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Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Korean, Grill

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Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
0.5 miles from Greenwich Village
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The late, beloved Chef Takashi Inoue honored his Korean ancestry and Osaka upbringing with a delicious array of yakiniku favorites at this cozy space. ...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Simple restaurant
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

A sad tale of decline for this establishment. we have frequented this place at least 3 to 4 times a year and were always surprised and elated in the whole experience. Ever since the long time manager left, the place has quickly gone downhill. Service...is terrible, the food mediocre and the whole Takashi experience lost for ever. What a shame.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

I don’t disappoint at all! Uni and niku are so juicy. Then I ordered shio-tan and galbi and choosed seasoned them with salt. They are so gooood! I probably like shio-tan or tongue a little bit more. I will definitely go back to try other...plates.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Great Japanese experience. This yakiniku is an authentic restaurant, run by Japanese for Japanese (and non) and service simply amazing stuff. Great! You cannot make a reservation for "small" parties, so drop by, sign up for the waiting list and have a beer in one...of the neighbouring bars until they call you (its probably going to last much less than they initially say).More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Food was great, really enjoyed the beef belly, the tartar and the grapefruit soju! The ice cream dessert was really really good. Reece did a great job giving recommendations and leading the party! Can’t recommend this place enough.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

TOOOOO FREAKKKKINNNNNN GOOOOOOD! You MUST go hear. It’s the vegan’s nightmare! I love it. The food with life-changing, the sake was to die for, and the service was wonderful. You MUST get the ice cream for dessert. Enjoy!

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Very cosy restaurant with very good service. Dishes are beef which are well presented before grilling it on an almost smokeless grill.Service staff recommended very cuts including the beef heart and wagyu tartare with a raw quail's egg. Salads and rice balls wrapped in seaweed...complement a mainly meat dinner.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

This is the first time in my life that I have slurpped up all the ramen broth. Takashi makes wonderful beef ramen and the broth is absolutely delicious. I also loved the crispy intestines and the beef belly. This is a must try! Please note...that they only serve ramen on Friday and Saturday midnight and you need to make a reservation.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed February 26, 2018

This is a reliable great spot f for food and experience. Only thing required is patience. The wait time can be a while. Fresh food, small location

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Were in nyc fir a trip and cane twice to that restaurant. Both times they told us there is no places. Its also impossible to book in advance for a party of 2. Waste of time.

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This must be the best Japanese / Korean BBQ anywhere. Had the raw liver namagimo; 3 types of cow stomach; lung and heart; etc. Sizzling fresh cooked meats with expert assistance from the servers as to how long to cook. NIce beer and sake. The...place is cosy but very inviting and friendly. About US$350 for four.More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Ricardo B
June 18, 2017|
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Response from MaG736 | Reviewed this property |
I've gone in jeans looking more casual before and it was fine
November 11, 2015|
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Response from Curious803135 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember remarked gluten free dishes that way. I'd rather call because the menu is pretty short (delicious, though)
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