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11410 South St, Cerritos, CA 90703-6611
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Cerritos, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is probably the closest thing we have to a Japanese izakaya, or informal gastropub, right here in Cerritos. They offer not just ramen but a whole host of small dishes that you would expect at an izakaya, such as grilled chicken wings, shishito peppers, etc. No wonder you see a lot of real Japanese diners there all the time.... More 

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Thank nycchen
Orange County
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

We went to Geko-Tei twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. Both times food was good, but the portions are so small. Even my 8 year old son didn't get enough to eat. Mind you we're not big eaters but we left Geko-Tei still hungry. They need to increase the portions. If you are really hungry, don't here unless... More 

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Thank AdamsMommy05
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Although there are a few choices in the area for Japanese, Geko-Tei is definitely one of the better choices. One of the give aways is there are actual Japanese folks eating (and working) there, which is always a good sign. I love their tonkatsu. The quality of the meat is excellent and they give good portions. We've had other things... More 

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Thank Daryl D
Anaheim, CA
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565 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Located behind Sit n Sleep, caddy corner to the Cerritos Mall, is t his little restaurant. At best, it can hold 30 people, and that's including the counter seating. To the reviewer who complained he was asked to sit at the counter, I have to side with the restaurant. The place is tiny as it is, and a single diner... More 

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Thank callmemochelle
Cerritos, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

I often dine alone. I do not like it when there are several empty tables and the hostess insists on seating you at the counter. The counter was being used as a busboy station, and the counter was cluttered with dishes and bowls. I asked to sit at a table, but the hostess was not listening. I know the food... More 

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Thank Masatsuki
Lakewood, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

I love this place! The food is delicious and the service is outstanding. It seems like the vast majority of customers are Japanese, and for good reason. This is REAL Japanese home-style cooking. One of my absolute favorite restaurants.

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1 Thank Ed S
Long Beach, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

I have gone here many times. For both lunch and dinner. Tendon, katsudon and hambahgah steak. Very good! The best Japanese restaurant in the (562) area.

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1 Thank Iijanai
California
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245 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

Based on a few visits, this place gets praise for food, location, and service. Located across the street from the mall in an unnoticeable parking lot, this authentic Japanese restaurant can get overlooked. But look again, and you'll be surprised how many people are seated in this small restaurant, so word must be out on the newcomer. If a busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11410 South St, Cerritos, CA 90703-6611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cerritos

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