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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service


Steamed or deep fried pork dumplings
Steamed or deep fried shrimp dumplings
Boiled and lightly salted green soy beans
Grilled chicken and scallion skewers in teriyaki sauce
Ebi Shisomaki Age
Deep fried shrimp skewers wrapped with shiso leaves served with tonkatsu sauce
Tempura Appetizers
Vegetables $6.95
Shrimp $7.95
Calamari $7.95
Shrinp and vegetable tempura $8.95
Kaki Fry
Deep fried oysters served with katsu sauce
Tatsuta Age
Fried‎ chicken marinated in ginger, garlic and soy sauce
Kabocha Nimono
Boiled Japanese pumpkin
Soft Shell Crab Appetizers
Deep fried soft shell crab served with ponzu sauce
Served with miso soup
Sakura Set
5 Pieces of nigiri sushi and California roll
Kiku Set
8 Pieces of nigiri sushi and California roll
Maguro Sushi Set
6 Pieces tuna sushi and salmon roll
Sake sushi Set
6 Pieces of salmon sushi and salmon roll
Sashimi Set with Rice
Chefs choice assorted filets of raw fish
Maki Combo
California roll, tuna roll and salmon roll
Vegetable Maki Combo
Cucumber roll, avocado roll and veggie futo roll
Sushi and Sashimi Bento
Chefs choice of assorted filets of raw fish, sushi and roll
Makunouchi Bento with Rice
Grilled salmon, sashimi, boiled vegetables and salad
Served with rice, miso and salad
Yakizakana Bento
Specially prepared grilled salmon
Katsu Bento
Dipped in bread crumb batter and deep fried with tonkatsu sauce
Teridyaki Bento
Broiled in teriyaki sauce
Korean Bbq Bento
Marinated in chefs special sauce and grilled
Kalabi short rib
Bulgoki beef
Spicy pork
Tempura Bento
Assorted shrimp and vegetable tempura
Served with miso soup
Pork Katsu Don
Deep fried pork tender topped with sauteed egg, onion and scallion served on a bed of rice
Chicken Katsu Don
Deep fried chicken tender topped with sauteed egg, onion and scallion served on a bed of rice
Tempura Don
Shrimp and vegetable tempura served on a bed of rice
Una Don
Grilled tender eel served on a bed of rice
Bulgoki Don
Stir fried sliced beef marinated with special sauce and vegetable served in a bed of rice
Spicy Pork Don
Stir fried sliced pork marinated with special sauce and vegetable served in a bed of rice
Tekka Don
Fresh tuna served on a bed of sushi rice
Sake Don
Fresh‎ salmon served on a bed of sushi rice
Kaisen Don
Chunks of tuna, salmon, whitefish, shrimp, eel and egg served on bed of sushi rice
Zaru Soba
Cold‎ buckwheat noodles served with special sweet soy sauce for dipping
Tempura Udon or Soba
Udon or soba noodles served in bowl of soup with shrimp tempura
Kitsune Udon or Soba
Udon or soba noodles served in a bowl of soup with fried bean curd
Tanuki Udon or Soba
Udon or soba noodles served in a bowl of soup with tempura chips
Unagi Udon or Soba
Udon or soba noodles served in a bowl of soup with eel
Nabeyaki Udon
Udon noodles with shrimp tempura, egg and vegetable with soup served in hot pot
Yaki Soba or Udon with Miso Soup
Stir fried soba or udon noodles with choice of shrimp, chicken or vegetable
Tofu and Wakame Jiru Miso Soup
Nameko Jiru
Red soy bean miso soup with baby mushroom and scallion
Horenso and Abura Age Jiru
Red soy bean miso soup with fried bean curd and spinach
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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!

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: November 2016
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!

Date of visit: November 2016
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

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed August 31, 2016

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

Date of visit: August 2016
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

Date of visit: July 2016
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.

Date of visit: July 2016
Reviewed May 22, 2016

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

Date of visit: May 2016
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

Date of visit: April 2016
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