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Shinsei Restaurant

4.8
652 reviews
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$30 and under
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Asian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (31)
  • Special Occasion (26)
  • Good for a Date (25)
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.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Asian, Sushi
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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
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Phone number
(214) 352-0005
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AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Catering
Catering Available
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lovers
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Gift Card
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 652 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 17 hours ago

Loved our waitress! Food was exceptional. Unique dishes prepared with detail to perfection! In my opinion one of the best restaurants in Dallas.
Todd Volkman

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vipronald (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Neighborhood gem. we have been coming for years and the service by the staff from top to bottom is awesome. the food is wonderful. always fresh. the wine list is great. half price wine on Monday's is a big hit.

the kids love it too!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Sublime food and experience- between the tartare and shrimp dumplings, we couldn’t get enough. The server was right - they have the best brussel sprouts ever. We enjoyed our dining experience very much and can’t wait to get back.

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vipMhawtof (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

This was the third year in a row that I brought my husband here for his birthday. Everything was delicious! My husband loved everything and was super excited that the sweet shrimp was gluten free! I had the steamed halibut dish (I’m not a sushi eater) and it was great! Thank you Shinsei! We’ll be back!

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Alex (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

We had a fabulous time for my mom’s birthday!!!

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Ksyed 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

The food was outstanding and the service was great. Can't wait to go try the entrées and more sushi rolls!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

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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vipJoeD (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Valentines Day

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vipSuckFish (Dallas)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

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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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

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

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

It's the best sushi in Dallas!

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vipBluffview1 (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Amazing sushi... the best in Dallas!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

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

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vipMelO (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

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

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

great dinner with friends

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  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.

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kvereview (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 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.

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 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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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

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

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vipLuke (Dallas)
5.0  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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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  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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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

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

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

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

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

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

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Excellent. Waiter was very attentive.

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vipGGDinesOut (San Diego)
4.0  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.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Birthday!! Super nice

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OpenTable Diner (Adelaide / SA)
5.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

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

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Jlynnv (Denver)
4.0  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

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RB20 (Dallas)
5.0  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!

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