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“Great Food and Atmosphere”
Review of Taka

Taka
Ranked #4 of 135 Restaurants in Asbury Park
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Cuisines: Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Japanese specialties, tapas, sushi and japanese inspired entrees.
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We've passed by this restaurant a number of times while in Asbury Park, and decided to try it while with friends. It was a wonderful experience, from the hospitable servers to the lovely decor and great food and drinks. The Green Tea Sangria was great -- not too sweet and went well with the mains. Sushi was creative and very unusual, clearly fresh. We also enjoyed the vegetable tempura appetizer, very light and good flavor. For my main I had the salmon, which was prepared perfectly and had a barbeque sauce (like hoison). We would definitely recommend Taka and would return for a special meal as it was a pricier dinner but very high in quality.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Thank HeidiD451
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was our second time at Taka, and once again, meal was wonderful. Menu selection is ample and the wine/cocktail menu are also wonderful. We had a late lunch/early dinner around 4:30 and sat outside. There was live music going at a nearby block party which made the late summer afternoon that much better!

Date of visit: September 2017
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Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

What a perfect restaurant to visit while staying down in Asbury for the week. This place came to us by recommendation, and it was a great choice for us. We actually went back there twice, as we found the cocktails and food to be really good. I would have given them an excellent review however when we ordered their ricotta blossoms on our second visit they didn't seem to taste the same. They have great cocktails, outdoor and indoor seating. Place isn't loud or super noisy, which I like so you don't have to shout at the person across the table. :) I would recommend their calamari, and their tuna tartar.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Thank Jacqueline F
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Taka is situated right on Cookman and a great spot to grab a glass of wine and bite before walking around and visiting all of the great stores. The food is great and it's a perfect place for a romantic date, girls night or any number of occasions. The building also has a bit of history to it...

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank NJG8tr
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is good Japanese food. I've had better in Manhattan, but this is not Manhattan, and prices are cheaper for sure! You can also sit outside. Fairly good miso soup, salads are very good and fresh. Also had raw fish sashimi that was pretty good.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Thank Tianshansky
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