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18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2103
+1 801-519-9595
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (359 reviews)
“sablefish” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2103
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For sure not the #1 restaurant in SLC. That title should go to Copper Onion. And the front desk staff was not friendly after a long wait. Our waitress was. Will not return.

Thank LoveToTravel0007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Takeshi in Salt Lake City is a surprising treat for both it’s wonderful food quality as well as the amazing and friendly service the staff provides. The menu has a great selection of sushi, sashimi, and various Asian entrees. My favorite was the rice less...More

Thank Paris F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Takahashi was rated in the top five restaurants on TripAdvisor so we decided to give it a try on a recent visit. It did not disappoint. The food was scrumptious, the environment lovely and clean, and the bar next door provided a great space to...More

Thank HKMays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for the best sushi restaurant in Salt Lake, this is it. Try the torched sablefish. You won't be disappointed. It melts in your mouth.

Thank kjf27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The line starts befor the doors ever open...30+ min before. Need I say more?! Truly amazing and definitely worth the wait.

Thank Kristy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Takashi! I am in love with this white fish dish! Parking is hard and there is always a line, but worth the wait.

Thank Jeana H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long waiting line before door open, very popular on in the town. It is ranked No 2 on TripAdvisor in SLC. Dishes look good and tasty with price range of 40$-50$ per person. Better show up half an hour before open or come for 2nd...More

Thank Kanataman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is quite popular in SLC. However, I was not very impressed with them. I am Japanese, so if I want to eat sushi or Japanese food, I would like it to be authentic. This restaurant is probably more suitable for someone who is...More

2  Thank Satoko T
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with friends.... arrived at 11:15 for the 11:30 opening and we were not waiting alone. Get there early or wait. Everyone was very happy with their meal... we shared lots of delicious small plates. You must order the sablefish... order a few...More

Thank Clarene11
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great Japanese restaurant in Downtown in a treet with sevaral other interesting restaurant. Wide menu of japanese specialties: among others, sushi, sashimi, makis as well as chef's creative dishes. Sitting at the bar and ordering there the specialties could be a good idea as the...More

Thank cornatel
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December 22, 2017|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
You may want to ask that question from the restaurant directly. I would not know. Sorry.
Joan B
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Dennis F | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Christmas Day.
December 22, 2016|
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Response from Semun H | Reviewed this property |
This place is crowded... reservation is advised esp if you have a big group
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2103
    (Approx. 350 South between Main and West Temple.)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located between both "Gallivan" and "Courthouse" TRAX (light rail) stops.
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-519-9595
Takashi pushes the envelope of contemporary Japanese cuisine, presenting unrivaled sushi and sashimi along with innovative small plates and hot entrees in a memorable downtown setting.

Whether you prefer a bar side seat with a view of the action at the cutting boards, or a cozy table for two, our friendly and knowledgeable servers will guide you through the menus, the specials board, and our excellent collection of premium sake, beer, wine and fabulous specialty cocktails.

WHILE MOST SEATING IS ON A WALK-IN BASIS, we do offer a few early reservations through Open Table.
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