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1610 State Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-2962
+1 732-663-1899
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12:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had a coupon which helped with the expense. The food is excellent but a little pricy for dinner. It is a clean and nicely decorated restaurant and the food is always fresh and delicious! We had an appetizer and each had a meal. Everything we had was good and no complaints! Definitely recommend going but it does help to have... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Upon entering the first thing I noticed was that the front door handle was so loose it almost come off when I pulled the door open. Not a good first impression. Stepping in it seemed dark, dingy and cluttered. Our server came over right away and asked for our drink order. When she came back we gave our hibachi dinner... More 

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Thank Les W
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We should have left when we walked in because it appeared dirty. We stayed because we had a coupon and were with another family. Totally not worth it! Even with the coupon, very overpriced. We usually bring home left overs from hibachi because of the tremendous amount of food served; not here! The portions here were so small, we left... More 

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Oakhurst, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has a great look to it, the food is good, and the Groupon makes it easy to keep going back and back. The whole family likes this place!

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Thank Jeff4sonOT
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The service!!!!! :-( I have been there many times and not once have I completely enjoyed the visit....there is always an issue with the servers! Either slow service (and we are talking about 4 customers in total in the whole entire restaurant) or they just forgot something to bring to the table and then would say one never ordered it,... More 

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Thank andoffigoagain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Takara Japanese hibachi is our go-to for fresh, excellent quality sushi and sashimi. We went recently with a group of 8 adults and 6 children under 5 years old. It was a great time. Service was fast and friendly. The hibachi was fun for everyone. I recommend it to anyone who is interested in going to a top notch sushi... More 

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Thank Jessica W
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

I came in tonight for hibachi cooking table for two. Our hibachi cook was excellent he had good conversation funny jokes great skills and I tipped him $10. Our waitress was only partially engaged in the table and when I presented a restaurant.com certificate she automatically added a gratuity. I am sure if I was paying cash or credit card... More 

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Princeton NJ
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

I ate here with 3 other dining companions on a Saturday night. The restaurant was not that busy. We were seated and a server took our order right away. We ordered sushi rolls and two people in our party ordered dishes from the kitchen. About 15 minutes later, sushi plates were brought out to us, but they were not our... More 

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Oceanport, New Jersey
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Don't even think about going there for below average food, unless you have all day to wait. Service is beyond slow and you can see that 6 tables; 3 Hibachi stations plus one other area was too much for one server.

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Thank Karen G
Ocean, NJ
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100 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

We love this place, and there's always a Groupon to get you started. Varied menu, central sushi bar, and attractive decor (though the koi seem to have disappeared the last time we were there).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 State Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-2962
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 732-663-1899

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