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Mar 12, 2014 04:24 PM

Taka versus Kanji: Which is better?

Is there any better sushi then those around the area?

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  1. What area are you talking about? How far are you willing to go? Thanks.

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    1. re: ELA

      probably monmouth county area

    2. Nemo in Keyport: and Izu in Long Branch: can hold their own.

      1. It might help folks if they knew "What is sushi to you?"

        As to your basic inquiry, I guess I'd pick Taka if you were asking me to be your guest, but that's 'cause I had some not so wonderful sashimi at Kanji once.

        If I were going out for sushi with my wife tonight, and wanted the best I knew within thirty minutes, I'd go to Kazu's new location in Freehold.

        1. I've never been particularly impressed by the sushi at either of these places. Not that it's bad, but I don't think they're notably better than the other sushi joints in the area. I usually end up at Ichiban because it's close to me and I have a rewards card there.

          1. I like Taka, i ususally don't like non-traditional sushi rolls but I do like the ones at Taka. (Off topic but braised short ribs was the best thing on the menu though IMHO)

            I went to Nemo's once and the sushi was probably the worst part of the meal. The sushi was not bad but the cooked dishes were way better than the sushi.

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            1. re: yCf

              I feel the same way about Nemo after three visits.

              1. re: MGZ

                Been to Nemo once for was weak.