Izakaya Akatsuki

Izakaya Akatsuki is a Japanese-inspired oasis in Torrance, offering guests an incredible izakaya experience. Our menu features daily fresh-made udon and soba, as well as a wide variety of other Japanese tapas dishes. Here, you can find various Japanese izakaya dishes, including Karaage(Japanese fried chicken), Takoyaki, and California Rolls. Our restaurant not only serves popular izakaya dishes but also has some unique house specialties, including spicy crispy agedashi tofu and beef tongue with green onion ponzu sauce. If you’re in the mood for hot pot, we have a selection to choose from, including our Akatsuki house special with meatballs, pork belly slices, and veggies. Additionally, we offer a vegan-friendly hot pot option with yuzu soy sauce.

We also have a selection of sake, shochu, Japanese beer, and cocktails to help you take your party to the next level! 

Be the host of an unforgettable party at our izakaya restaurant. With plenty of space, dining areas, and private rooms, we can cater to your every need, no matter the size of the event that you’re planning. Whether you want a single-person private experience or more than 20 guests, with joys bring the celebration.

We understand the need for extra privacy, which is why some of the booths feature actual curtains, while diners who opt for a full private experience in one of our shoji sliding doors rooms are more than welcome. Or, if your event if large enough โ€“ our massive banquet hall is ideal for fantastic and thrilling grand occasions!

Our mission at Izakaya Akatsuki is to bring the delightfully flavorful world of traditional Japanese cuisine to Southern California – and beyond! With our dedication to excellence and quality service, we strive to make each visit special with unique flavors from Japan’s rich culinary culture. We look forward to helping all those who join us on this journey discover their own โ€œdawningโ€ into modern-day Izakayan experiences here in Torrance, South Bay, Los Angeles Area.

We are conveniently located at the corner of 182nd Street and Western Ave in Torrance. It is less than 5 minutes away from 405(Western or Crenshaw exit).

18206 S Western Ave, Gardena, California 90248
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
(310)756-6118