We tend to get very excited when we find a a great utility restaurant in our fair city, and Taka nicely fits the bill. It’s a small, elegant Japanese restaurant in Mayfair, serving great quality sushi and small plates at surprisingly affordable prices for the neighbourhood. Keep it in your back pocket for when you need a low key option for dinner in Mayfair.
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