Takaya New Asian Opens Downtown
After a soft opening in the final weeks of last year, Takaya New Asian (634 Washington Avenue; 314-241-5721) officially opened for dinner last night and for lunch today. The new restaurant joins Pi (610 Washington Avenue; 314-588-7600), Robust (635 Washington Avenue; 314-287-6300) and Snarf's (614 Washington Avenue; 314-241-0100) in downtown's new Mercantile Exchange development.
Takaya New Asian is the latest project from the team behind Tani Sushi Bistro (16 South Bemiston, Clayton; 314-727-8264) and Tani's next-door neighbor, Area 14 Lounge & Sushi (14 South Bemiston, Clayton; 314-727-8264).
Owner Eric Heckman tweeted a photograph of the initial lunch menu. While difficult to read, it does reveal dishes including bulgogi sliders, Korean short ribs and "Asian-style" chicken wings.
Takaya's regular hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. You can reach the restaurant at 314-241-5721 or via its Facebook page.
634 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO
16 S. Bemiston Ave., Clayton, MO
14 S. Bemiston, Clayton, MO
610 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO
635 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO
614 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO