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Taki Japanese Steakhouse

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2677 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322-4309
(515) 331-3030
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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West Des Moines, IA
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314 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

This has been our birthday spot three years running. It's lower cost than the other two teppanyaki restaurants in town and usually lower key.

Thank Michael R
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

The sushi offered is very good. The service is also excellent. In addition, the also have several hibachi tables which is an awesome choice for a family dinner.

Thank Gustavo L
Urbandale, Iowa
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

I'm sort of at a loss on reviewing Taki. The ambiance is nice, the service was fine. But I ordered Sukiyaki and, well, it wasn't right. The sauce flavor was spot on, but udon noodles? Steak was cut too think, the vegetables were not cut in the Japanese manner, s o the overall effect was more of a clunky version... More 

Thank JohnnyB33
Grinnell, United States
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

This one of our families go to spots. We love the sushi. All my girls are very finicky eaters and would never try anything new. One of my daughters went with another family and loved it. Namassey is our favorite, but all we have had are great.

1 Thank F Austin J
Altoona, Iowa
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Great little restaurant in a strip mall just off of 86th street! Awesome ambiance, neatly decorated, and the food is to die for! The crab roll app is killer & the volcano roll is one of my all-time favs! SOOOOO GOOD! Miso soup is good and the ginger salad dressing is the bomb! ENJOY

Thank JenSie1975
Johnston, Iowa
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

We stop here every few months. We usually do sushi as you generally have to plan ahead a bit more for the teppanyaki but, we have had the teppanyaki and it's very good as well.

Thank Peanut977
Tega Cay
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Choose to sit at the sushi bar or in the hibachi grill area, you will be completely entertained. You feel like family not patrons. The food is the best, no matter what you order. The service is impeccible, no matter who your server! An absolute must when in the area!

Thank Tara B
Madison, Wisconsin
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349 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Iowa and sushi don't necessarily belong in the same sentence. During a recent training at Camp Dodge, myself and other students visited Taki Japanese Steakhouse on a recommendation. Considering the options between Johnston and Urbandale suburbs, I would highly recommend a visit. Dining options consist of a traditional sushi bar, grill room (they cook in front of you) and casual... More 

Thank goose3nbc
Fort Worth, Texas
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95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2015

The hibachi grill area only holds 4 hibachi areas for 64 total people in the hibachi area. The atmosphere feels a bit cozier because of it. The chef prepares the food on the hibachi grill in front of you while spinning kitchen tools, tossing eggs around, flipping veggies to customers, and generally putting on a fun show. The food is... More 

Thank SLWS1
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very personable staff, and fabulous sushi! Couldn't ask for better quality sushi in the middle of the country. The chefs prepare the sushi right in front of you and are always suggesting great dishes. They also have the grills for the japanese steakhouse experience. We always find that fun, and the experience never disappoints.

Thank carla k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2677 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322-4309
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: (515) 331-3030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?