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660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
+1 732-775-1020
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (125 reviews)
“meatloaf” (20 reviews)
“tempura” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I completely understand Taka being one of a kind in Asbury - it's just often overlooked because of their prices. Otherwise, food is great & so is the service.

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here for a late business dinner. I had sashimi which was very good as well as a roll. The quality was very good and fresh. The ambiance and service is classy, but the prices are a bit high. I would return here for...More

Thank xhotelcritic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a bright cheery chrome and glass restaurant that puts one in mind of the Iron Chef competition, there is a restaurant named "Tak." I tried to get a translation and got variously "Hawk," "Amount," and as Taka Taka, "Japanese person." Next time I'll ask....More

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When Taka moved his restaurant and added a bar he really went all out to create an experience and was Successful. We lost the opportunity to get BYOB but exchanged it for a great, upscale restaurant bar that make excellent and exciting food. Personally, I...More

Thank ebmichaels
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The food and drinks were great. Seems like the tables fill up fast for dinner. Either make a reservation or go early.

Thank Sbooker11
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I have been going to Taka for years. It is always fantastic! The food is presented so well, and always tastes so fresh. The Short Ribs, and the rice free hand roles are my favorite. Uni can be a tough call sometimes, but at Taka...More

Thank dancindan01
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great food awesome atmosphere and great bartenders and staff. One of our favorite places to eat and drink.

Thank whocares3156
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Taka has the best sushi and expanded menu to include food for the non sushi lovers. The restaurant is big but laid out with several dining areas. A big beautiful bar. The ambiance is very pleasant. The wait staff is very friendly and attentive. The...More

Thank cherylcG6529VM
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The food at Taka is super fresh and delish!! I would recommend this restaurant to any sushi lover. I had the spicy tuna roll and the spider roll, both were just wonderful. One of the best sushi hot spots around.

Thank JeanneS3
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We stayed one night in Asbury Park. We chose the Taka because the interior decoration looks very good and modern. The place was crowded for a Monday evening. Luckily we had a reservation! We had some Sushis as a starter to share. The chicken Katsu...More

Thank brucewife
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Steve H
3 June 2016|
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Response from Chrissy B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Unless it's a really early dinner.
17 April 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-775-1020
  • E-mail
Japanese specialties, tapas, sushi and japanese inspired entrees.
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