Takara Japanese Restaurant in Tauranga Menu

TAKARA 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 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 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 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 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 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 SIDES
  • Japanese Curry $7
  • Rice $2
  • Honey Butter Potato $8
  • Chips $7
  • Garden Salad $7
  • Miso Soup $2
  • Seaweed Salad $6
KAISEKI SET (FOR 2 PEOPLE) 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 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

  • Pepperoni $17.90
    • Pepperoni, olives, garlic, red capsicium, red onion
  • Feta and Rosemary Bread (V)(GF) $9.90
    • Feta, rosemary pizza bread served with a sundried tomato pesto spread
  • Original Dixie Brown Burger $20.90
    • Prime beef patty grilled with our basting sauce on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and gherkin topped with aioli and your choice of plain, mushroom sauce or pepper sauce
  • Dixie Oyster Po’Boy $20.90
    • Beer battered New Zealand oysters, grilled bacon, jalapenos, lettuce and tomato on a toasted bun with a spicy emoulade sauce, served with seasoned fries
  • Benmore Smoked Salmon Wrap $17.90
    • Smoked South Island Salmon with cottage cheese, lettuce, horseradish, capers, red onion and finished with olive oil and cracked black pepper, served with a side salad
  • Kiwi Farmhouse Breakfast (GF) $21.90
    • Fried eggs, sausage, mushrooms, hash browns, bacon and grilled tomato served with hot buttered toast
  • Buffalo Skins (V) $15.90
    • Crisp seasoned wedges tossed in sweet chilli, grilled mozzarella and topped with sour cream and bacon
  • Garlic Bread (V)(GF) $7.90
    • Homemade pizza bread with olive oil, fresh garlic and oregano
  • Super foods, vegan, tapas and platter options – from 8am
  • Lentils Croquettes $14.50
    • lentils with green peas, sun flower seas & smoked paprika croquettes on zapallo sauce (vegan, gluten free & paleo)
  • Fillet Mignon $39.00
    • pan roasted prime eye fillet on potato thyme gratin with green beans, shallots and mushroom or blue cheese sauce (free range NZ grass fed & Gluten free on request)
  • Serving only free range bacon, eggs and the freshest produces we can source. You’ll love our breakfast and Raglan Roast coffee
  • Garden Treasure $32.00
    • roasted bell pepper stuffed with cashew with cashew nut cheese & sundried tomato on a giant field mushroom (vegan, gluten free & paleo)
  • Slider Fiesta $34.00
    • 3 of each: Chorizo, creamy mushroom or lamb served with social slaw (vegetarian option)
  • Cheese Board $34.00
    • A social mix of vintage cheddar, peppercorn, brie,, dutched smoke & gouda with chutneys, crackers & fruits (vegetarian)
  • Social Sliders $16.50
    • 3 of the same: Chorizo, creamy mushroom or lamb served with social slaw ( vegetarian option – add extra $5.50)
  • The Family Feast $40.00
  • Chicken Crave Salad $12.5 Reg / $10.5 Petita
  • Free Range Chicken Tenders
  • Cheeky Chicken $5.00
  • Falafel Pita $10.9 Reg / $8.9 Petita
  • Breakfast Pita $10.9 Reg / $8.9 Petita
  • Signature Kids $5.00 per head
  • Falafel Salad $11.9 Reg / $9.9 Petita
  • 23. Rogan Josh with Kumara $14.50
  • 5. Paneer Tikka $10.00
  • 30. Malai Kofta $9.00 / $12.90
  • 19. Chicken / Lamb / Beef Saagwala $9.90 / $12.90
  • 14. Fish Tikka $10.30
  • 7. Vegetable Platter $10.00
  • 25. Chicken / Lamb / Beef Kadai $9.90 / $12.90
  • 18. Chicken / Lamb / Beef Dahiwala $9.90 / $12.90
  • Crumbed Chicken Caesar Salad $16.50
    • Made with crumbed chicken, cos lettuce, premium middle bacon, poached egg, focaccia croutons, parmesan & anchovies
  • Omelette $15.50
    • Free range eggs, with you choice of three fillings: bacon, ham, cheese, tomato, mushroom, onion, pineapple, served with toast
  • Robert Harris Big Breakfast $18.50
    • Free range eggs any style served with bacon, breakfast sausages, hash browns, tomatoes, mushrooms and toast
  • Gourmet Toasted Sandwiches $10.50
    • Bacon & Egg, Chicken & Mushroom, Chicken Schnitzel or Ham, Cheese & Tomato. Served on fresh toasted turkish bread
  • Muesli with Fruit and Yoghurt $10.50
    • Toasted Muesli served with fresh fruit and yoghurt
  • Breakfast Stack (Vegetarian) $16.00
  • Bacon & Eggs $15.50
    • Free range eggs any style with bacon, served with toast
  • Pancakes with bacon and banana $15.50
    • Served with grilled banana, bacon and maple syrup
  • Classic cheese $5.00
    • Mozzarella, mozzarella & mozzarella
  • Hawaiian $5.00
    • Ham, pineapple & mozzarella
  • Italiano $8.90
    • Spicy pepperoni, cabanossi, mushroom, capsicum, olives and melting mozzarella with garlic & oregano seasoning
  • Garlic bread $3.50
  • BBQ chicken & bacon $11.00
    • Succulent chicken, onion, bacon & melting mozzarella with a tangy BBQ swirl
  • Chocolate mousse $3.50
  • Lemon pepper chicken $10.50
    • Succulent chicken, onion, fresh tomato, melting mozzarella & lemon pepper
  • Beef and onion $5.00
    • Beef & onion topped with mozzarella
  • Venison gf $36.00
    • Parsnip, parfait with liquorice and dark cherry sauces
  • Beef Ribeye gf $38.00
    • Jus, potato gratin, with vegetable ribbons and your choice of blue cheese, tomato chili or Moroccan butters
  • Potato, leek, bacon gratin $8.00
  • Raspberry White Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake $16.00
    • Raspberry, macadamia nuts, ice cream
  • Chocolate Beer Cake $16.00
    • with raspberry mousse and chocolate ice cream
  • Mini Beef Wellingtons $16.00
    • with balsamic fig relish
  • Scallops g/f $16
    • With spiced mango, lemon, matcha cream & harakeke crisp
  • Sword-n-Saucery g/f $26.000
    • Scallops, prawns, salmon, fish, lime and dipping sauces, flambeed with horopito and lime infused vodka
  • Louisiana Chicken Breast $22.00
    • Seared Boneless chicken breast with a hint of Cajun seasoning enveloped with Bacon and melted Brie complimented with a delectable cranberry sauce served with large seasonal salad (optional choice of creamy mashed potato or fries)
  • Fish & Chips $10.00
    • 2 pieces crumbed hoki served with fries & tartare sauce
  • Top Gun $16.00
    • Gourmet Beef Pattie, bacon, cheese, tomato salsa & BBQ sauce
  • Nek Minut $11/$14.90
    • Bacon, salami, onions, cheese & BBQ sauce
  • Morrocan Beef Salad $12.00
    • Tossed Garden Salad with strips of Morrocan Beef
  • Beef Nachos $16.00
    • Corn Chips smothered in Mexican beans, cheese, sour cream and salsa
  • T-Bone Steak $22.00
    • Prime quality T Bone steak cooked to your liking and garnished with creamy mushroom sauce or garlic butter, fries, and your choice of fresh seasonal salad, or eggs
  • Apple-Berry Crumble $9.00
    • Served hot with fresh cream or ice-cream
  • Tikka Masala
    • cheese, chicken, raisins, cashew nuts, spring onion, tikka masala sauce
  • Mexicano
    • cheese, pepperoni, red onion, capsicum, jalapenos, sweet chili sauce
  • Tomato & Olives
    • cheese, tomato, olives
  • Veggie Caribbean
    • cheese, cashew nuts, red onion, pineapple, banana
  • BBQ Chicken or Beef
    • cheese, chicken or beef, capsicum, red onion, BBQ sauce
  • Meatball
    • (large size only) cheese, meatballs, tomato, red onion, mushrooms, smoky BBQ sauce
  • Spanish
    • cheese, feta, chorizo sausage, artichoke hearts, pickled
  • Vegan 5
    • crushed tomato base sauce, tofu marinated in sweet chilli sauce, mango, red onion, mushrooms, beetroot relish, garnished with baby spinach
  • Beef Burgundy 180g/240g $ 24,50 / $ 29,50
    • (Boeuf Bourguignon) Braised beef • onions • carrots • mushrooms • bacon • slowly cooked for 3 hours in red wine & Burgundy spices • roasted potatoes
  • Crepes Bretonne $14.00
    • With salted caramel • sliverd roasted almonds • berry ice cream • caramel toffee
  • Frangelico OR Drambruie OR Galliano Affogato $ 13,00
    • Vanilla icecream • liqueur shot •intense expresso coffee (mix at the table to your liking)
  • Crepes Suzette Flambées $ 16,50
    • With Grand Marnier & orange coulis • vanilla ice ceram
  • Chicken & Seafood Chowder $ 17,50
    • (Creme de poulet aux fruits de mer) Creamy chowder • chicken • seasonal seafood & prawns
  • Chocolate Mousse $ 14,00
    • (La mousse au chocolat) Versaille’s own recipe with one of the world’s best chocolate, a true French taste
  • Fish Of The Day $ 34,50
    • (Bouillabaisse) White flesh fish fillet • prawns • scallops • mussels • salmon in a white wine & tomato fish stock sauce
  • Manuka Hot Smoked Salmon Croquette $ 16,00
    • (Délices de bretagne) Garden salad • strawberry vinaigrette • crayfish sauce
  • Grilled Chicken Burger $19.90
    • Honey, lime and dill marinated chicken breast, bacon, brie cheese, guacamole, baby spinach, tomato and aioli accompanied with fries
  • All pizzas bases are topped with mozzarella and a fresh napolitano sauce. Gluten free bases also available for an extra $2.50. Half/Half pizzas also available for an extra $2.50.
  • Gluten free bases also available for an extra $2.50
  • Corn-Fed Chicken $31.90
    • Oven baked free-range chicken breast, served on a mushroom and herb risotto with fresh seasonal greens and a basil butter
  • Hash Browns (2) $5.00
  • Phoenix Caesar Salad $24.50
    • Cos lettuce, grilled chicken, bacon, poached egg, parmesan, croutons and anchovies served in our own creamy anchovy, caper and garlic caesar dressing
  • NZ Cheese Plate $19.90
    • Vintage blue and brie cheeses served with falwaser crackers and baked wafers served with apple and honeycomb
  • Pork Belly Bites $16.90
    • Oven baked in a sticky honey, soy and sesame sauce
  • - 4 pieces Cucumber & Pickle
  • 8PC. REG $7.90
  • Seafood Supreme $22.90
  • 8PC. JUMBO $11.00
  • 8PC. JUMBO $10.10
  • Double Avocado Fresh Salmon
  • - 4 pieces Surimi & Pickle
  • Smoked Salmon & Avocado
  • Other fillings also available on large orders
  • Macadamia Caramel $4.00
  • Chicken, Ch. & Tom $4.50
  • Beef Mince
  • Custard Square $3.50
  • Cake Slices
  • Sausage Rolls $2.50
  • Chicken & Cheese $4.50
  • - with fresh tomato, avocado & pesto $10.50
  • - Grilled Halloumi, Smoked Salmon or Poached Chicken $5.00
  • Toast & Bagel Selection
  • Angus Beef Burger $15.50
    • caramelised onion, beetroot, barbecue sauce, aioli & mozzarella
  • Slow-Cooked Pork Belly $17.50
    • with cracking in steamed flat breast, pickled red cabbage, rocket & apple
  • The Full Monty $19.50
    • bacon, chorizo, potatoes, mushrooms & eggs on toast
  • Soup of the Day $12.50
  • Toasted Granola $11.50
    • with berry compote, vanilla yogurt & almond crumble
  • 4 Cheese
    • Cheese, parmesan cheese, feta, camerbert and oregano
  • The Mount
    • White chocolate and blue berry
  • Gisborne
    • Cheese, Italian salami, onions, black olives, red capcicum. Fata and oregano
  • Combo Spend $36
  • Piha
    • cheese, bacon, egg, corn and oregano
  • Raglan
    • Cheese, fresh tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, rocket, basil and oregano
  • Meat Lovers $12/$20
    • Cheese, Italian salami, chicken, bacon, onions, black olives and oregano
  • Regular/Large $10/$18
Takara Japanese Restaurant

Takara Japanese Restaurant

location

Address

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

phone

Phone

075794177

clock

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
price range

Price

$20 - $30

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

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

features

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

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