Toku Modern Asian

4.8
826 reviews
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Toku’s cuisine is predominantly Japanese with influences from China, Korea, and South East Asia. Ingredients and cooking techniques throughout the world create the Modern Asian menu. Owners Gillis and George Poll have dined all over the world, and have come across a variety of dishes that have really impressed them, “the best of the best.” According to Gillis, “We put together our favorites and added our own unique twists to them.” George emphasizes the menu’s ease and variety. “It’s a straightforward, casually written menu which allows you to dine any way that you’d like.” Guests may enjoy traditional meals with an appetizer, entree and dessert, or dine exclusively on sushi. Others can order cocktails and a table full of appetizers and skewers to share. “The menu is set up for sharing,” he confirms. Anything goes when ordering at Toku.
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HP
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Very elegant Asian fusion. Food tastes awesome; desserts are also good.

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C
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Service was disappointing which surprises me because it is generally good.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was very pleased with this restaurant and I definitely will go back to try more dishes on their menu.

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ST
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Asian food I have ever ate. It was a little pricy but well worth it. I would definitely return.

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great lunch menu

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E
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I are visiting the restaurant for many years (and we are living in Brooklyn).
Always high level of service, tasty food, clean and nicely kept place.

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RN
New York Area
200 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Early lunch and it was delicious! Since it was early the volume was low and the food was fresh!

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s
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place, its always a great experience from the time your walk in to the time you leave. everyone is always nice staff is attentive and the food is great.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb place for a date and or a night out with friends. I’ve been to a toku many times and the food is consistently outstanding as is the service.

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L
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Wife’s birthday

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CP
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been coming here for years now. I absolutely love it! The food is consistently delicious. The ambience is cozy and classy. The evening is always a hit when we have Ian as a waiter. He is the best!!!!

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JF
Miami
98 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service, great atmosphere,

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EC
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as always!!

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LI
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Toku never disappoints. The food, service and atmosphere are fabulous.

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F
New York Area
127 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Better than Nobu
Better than Zuma

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and great service

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Food was a little dry.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Favorite Long Island restaurant!

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r
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Chicken paillard wasnt well seasoned. Had to wait 20 minutes for a table despite reservation for lunch. Lovely drcor but overpriced.

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time is perfect.

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C
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this place!! The food, atmosphere

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j
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

the crispy rice was delicious..so was the pork fried rice. We were sat right away with our reservation. I can't wait to go back!

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a
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and atmosphere. Had a great lunch there for a family get together

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BJ
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always have a great time at TOKU!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

It started off slow I was waiting to be serviced for 10-15 mins but after that food was great .. I did ask for hard noodles with my soup.5 minutes into me eating the noodles the waiter tells me it was going to be an additional charge .Otherwise my meal was fantastic. It was my birthday. I made them aware but I didn’t receive a birthday song or casket.

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r
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The salmon dish on the prix fixed lunch was a small piece of salmon and disappointingly unflavorable. I would return but not order this again. And the grilled chicken appetizer skewer was dry and also not well seasoned. I don’t typically post unfavorable reviews but this was a letdown.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

Food was great but terrible service the last time I came here, not what you’d expect from a place like this.

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w
New York Area
239 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

The vibe here at the bar is not friendly. It seems very insular. And the mixed cocktails are heavy handed. My cosmo was thick...what's up with that. The food is good, salty as hell, but being fair, that's Asian food in general. The different dishes we had were done very well. I'm not sure what it is, but I'm just not a huge lover of the atmosphere in Toku. Just one woman's opinion.

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AO
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

My experience was as it has usually been. Better than good food, Service was good-in fact, the reason I did not rate it excellent is that it is “too good”; that is intense and sometimes gets in the way but certainly attentive and available. Noise level at lunch was fine and of course, the room is attractive -as are the clientele.

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e
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Thing I liked most was our waiter - very nice guy with a good sense of humor and was giving good advices. Second - ambiance it was nice. Food was good, but nothong I'd say WOW about. Interesting and tasteful was some hot apetizer - bbq that you cook yourself.

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RS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Yes been here few times there could be more choices in terms of different sushi rolls

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J
New England
55 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Special dining vibe and beautifully prepared food mixed with experienced wait staff.

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KR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Service slow at the beginning even with an early reservation / always quite noisy but manageable and food was fantastic / great tasting / great portions

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OT
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite restaurant!! Great time, every time!

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s
New York Area
67 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful as usual. Food great lettuce cups a little skimpy but waiter brought additional to rectify.

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R
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants! Food, staff & ambiance!

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, good service

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a
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and ambiance. Will go again really soon.

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AR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 1ambience 5

They always rush you that’s my only issue
They constantly ask are you done

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GV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time we went to Toko the food and service was outstanding.

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