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385 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 (Buckhead)
(404) 869-2802
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Ranked #164 of 3,482 Restaurants in Atlanta
Price range: $21 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood: Buckhead
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Grandview Ave.
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English first
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170 reviews 170 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Have lived in Atlanta about 12 years. Usually go to a local neighborhood restaurant, but sometimes venture to Buckhead to try some of the well known restaurants. I am biased, having grown up on the West Coast where there is very high quality sushi to be found. This was not the best sushi I ever had, but it was very... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My adult son's birthday is New Year's Eve. It's become our tradition that we meet for lunch & have sushi to celebrate. Because of the Buckhead location, the sushi is pricey; but as you look around in the restaurant, you see more Japanese diners than not. They know where to go for great Japanese. The rolls were amazing: we tried... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I am an unabashed Taka fan. My wife and I eat here very often. I have eaten in every noteworthy Sushi restaurant in Atlanta, NYC, Chicago, Boston, LA, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and many cities around the world including many in Japan. Taka is a world class establishment. The service, the surroundings and the overall atmosphere make every visit a... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We came for the ramen. Compared to a genuine ramen house, Taka was disappointing. The tonkotsu broth didn't have the richness or depth that ramen houses all seem to achieve, though the shoyu ramen was a bit better. Sushi might be great, but we didn't get any. The fried okra appetizer was nice. It was lightly tempura battered and fried... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you're looking for Sushi in Atlanta, this is the place. In the Buckhead area, easy to find (although the parking is a bit confusing) and set apart from the busiest streets, Taka was a treat. The fish is fresh and priced about what you expect for sushi so far removed from the coastline. We used Open Table and were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Taka Sushi is the best sushi in Atlanta. The owner Taka-san is a skilled master at his craft. The quality of fish and all of this food is the best. The Staff is wonderful and service oriented. If you are adventuresome, sit back and order omakase (chef's choice) and enjoy the skills of Taka-san. We've been going for years and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Have not been there for 10+ years so wanted to check it out again. It's small and crowded on weekends so a reservation on Open Table is recommended. We were seated promptly and service was prompt and friendly. We had several rolls and enjoyed them all. The place has a 'nice neighborhood hole-in-the-wall' sort of place. Will definitely keep on... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Wonderful place to eat! Staff was very friendly & knowledgable. We ate outside and the atmosphere was great! Would recommend!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I had never heard of this place but a friend was curious to try it. It is a very small venue in the bougie part of Buckhead, but it seems like it should be in the suburbs, it was a cold night and we were seated about 15 feet from the door which was very unpleasant. Despite some of the... More 

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Wilmington, NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

Taka was recommended by a friend and it was an excellent choice. The staff was very friendly and knowledgable. The service was superb. I enjoyed the sashimi sampler along with one of the best California rolls I have ever tasted. The extensive menu offers a larger than normal selection of sushi/sashimi. I'll be back.

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Additional Information about Taka Sushi Cafe

Address: 385 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone Number: (404) 869-2802
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Buckhead
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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