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“Very authentic” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Take I Japanese Restaurant

Take I Japanese Restaurant
Jalan Patih Jelantik, Legian, Bali, Indonesia
+62 361 759745
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Ranked #32 of 116 restaurants in Legian
Price range: $5 - $50
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: TAKE, bamboo in Japanese, is Rama Restaurants Bali’s first authentic Japanese restaurant which opened in 1999. Bamboo reflects the philosophy behind our undertakings. This sturdy plant is beautiful, flexible and strong at the same time. Take’s interior and furniture is mostly made of bamboo. Its beauty is visible in the presentation of our extensive Japanese dishes. Your choice of sashimi, sushi, live seafood, soup, salad, robatayaki, hot and cold noodle, don buri all prepared to ensure authenticity, under the supervision of Mr Okamoto with his strong background and experience in Japanese cuisine. We carefully select our imported Japanese ingredients while using the best local produce for vegetables and live seafood. Sake, sochu, wine, and Japanese beer are available to compliment your meals.
Sydney, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Very authentic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is a very authentic Japanese restaurant offering a bewildering array of sushi dishes and other japanese cuisine. The staff were helpful and able to provide useful advice on meal options. If you like Japanese food, then this place should be top of your list when visiting Bali.

Visited August 2013
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RamaRestaurantsBali, Marcomm at Take I Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

This restaurant is actually the first authentic Japanese resto in Bali. The interior is made to resemble a small eatery in a fishing village. And the cuisine sticking to its original recipe. We're glad to know that you enjoyed the delights of our sushi and sashimi dishes. We are looking forward to your next visit here.

Warm regards from Rama Restaurants Bali. All about Food, Fun and Passion.
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

I really love japanese food, because its light and yummy. Ive known this restaurant for years. The last time i went to Take was about 1 or 2 years ago. The place was abit small. I was suprised when i came there today. It was renovated , so now the place is quite big and the atmosphere really nice. The food was also excellent.

We ordered salmon skin roll, chawanmushi and tempura for the appetiser. It was really good and delicious,but the salmon skin roll came out late. I ordered chicken katsu curry for the main course. It was in a big portion and also yummy. My parents ordered chicken teriyaki and tonkatsu something. I forgot the name.
The teriyaki chicken was really delicious! I love it. But i couldn't take much from my dad because then he'll be angry. Lol

The service was quite good and the staff is friendly. They also give you free wifi. The atmosphere was quite good too.

So, i would recommend you this japanese restaurant! I could say that this is one of the best japanese restaurant in Bali.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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RamaRestaurantsBali, Marcomm at Take I Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, August 19, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

It's a happy feeling when we read that guests came away satisfied after dining here. I will surely show your comments to the Chefs. They've done a really great job. We're renovated to accommodate more of our loyal diners. Glad you noticed that. See you and your family on your next vacation in Bali.

Warmest regards from Rama Restaurants Bali. All about Food, Fun and Passion.
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Brisbane, Australia
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“So yummy!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I eat tepanyaki all over the world and this place is probably the best value I've ever had. Compared to Australia, you can feed a family of four here for the same price as one at somewhere like Kabuki in Brisbane. The food is great and the staff (whilst sometimes off with the pixies) are very helpful and obliging. Check it out - been here about 4 or 5 times and it's awesome.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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RamaRestaurantsBali, Marcomm at Take I Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your meals here. Our Teppanyaki counter is a great draw for diners. I will share your comment with the Chef and staff. They'll be happy to know of a job well done (well, almost anyway). We'll see to it that the staff won't be off with the pixies again. Thank you for writing in.

Warmest regards from Rama Restaurants Bali. All about Food, Fun and Passion.
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Perth
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great fun and food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We have visited Take 2 on a number of occasions but as number 2 is closed we visited Take 1 this trip. Great fun.
We always request to be seated around the grill and our large family group were not disappointed. The theatrics of the chef and the opportunity to attempt some of these had the 15 - 22 year olds thoroughly enthralled (they didn't even ask for wifi!). The food is fresh, tasty and abundant. The staff are helpful, courteous and friendly.
Definitely worth the visit.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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RamaRestaurantsBali, Marcomm at Take I Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, August 12, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

One of the most wonderful thing to read is that of a family enjoying their dining experience. Yes, the Teppanyaki dinner is a wonderful thing to see. And we use only fresh ingredients to serve quality food. Thank you for sharing your joy with us. I will pass on this message to Chefs and staff.

Warmest regards from Rama Restaurants Bali. All about Food, Fun and Passion.
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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“Worth to eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I am a residence of Bali and I went to Take quite often and to be honest this is one of my favorite restaurant, I just visited again last night dinner with friends. This restaurant provide the best Japanese food in town the critic was you need a bigger space to accommodate your customer by then we also feel comfortable, other thing you need to improve your service it was to long waiting for my order last night.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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RamaRestaurantsBali, Marcomm at Take I Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, August 8, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Marvelous but quite impossible at this time to expand our restaurant. We'd love to be able to accommodate more of our loyal diners. What we can do is look into your pointing out of 'slow service'. I will get in touch with the manager about this. Thank you for writing in and sharing your views. We hope to see you many more times here.

Warmest regards from Rama Restaurants Bali. All about Food, Fun and Passion.
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