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Takumi Japanese Restaurant

4222 E Towne Blvd, Madison, WI 53704-3704
608-663-3899
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Ranked #70 of 821 restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 25, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Nice deco, good ambiance. Great services. The sushi is not very tasty and the fish is not very fresh. Price. does not match quality

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Excellent, freshly made, consistently good (in taste & in size of the rolls) sushi here. A bit pricey, but probably worth it. They have numerous raw & cooked varieties to choose from. Love eating here!

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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167 reviews 167 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I had finished a meeting late and was hungry. I always like to find new restaurants, so on the way home I saw this Japanese Restaurant and quickly pulled into the lot. Going inside I was met immediately by the staff and seated. I asked if there were any specials and was introduced to "fire eel". An aluminum foil package... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Went to this restaurant twice with my co-worker's strong recommendation. But it was a little disappointed. The soup was a little too watery and not enough taste. The vegetable didn't have enough sauces to cover. I ordered the salmon lunch box but the vegetable were bland and not enough sauces. The salmon is a little over cook. But my friends... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I went to Takumi for lunch with three other business travelers from Washington DC. I have been so many sushi places while traveling on business and this is among the best. Lunch specials included two sushi rolls with either soup or salad for under $10. I had the Spicy Tuna and the Spicy Tempura Shrimp rolls with the Miso Soup.... More

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alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I cannot pinpoint what makes great sushi, but the meld of flavors in my Americanized sushi was wonderful. The unfiltered saki was very good, not the best I've ever had, but close. I liked the small venue and attentive service. Overall, the best Asian food in Madison.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I love going to the Takumi Japanese Restaurant over by East Towne (near Pier One). The waiters and chefs are amazing, very friendly atmosphere, small but nice decor. The sushi is exellent--they have specials every day, but my very favorite meal there is their Bento Box because I love the variety. Give it a try, you'll love it.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The cooking process was very entertaining. The food was very good, well cooked and seasoned perfectly. Definitely a great place to eat with friends. A lot of fun. Good tip, if you are going for dinner get there by 6 and you will get the first Habachi cooking session. The Habachi area is small, we had a group of 9... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

went there before closing last thursday night. had salmon skin and specialty roll. both hit the spot. was in a rush, so just had a glass of water to drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I am a sushi lover, I tried all sushi restaurants in Mad city. I live in west side so most time I stuck with the sushi muramoto by the intersection of Odanna Rd and Midvale Rd. I went to east side on my birthday with my girlfriend and happened to decided to try the takumi sushi, I was so amazed... More

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