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Taka

623 Mattison Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-775-1020
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Ranked #4 of 91 restaurants in Asbury Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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91% Recommend
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English first
New Jersey
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I was really looking forward to trying Taka, and I was a bit disappointed the first time around. The shumai was great and homemade. The service was ok. The sushi rolls were average. I have had better. While it didn't live up to the hype, the entrees look interesting, so I will be back to sample them.

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Long Beach
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very good sushi with a variety of selections. Service was great and the décor nicely done with plenty of seating both in door and out door.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The sushi is excellent, fresh and affordable. Our waiter was knowledgable and very helpful. All of his recommendations were spot on and my boyfriend and I really enjoyed our meal, drinks and service.

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This restaurant has a cool miami type vibe. Very chic atmosphere, and the best sushi around. They sushi is always super fresh, and they are very accommodating to my gluten free restrictions. Used to be byo, but now even better with full bar. Try it!!!!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I don't remember what I last ordered but it was very good, I have yet to be disappointed with Taka. It is a little on the expensive side but I think it's worth it. Can't wait to go back!

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New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We wanted to have sushi, but ended up having the house specialties: Short Ribs and Meatloaf. So awesome. Dumplings were great. So was the Asian Pear Salad. Owner was very sweet. He talks to all of the dining guests and makes them feel welcome. The sushi looked great at the other tables. I will definitely return during my next visit... More

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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

one of my favorites..Hybrid Shushi and americanized Japanese. Takes the best of both!The Red Dragon app is terrific. I can't get by it. Slightly disappointed by the special fish baked in paper .. (a little light in the flavor department) A place that I don't get to often enough! addition of liquor simplifies the equation but adds to cast. Still... More

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New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This is bar far my favorite restaurant!! You can have anything on the menu and it will be the best you have ever had. I suggest the short ribs for first timers, but I also suggest the meat loaf. Yes this us a Asian fusion place so the sushi is very goos as well...Ask for the crab apple roll!! There... More

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

As part of our holiday vacation my family visited Taka . . . although all are not sushi-afficionados, there was something excellent for even palate,

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Toms River
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The house salad is delicious. Very fresh Sushi. This place has the best Miso Soup ever! You will need reservations. And it is no longer a BYOB.

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