
  6. RN

    RayN

    Denver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of our favorite restaurant and we have been trying it a lot.
  7. AG

    AlysonG

    Austin

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always the BEST, FRESHEST fish in town!!!! Great, reliable, friendly service!!! I hosted a dinner with first timers and they were blown away!!! Thank you Lynae and Tracey for providing our neighborhood with such a wonderful place to enjoy and rely upon!!!
  8. A

    Abbie

    Dallas

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I had been so impressed when we dined at Shinsei on NYE that he requested a return visit for his birthday. Our meal totally lived up to our memories. The Blood Orange cocktail was fantastic and my husband tried a new beer from Shinsei's selections. We tried the short rib potstickers and they were the best potstickers I've ever had; the dumplings were perfectly crispy without being greasy and the short rib filling was rich and decadent. My husband satisfied his craving for the sword fish and I enjoyed the show as it was served in a hot skillet and topped with garlic butter and lemon tableside. I loved my hoisin baby-back ribs, once again falling off the bone and covered in a delicous sauce. We accompanied our entrees with the tempura green beans and scallion mashed potatoes, both excellent. And of course a birthday is not complete without a dessert so we tried the banana parfait. The bruleed bananas were an elegant topper on this upscale take on banana pudding. Our server, Sharla, was fantastic and made our night feel very special. Shinsei is definitely one of our favorite restaurants and we will be back for another scrumptious meal soon!
  9. AN

    ANASTASIA

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent restaurant! Awesome dishes. Professional staff. Can’t wait to come back!
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome restaurant, great food, and great vibe
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sat outside. Food is always amazing. Madison was awesome!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shinsei is always a favorite!
  14. a

    alexisf

    Dallas

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience3
    Food was awesome and our waiter was nice and accommodating but fortunately very slow service. I don’t think it was our waiter’s fault. They seemed very understaffed and busy.
  15. c

    christy

    Dallas

    23 reviews

    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous fresh sushi and wonderful cocktails every time!
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My experience was awesome
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always.. Shinsei was incredible! Best sushi in DFW
  18. MK

    MKy1

    Dallas

    43 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always great food and service. Great server Evelyn! Knowledgeable and love her fun personality! This is one of the best restaurants in Dallas!
  19. TW

    TimW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome place. We enjoyed being there. Food was amazing. Service even better.
  20. MK

    MKy1

    Dallas

    43 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love this restaurant and adore our server Evelyn! Very attentive and knowledgeable. Always gets our order right. The best!
  21. O

    Otis

    Palm Springs

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome experience Great food Better service Cool vibes
  22. FG

    FrankG

    Dallas

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Date night. Great service and food.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    9 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    hair in the fried rice
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great sushi and atmosphere! Our server, Casey, made the night! Casey was friendly, prompt, and provided excellent recommendations! If you love good sushi, Shinsei is a must!
  26. AB

    AtBat

    Dallas

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really great food and lots of energy!
  27. LL

    LauraL

    Dallas

    66 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    66 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and wonderful sushi. This was a business dinner and the out of town guest really enjoyed it!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, and importantly, great service! We were a quirky group, and our waiter was professional, courteous and accommodating. We had a wonderful meal and a great time!
  30. MW

    MikeW

    Dallas

    89 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    89 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is our favorite restaurant. Dine at Shinsei 4 times per month. The food is always excellent. Prepared perfectly. The biggest reason it is our favorite restaurant is because of Tammy!! She is incredible and makes every experience wonderful! This is the most delightful woman and always has a ready smile and contagious laugh! I hope this review is shared with Tammy. She deserves to know how she brightens her customers day!
  31. LO

    LiveinOC

    Dallas

    66 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    66 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    First time here. Same owners as Lovers Seafood/Market. High expectations as that place is great. Service was attentive and professional and friendly. Good Old Fashioned but at $20....maybe not so much. Had a good bottle of wine at a good price. Food: the ribs and fried rice were awesome. Sushi roll fantastic. Would come again just for the pork dumplings! Would eat everything on this menu it's that kind of place.
  32. PK

    PatrickK

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A little loud for a Monday, but I guess thats just Shinsei.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    The food is amazing! Definitely try the sushi rolls and one of the bigger plate entrees. I had the beef tenderloin and it had amazing flavor. It was a bit dark in the restaurant but other than that the ambiance was great.
  34. KP

    KellyPerk

    Dallas

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shinsei NEVER disappoints! Wonderful food, incredible service and welcoming atmosphere. We always feel welcome and valued. The food is wonderful!!!
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 26, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great food
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    10/10 servers recommended came in clutch to trying the Peking Duck.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Sushi is fresh. The cauliflower tempura is also delicious. Service and ambiance also great They are consistent and we always have a great experience. We take fiends and out of town guests regularly.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This might be the best sushi we’ve ever had. I never knew pressed rolls could be so good, but wow. Everything was fresh and delicious! Great vibe and service too.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best friend visiting from Colorado, it’s my all time favorite restaurant in DFW
  40. B

    Beachlover2020

    Dallas

    41 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Fabulous wait staff as always! Carter took good care of us at the bar before we moved into the restaurant. Food is always perfection

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Shinsei Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 1573 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 51 times today
Google Map for Shinsei Restaurant

7713 Inwood Rd. Dallas, TX 75209

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Lovers and Inwood

  • Neighborhood

    Park Cities

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Asian, Sushi

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet is available. Masks are required for entering the restaurant. Please use any street parking labeled Shinsei or if after 6pm all street parking is available. Otherwise we kindly ask you to use Uber, Lyft or Alto. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Jason Czaja

  • Additional

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

  • Phone number

    (214) 352-0005

  • Catering

    Catering Available

  • Private party facilities

    Private Party Options Available. Larger Parties Welcomed!

  • Private party contact

    Geri Schorlemer: (214) 352-0005

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