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18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2103 (Approx. 350 South between Main and West Temple.)
+1 801-519-9595
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17:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent, very fresh sushi and nigiri and shashimi. Nice atmosphere. They do not take reservations so if you are going on the weekend (Fri or Sat night), go early. You may wait up to 90 minutes to get seated.

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Dallas, Texas
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175 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fortunately my colleagues stood in line earlier so i got to join them at the table. i have eaten sushi all over the world. this stands up to Hong Kong, Tokyo and Toronto sushi as some of the very best. absolutely amazing i would stand in line again.

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Thank Cynthia U
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten sushi all over the US and this is absolutely one of my favorite places. The fish...Oh the fish! It is so fresh and delicious. They have MANY varieties of fish not usually found at most sushi restaurants. And although I am a "fishy" and never eat beef, their stacked beef appetizer is to die for. The atmosphere... More 

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Thank Lori K
Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best sushi restaurant in Salt Lake City! Not only is the food top quality but the atmosphere is great and the service good too! It seems there is always a wait but if you have the time. The wait is worth it!

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Thank Rori D
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this is not the best sushi I've ever had, it is the best overall place in the state. The crowd is fun, and the restaurant is focused on food and service. Long waits on weekends, so plan accordingly.

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Thank William W
Minneapolis
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What great service and wonderful food. The chef is very creative and engaging. The sushi that is served is delicious. Highly recommend!

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Thank Melsymn
Redlands, California
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603 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm from California and did not feel that the sushi was all that outstanding, but I'm not sure what else is available in the Salt Lake area. I was impressed with the breadth of the menu and was particularly impressed with the lamb shank, which literally just fell off the bone, and the flank stake which came with a very... More 

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Thank Robert C
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time at Takashi, their calamari appetizer is the best I've ever tried! We had an amazing dinner!

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Thank Luby L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

While in town girl a conference we kept hearing great things about this place and it did not disappoint. Enjoyed appetizers at the small bar area while waiting and the bartenders were super nice. Once seated enjoyed everything we ordered and food came out quickly once seated. Don't miss if you like sushi!

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Thank Marsha V
Scottsdale, Arizona
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Reservations aren't accepted for small parties but you can go early, put your name in, and come back later. You'll understand why this busy place is so popular once you go! Their pork belly appetizer was incredible and we ordered each of their speciality sushi rolls. Not only were they a work of art but they were perfectly balanced. The... 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$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2103
    (Approx. 350 South between Main and West Temple.)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located between both "Gallivan" and "Courthouse" TRAX (light rail) stops.
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-519-9595
Description
Takashi pushes the envelope of contemporary Japanese cuisine, presenting unrivaled sushi and sashimi along with innovative small plates and hot entrees in a memorable downtown setting.

Whether you prefer a bar side seat with a view of the action at the cutting boards, or a cozy table for two, our friendly and knowledgeable servers will guide you through the menus, the specials board, and our excellent collection of premium sake, beer, wine and fabulous specialty cocktails.

WHILE MOST SEATING IS ON A WALK-IN BASIS, we do offer a few early reservations through Open Table.

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