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660 Cookman Ave, New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7104
+1 732-775-1020
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (122 reviews)
“meatloaf” (16 reviews)
“tempura” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
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

We stayed one night in Asbury Park. We chose the Taka because the interior decoration looks very good and modern. The place was crowded for a Monday evening. Luckily we had a reservation! We had some Sushis as a starter to share. The chicken Katsu...More

Thank brucewife
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here because it was recommended by a friend. it was so good. My husband and i are huge sushi lovers and we were not disappointed. Indoor and Outdoor sitting area. We took the outdoor sitting area and it was really nice and relaxing. We...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 4:30 on a Saturday night and sat at the bar. Enjoyed two bullitt bourbon old fashions and edamame. Then a glass of wine from the great wine list. We ate a delicious meat loaf, green beans and wasabi mashed potatoes served in gravy in...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have never had a bad meal at Taka! Not being overly fond of sushi, I wasn't sure this was the restaurant for me. What a surprise. There are many options to choose from - all delectable! The sushi is fresh and tasty - even...More

Thank Sen B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The quality of the food and service at Taka is much, much better than any other restaurant in the area, and better than many sushi restaurants in New York City. The design of the new building in the center of town and the interior design...More

Thank dotpattern
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I usually don't care for Japanese food. Taka has changed that. If you want a great dining experience, give Taka a try. They have your basic Japanese cuisine covered but would you believe meatloaf? I had it and it was exceptional. the whole meal was...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice place, decent sushi, and priced similarly to other restaurants on the Cookman restaurant row. It doesn't measure up to NYC's high standards, but for the Jersey shore, it is quite good and convenient. Good for families too.

Thank JJ-BrownstoneBklyn
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Anything you order on this menu is fabulous! Sushi is always fresh, Short ribs are to die fore and the cocktails fantastic!

Thank pattyscal
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Have been here a number of times never disappointed, food always very good and service excellent. Highly recommend

Thank devil1996
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Cute place - good inventive sushi rolls. Went for lunch, my first time there. Sushi roll was great, edamame appetizer was plentiful and service was perfect. I also liked the individual bathrooms for women. Would definitely go back. Outdoor seating is a plus.

Thank Susan P
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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
USD 15 - USD 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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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