A renowned Japanese restaurant founded in Kobe, "Kimoto" relocated to Tokyo in 2018. The owner-chef, Taiya Kimoto is the son of French restaurant "Chez Kimoto" in Hyogo (now closed).
After training at Michelin 2-star restaurant "Sakurada" in Kyoto (now closed), Kimoto established the original "Kimoto" restaurant in Kobe in 2010. The following year, the restaurant earned 2 Michelin stars, becoming one of the most popular Japanese restaurants in Kobe almost instantly. For the new location of his restaurant, Kimoto chose Kagurazaka, an area full of renowned restaurants. When you sound the intercom and wait a few moments, the restaurant's thick doors swing open to welcome you.
The set course includes crab, Ise lobster, tilefish, abalone, matsutake mushrooms, and Japanese Black wagyu beef Chateaubriand steak. Diners are served a bewildering succession of delicacies. Each is obtained through supply routes established by Kimoto himself. The ingredients are cooked just enough to bring out the flavors and fragrances, expertly combined, and beautifully presented, transforming top quality ingredients into top quality cuisine.
A kelp broth soup and simple turnip dish follow this luxurious course, giving a sense of Kimoto's excellent taste and careful craftsmanship. Kimoto's choice of tableware and Japanese sake selection is further proof that he won't settle for anything less than the genuine article.
The luxurious interior features plaster walls and a counter crafted from a single piece of Japanese cypress. There are just eight counter seats. Taking the time to enjoy conversation with Kimoto during your meal will surely add to the dining experience.
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A 9-minute walk from Kagurazaka Station(Tokyo Metro Tozai Line)
A 10-minute walk from Iidabashi Station(Tokyo Metro Tozai Line)
A 10-minute walk from Iidabashi Station(Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line)
A 10-minute walk from Iidabashi Station(Tokyo Metro Namboku Line)
A 10-minute walk from Iidabashi Station(Toei Oedo Line)