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TAIKO Japanese Restaurant

Open for Dine-In  Pick up or Delivery

Monday to Saturday

11:30 am - 2:00 pm / 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Orange Coast Magazine July 1986

Listed in Irvine's Oldest Eateries

Where We Started, Where We’re Headed

At the core of any great Japanese Restaurant, there is a desire to develop and provide a truly extraordinary dining experience.

At TAIKO Japanese Restaurant, the courses are built on seasonal properties, utilizing only the freshest, most delicious ingredients available. Our atmosphere is traditional but unique, and each dish is composed to ensure a bold yet simplistic culinary adventure.


Since 1980, Over 40 YEARS, we’ve sought and succeeded to revolutionize the way people eat food in the Irvine area.

From the classics to the innovative, we’ve got it all. Join us.

Taiko Japanese Restaurant

There’s been a long wait to be seated at Taiko seemingly since it opened (in 1980, according to the business license).

Whether you go for the generous portions of sushi, the sesame chicken or the combo of calamari and sashimi, you’ll never dine alone at this bustling favorite at Walnut and Jeffrey. Irvine City News July 2016

Taste of Japan