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Taiko Noodle & Sushi Bar

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125 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2441
16:30 - 21:45
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:45
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great sushi! Personal favorites are the Trump Roll and the Cookeville Roll. Servers are young, possibly college kids? However, pretty good service! I would recommend.

Thank Amber T
Grimsley, Tennessee
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I get to Taiko, about 3 to 5 times a year. I started going there about 6 years ago. I have yet to have a bad meal or bad service there. I can say that I do absolutely look forward to my meals there. The food is always fresh, it's served and plated beautifully. There's not one bad thing I... More 

Thank onegypsytraveler
Lebanon, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

It is with a heavy heart that I write this. Taiko was our favorite sushi in the area...and by the area I mean Nashville, Murfreesboro, Lebanon, Knoxville, Smyrna, Livingston, Sparta. We LOVED and I mean LOVED this place. The Cookeville roll was my first and many times, only choice. Recently we dined there and I was appalled. I killed 4... More 

Thank Binary1
Crossville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I really wanted this experience to be special. I spent three weeks in Asia this summer and was craving some good noodles. In no way was I expecting Tokyo quality ramen, but what I got was a joke. Please for the love of all that is holy stop using those horrifically bad instant noodles. I don't know if Taiko is... More 

Thank TennesseansDoTravel
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We love Asian food, but this place was totally forgettable. They have a short menu, and not many choices. What we did get was just ok.

Thank boblaabs
Pinckney, Michigan
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266 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

If you like sushi and Asian cuisine stop here. Nice inside decor. Service is fast and friendly. Wonderful variety. Be sure to try here.

Thank DrSandyD
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

When I order sushi I asked waitress not to put any sauce and they wouldn't make it. I was told chef will not make sushi without a sauce. I wanted my scallop chopped and he wouldn't. Tuna roll without a sauce and answer was no. This will be my first and last visit.

Thank jackie g
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,212 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This place has Cookeville's best sushi, hands down. The owners are very friendly, and it's a great place to meet and catch up with old friends. The food is authentic, and the location is great--walking distance from school and close to the square.

1 Thank QuickWhitTravel
Byrdstown, TN
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

I've been here a few times and loved the sushi, but they wouldn't substitute anything for the kids, which was irritating, but livable. The last time I ate there, they brought my water out and there was a squished German cockroach on the lip of my glass!!! The waitress replaced the glass and I lost my appetite. It was obvious... More 

Thank ripstied
Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

i LOVE THIS PLACE!! When I was single I had a whole month + that I only ate Taiko sometimes for lunch and dinner!!! It's so good and you feel like your in a big city!

Thank Amanda L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:45
16:30 - 21:45
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:45
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:45
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:45
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:45
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:45
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2441
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
931-528-0345, merchant ID 6568250

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