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“Simply Superb” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Takara Japanese Restaurant

Takara Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #28 of 373 Restaurants in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $33
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Authentic Japanese Cuisine. Courteous and Cheerful Service. Takara Serves Happiness and Value!
BOP
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Simply Superb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

From superb food to wonderfully friendly staff at all levels. The service here is second to none and you are greeted and looked after from the minute you walk in the door. Beautifully fresh food that you never tire of. We go at least once a week!!!. Chef always looks after us with an extra surprise that never fails to please our palates. :)

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Cathy A
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Rachel Y, Owner at Takara Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, December 21, 2012
Thank you very much for your review, Cathy.

We are truly delightful to have you at TAKARA.
You are a wonderful customer and we do appreciate your love for TAKARA.
We will try our best to make you happy everytime you are dining at TAKARA.

Thank you so much for loving TAKARA.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

TAKARA SERVES HAPPINESS =)
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    Food
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Awesome restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

Good choice of nice food and fantastic atmosphere. Staff are extremely friendly. We will come back for sure!

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Thank Iris B
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Rachel Y, Owner at Takara Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, December 21, 2012
Thank you very much for your review, Iris.

Thank you so much for loving TAKARA.
We look forward to seeing you at TAKARA again soon.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

TAKARA SERVES HAPPINESS =)
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2012

Beautiful fresh food.....fantastic staff......such a happy vibe to this restaurant. It was more than a meal out - it was a fantastic dining experience. Thanks Rachel for making our night such a special one. We will be coming back to this restaurant! Sue, Chris and Chelsea

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank sueinnz89
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Rachel Y, Owner at Takara Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, December 21, 2012
Thank you very much for your review, Sue, Chris and Chelsea!

It was a great joy to have you at TAKARA.
Thank you for enjoying your valuable time and we really appreciate it.

Thank you so much for loving TAKARA.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

TAKARA SERVES HAPPINESS =)
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Auckland, New Zealand
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“One of the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

Five of us had a great meal here last week. Food was wonderful, servings were generous, service was very friendly and prompt, we'll be back.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank littlefmrt
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Rachel Y, Owner at Takara Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, December 21, 2012
Thank you very much for your review!

We look forward to seeing you again soon at Takara.

Thank you so much for loving TAKARA.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

TAKARA SERVES HAPPINESS =)
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best Japanese In town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

Lovely food served by very friendly, attentive staff. Highly recommend if you enjoy good food. Must try.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank dongardi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Rachel Y, Owner at Takara Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review, December 21, 2012
Thank you very much for your review, dongardi!

Thank you so much for loving TAKARA.
We look forward to seeing you again soon at TAKARA.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

TAKARA SERVES HAPPINESS =)
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