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Takara Japanese Cuisine

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665 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4404
+1 650-588-9993
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11:00 - 21:30
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Fri 07:00 - 21:30
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quality of the food here has gone down. The past few years they followed the "ramen" trend and this place is rarely ever busy. Instead of staying true to what people loved, they wanted to join the hype. I went here one day with my boyfriend and decided to try the ramen. It was OK and no WOW factor... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Tasty and very economical. Many locals appear to be eating here. Most eating Ramen. Bento box and sushi was very good! Small but quaint space. Two TV's as well. Friendly wait staff.

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Thank Luv2TravelTN
San Leandro, California
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103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I ordered the Teriyaki Beef & grilled salmon bento box. The box was actually a tray with rice, sauce, salad, tempura shrimp and zuchini, pot sticker, salmon and beef. Loved their crispy tempura and flavorful potstickers. Beef was tender and lean, coated with meat sauce. I also loved their miso soup as an appetizer. The menu made it seem like... More 

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Malibu, California
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175 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This place really exceeded my expectations. The place is cute and small that is well kept and very clean. There service was really good and they are very friendly. But the star of the place is there wonderful food. The calamari was very nice and soft and my soup was just delicious. Most shocking of all is how cheap this... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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1,498 reviews
847 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

A small place, a hole-in-the-wall with not much seating. Service was nice. Food was adequate. The sushi rolls were a tad unrefined, but OK. I probably wouldn't go back.

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Thank axs666
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

My god daughter LOVEDS this place. She's told me many times that Takara has better miso soup and no place does the golden gate roll like them. Staff is friendly and always checking up on you, which is great! Atmosphere is good and quiet.

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Thank Apeyisrad
Lake Forest, Illinois
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2012

A pleasant dining experience but not really outstanding. Modestly priced and pleasant atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-588-9993

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