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“Excellent Japanese food & most friendly service”
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Ranked #21 of 1,468 Restaurants in Marbella
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 5, 2013

This is one of the best Japanese restaurants I have been in the world with delicious food, exceptional sushi and most friendly service. When you are in Marbella you really have to try this place!

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Thank Eric D
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

Takumi embodies the quintessential Japanese concept of quality: quality of ingredients, quality preparation and quality service!

Quality is an idea that - together with continuous improvement - pervades Japanese (business) culture and it is delightful to see this concept is held in high esteem by the Japanese/Spanish partnership in charge of the restaurant.

Almost half the menu is taken up by starters, salads and various types of sushi and sashimi. The butterfish and truffle sushi is my personal favourite: a humble-looking pale morsel that delivers a delicate but lingering taste sensation.

The absolute shining star on this menu though is the Gyoza: served in the traditional ‘crêpe’, these are simply the best gyozas I have come across outside of Japan.

Although there are no teppan-yaki tables or knife-throwing chefs around in this fine establishment – a restaurant concept that is seen more often outside than inside Japan – the Teppan Fillet of Beef is another fine example of the high quality ingredients employed by Takumi and the excellent standard to which these top ingredients are prepared in the kitchen.

Despite a number of disappointed reviewers on this site, Takumi remains on our list of must-eat restaurants and, if the standard of quality is maintained as high as we have always experienced... we will return over and over again.

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Thank BarbaraXimenez
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

One of the best sushi places I have been in many years. Clearly the best is Marbella and probably in Andalucia. It shows that Takumi has a real japanese master 'itamae' that personally buys and checks all ingredients and will approve only best quality. No fake surimi imitation crab here, only the real thing. Also they have one of my favorite wines: botani.
And on top of it: nice, friendly service.

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Thank MaartenGeniet
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Outstanding Japanese kitchen, very fresh fish, good service - reasonably priced for top quality food. We tasted a number of the makis, nigiris, sashimis og also tried some of the hot disches (only the fish). So fresh, lots of fish and very nicely presented. Will be back! Only drawback is the fact that their homepage is out of order - so no way to look at the menu, pictures etc. That is not good enough in 2013 in my opinion. Also the map to Takumi on Tripadvisor is wrong (at least on my iPad).

1  Thank ncmOslo
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

I enjoy sushi and japanese cuisine. This place was a one off visit since I was looking for a place to eat. Nice choice in food, all I can say is it was a bit pricey compared to other japanese restaurants I have been to, but the quality was superb.

Thank Ananyasoul
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