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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%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Taka is one of my family’s favorite restaurants in Asbury. We frequent here several times a year. The staff is friendly, ambiance is awesome and the food is out of this world. We dined here tonight and had a great time. We walked out to...More

Thank Curiosity58789476201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enajaaoyed our meal at Taka. We really liked the Fall Salad and the Steamed Dumplings. Not a big fan of the sushi it was presented very plain and the taste of each roll was not a wow. We will go back but be more...More

Thank CombatCulinary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice looking and comfortable dining areas. Massive bar. Reasonable sound levels. Great menu. Food matched the menu and exceeded expectations. Excellent Asian beer selection. Friendly and knowledgeable wait staff. Bus boys a little too eager to clear plates but fetched asked for items immediately....More

Thank Coconuts T
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I came here with my wife and son for a celebration dinner. Been to Take a dozen times and they never disappoint! Vania was our waitress and she was fantastic, good knowledge of the menu and she was very attentive to our table. For appetizers...More

Thank BobCMiddletown
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Came for a drink after a movie in Asbury Park. Great bar, good drinks, has gyoza and shumai apps, delicious. Great atmosphere. Been here many times, one of my favorite places.

Thank adelphioe
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Very lively bar and lounge that also happens to server excellent sushi. The place is loud and the bar is definitely a destination but you can get outside tables for a bit of calm. The food is totally worth it. Great interesting and fresh sushi...More

Thank slscottxny
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch today with a nice bottle of white wine. The tuna poke was quite good as was the sushi. All fish very fresh and rolled into beautiful rolls with the other ingredients very good. Restaurant upscale and stylish. Service good Over all a place...More

Thank beagles1013
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the vegetable rolls. My son loved his sushi and the special juice drink he received because they were out of Japanese soda (thank you)! My husband had the very unique gazpacho and a giant bowl of udon, which was also very good....More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The food is awesome. We always sit at the Bar, where the service is magnificent. Great sushi, and some innovative Sushi-like dishes. Really nice Bar, with some good beers and a very good Wine List. Not expensive, and always lots of fun. They have outdoor...More

Thank 749David
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This location is much better than the old one. It is about 2 blocks away but is twice the size. Everything is new inside; clean and nice decor. The food is still very good and there a unique and wide variety of food on the...More

Thank jdfszoo
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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