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Takemura Japanese Restaurant

18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
+1 617-492-6700
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
3 weeks ago
“Best Japanese restaurant ”
23 Nov 2016
“Good Japanese and Korean Food”
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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18 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
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Reviewed 8 September 2012

Really like this sushi restaurant in Harvard Sq. We've been eating there for more than 7 years, and it's been very good every time. Friendly staff, tv in the corner for watching politics and sports. Consistently good.

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Reviewed 2 July 2012

I visited Takemura in July 2012 together with a friend. The staff did not speak any Japanese and appear to be from Hong Kong and China. The sushi was clearly sub-standard both in terms of the rice and toppings. In addition, the soy sauce seemed...More

Thank Swedish_Expat
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Was visitng Harvard with a friend and have visited this restaurant before so I decided to get kuch there yesterday. We ordered tuna sushi and salmon Sushi at about $5.00 for each order of two pieces which is about average. I may be spoiled because...More

Thank JM1944
Reviewed 28 November 2011

The menu has quite a variety. The location is in a basement but they always have fresh sushi rolls and fast service.

Thank annette1015
Reviewed 22 October 2011

We found this place exploring around Cambridge and it was a find. I had sashimi--ample and excellent. My friend had a sushi--many different kinds. We both enjoyed our meals enormously.

Thank Dale A
Reviewed 12 December 2009

There is little authenticity about Takemura. If you are into exotic maki, then maybe this would suit you fine (be ready to shell out the $$). But be ready for the tempura soft shell crab in your spider roll to be cold rather than being...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2008

They have really fresh sushi at reasonable prices (compared to other sushi/Japanese restaurants in the Boston area). It is a great hole in the wall and authentic Japanese restaurant.

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Reviewed 15 May 2008

great sushi and really good tea.

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Reviewed 18 January 2008

Great sushi, never had anything I didn't like here

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Reviewed 14 January 2008

It's hard to find and easy to overlook, but they have some great sushi. Plus, they do delivery and takeout, and it's all well-priced.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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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