Nine-Course Omakase Dinner for One or Two at Takashi (Up to 40% Off)

Bucktown

1768 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

Michelin-starred restaurant serves Japanese-inflected French-American cuisine by James Beard Award–winning chef Takashi Yagihashi

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Dine-in only. Dinner only. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required by phone only; not valid with online reservations. Not valid with any other specials or offers. Limit 1 per table. Not valid on 10/8/14. Not valid on federal holidays, private event days, New Year's Eve, or Valentine's day. Additional guests must order a 9-course tasting menu. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $60 for a nine-course omakase dinner for one, valid Tuesday–Thursday and Sunday ($100 value)
  • $119 for a nine-course omakase dinner for two, valid Tuesday–Thursday and Sunday ($200 value)

Japanese-centric tasting menus start with lighter dishes before escalating to larger plates with seafood and meats. The expansive dinners close with dessert. Beverage pairings—which can include sake, wine, and beer with each course—are available for an additional $55.

Takashi

With a star-studded résumé that includes stints in such media-acclaimed restaurants as Yoshi's, Ambria, and Tribute—a Detroit-based eatery of his own that earned him a James Beard Award—it shouldn't be surprising that Takashi Yagihashi's latest culinary venture was a success. At his eponymous establishment, the chef crafts gourmet dishes inspired by his French culinary training and accented with the traditional flavors of his native Japan, creating a menu that has earned the restaurant a Michelin star and that Chicago magazine called "the finest Asian fusion cuisine in the city." Beyond acclaimed culinary skills, Yagihashi's vivacious personality earned him the title of Top Chef Masters Fan Favorite.

In a spartan dining room adorned with subtle art and slate-colored brick, diners savor entrees such as chicken in a clay pot simmering with shimeji mushrooms, eggplant, and yuzu juice, or soy-ginger caramel pork belly served with steamed buns. Yagihashi also highlights his versatility in a number of prix-fixe menus, such as the weekly 7- or 11-course Kaiseki dinner and a tasting menu that pairs each morsel with a complementary wine. While mulling over the menu, savvy wait staff offer their recommendations for the best wine, beer, or sake from the restaurant's lengthy drink lists, along with sweet post-meal choices such as Yagihashi's signature brown-egg dessert, which Chicago magazine says "elevates crème brûlée to Zen-like perfection."

Customer Reviews

1768 Ratings

Great food and service from a top tier chef. They will be closing the end of this year so best hurry. His Slurping Turtle restaurant will remain open.
Russell S. · December 21, 2014
Try and book a reservation before he closes on Dec 31, 2014! He is a phenomenal chef! I will miss his wonderful chef tasting menu of 9 courses! Love your cooking Takashi! Will look forward to your next great personal dining restaurant! Mary MG
Mary M. · December 10, 2014
Delish!
Anna · December 3, 2014
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    1952 N Damen Ave.

    Chicago, IL 60647

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