Takumi-Tei Is The Newest Restaurant To Join The Japanese Pavilion In Epcot

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Takumi-Tei grand opening

The Takumi-Tei restaurant has become the newest member of the Japanese pavilion in Epcot. Its grand opening was August 6th, with the Vice President of Epcot and Mickey and Minnie Mouse in attendance.

The restaurant is a Japanese styled table service “inspired by the natural beauty of Japan”.  The restaurant offers five different dining rooms each inspired by one of the earth’s elements: water, wood, earth, stone, and washi paper.
The water room is referred to as the Chef’s Table room and requires special reservations. The Chef’s Table experience can only be booked by calling (407) 827-8504 or by emailing takumitei@mitsukoshi-orlando.com

Dress Code

Takumi-Tei is now the second restaurant in Epcot that requires a dress code. According to the restaurant’s website: “In order to preserve the atmosphere of this dining experience, Guests are asked to adhere to the dress code. The minimum dress code is required—and dressier attire is also welcome. Please review the minimum dress code requirements: Men must wear khakis, slacks or dress shorts and collared shirts. Jeans may be worn if in good condition. Sport coats are optional. Women must wear Capri pants, skirts, dresses or dress shorts. Jeans may be worn if in good condition. Not permitted are tank tops, flip-flops, swimsuits, swimsuit cover-ups, hats for gentlemen, cut-offs, torn clothing and t-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics.”


The menu offers multiple courses with one of its main staples being the braised wagyu beef and the traditional tea service. As well as maki sushi, yuzu cheesecake, and roasted duck. If you’re not one with a big appetite you can also choose from the a la carte menu. You can see the full menu here.

Reservations can be made up to 180 days prior either online or you can call 407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463.

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Photo Credit

April Crews