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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

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (30)
Special Occasion (26)
Good for a Date (25)
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Fit for Foodies (25)
Hot Spot (25)
Creative Cuisine (19)
Bar Seating (18)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Fun (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Authentic (10)
Romantic (10)
People Watching (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Healthy (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Business Meals (6)
Casual (6)
Cozy (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Tasting Menu (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Great Beer (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tapas (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Spicy (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 2 days ago

I’ve visited this restaurant many times over the years and have always had a good dining experience. Unfortunately, they’ve brought in bussers who run around and grab plates of food off the table without asking the customer if they were done. Plates should stay on the table until all portions are finished or the customer asks for the food to be taken away. For the price I expected more.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

I cant tell if this is the fault of Shinsei or becoming a trend with OpenTable bookings the past year or so, but the tables that seem to be reserved through OpenTable are always the worst seat in the house. This experience was no different with a half full restaurant as we were seated about as far away from anyone except the kitchen behind a wall I didn't know existed from our many previous visits. I am seeing this trend with OpenTable bookings. Usually a restaurant can make it up with the quality of food, but not this night. It was really not very good, which is so disappointing based on how much it cost. I used to frequent Shinsei quite often, but haven been back in a year or so. Too many better options out there to go back now. In fairness, our server was very good and he bailed out an otherwise very mediocre experience. Pretty bummed.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 11, 2018

My husband and I always love going to Shinsei! The ambiance is energetic. Great people watching! The service is always tops!

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 11, 2018

It's the best sushi in Dallas!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Amazing sushi... the best in Dallas!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 7, 2018

The service was great, the food was delish, and the location is perfect...for me ;)

Tags: Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Fun
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Shinsei is my all-time favorite restaurant. The food is always delicious and the restaurant is lively.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Hot Spot
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 4, 2018

great dinner with friends

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Very excellent food and atmosphere. Abby is the best server around!! Her recommendations were spot on made a perfect night even better.

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Business Meals
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food and wonderful service. The noise level was the only distraction - we really could not carry on a conversation.

Next time - we will go on a weekday.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great 18th birthday dinner for my son! He was blown away with all the sushi rolls & we especially love the Hawaiian & Salmon speciality sashimi dishes! Waiter was amazing & all 8 of us could visit on our large square table! A+ dinning experience!

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·Dined on February 1, 2018

The food was amazing. I love everything about this restaurant.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Absolutely love this restaurant! Z is our favorite server, she is so friendly and welcoming! Mondays are half price bottles of wine so make your reservation in advance.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 24, 2018

We were seated promptly upon arrival. Great vibe to the place right off the bat. Didn’t really want to spend much time looking at the menu so we let the server captain the meal. He did a great job made some solid selections and limited he time we spent without something to eat. Highlight for me were the bussers, they were both rapid and detail oriented.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Wonderful sushi and top notch service! I highly recommend this neighborhood gem.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Accommodating! I let them surprise me! They did amazingly.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 17, 2018

We had a wonderful experience, and our waiter, Casey, was amazing!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Excellent. Waiter was very attentive.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Shinsei is one of our favorite go-to places for sushi. It's usually very crowded so best to make a reservation. The only suggestion is that they need create some new sushi items. The menu hasn't changed in years.

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Authentic, Special Occasion, Healthy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Birthday!! Super nice

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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Excellent food, diverse menu, attentive service. Chef Carlos Capistran is top notch.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The food overall it’s pretty good. Being a lover of sushi I did not feel like there were as many options as I would have liked. The rolls could have been more creative. With that being said, we had a friend with us that did not like sushi and there were plenty of options for him. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. I thought the food was a little high priced for what was offered

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 4, 2018

I couldn't count the number of times I've eaten at Shinsei...a lot! Food is always delicious, service is consistently good. The bill is never cheap, but I'll keep going back!

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Excellent service by Tammie our server. Always spot on with her service.

Tags: Healthy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Shinsei never disappoints! We went with our adult children, and everything we had was delicious! It was Tuesday so we ordered the Barbeque special which my family fought over the leftovers the next day.

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Garlic pork potstickers and the Dragon Lady pressed salmon sushi were our favorite items of the evening.
We had the shrimp dumplings and the filling was wonderful but the wrappers had an unpleasant slimy texture.
Finished with the chocolate cake and well, ho-hum, really; firstly it was a sheet-cake-style which always suffers in presentation as underwhelming and the icing, although glossy and rich looking, was decidedly gritty.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was amazing as usual. We really enjoy going to the back bar. Chris, the bartender, is awesome and ensures we have a great experience EVERY TIME we go.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great evening. Great food. Wonderful service. Been to Shinsei many times before and it never disappoints. Thank you for another wonderful evening. You treat customers like family and it makes a real difference.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Outstanding!! Great sushi!! Can't miss spot in Dallas.

Tags: Healthy, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Business Meals, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Date night at Shinsei - we had 2 glasses of wine, veggie tempura, pork steam buns and a sushi roll. That was too much food. Great flavors, fast service since we ate early. Even found a parking spot this time!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 26, 2017

My husband and I eat a lot of sushi / asian food and heard decent things about shinsei. They brought us two of the wrong dishes out (which really wasn’t that big of a deal, albeit sloppy) and the food was just okay. We ended up walking out of there with a fairly large bill and feeling unsatisfied. If the food had been cheaper or tasted better, I would have felt better about our experience overall. However because we paid so much for food that was satisfactory, we will not be returning. There are better sushi / asian fusion eateries in dallas at this price point.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 26, 2017

servers and owner were beyond amazing. thank you for the great experience.

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Awful server

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Small and quaint. A little noisy but not too bad. Great sushi. The Shinsei roll was boring but the the pressed sushi was great along with the nagiri. Also had crispy brussel sprouts which never disappoint. Finished the meal with chocolate spring rolls and it was one of best desserts I’ve ever had.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 21, 2017

The atmosphere was so fun! Very vibrant! Great food & service. Our waiter was so friendly & nice & informative. We had been wanting to go to Shinsei for years & now wish we’d gone sooner. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, People Watching, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Wonderful evening! Great dining experience, lovely service.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Food is pricey and drinks are very pricey. Beer selection is inadequate.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Fun food, great service and drinks. Something for everyone! There were four of us and we ordered 5 items off the menu and shared everything! Great way to enjoy this place! Ribs, Brussels sprouts, fried rice, dragon lady sushi and edamame! All really really good with super attentive waiters.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Outstanding!! Zipporah was amazing with us. Food amazing as always!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Outstanding as usual

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