PHOTOS - Epcot's new signature Takumi-Tei Restaurant now open in the Japan Pavilion

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Epcot's latest signature restaurant, operated by Mitukoshi, is now open in the Japan Pavilion in World Showcase.

Takumi-Tei opened its doors today, offering upscale dining including a prix fixe tasting menu and a chef's table experience. Highlights of the menu include wagyu beef, sushi, sashimi, unique desserts, signature cocktails, and premium sake. The prix fixe menu is priced at $130 per guest with an optional $75 wine and sake pairing.

Appetizers include Teien $20 (meaning “garden” and featuring compressed watermelon and tuna sashimi), Nikomi Wagyu $27 (braised wagyu short rib with roasted bone marrow), or Hama no Kani $26 (“Crab on the Beach” featuring crab tossed in a light ponzu sauce as well whole toasted crab), and Agedashi Tofu $19 with fried silken tofu, brown butter black rice and shimeji mushroom.

Entrées include Kamo Rosu and Takumi Gyuniku. The Kamo Rosu, priced at $45, features roasted marinated duck with kabocha squash, edamame beans, Japanese mizuna, cured duck egg yolk, and a grape reduction. The Takumi Gyuniku priced at $93, is a Japanese A-5 wagyu beef tenderloin with leek sauce, warishita, short rib gyoza, roast cippolini onion, curried potato, and seasonal mushroom.

On the Maki Sushi menu, you’ll find Mozaiku $18 (featuring tuna, yellowtail and asparagus) and the Takumi Sashimi entrée $40 features tuna, toro, salmon, yellowtail, uni and ikura.

Desserts include Kumo $14 (yuzu cheesecake, spiced kabocha, orange yuzu gel and blackberry sake) or Suiren Dani $16 (Water Lilly Valley featuring Japanese water cake, rose, kuromitsu and kinako crumb).

The drink menu beverage menu offers premium sake, wine, beer and cocktails. Specialty cocktails priced at $15 are themed to each of the five dining rooms and 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), and Kami (Roku gin, Sayuri “White Lilly” Nigori sake, calipco and lychee).

Takumi-Tei is open for dinner from 4pm to 9pm. Reservations will be available from July 16 2019 with bookings starting on that day via 407-WDW-DINE or online. To make reservations for the Chef’s Table Dining Experience, call Mitsukoshi directly at (407) 827-8504.

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Article Posted: Jul 05, 2019 / 4:23pm ET