Tawara has a remarkable sushi chef who makes some truly innovative rolls and combos. His hallmark is a subtle use of lemon that brings out the sweetness in scallops, squid, and other fish.
The environment is peaceful and service is equally relaxed. If you want alcohol with your meal, the liquor store in the same strip mall carries suitable Japanese selections.
A hidden gem!
The sushi here is great, the person below me must have caught them on an off night. I eat sushi regularly and this restaurant is definitely one of the best in Bergen County. Their sushi is comparable to any NYC Japanese restaurant within the same price range.
The fish is fresh, the ambiance is pleasant, and they clearly take pride in their food.
Sushi not fresh, squid salad tasted like rubber, beef completely over-cooked very tough. Took a half hour to get a diet coke. The place is BYO. It took almost an hour to have 4 meals prepared all served at different times. Restaurant only moderately busy.