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3-5-2 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3505-5052
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Canberra, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My wife and travel to Japan regularly for food holidays and on our last visit in 2014 we committed to several high end restaurants in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. After 3 weeks of restaurants at times thrice daily we finished with our last evening meal in Japan at Takazawa after booking 2 months in advance via our Hotel (Keio Plaza... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

...with exception of too much salt in one of the dish. Other than that - tasty, creative food made with excellent quality products. Fusion with European ingredients and some cooking methods, but still not heavy, even for Japan. Competes easily with some three Michelin star places in Tokyo.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

First of all the place is not going to be easy on your pockets but having said that the truth is that the dining experience at the place is unlike anything you have ever had. We had decided to splurge a little having heard how much people enjoyed dining here and similar to their experience we too had a great... More 

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Athens, Greece
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My husband and I have been to some of finest restaurants in the world. This is by far one of the best, if not the best. The truth is that our expectations were very high after reading numerous reviews of the restaurant before our dinner. Yet, they were by far exceeded. It is an unbelievable experience as a whole: very... More 

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HAP3
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

As has been amply written, the food at Takazawa is absolutely amazing. It is an incredible fusion of japanese and western cousine that leaves you wanting more. The service is top notch, with friendly staff (not only Akiko and the chef, but all the sous-chefs as well) and a great ambiance. You definitely get value for your money here. A... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had an amazing dinner at Takazawa. The communication from Akiko was excellent, both prior to and during the meal. The atmosphere was both gracious and refined. As mentioned in prior reviews, the food is very imaginative, both in ingredients and preparation. The wine pairings were also very creative. It was a truly amazing experience, one that left us exhilarated... More 

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Richland, Washington
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106 reviews 106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

So there are sometimes you go to a place with high expectations and then those expectations are still blown away, this is one of those places! Everything, and I mean EVERYTHING was THE BEST! So I didn't know he was his own SOMM, but that's really great because his pairs have been some of the best I've ever had. So... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We recently had the pleasure of dining here, and the team exceeded all our expectations. The food was creative, interactive and stunning to look at. It was a culinary delight, especially with paired wines to match. Akiko is a fun, witty and very accommodating host. Takazawa is amazing to watch in action and we loved how he greeted and farewelled... More 

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Zurich
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156 reviews 156 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

I wrote down "awesome", "amazing" and "delicate" throughout my notes from the evening. One definitely needs to work one's imagination, as Takazawa says is required, in order to not be surprised by his menu as not everything is as it seems. But it all works wonderfully! From oysters to lotus root to sashimi to scallops to pork to fois gras... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Takazawa should definitely be included in your Tokyo culinary tour. Run by Takazawa and his wife the service was warm and welcoming, with perfect spoken english. The concepts behind the food and the menu were creative and beautifully presented. The 9 course meal was a good amount of food and the wine matching was well recommended. The interior was a... More 

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Additional Information about Takazawa

Address: 3-5-2 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3505-5052
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato
Cuisine: French, Japanese, Contemporary, Fusion

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