Epcot continues to change. Takumi-Tei, a new restaurant in the Japan Pavilion in World Showcase, is now officially open, according to the Disney Parks Blog.
- Takumi-Tei is a new signature table-service restaurant which will provide an upscale dining experience.
- From the moment guest arrive to the moment they put down their chopsticks for the last time, it will feel as if they’ve been transported directly to Japan.
- Throughout their experience, guests will learn about Japanese traditions and their connection to the natural world.
- In addition to an incredible prix fixe multi-course tasting menu and a chef’s table experience, the dinner menu highlights:
- Wagyu beef
- Unique desserts
- Signature cocktails
- Premium sake
- And much more
- Takumi-Tei is open for dinner in the Japan pavilion at Epcot starting at 4 pm daily.
- Walk-ups are currently being accepted, and reservations will be available beginning July 16, 2019, with bookings starting that same day.
- For more information, visit the Walt Disney World Resort website or call (407) WDW-DINE.
- To make reservations for the Chef’s Table Dining Experience, call Mitsukoshi directly at (407) 827-8504.
Takumi-Tei Menu Highlights
- Teien (meaning “garden”) — compressed watermelon and tuna sashimi
- Nikomi Wagyu — braised wagyu short rib with roasted bone marrow
- Hama no Kani (“Crab on the Beach”) — crab tossed in a light ponzu sauce as well whole toasted crab
- Agedashi Tofu — fried silken tofu, brown butter black rice and shimeji mushroom (vegetarian)
- Kamo Rosu — roasted marinated duck with kabocha squash, edamame beans, Japanese mizuna, cured duck egg yolk, and a grape reduction.
- Takumi Gyuniku, or artisan beef — Japanese A-5 wagyu beef tenderloin with leek sauce, warishita, short rib gyoza, roast cippolini onion, curried potato, and seasonal mushroom.
Sushi and Sashimi:
- Mozaiku — tuna, yellowtail and asparagus
- Temari Sushi — a chef-selected assortment of oceanic delicacies
- Takumi Sashimi entrée — tuna, toro, salmon, yellowtail, uni and ikura
- Kumo — yuzu cheesecake, spiced kabocha, orange yuzu gel and blackberry sake
- Suiren Dani — Water Lilly Valley featuring Japanese water cake, rose, kuromitsu and kinako crumb
- Premium sake
- Specialty cocktails themed to each of the five dining rooms include:
- Kochi — Joto Yuzu citrus sake, rum, fresh mint, yuzu juice and orange
- Raiju — Haku Japanese vodka, spiced ginger beer and lime
- Sakurajima — Japanese whisky sour smoked with cherrywood
- Kami — Roku gin, Sayuri “White Lilly” Nigori sake, calipco and lychee