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53 W Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446-1809
201-825-8712
Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I visit norther NJ a few times a year and love Japanese food. I have tried a few places in the area but keep coming back to Tawara. Authentic menu with good food and sushi. They make a good Shabu Shabu and i really like the yakisoba. Make a reservation on a weekend as seating is limited but they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Wade H
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I visit norther NJ a few times a year and love Japanese food. I have tried a few places in the area but keep coming back to Tawara. Authentic menu with good food and sushi. They make a good Shabu Shabu and i really like the yakisoba. Make a reservation on a weekend as seating is limited but they have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

GREAT food, reasonable prices, very comfortable surroundings, and really nice staff. Particularly love the Beef Negamaki and the Gyoza! Yum!

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When my wife and I want some good food at a good value at the last minute, Tawara is our choice. Sushi and sashimi is very good. The service is attentive. The price is reasonable.

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Franklin Lakes, NJ
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Went back to Tawara with my husband's family for his birthday. We are a loud and difficult group, but the staff was wonderful as always. The food is delicious, prices are reasonable and friendly staff. I have been eating at Tawara for over 20 years and they are still my go to restaurant when I am craving fresh sushi and... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We love Tawara! My husband and I love to get dinner here. We even have a loyalty card where we get a discount every 11th visit. The staff is very friendly and suitable for casual dining. This is a BYOB, but there is a liquor store a few doors down if you forget to bring a bottle. My husband says... More 

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Allendale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

been going for years, and it'll take a bit of time to finally make it through all the different dishes on the menu. From at home Japanese to more familiar fare, never had a disappointment here. I hold Tawara in higher regard than any other Japanese restaurant simply due to the fact that when having sushi/sashimi, my preferences and tastes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I would just like one person to say... how was it? Instead they were standing together talking.... We had to ask multiple times for chop sticks and the waitress could not explain to us what something was. I had to google it.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This is a great Japanese option in the area. Food is always great including the sushi. Staff is always nice. Décor is great and it's a fun environment for non-Hibachi Japanese cuisine. I especially love their chicken teriyaki - Best I've had! Yes, Tawara is pricey but it's worth the money. Location is also great - parking is easy, Ramsey... More 

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I've eaten a lot of sushi in a lot of places. I really appreciated how our server asked if there was any fish/food we couldn't have. I was having the chirashi (sushi over rice) and I can't have the eggs. Usually the restaurant just has less, just removes the egg--this one added more fish to the bowl, plus something I'd... More 

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New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

The waitress and staff were friendly and attentive but not intrusive. The waitress took time to answer our questions about the menu and make recommendations based on our input. We ordered noodle dishes with beef. One was fried noodles where were not all fried. The other was cooked noodles. The beef seemed to be steakumm or something similar. The seawood... More 

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Additional Information about Tawara Japanese Restaurant

Address: 53 W Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446-1809
Phone Number: 201-825-8712
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ramsey
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 W Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446-1809
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ramsey
  • Phone Number: 201-825-8712

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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