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660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
+1 732-775-1020
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago

Stopped in for a mid-week lunch. The lunch special seemed like a great deal and the rolls were fantastic. We also ordered a noodle bowl which was huge! Service was friendly and a seat by the window was great for people watching.

Thank smushie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was told about this place by a friend. Fancied some sushi tonight and this place didn’t disappoint me. Very nice staff great atmosphere and very agreeable food. I asked for a roll that was not in the menu and it was no problem to make...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say that has not been said.......Manhattan caliber Japanese fusion and sushi in NJ. Just freakin go!

Thank johncc776
Reviewed 16 April 2018 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 13 April 2018

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 21 March 2018

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 12 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 17 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
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Steve H
4 June 2016|
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Response from Chrissy B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Unless it's a really early dinner.
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
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Japanese specialties, tapas, sushi and japanese inspired entrees.
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