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Tawara Japanese Restaurant

53 W Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446-1809
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Ranked #16 of 73 restaurants in Ramsey
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- Jan 3, 2014
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18 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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English first
New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Newark, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012 via mobile

pleasantly surprised atvthe xpanded menu - will definitely vist again

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New York City, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

We came here to celebrate a birthday for a party of six. Ask for a private room in the back which seats 6 comfortably japanese style. This is BYOB and there's a liquor store next door in the strip mall. The wait staff is excellent. Extremely friendly and efficient. Ask for Ilena and you'll have a great experience. The sushi... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

This is a great little place with good ambiance, a broad selection of items and really tasty food. However, my two friends and I received very poor service when we visited on a Saturday night. We were sat almost immediately, but then waited at least 30 minutes before a server even came to take our order. We spent a lot... More

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Franklin Lakes, NJ
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for the past 20 years and have never left unsatisfied. Nice private tatami rooms, great food and servers that have been there for years. One of our favorites!

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