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Takemura Japanese Restaurant

18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
+1 617-492-6700
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
23 Nov 2016
“Good Japanese and Korean Food”
5 Nov 2016
“Great Korean lunch”
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

On a busy Saturday night we were hungry. The restaurant was full of young people and noisy but a good atmosphere. The service was good and the food good. Both sashimi and tempura were delicious. The Korean dishes were also good.

Thank smw
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

On a chilly afternoon, we were hungry for some hot and spicy Korean. Takemura didn't disappoint. We had kimchi chi-gae and tofu-veggie dul sot bibimpop. Both were perfect!

Thank Calmwac
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This review is for takeout. I placed an order through Foodler and received a pickup time of 20 minutes later. When I arrived a few minutes early the food was already bagged and waiting for me. I ordered a spicy salmon roll and a spicy...More

Thank Dimitrios D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The dishes are just amazing, so well constructed and tasty...beautiful plate arrangement makes the meal feel even more appealing.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A group of 9 musicians grouped a couple of tables and ordered. I got spicy beef udon noodles. The broth was flavorful and spicy . The beef was tender but fatty, noodles plain but I didn't like the blob of seaweed on the side. Pretty...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 14 July 2016

There was only one server who was friendly, but when we went, we were the only party in the restaurant. The food was bland, and was simply subpar. Have tried way better elsewhere.

Thank glot17
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Just some steps away from Harvard Square this small japanese restaurant is truly gem! Amazing and fresh japanese food!!

Reviewed 25 April 2016

I haven't been to the Takemura in a while, although I used to come here all the time. I remember the place as reliable without being remarkable. Last week, a good friend (who used to come here with me) and I had the Duk Mandoo...More

1  Thank GracefulUnderFire
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had a very nice dinner at Takemura, as always. We've been here many times and always enjoyed it. Tonight we had the shrimp tempura, which was crisp, light and delicious, and the Nabeyaki Udon, which was huge and excellent.

Thank Deb255
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Harvard lacks a good Japanese restaurant, but we likely will not return here. Your experience will vary greatly depending on what your order, however. The sushi is fine, but not exceptional. The gyoza were excellent. I suspect they make them on site. My seafood udon...More

1  Thank Gamberioni
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-6700
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