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Taiko Noodle & Sushi Bar

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125 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2441
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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e tn
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We love Asian food, but this place was totally forgettable. They have a short menu, and not many choices. What we did get was just ok.

Thank boblaabs
Pinckney, Michigan
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226 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

If you like sushi and Asian cuisine stop here. Nice inside decor. Service is fast and friendly. Wonderful variety. Be sure to try here.

Thank DrSandyD
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

When I order sushi I asked waitress not to put any sauce and they wouldn't make it. I was told chef will not make sushi without a sauce. I wanted my scallop chopped and he wouldn't. Tuna roll without a sauce and answer was no. This will be my first and last visit.

Thank jackie g
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,052 reviews
1,286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,610 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This place has Cookeville's best sushi, hands down. The owners are very friendly, and it's a great place to meet and catch up with old friends. The food is authentic, and the location is great--walking distance from school and close to the square.

1 Thank QuickWhitTravel
Byrdstown, TN
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I've been here a few times and loved the sushi, but they wouldn't substitute anything for the kids, which was irritating, but livable. The last time I ate there, they brought my water out and there was a squished German cockroach on the lip of my glass!!! The waitress replaced the glass and I lost my appetite. It was obvious... More 

Thank ripstied
Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

i LOVE THIS PLACE!! When I was single I had a whole month + that I only ate Taiko sometimes for lunch and dinner!!! It's so good and you feel like your in a big city!

Thank Amanda L
Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

When I want excellent sushi and don't mind spending a little extra on a night out Taiko is where I go. The atmosphere, food, and staff are always excellent and wait time has always been very reasonable. I also often call in a lunch order and it is always ready within 10 minutes. I would frequent it more often if... More 

Thank Rachel S
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I was looking forward to a new sushi place since I started working in the area, so my coworker brought me here. The interior and ambiance is nice, but the food, not so much. I got a California roll, which is the easiest of rolls to make, and the teriyaki chicken (which was in a bowl, with mushy white rice... More 

Thank Fabreeze131
Cookeville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Having just moved to town, I was looking for a sushi place as I eat sushi at least once a week. I can't get enough of the stuff. I have eaten sushi in Japan, France, the UK, and here at home in the US, so trust me when I say that Taiko is up there on the list of worst... More 

1 Thank RebeccaS1991
Cookeville, Tennessee
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love the sushi at Taiko. The prices are OK and the service is good. I have not heard anything bad about the place.

Thank klabarnes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2441
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
931-528-0345, merchant ID 6568250

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