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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

4.4

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (27)
Good for a Date (26)
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Fit for Foodies (25)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Hot Spot (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Authentic (15)
Fun (13)
Romantic (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Bar Seating (11)
Casual (10)
People Watching (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Healthy (7)
Cozy (6)
Worth the Drive (5)
Business Meals (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Tapas (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined 19 hours ago

Wonderful evening! Great dining experience, lovely service.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 9, 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 9, 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 7, 2017

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

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Outstanding as usual

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The parking lot is just south of and next to Fireside pies; i.e. if you can't find a parking space in front of the restaurant along Inwood. There is complimentary valet too, right after you pass the restaurant heading south.
Table service can start to get slow when it starts getting busy; around 18:30 on Saturday in my case.
We had the Sushi Rolls. The Lover's Roll & Pressed Sushi was tasty, however the Ashbey was only mediocre. Barbara's cinnamon chocolate cake was not worth the $7.00; it tasted fine but was only 2 inches square and 1 inch high with a small ping pong size scoop of ice-cream.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Service was wonderful!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food and service were fabulous as always. Tammy is awesome. Everyone is always so friendly.

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Groups, People Watching, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Fun
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Exceptional service with fantastic flavors.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Fantastic restaurant!!!! We absolutely LOVE

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vip
·Dined on November 26, 2017

Fabulous evening- meal was wonderful/shared plates and sushi/ everyone loved it. Service was superb

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Shinsei continues to be an outstanding dining option in Dallas. Whether you like Sushi or just prefer the Pan-Asian menu both options are sensational. Daily specials, menu's that change seasonally and still some of the finest sushi in Dallas. Misto Cod might be the best entree of fish in the city; numerous sushi rolls, several opportunities for sashimi and a variety of appetizers and first course options. Besides Misto Cod, Chicken, steak, scallops, halibut the main entree from the Pan Asian kitchen are out very good. Worth the trip.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great food, ambiance and service. Will definitely go back !

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

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 on November 18, 2017

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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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Okay sushi but definitely a fun atmosphere in a cool neighborhood.

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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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vip
 (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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vip
 (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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vip
 (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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