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660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
+1 732-775-1020
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (126 reviews)
“meatloaf” (19 reviews)
“tempura” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 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 6 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch, it was glorious. Great portions, extremely fresh, and very tasty. Wait staff was great, nice atmosphere too. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank zzznorlax
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taka The atmosphere allows for a dining experience immersed in Asian fusion. Attention to detail was key. They serve a crunchy mixture of crunchy seaweed, wasabi peas and other random crispies. I had the miso soup which is unlike any other, the mushrooms are plump...More

Thank ShaneSellsSeashells
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I'm visiting AP and in the mood for ethnic cuisine Japanese style, I hit up Taka. I would suggest making reservations if it's the weekend otherwise they may be booked. Happened to me twice when I craved sushi last minute. If there's a wait,...More

Thank Alonna M
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Best happy hour... 6 dollar sake sangria was one of the best sangrias ive ever had.. the calamari is a must and so is the chicken. All 6 dollars! The inside is beautiful and classy. Bartenders were great service was fast. Will be back again...More

Thank Gabrielle D
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was hungry and craved Sushi where to go, Taka .. Taka is the best and most fresh fish in the area. Not cheap but of great quality and very unique sushi restaurant. I compare a little to Nobu with out the high price. Service...More

Thank FrankC223
Reviewed 16 February 2018

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 10 February 2018

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 4 February 2018

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 29 January 2018 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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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Japanese specialties, tapas, sushi and japanese inspired entrees.
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