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1610 State Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-2962
+1 732-663-1899
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
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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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Eatontown, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My family took me to Takara for a celebration. We ordered appetizers which was not memorable. The server took our order and then brought our meal out. She moved a plate and a roach crawled out from beneath the plate. I was immediately sick to my stomach. I haven't been back since.The manager was very gracious and offered to give... More 

Thank kaismima0520
Brielle, New Jersey
Level Contributor
23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Least interesting Hibachi ever - boring... Wait staff seemed clueless. Food was fine. Interesting fish pond and private Japanese rooms. Plenty of better hibachi places in the area though.

Thank john p
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
Level Contributor
17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank bjmcinerney2016
Jackson, New Jersey
Level Contributor
100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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 

Thank Les W
Level Contributor
30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank NJBeachCruiser
Oakhurst, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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!

Thank Jeff4sonOT
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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97 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 

Thank andoffigoagain
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank Jessica W
Level Contributor
54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank ccate1996
Princeton NJ
Level Contributor
26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?