Takara Japanese Restaurant in Tauranga Menu

 TAKARA MENU
  • Edamame $7
    • Boiled and Salted Japanese original beans
  • Age-Squid $13
    • Light battered marinated squid with shichimi mayo and lemon
  • Takoyaki $10
    • Authentic Japanese seafood balls (cgunks of tender octupus in light battered egg dumplings)
  • Mussel Pot $16
    • Sake steamed fresh New Zealand green mussels served in a pot
  • Age-Ebi $7
    • Lightly battered authentic Japanese mini prawns
  • Karaage Salad $15
    • Light battered chicken marianted with Japanese soy and garlic soy and garlic served with garden salad
  • Agedashi-Tofu $12
    • Lightly battered soft tofu served with dashi sauce, fresh seaweed and garden spring onions on top
  • Tako-Wasabi $7
    • Fresh octupus marinated with wasabi sauce. Very authentic!
  • Yakitori $16
    • Char grilled gourmet and prawn skewers
  • Atatakai Boat $62
    • Authentic japanese hot selection (Japanese tasting platter)
  • Sea-Spider $18
    • Light battered delicate soft shell crab served with chilli mayo
  • Yaki-Gyoza $13
    • Delicious Japanese pork and prawn dumplings
 FRESH SALAD
  • Chicken Mango Salad $19
    • Fresh Chicken and Mango with garden salad
  • Tuna Soba Salad $21
    • Fresh tuna and Buckwheat noodles served with delicate sauce. Delicious!
  • Salmon Wasabi Salad $20
    • Char Grilled fresh New Zeland Ora King Salmon served with homemade Wasabi and soy sauce dressing
  • Grilled Squid Salad $21
    • Char grilled fresh and chewy while squid marianted with Takara secret sauce served with mayonaise and fresh salad
  • Beef Tataki $18
    • Char grilled New Zeland gourmet beef slices served with garden salad, parmesa cheese on top and authentic Chef's secret sauce. Tataki beef is lightly seared on the outside and left raw on the inside. This is the authentic way of cooking beef. No surprises!
  • Tofu and Seaweed Salad $13
    • Fresh Tofu and Seaweed salad served with miso dressing
 SUSHI
  • Roll & Roll
    • Takara sushi rolls are always fresh as you order, it may take time to roll so please be patient for your freshly rolled sushi. Every roll has garden avocado and lettuce inside
  • -Tradition $10
  • -Teriyaki Chicken $8
  • -Salmon $8
  • -Spider (soft shell crab) $15
  • -T-Bay (crispy prawn tempura) $15
  • -Mega Vegetable $12
  • Sashimi
    • Chef's selection of daily fresh raw fish
  • -Fresh $18
  • -Normal $30
  • -Boat $70
  • Nigiri
    • Nigiri is a small oval block of cold rice topped with wasabi and a thin slice of fish, prawn etc and sometimes held together by a thin band of seaweed
  • -Salmon $10
  • -Tuna $10
  • -Scallop $12
  • -Scampi $14
  • -Squid $10
  • -Prawn $14
  • -EEL $14
  • -Egg $8
  • -Avo $8
  • -Fish $10
  • -Caviar $14
  • Sushi Combo S $16 / L $28 / Vegetarian $26
    • Combination of freshly rolled sushi and Nigiri (small oval block of cold rice, topped with wasabi and a thin slice of fish, prawn etc and sometimes held together by a thin band of seaweed)
  • Mini Sushi
    • Small, cocktail sized freshly rolled sushi
  • -Avocado $5
  • -Cucumber $5
  • -Teriyaki Chicken $6
  • -Takuan (Japanesh Radish) $5
  • -Fresh Salmon or Tuna $6
 JAPANESE TRADITION -TEMPURA
  • Tempura is a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetable that have been lightly battered and deep fried
  • Assorted Tempura S $17 / L $29
    • Light battered fresh vegetables and prawn served with authentic Takara dipping sauce
  • Tempura is a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetable that have been lightly battered and deep fried
  • Prawn Tempura S $18 / L $36
    • higly recommended for prawn lovers! Light battered large prawn with served with authentic Takara dipping sauce
 NOODLE
  • Nabeyaki Udon $17
    • Delicious chicken soup in harmony with udon noodles served with fresh vegetables and one piece of large prawn tempura
  • Zaru Soba or Udon $20
    • Cold soba (buckwheat nooodles) or udon (wheat noodles) with Takara's authentic dipping sauce served with crispy tempura
  • Tempura Udon $19
    • Delicious chicken soup in harmony with udon noodles served with crispy tempura
  • Seafood Fry Udon $22
    • Stir fried fresh seafood served with crispy noodles
 MAIN
  • Pirikara Chicken, pork or fish $27 / King prawn $30
    • Pan fried sliced meat with garden salad served with authentic spicy sauce of miso, chilli, garlic, crunchy bean noodles and fluffy rice
  • Teriyaki Chicken $27
    • Pan fried New Zeland gourmet chicken with divine teriyaki sauce with fresh sautéed vegetables served with crispy bean noodles and fluffy rice
  • Chicken katsu $29
    • Crumbled and crispy New Zealand gourmet chicken with garden salad served with fluffy rice
  • Tofu Steak $27
    • Light battered Tofu served with authentic teriyaki sauce with fresh salad
  • Fresh Combo $36
    • Combination of fresh sashimi, sushi and nigiri
  • Teppan yaki $30
    • your choice of meat on a sizzling stone served with fluffy rice, miso soup, fresh vegetables, Japanese pickles and fresh nigiri. Meat choices: beef, chicken, pork or fish
  • Grilled Eel Bento $30
    • Authentic, Authentic, Authentic! Grilled eel with special chef's delicious sauce on fluffy rice in traditional Japanese box served with miso soup and Japanese pickles
  • Salmon Teriyaki $30
    • Pan fried New Zealand Ora-King premiun salmon fillet glazed with authentic teriyaki sauce, Kumara cream cheese puree and fried cake
  • Roe Donburi $25
    • Fresh fish and the fresh vegetables on top of Japanese sushi rice
  • Yakiniku Set $32
    • Combination meat cooking on the charcoal fire. You are the chef! you cook the meat yourself
  • Pork Katsu $28
    • Crispy pork cutlet katsu served with Takara secret sauce
  • Sukiyaki $30
    • Thinly sliced New Zealand quality beef with garden vegetables served with Takara special sauce, fluffy rice and miso soup. Served on a charcoal fire grill
  • Surf and Turf $32
    • Quality beef steak, delicious king prawns and fresh vegetables served on a sizzling plate
  • Yose nabe $30
    • Takara seafood pot served on a charcoal fire grill
  • Prawn Star $32
    • Lightly battered whole prawns served with stir fried vegetables and garden salad
 SIDES
  • Rice $2
  • Japanese Curry $7
  • Honey Butter Potato $8
  • Chips $7
  • Garden Salad $7
  • Miso Soup $2
  • Seaweed Salad $6
 KAISEKI SET (FOR 2 PEOPLE)
  • A style of Japanese cusine involving a series of samall, intricate dishes: a tasting set menu
  • -Miso $72 per person
  • -Salad $72 per person
  • -Tempura $72 per person
  • -Tataki $72 per person
  • -Sushi & Sashimi $72 per person
  • -Main $72 per person
  • -Dessert $72 per person
 KIDS
  • Karaage and Chips $11
    • Lightly battered New Zealand gourmet chicken marinated with soy and garlic sauce served with chips
  • Fish and Chips $11
    • Lightly battered fresh fish tempura and homemade chips
  • Chicken katsu and Rice $11
    • Crunchy chicken on rice with special katsu sauce
  • Teriyaki Chicken and Rice $11
    • Delicious teriyaki chicken on rice

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Fresh baked muffins sweet or savoury $4.00
    • fresh from the oven at 11 am daily - until sold out.
  • Pie of the day $15.00
    • mashed potato croquette and green pea salad.
  • Eggs benedict $18.00
    • english muffin,ham off the bone,poached eggs and hollandaise.
  • Seafoodchowder w ciabatta toast $22.00
    • beer match:monteiths double hopped IPA.
  • Chicken Caesar Salad $22.00
    • w panko crumbed thigh ,prosciutto,soft egg,crisp bread and anchovy dressing.
  • Beef Noodle salad $23.00
    • w rice noodle,capsicum,mung bean,roasted peanuts and chilli , satay dressing(gf)
  • Sweet potato gnocchi $19.50
    • w a creamy blue cheese sauce and rocket (v).
  • ADD prosciutto $4.00
  • Beer Battered Fries $8
    • Tomato Sauce: Aioli.
  • Wedges $15
    • Cheese: Bacon: Sweet Chili Sauce: Sour Cream
  • Calamari $12
    • Aioli: Lemon (AVAILABLE GF )
  • Garlic Bread $8
  • All Burgers Served With Beer Battered Fries & Sauce
  • All Burgers Available Gluten Free - Add $1
  • Beef $19.5
    • Swiss Cheese: Bacon: Caramelised Onion
  • Grilled Chicken $18
    • Pesto: Rocket: Tomato
  • 7 am- 2.30 pm
  • ●Just eggs
  • -With sour dough toast $11.00
  • -With streaky bacon $14.50
  • ●Omelette
    • Mushroom or avocado
  • -With slice of whole grain toast $16.00
  • Bircher muesli $16.50
    • With berry compote & honey yoghurt or homemade granola & fruit
  • ●Benedict bap
  • Plain Bread / Pan Caliente $4.00
    • Warmed fresh bread
  • Garlic Bread / El Pan Con Ajo $6.50
    • Whole roasted garlic bulb with warmed bread
  • Grilled Bread with Mint Pe Pate / Pan A La Brasa Y Pate De Judias Verde $6.50
    • Fresh Mint Pea & green bean pate on grilled ciabatta
  • Pan De Patata $7.50
    • Homemade potato & rosemary bread with pumpkin humus
  • Coco Pan Con Queso $9.00
    • Baked flat bread with baby pimentos, caramelised onions, ham, capers, white anchovies & Spanish cheese
  • Selectiones De Pan Serves 2/3 $16.00
    • A sample of breads from all of the above
  • Olives / Aceitunas Calentados $6.00
    • Warmed olives marinated in oil lemon and chilli
  • Cheese Croquettes/ Croquetas De Manchego $8.00
    • Panko coated cheese, onion & chive morsels with COMIDA aioli
  • -L $16.99
  • - B $15.99
  • -C $15.99
  • Vegetable Samosa (2pcs) $6.50
    • Flaky pastry filled with traditional stuffing of spicy potatoes & green peas
  • Onion Bhaji $6.50
    • Onion dipped in chickpea flour batter & deep fried
  • Mix Pakora (6pcs) $6.50
    • Chopped vegetables mildly spiced dipped in batter & deep fried
  • Chicken Tikka Small(4pcs) $11 / Large (8pcs) $20
    • Chicken marinated in spicy yoghurt and tender baked in tandoori oven
  • Tandoori Chicken Half (4pcs) $11.50 / Large (8pcs) $21.50
    • Exotic chicken on Bone Barbecue- Indian style

Takara Japanese Restaurant

Address

97 The Strand, Tauranga, Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty, 3110, New Zealand

Phone

075794177

Opened hours

Monday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Thursday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Friday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Saturday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Sunday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 5:30 PM – 12:00 AM

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , Japanese , Vegan , Sushi , Vegetarian , Asian

Features

Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Groups ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

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