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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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steamed Japanese soy beans
miso and tofu
House Salad
mixed greens with ginger dressing
Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce with Asian-style caesar dressing
Japanese specialties, tapas, sushi and japanese inspired entrees.
USD 15-USD 30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place located in Downtown Asbury Park. A must go!! Fresh right off the boat and delicious!! Good for large parties and Holidays.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vail834
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went in on a rainy chilly eve and we were happy to experience a warm welcome, very good food, service and good acoustics

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank KTrunz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Knowing this place was highly rated, I expected the food to be very good ! The food exceeding our expectations !!!!! The sushi was so fresh and delicious. I also recommend trying the short ribs ! We had Uni from Maine, which we never had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pubkahn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loud sometimes so I could not hear across the table. Bad layout since they have a big bar in the center. That's the main contributor. I don't know how loud the back room is - maybe better. Had to park like 5 blocks away and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taka is in the redeveloped area where new interiors are being put into old structures. The modern interior of the spacious Taka is in an old, high-ceiling, brick building. Its bar area is lively with noontime diners. The quieter restaurant area has many tables and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TruthfulCriticofFood
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Curiosity58789476201
Reviewed 31 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CombatCulinary
Reviewed 16 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BobCMiddletown
Reviewed 9 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank adelphioe
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Yes! Unless it's a really early dinner.
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