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    Takumi-Tei

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This dining venue is currently closed along with all of EPCOT!
It is scheduled to re-open in the future.

Location

EPCOT in World Showcase, Japan Pavilion

Selections

Ponzu crab and toasted crab snacks. Japanese A-5 Wagyu beef tenderloin, roasted duck, sea bass.

Entree Range

Dinner: Adult $42-150, Child $18-29

Summary

Signature plus dining arrives in the Japan pavilion of Epcot’s World Showcase, with a dining location rivaling Monsieur Paul and Victoria & Albert’s for modern haute cuisine. Showcasing classical Japanese cookery through an upscale modern lens, Takumi-Tei treats diners to a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the theme park. The exquisite meals presented here highlight familiar ingredients at their freshest, with no detail spared and painstaking effort taken by all involved to ensure an incredible experience for every diner.

Setting and Atmosphere

Takumi-Tei celebrates the five natural elements revered by Japanese craftsmen in each of its distinctly-appointed dining rooms. Simplicity abounds, with an almost austere atmosphere reminiscent of old school Epcot Center, but there are plenty of touches reminding diners they are still Mickey Mouse-adjacent. The restaurant’s private dining room, home to the traditional kaiseki dining experience offered nightly, features a custom waterfall on its feature wall that flows straight into the dining table, neatly accented with bright fall Japanese maple leaves.

House Specialties

Much like other signature locations, Takumi-Tei's menu rotates seasonally (and sometimes even more often) to reflect the freshest and most seasonal produce at the chef's disposal. The Hama no Kani (“Crab on the Beach” appetizer playfully showcases some such rotating seasonal specialties alongside ponzu crab and toasted crab snacks. Japanese A-5 Wagyu beef tenderloin, the most prized beef in the world, anchors the main course menu, and while it is a significant spend, it is a meal unlike any other. Roasted duck truly wows, as does the Misoyaki Ochazuke, a traditional comfort soup turned up to 11 with expertly prepared sea bass and shimeji mushrooms dotting a sublime broth.

Other Recommendations

Sashimi and nigiri with the freshest fish you'll ever encounter; specialty desserts straight off of social media including the famed cloud cake cheesecake and the clear, perplexingly delicious Japanese Water Cake.

Read our review of the Chef's Table experience here.

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Disney Dining Plan

2020

Does not participate

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