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Tawara Japanese Restaurant

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53 W Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446-1809
201-825-8712
Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I go on a weekly base and the daily special is almost changing and very good for the price. Best lunch place during workdays not ideal gor big group as I will take time.

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Thank adrianhaus
Warwick, New York
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145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is friendly. We were there early so we had no issues with the speed of service. They are a little slow to refill water though. The food was great and reminded us a lot of when we're in Japan. I would go back.

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Thank DayRay35
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked good online so we tried it. Service was very slow. We didn't get one of the appetizers we ordered. Food was good but we didn't feel a friendly welcoming vibe at all. We love to go out for sushi, this one we'll cross off the list we're not going back.

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Thank Lauren T
Ramsey, New Jersey
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been eating at Tawara for over 30 years, and was introduced to the excellent Japanese food by the Japanese managers when Hitachi operated a sales division in nearby Allendale. They told me the sushi and entrees are as good as in Japan, and Tawara also makes sushi in the American style (more ingredients in each roll and some cooked... More 

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Thank chickenpipe
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The restaurant is set off the street in a strip of shops, we almost missed it, so don't drive too fast. Walking right into the restaurant you go down a little ramp which if you aren't expecting it you could stumble a little so be careful. There are nice boxed off bench seats with seating pads, I felt it was... More 

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Thank Shvonne L
Hackensack, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My wife and I had a great tasting teriyaki chicken breast with a Vegetable Roll at the Tawara Japanese restaurant in Ramsey, NJ. The waitress was extremely nice and did a very good job communicating the different menu options.

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Thank Ben B
Ramsey, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Four of us recently had a lovely dinner at Tawara's. We sat in one of the private back rooms - lots of fun! We ordered sushi rolls and noodle dishes (Yaki Udon w/shrimp) and all were very tasty! Also tried the Tatsuta-Age ginger-marinated crispy chicken wings which were a bit dry. All in all, a good dining experience.

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Thank JaneyJune19
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 600 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a relatively small, long and narrow restaurant located in a shopping mall. Parking is usually very easy. Decor is rather plain but quite elegant. Cleanliness is excellent including the men's room. Service is efficient, prompt and very friendly. Usually in a new sushi restaurant I ask the sushi chefs to prepare their "best" sushi of the day, but... More 

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Suffern, New York
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58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Tawara is a relatively small restaurant located in a strip mall. But once you walk in you are transported to Japan. Upon entering you will notice a group of tables in the front of the restaurant and a sushi bar to the right. Walking further back along the left wall is a series of booths which is the preferred seating.... More 

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Thank Steven K
Ramsey, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Went to Tamara tonight. It was absolutely delicious. Had appetizer for two. Shrimp, sweet potatoe , zucchini tempora. My mouth is still watering. Then my d aught er orde,red Mexican rolls and I had shrimp and lobster r.olls. We also had fresh salmon sushi I. It was absolutely delicious. . I would highly recommend Tamara .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 W Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446-1809
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ramsey
  • Phone Number: 201-825-8712

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