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Pompano Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I really like going to Takara for lunch and getting their lunch sushi. 3 rolls for $13, and they are good!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We chose to have both Sushi and hibachi and it was all dry good. The hibachi chef was friendly and seems to enjoy his job. Not just a routine for everyone. The sushi was very fresh and had great flavor. My 17 year old son said it was the best sushi roll he has ever had.

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Madison, WI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Unexpectedly delicious!! My son wanted to have hibachi for his 16th birthday dinner. Our family favorite place was booked. We convinced him to take a risk and try a new place. Sooo glad we did... We now have a new favorite. Since it is a small place on the busy State Street in downtown Madison we were unsure what to... More 

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cape coral
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I was stuck in madison for medical issues. Trying to eat organic, vegetarian and lots of fresh h fish, I couldnt find healthy options until I found TAKARA!!!!! I just did take out cause as a single woman I do not like to eat alone. I took my order back to my hotel, settled in and started to eat. I... More 

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Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This place is pretty decent and fits in just right on State St. If you're looking for moderately priced sushi in Madison and are downtown, this is definitely worth a try. It's not going to blow your socks off, but fairly priced and decent service.

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Washington DC
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173 reviews 173 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I've been to Takara many times and have always had a good meal. The sushi is good (not amazing, but definitely good considering the price). I also love the clear soup, house salad, hibachi fried rice, and tempura. The hibachi chicken/ steak itself is not the best, but it's still good. The staff isn't that friendly, but the service makes... More 

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Napa, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I travel to Madison yearly. Whenever I go I am sure to eat at Takara. The food here is very authentic, high quality and reasonably priced. Portions are excellent - especially with the Tempura Udon/Soba melas. The atmosphere and service are very good. Wish we had a place like this in my town!

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

We didn't make reservations for this Saturday night dinner. We arrived at 830pm and were surprised to find out there was a 45 minute wait. Takara has the best sushi in town so we patiently waited. Servers were stretched thin with a packed house and did the best they could. Phone didn't stop ringing. Meal took quite some time to... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I thought this place was great. It was a nice atmosphere and the food was delicious. The chef were a lot of fun, which makes hibachi so much better, and the waitress was very attentive. I went with someone who has a lot of food allergies and usually cannot eat at similar places, but the chef made a list and... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

my family (2 adults, 2 kids) ate at Takara's west-side restaurant recently for dinner. The restaurant is located in a shopping plaza and easy to find once you know that. The restaurant is family friendly. The service was good, which is so important with kids. The night we were there, the restaurant was fairly quiet, but it picked up by... More 

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Additional Information about Takara Japanese Restaurant

Address: 315 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2020
Phone Number: 608-268-0188
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Cuisine: Japanese

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