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Shinsei Restaurant

4.9
4.9
1625 Reviews
$50 and over
Asian
Shinsei Restaurant - Traditional Sushi / Contemporary 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.

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 73 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

  • 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 1,625 people are saying

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4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Dallas - Fort Worth

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  • Dallas

    Best Overall

  • Dallas

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    I enjoyed the experience overall. Service was really good. We ordered the crispy rice tuna, the dragon lady salmon and tuna roll, shrimp dumplings, grilled oysters. All very good. We got the bread pudding for dessert but I wasn’t really impressed with it. The blood orange cocktail was ok. My husband’s old fashion was great. I would go back.
  2. IV

    IlyV

    Denver

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    From checking in to the staff taking our order everybody was really nice. We had the volcano and livers lane sushi. It was excellent. The spicy edamame was really good. If you don’t eat a lot of Chile don’t order it as you won’t enjoy it we had the bread pudding for dessert. It was very very good. We only had 1 dessert for the 4 of us and it was just the right amount. I would definitively go back. Make sure you make reservations as the place was very busy (that didn’t compromised the service). Congratulations to the manager as everybody seem to be enjoying their job and interaction with clients.
  3. LM

    LaurenM

    Western NC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service and food. Carter was the best! We asked for some of his favorites and each dish was unique and delicious.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an awesome time celebrating our girlfriend Katie’s birthday!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Nice but seriously overpriced for what it is!
  6. ML

    MollyL

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    I have eaten at Shinsei 20+ times. This past time made me wonder if I will ever be back -- I understand Friday night is one of the most busy times to enjoy this restaurant but the service was so sub par I don't know how to justify coming here again! Food is great, but we waited for drinks 30 minutes after we sat down at our table. We waited 20 minutes to be seated when we had a reservation! There was a fan directly over our table and I had to try to enjoy the chaotic dinner with a freezing cold blast of wind over me the entire meal. It was just awful in every respect. I say that as someone who has loved this restaurant over the years and wishes it would all be perfect. Come here during the week, do not bother on weekends.
  7. K

    Kristin

    London

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is incredible! Sashimi sampler was delicious as was the other 8 items we ordered:)
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    When a good friend who just moved to town asked about great spots in Dallas, Shinsei immediately came to mind. To be transparent, I worked at Shinsei as a hostess back in 2014, and enjoyed my time there immensely. A top notch team that always delivers
  9. Y

    Yolomom3

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shinsei is a fabulous place to grab a bite with friends or family. The staff is accommodating and the food is excellent. I am more than satisfied each visit and love the location.
  10. JG

    JayG

    Dallas

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience3
    Great food as usual however Poorest service I’ve ever had at Shinsei Noise levels worse than ever.
  11. KE

    KevinE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food good as always…. Great cocktails and service. A little loud but also good energy. Tried a few of the specials- very good
  12. MW

    MikeW

    Dallas

    91 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    91 reviews

    Dined on September 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was excellent and the service was even better! Tammy is the best!
  13. JL

    JohnL

    Dallas

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Look forward to my next visit.
  14. HW

    HopeW

    Dallas

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent dining experience. Staff was attentive and very helpful.
  15. c

    christy

    Dallas

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shara is always wonderful! Food and drinks were fabulous as well!
  16. l

    landscaperfoodie

    San Francisco

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a GREAT birthday dinner last night. Jenny at the bar, is OUTSTANDING! Really great, creative drinks and super service. Seriously great sushi, very creative and so tasty! Seared Salmon had the best flavor. I never get here often enough, and it is so good. Can't recommend enough, a great go to restaurant!
  17. EC

    EmilyC

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food served hot and with good service. Packed house on a Tuesday but still great service.
  18. Z

    Zaam

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience4
    Very loud.. less than mediocre service but great food
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great server great food
  20. MC

    MeghanC

    Dallas

    11 reviews

    2.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2022

    overall2food1service5ambience4
    Usually a favorite of ours - however the last two times we have eaten here we have left disappointed - especially for the price. We went last night for my sons birthday - and the food was nowhere near where it used to be. Fried rice was missing something, swordfish was just not good and everything else just fair. Service, as always, fantastic, although - no one seemed to notice the half eaten dinners. There are better options in Dallas these days - maybe they need a few months to get back to their roots.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great as always.
  22. BL

    BrandonL

    Dallas

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We went to celebrate my wife's birthday. The sashimi was some of the best.
  23. D

    Dubberley

    Dallas

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and sushi was absolutely fantastic!
  24. w

    weareold

    Dallas

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Enjoyed my lunch. Tammy helped with my decision. Thank you Jan
  25. CM

    CraigM

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Work celebration
  26. D

    Diner

    Dallas

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Food was good. Service was attentive until the restaurant was full. Brad, the waiter, was good. Monday is 1/2 wine night. Good night to dine at Shinsei!
  27. J

    Josh

    Savannah

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great. Wouldn’t change a thing. We arrived early (before opening) and they let us stay and relax Nice of them
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best Asian restaurant in Dallas, no contest.
  29. GC

    GeorgeC

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Meal was great. Old Fashioned fantastic. The party of 18 under 21 youths was excited to be together there. Can’t wait to go back regardless.
  30. JH

    JackH

    Austin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great time and the food was really good!!
  31. s

    stephaniet

    St. Louis

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    Food has gone downhill in
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was great as always!
  33. MA

    MaryAnnC

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was There Celebrating Beating Kidney Cancer:)) Everything was supurb!!!! Food was over the top amazing and our waitress was AMAZING!!!! We WILL come back when we are in Dallas.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Waiter was overly busy, didn’t pay attention or perhaps couldn’t even hear us speak, food has no flavor (grilled oysters, fried Brussels sprouts) did not receive 2 full sushi roll orders we asked to have packaged to go and paid for. I do not recommend this place.
  35. F

    Foodie123

    Dallas

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    We were celebrating a special occasion last night and had told Shinsei. At the end of the evening our waiter said he wished that he had been told as he would have done something special. Because we were with another couple, we did not say too much as we had already communicated that earlier. Our food service was fairly slow last night, but it tasted delicious. On multiple occasions, our server apologized for the slow sushi service. Overall, it was a good experience.
  36. L

    Logan

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The dragon lady sushi roll is out of this world. Great atmosphere for a fun night out no matter what day of the week.
  37. T

    Trip

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The restaurant vibe and food is excellent. Tammy is simply the best. While the restaurant is great, she is WHO we want to share our birthdays and celebrations with!
  38. DK

    DK2020

    Dallas

    73 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    73 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat in the "outdoor" space which is enclosed but with higher ceiling and more spaced out tables means its quieter, feels less crowded and more intimate. Our server, Shara, was phenomenally good!
  39. g

    grebner

    Houston

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently great food and service! Our server Tammy was excellent and had great suggestions.
  40. H

    Houlala

    Dallas

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is fantastic! The sushi and sashimi were very fresh! Tammy our waitress was excellent! Their light up cotton candy was the perfect way to finish the meal. Highly recommend, if you can get a table…

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Shinsei Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 1625 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 73 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

  • 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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