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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Japanese, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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drink pairing plus 59/ half 30, tea pairing 38
house-made oboro tofu
turnip soup
turnip, shiitake mushroom, scallion, momiji-fu
seasonal assortment
“fukiyose” kale, rikyu-fu, pistachio, tofu, nama-fu, nuts miso, chestnuts, persimmon, mitsuba, yamakurage, cranberry, yuba, beats, lotus root, potato, burdock root, ginkgo nuts, peanuts
panko-fried maitake mushroom
herb, nori, taro potato, tofu-yo, olive, black pepper leaf
autumn hot pot
potato, cauliflower,‏ onion, carrot, spinach, nama-fu, white miso
buckwheat seed & hijiki rice
soy beans, chili oil, nappa cabbage
udon noodles in seasonal mushrooms broth
fried tofu,‏ scallion, ginger
supplement; matsutake mushroom rice pot: +39
kabocha brulee
tofu puree, kokuto
drink pairing plus 45 / half 23
house-made oboro tofu
seasonal vegetables
autumn hot pot
potato, cauliflower, onion, carrot, spinach, nama-fu, white miso
buckwheat seed & hijiki rice
soy beans, chili oil, nappa cabbage
aburi-age (fried tofu)
fermented tofu
pickled kelp w/ sansho 120g
take-out only
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Most importantly, don't go to this restaurant with any preconceived notions of the food, you have to have an open mind to what is served. Also, be prepared to spend some shekels, because we found that the sake pairing was really important and brought out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank nyguman
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Kajitsu is an incredible Vegan fine dining yet understated experience. It is a solid choice for vegans and those who want to experience vegan food in haute couture. The setting is very subtle, quiet, almost like a Budhist Temple. The sake menu is TO DIE...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank CamilaML1112
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We came for the tasting menu but stayed for the whole nine yards and we were glad we did. All Vegan, all delicious and some off the charts. I think our favorite was the eggplant with a miso foam, extraordinary. And noodles with fresh truffles,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant evening. The service was charming. The plated food was elegant and pretty. There were some nice surprises in the meal — and particularly with respect to the tastes on the plate.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank GoesToo
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Let your preconceptions go, and embrace the concept of a Japanese vegan restaurant - it will blow your mind, particularly the omakase paired with the sake flight. the setting is delightful, service impeccable, and though each dish is very small, you may find it hard...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Charlotte d
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Our group of four had dinner here and had high expectations based on another friend of ours who had a great experience. We are all adventurous eaters, don't mind paying a high price for a special experience, and were excited. We are all vegans and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bkramer947
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

$$$$, yes. But totally worth it. This is Japanese vegetarian haute cuisine DONE RIGHT! I don't drink sake so cannot comment on their extensive sake list. But I do drink tea, and their teas are amazing! VERY relaxing atmosphere here. 🖒🖒🖒🖒🖒

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank mm__j__ww
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The first thing you notice is that the tables are spaced far apart, not like all the other fine restaraunts in New York.The tables themselves are beautiful hand hewn wood slabs, nicely polished. The mostly caucasian staff make a fair semblance of Japanese hospitality. We...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank sealbeachtraveler
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We have dined here many times over the years and we have always enjoyed our experience. However, we did not enjoy our most recent visit. As usual, we dined upstairs with another couple. The atmosphere was surprisingly and disturbingly very loud and noisy- we could...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank DharmaDude007
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Having just been to a vegetarian sushi restaurant in San Francisco, we were excited to give this restaurant a try. Some courses were great and some just ok. Service was great though felt a bit rushed at times.

Date of visit: March 2018
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