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Tenkatori Sawtelle
4.8
Based on 274 Reviews
Al P.
Al P.
2024-06-08 20:02:30
The kids each gave this two thumbs up. We ordered the sweet and spicy and those were good and satisfying as well. The man taking our order has a... read more
Corey D.
Corey D.
2024-06-07 18:32:54
I tried Tenkatori only a few weeks after returning from a trip to Japan and I would defend anyone who says that it's the best karaage they've tried. They... read more
Elizabeth C.
Elizabeth C.
2024-06-06 17:33:01
located on the second floor right above daiso. there was some seating inside, but not that much. it took around 10 minutes for us to get our order! - we... read more
Natalie E.
Natalie E.
2024-05-31 12:13:19
TLDR; GET RID OF THE PARKING ATTENDANT OR I WILL NEVER COME BACKI was so excited to finally find a gluten free place in Sawtelle and headed over straight... read more
Jenny T.
Jenny T.
2024-04-21 20:00:39
Tenkatori is still my favorite karaage place in California. I don't get karaage at any other place because of it. I think the 5 piece will satiate one... read more
Clifton C.
Clifton C.
2024-03-21 17:50:33
Best Japanese Fried Chicken on Westside. Gluten Free. Limited vegetable options though.GREAT source of cocktail party snacks. Pieces a little large and... read more
Andy C.
Andy C.
2024-01-19 15:36:15
Calling all fried chicken fanatics! Nestled in the heart of Sawtelle's vibrant Japantown, Tenkatori Sawtelle promises crispy, juicy perfection - and they... read more
Marko I.
Marko I.
2024-01-17 14:37:31
Great spot to pop into for a quick meal. Prep time with no line was about 10min... so everything was fresh. Rice was on point, which is often... read more
Michael C.
Michael C.
2024-01-12 11:48:14
Pictures don't do this karaage justice! Beautifully fried chunks of chicken almost the size of my palm! The breading has a nice light crisp not oily... read more
Alyssa A.
Alyssa A.
2023-11-25 23:32:01
We came here because we heard they had delicious karaage, and they did not disappoint.Large, thick pieces of dark meat wrapped in a crispy coating. Both... read more
Andrew L.
Andrew L.
2023-11-08 15:24:36
Tl;dr: great service but their chicken karaage was not my cup of tea. Large dark meat pieces were juicy, but too chewy and fatty.This place had great... read more
Neil E.
Neil E.
2023-11-06 19:52:12
This place can probably fry an old gym sock and make it delicious! I used to go to the Costa Mesa location for years until the original owner stepped away... read more
Taifha B.
Taifha B.
2023-07-21 23:44:51
Listen friends, don't let the picture fool you. This is by far the best fried chicken I have ever had - PERIOD. Each batch of karaage is made to order. And... read more
Kathy Z.
Kathy Z.
2023-07-19 23:56:42
I've only ordered Postmates from here before, but you can expect the same quality standard every time. I always get the kaarage bento and it's the juiciest... read more
Alvin W.
Alvin W.
2023-07-06 17:58:25
It's Japanese fried chicken. What's there not to like?It's dredged in rice flour so it's a different type of crunchy. Narrow spot with a counter you... read more
Aleks B.
Aleks B.
2023-06-19 17:06:15
I highly recommend this place as my go-to spot! The karaage here is awesome and I recommend the sweet and sour option. Wings are also delicious with meat... read more
Allison S.
Allison S.
2023-06-09 18:02:51
Friendly and quick. Their (gluten free!!) fried chicken is delicious and fantastic Japanese potato salad. read more