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September 22, 2023

Takumi Bistro & Bar opens on the Main Line, hires Nobu-trained sushi chef

The Japanese restaurant, which opened in Wayne this week, offers unique rolls, Omakase service and a full cocktail menu

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takumi wayne Provided Image/Takumi Bistro & Bar

Takumi Bistro & Bar, a Japanese restaurant serving sushi and cocktails, opened this week on Lancaster Avenue in Wayne.

A new restaurant specializing in modern Japanese flavors opened its doors this week on the Main Line.

Led by executive chef Larry Jiang, who was trained by the team at the renowned Nobu chain, Takumi Bistro & Bar offers an expansive sushi menu. The new eatery is located in Wayne at 821 Lancaster Ave. 

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Dinner options include Omakase sushi (chosen by the chef), a salmon and tuna sushi flight and rock shrimp and tuna crudo topped with caviar and truffle. The bar offers a full cocktail menu.

The restaurant's decor has dark paneling, leather booths and a large floral wall arrangement. A private event space fits 50 people, and online ordering is available.

takumi interiorProvided Image/Takumi Bistro & Bar

Takumi Bistro & Bar, a sushi restaurant now open in Wayne, is decorated with large floral arrangements.

Yvonne Yang and Eddie Zheng, Takumi's managers, have previously worked together at restaurants in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Qu Japan Bistro & Bar in Center City and the Michelin-recommended Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao in Cherry Hill.

Takumi, located in the Devon Village shopping center, is open Sunday-Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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