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Taiko Japanese Restaurant

5000 S Croatan Hwy, Ste 6, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-8895
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (64 reviews)
“tofu” (3 reviews)
“clear soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5000 S Croatan Hwy, Ste 6, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

the one and ONLY think I have to say is I can no longer phone in my order. Since that is my last stop enroute home over an hour away, I can ill afford to "sit and wait". Don't hold that against this excellent restaurant....More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I’m NEVER disappointed here. I have always gotten everything how I want it and cook perfect. My rice is always hot and fluffy. It has never been dry. The clear soup is amazing. The staff is friendly and sweet. I always come to this hibachi...More

Thank brandyspencer1226
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Sorry there is no pic of the food- it was just too good to stop and take a photo. Hands down this is the best sushi place we have ever eaten at. Lava Roll and Phoenix rolls are so flavorful - beyond anything I’ve ever...More

Thank Jturnerfnp
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is BY far the BEST Hibachi the OBX has to offer! The rice is so soft and fluffy and i never finish my food and i eat a lot! Clear soup is the bomb and sushi on point!

Thank brandyspencer1226
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a place that the locals love to go as well as tourist when they discover it. Never had a bad meal from any item on the menu.

Thank leary4
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed family meal with 3 kids after spending the day at beach. Located on strip mall, it is one of the few places that was still open, the other place being a Chinese buffet that looked average. Glad we opted for Taiko. The staff was...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and I went on a mini road trip from Corolla to Nags Head to try this restaurant. It was recommended by a co worker who said that this was the "best sushi on the beach". He wasn't wrong. The nicely decorated, cool restaurant...More

Thank rathercook
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Have dined here 4 times now and each time was excellent great selection of sushi and other fare. Excellent service and very pleasant atmosphere

Thank brianbollwage
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went twice in a week - very good; loved the special combination rolls. The tsunami - tuna and avocado - dish was fantastic!

Thank Elliottsmadre
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It was "okay". As a first generation Japanese American, it wasn't really authentic japanese sushi. The tamago (egg) was not fresh nor good; had a weird after taste if freshly made or one of those prepared packaged tamago you can buy at the store. The...More

Thank kandj01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 S Croatan Hwy, Ste 6, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-8895
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