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Takara Sushi

218 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3325
+1 831-655-2730
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (12 reviews)
“tempura” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
218 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3325
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small restaurant strives and succeeds in delivering the true Japan experience. The menu items are authentic, not US contrived versions. This may not please everyone, but for those who know true Japanese cuisine it is a treasure, as the name implies. The owner may...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Attentive service and all food was fresh and very tasty. Quiet restaurant but most of the other customers were local which is usually a good sign.

Thank DavidJR1999
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Situated in a small, converted Victorian home, with an intimate, authentic Japanese style atmosphere and cuisine, the food is consistently delicious. A family favorite for numerous years, the waitstaff are always very friendly, offering rapid service, while the sushi chef diligently works on his creations...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I like Sushi, and the sushi here is very good but you have to really like traditional sushi. You will not have a million elaborate roll choices to choose from, you will not have your rolls smothered in Red and White sauces, and your portions...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It has been hard to find authentic japanese food restaurant in many countries including USA and specifically in Monterey and Pacific Grove areas. Usually there are "asian" fusion restaurant style taking advantage to offer sushis to clients. Takara is an authentic one among many fake...More

Thank Paulo T
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Friendly staff and owners in a familial surrounding. Good food cooked well and presented very nicely.

Thank PJH8RN
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a well established Japanese restaurant with a real Japanese sushi chef. The intimate restaurant has a small sushi bar and about 12 tables. My favorite is the sushi, always fresh and just melts with every bite. The tempura is light batter with crunchy...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Dinners were good, the ambiance was perfect. We both had dinner boxes with teriyaki beef and chicken. We plan to return.

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Very friendly staff. We did not make reservations and was accommodated anyway. The food was delicious.

Thank GUCCI415
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a small Victorian house with a few tables. Very cute. The service is great and the food is great too. I go there with my family every couple months. It is not cheep but it is worth it.

Thank Qisister
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  • Address: 218 17th St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-655-2730
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