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Taka

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660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
+1 732-775-1020
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Taka numerous times and it seems each time is better than the last time. From the incredible sushi, creative American-Japanese fusion selections, great drinks, and lively atmosphere. Taka the owner, Mike the bartender, Chris the server, and the rest of the staff are efficient and knowledgeable. Makes you feel you are at a fine Manhattan restaurant.

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new Taka location is perfection from its aesthetics to menu to cocktails. While the sushi is famously fantastic, this restaurant offers fresh twists on a suite of classic American favorites that will please anyone in your party. From Taka's meatloaf, to chicken cutlets, to a lovely fish menu - you won't be disappointed. Anything with Taka's special miso sauce... More 

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New York City, New York
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225 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner. The place looks hip and the food is okay. But the service lacks quality. Front desk hostesses seem immature and inexperienced. It felt like a high school.cafeteria - observed chatting amongst each other and not putting the patrons first. We probably wouldnt dine here again.

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200 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here and tried a lot of the food. The calamari was excellent and crispy 💥 We also had the chicken meatballs, edamame and negimaki. The yellowfin was tasty but the jalapeños were not cut thinly- they we too thick and overpowering. We also had a selection of sushi 🍣 and a steak. They were all delicious. For desert... More 

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Thank Chris W
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is a high-end sushi restaurant and they really deliver. The atmosphere is hip and engaging, they have a full sake menu & artisan cocktails and the sushi was out of this world. Highly recommended if you love sushi.

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ocean township
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

we were six people and we ordered a variety of items that we shared...they were all good...we even shared a few things with people at the next table ...who we did not know...but they had some dishes that looked really good...

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Chic restaurant . Large bar with plenty of seating; 2 dining rooms,; watch the sushi being made; variety of dishes, not just Japanese

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Thank sallystang
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I love Taka! Located in beautiful downtown Asbury Park. The food, service, drinks and atmosphere are always exceptional! Everything is great, but my favorite is the short ribs.. Highly recommended!!

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Thank Michael E
Toms River, New Jersey
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I went to Taka last week around 9 just to get some drinks and apps with a friend. We have been looking to try this restaurant for some time and although I was concerned that we would run into a long wait on a Friday night, I was pleasantly surprised to be sat right away. We asked to be seated... More 

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New York City, New York
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Hands down there is no better restaurant in Asbury. Even friends who say "I don't like Japanese" come away raving about this singular and incredible restaurant. The only down side is that even off season you will have to wait for a table at dinner (if you aren't watching see enough to reserve in advance). You might say you've been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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
Description
Japanese specialties, tapas, sushi and japanese inspired entrees.

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toms river nj
9 months ago
Asbury Park, New Jersey

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?