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Taka Restaurant

555 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6913
+1 619-338-0555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (32 reviews)
“sweet shrimp” (8 reviews)
“california roll” (10 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
555 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6913
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a great example of why I use and contribute to TripAdvisor. This was my first visit to San Diego (a professional conference) and i was looking for a sushi place within walking distance of my hotel. Taka stood out because of the...More

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We eat at a number of different sushi restaurants in Portland, OR. It is well known for it's high quality Asian cuisine, so we are pretty picky. Taka definitely lived up to our standards. They had a really nice atmosphere, which some sushi places fall...More

Thank Luanne S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We went without reservations because we did not see anywhere that we have to do so, but when arrive the host lady treat us with no respect, it was clear that the restaurant was not her’s We went to Harvey sushi and it was wonderful...More

Thank Renata C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Our desire for a sushi dinner was between the known Nobu restaurant and this one. After looking at the menu offerings, we decided to try this one. It is a very small restaurant with people waiting for a table and some coming back to check...More

Thank HolidayTraveller6253
Reviewed 23 October 2017

İt is very small restaurant but very good food. Open kitchen you can follow the chefs and they are very good to make sushi.

Thank Bayram K
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My colleague and I we're lucky to find a spot at Taka. Amazing food, very fresh and well prepared. Far from the clichés (although I love the clichés in sushi too!). Fresh Giant schrimp, seaweed salad. But probably my favourite was the tuna tartar. We...More

Thank Martijn M
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

2nd time after some years in this sushi restaurant. Excellent position in the most lively quarter of the city. Probably crowded and chaotic during weekends. Confirmed quality of food, prepared under your sight. Everything has got a price. And this one is not negligible. Be...More

Thank Francesco S
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Make a reservation or wait, it is worthwhile. Nice sushi and other japanese food. Good service. The food is made in planning sight. So very trustfully. Good prices, nice portions. No complaints, next visit in San Diego we will come again.

Thank Rinus W
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My husband was in San Diego for a conference and we planned a dinner with another couple there. We researched restaurants and found Taka to have great reviews. The food at Taka was just ok. The miso cod was good, but not great. The presentation...More

Thank fryearoundtheworld
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I had my last dinner in Take before travelling back to Italy and this truly japanese sushi restaurant was absolutely perfect and in line with already very good comments in TripAdvisor. I enjoyed every single sushi ( a special remark to the Special Battera ones)...More

Thank VincenzoF75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6913
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-338-0555
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