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Takara Restaurant

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22 Peace Plz Ste 202, San Francisco, CA 94115-3611
+1 415-921-2000
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Mill Creek, Washington
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252 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great place to enjoy authentic Japanese food. Located in JapanTown, in the East Mall - a little hard to find but worth the search. Very good service.

Thank Gary2425
Tacoma, Washington
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464 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This casual neighbourhood sushi joint near the Castro Theatre is a local fav, as evidenced by the number of regulars dining in and picking up to go orders. Polite staff and quick service. We enjoyed our selections. My uni was excellent. The Beaux Roll, a signature maki, was packed with fresh fish and well constructed. My husband had barracuda sashimi... More 

Thank jay s
London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know about other restaurants in Japantown, but we enjoyed the authentic Japanese food here. In particular the combination lunch (with a choice of two or three main dishes) was good and excellent value. Prawn and chicken tempura were really good. Easy to get to from Union Square by bus.

Thank RX61
Accra, Ghana
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

great food, good service. seems extremely authentic. vege dragon roll is just awesome. lots of great vege options, but also lots of lovely seafood.

Thank crods01
San Francisco, California
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169 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Takara is a small and friendly dining place. The food is very good and presented well. If you like sushi, try this place.

Thank RaySF
San Francisco, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Don't believe any of the positive reviews!!! I enjoy Japanese food, and go to Japanese restaurant regularly. This restaurant by far is the absolutely worst! All of the sashimi are not fresh, the quantity of each plate is so tiny. The sashimi supreme deluxe comes in 10 very thin fish cuts for $56. All of the rolls are jokes, far... More 

Thank shanghaiguo5
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect to find an amazing restaurant in a mall scenario, but Takara makes an amazing exception. I'll admit I was a little out of my element, but it was fun to try something new! When seated we were the only non-Japanese patrons and our first waitress actually addressed us in Japanese 😅. Regardless, we ordered from the menu and... More 

Thank Rudeabaga1
San Francisco
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I have gone to Takara's for years, but recently took my daughter's family. Ever since when my grandchildren come to San Francisco to stay with Nana, this is the place they want to visit. On one visit my grandson looked at the waitress and said "I love your restaurant. "They always order sushi and Gyoza (to share) and tempera udon... More 

Thank Judith B
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This review is of Takara's sushi bar only! I regard this as the best and most fresh sushi in town, and I have tried many. Portions are generous, prices reasonable, many choices, excellent service from all, and the sushi chefs Ken and Abe are each highly skilled, informative and welcoming! This is my go to place when visiting friends and... More 

Thank Stephen W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We used to come here 15 years ago and it's still good. The sushi is great and the hot tea that is included hit the spot.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Peace Plz Ste 202, San Francisco, CA 94115-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighbourhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-921-2000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?