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2223 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3005
+1 253-272-1544
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10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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California
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While in Tacoma for a Robotics Competition, I placed a large "to go" order from Happy Teriyaki for our team and all the family members (about 20 people). Happy Teriyaki did a great job of keeping everyone's orders straight. Everyone loved their food and we were very impressed with the amount of food we received, all for a very fair... More 

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Thank yonherboyz
Vancouver, Washington
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed at the hotel next door and didn't want to travel to find a restaurant so we tried this Japanese restaurant. The service was good although only one waitress was on duty. She was somewhat rushed but did a good job. The food was good but not the greatest. I was very impressed with the freshness of the vegetables... More 

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Thank ada11s
Ventnor City, New Jersey
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Would not send anyone here! They have gotten my food wrong twice. Then charged me extra to fix it. Don't bother trying to call there nasty on the phone usually put you on hold twice I've waited on the phone for over 5 minutes!! Food is fair... Not terrible but over priced even for downtown.

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Thank Daniel K
Seattle, Washington
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91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Service was awesome, walked in and sat down. Right away, someone came to bring a menu. They brought miso soup, which was delicious. I ordered the chicken teriyaki. I had a lot of food left over so I asked for a box to go. I'll be back, thank you!

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Thank cadygaspar
Lakewood, Washington, USA
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292 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This eatery has the best hot and spicy chicken around. It's consistently good with just the right amount of heat and not too much sauce. I always take two orders to go after we eat in and use them for lunches. My husband had a bento box and whoofed the whole thing. Friendly and attentive service puts the experience over... More 

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Thank Surfpinky
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Local recommended the place and I love it. Mariner roll is a keeper. Small place but they will send you on your way with a to go order. If you like sushi and ambiance is optional, this place is BOSS!!!

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Thank David H
Tacoma, Washington
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The California rolls are only $5 and will fill you up for a nice lunch or light dinner side. The place is always crowded because the food is wonderful.

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Thank Lorelei O
Marysville, Washington
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I wanted teriyaki for dinner and found this place close to my hotel. There was enough to eat for two meals, which saved me money for the next evening's dinner. There was an amazing number of options on their menu! I had a hard time selecting, and wished I lived closer so I could try other items. I would definitely... More 

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Thank M P
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

No frills location and atmosphere. Limited seating. But perfect for takeout and eating for a delicious and quick teriyaki lunch.

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Thank Cameron F
Bonney Lake, Washington, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

One of the best Teriyaki shops in Tacoma. Wonderful staff always friendly to everyone that comes in. And the food is hot and fresh every time.

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Thank John H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Chinese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:30
Thursday
10:30 - 21:30
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2223 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-272-1544

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