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Taiko Japanese Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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5000 S Croatan Hwy, Ste 6, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-8895
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband visits this place often specially on special occasions because of solemn ambiance and accessible location. The food is good and the service is quick.

Thank Holly W
Salisbury, Maryland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is a must stop when in Nags Head. The sushi is seriously some of the best sushi I have ever had!

Thank bdubb84
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

How I'm the world is Taiko rated #30 in Nags Head?!?! We LOVE this place! Consistent great food and service every time! Quiet and relaxing atmosphere. The owner and staff are all really nice! We have eaten here SO many times. We also love to order take out. Our take out order no matter how large has never been wrong.... More 

Thank Imogene R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch. Always extremely fresh. Great box lunch choices and the hibachi is delicious too! Only a few tables. The service is good too yummm 😋

Thank Bethany H
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Taiko is extremely fresh and delicious sushi. Not many tables so it can take a while to get food when it is busy.

Thank 552bethanyh
Corolla, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I had been hearing some wonderful things about Taiko in the last couple of years since becoming a permanate resident here and had yet to have a chance to eat here. Now I'm wondering "what took me so long!" Wow...have I been missing out! This was the best Sushi/Japanese Restaurant with some of the best Sashim I have had in... More 

Thank OBXGlobalTraveler
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I ordered quit a bit of sushi from this place because i love me some sushi & man was i happy i did, everything was so good as well as the Miso Soup. I ordered it for take out so im not sure how in house dining is.

Thank AdrianAce28
Lexington, Kentucky
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We ate sushi twice on our vacation. This was by far the better experience. Food actually tasted like it should. Eel was good. Sushi rolls were good. Meat-and-noodles were good. Prices were high, but this is a) tourist-ville and b) A sit-down Japanese restaurant. Top marks from my wife and I.

Thank redneckbluevote
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I hadn't revisited Taiko in several years. My friends and I were heading to the Outlet Mall on a cloudy day and we decided to have lunch at this authentic Japenese sushi bar. It was as good as I remembered. We each had one of their lunch "Power Boxes" and everything was fresh and presented beautifully. And, the price was... More 

Thank Robert P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had good service and apple Fuji sake was really good. The sushi came quick and it was really good. I've had better in new York and Baltimore but if you are in obx you should go here. It is pricey but worse sushi places have similar prices.

Thank Selena B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 S Croatan Hwy, Ste 6, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-8895

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