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Takemura Japanese Restaurant

18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
+1 617-492-6700
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
4 weeks ago
“Great Sashimi and Sushi”
Jul 29, 2018
“Best Japanese restaurant ”
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has some of the best sashimi and sushi. The prices are good as well. The only thing I don't particularly find great is the atmosphere. You are kind of in a basement. However, still worth going.

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I loved the rolls they offer. By far, I recommend the chicken tempura. It is the best tempura roll I’ve tried!

Thank robs4cr
Reviewed November 23, 2016

On a busy Saturday night we were hungry. The restaurant was full of young people and noisy but a good atmosphere. The service was good and the food good. Both sashimi and tempura were delicious. The Korean dishes were also good.

Thank smw
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

On a chilly afternoon, we were hungry for some hot and spicy Korean. Takemura didn't disappoint. We had kimchi chi-gae and tofu-veggie dul sot bibimpop. Both were perfect!

Thank Calmwac
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

This review is for takeout. I placed an order through Foodler and received a pickup time of 20 minutes later. When I arrived a few minutes early the food was already bagged and waiting for me. I ordered a spicy salmon roll and a spicy...More

Thank Dimitrios D
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The dishes are just amazing, so well constructed and tasty...beautiful plate arrangement makes the meal feel even more appealing.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

A group of 9 musicians grouped a couple of tables and ordered. I got spicy beef udon noodles. The broth was flavorful and spicy . The beef was tender but fatty, noodles plain but I didn't like the blob of seaweed on the side. Pretty...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed July 13, 2016

There was only one server who was friendly, but when we went, we were the only party in the restaurant. The food was bland, and was simply subpar. Have tried way better elsewhere.

Thank glot17
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Just some steps away from Harvard Square this small japanese restaurant is truly gem! Amazing and fresh japanese food!!

Reviewed April 25, 2016

I haven't been to the Takemura in a while, although I used to come here all the time. I remember the place as reliable without being remarkable. Last week, a good friend (who used to come here with me) and I had the Duk Mandoo...More

1  Thank GracefulUnderFire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-6700
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