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5 Best Restaurant to Taste Omakase in Jakarta (Part I)

Spectr News Theme Eskanisa Ramadiani
28, November 2018

Have you ever heard about omakase? If you are Japanese food enthusiasts, you probably familiar with the omakase term. A restaurant carries omakase concept ready to provide ultimate sushi dining experience. Omakase literally means up to you, in other words you let chef make surprising dishes you will eat. It also only serves authentic sushi not the fusion one. Want to try? Here are 5 restaurants you should visit to enjoy omakase dining experience. 

1. Senju Omakase

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This fine dining restaurant located at Plaza Indonesia. Senju Omakase divided into three different dining areas, bar, Teppanyaki area and main dining area. Wood as main material here represents elegancy and modern Japanese touch. Its large mural above the open kitchen also looks beautiful. To taste one of best omakase in Jakarta here, you should probably pay for Rp750.000++ per person. Consisting of 15 appetizing dishes including dessert, it is quite clear that Senju is one of omakase restaurant in Jakarta you should not miss. You can taste freshness, quality ingredients that used in every dishes. To clean your palette, try their various refreshing cocktails and sake.


Senju Omakase

Address: Plaza Indonesia, Lantai 3, Jl. MH. Thamrin, Central Jakarta

Open: 11.00 am – 3 pm, 6 pm – 11 pm

Phone: +622129924567


2. Tatemukai

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Masayuki Tatemukai, Japanese chef lived in Jakarta ready to pamper your taste buds with his special dishes. At first glance, this restaurant gives you mysterious vibes. Wood and stone dominated the room. From behind tall table, like a bar table with neatly arrange chairs, chef Tatemukai cooks his ultimate omakase dishes. First, edamame as appetizer, while enjoying warm edamame, you can see other 10 – 12 dishes are processed from behind the table. To taste chef Tatemukai best dishes you should probably spend Rp800.000 per person, more less.


Address: Grand Indonesia Mall, Lantai 3A, Sky Bridge, Jl. MH. Thamrin, Central Jakarta

Open: 11.30 am – 3 pm, 6.30 pm – 10 pm

Phone: +622123581807

3. OKU

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Starting from Rp1.000.000 per person, you can taste fresh, delicious, ultimate omakase came from world famous Tsukiji Market, include their sea urchin, chotoro (fatty tuna), caviar, Iseebi (lobster) and other best ingredients. Tsukiji Market is known as largest, busiest fish market also fruit and vegetables in Tokyo, Japan. OKU, located in one of most prestigious 5-star hotels in Jakarta, offers you a warm atmosphere through small ponds and garden in the restaurant. That is one of the reason why family choose this place to enjoy their lunch and dinner time.


Address: Hotel Indonesia Kempinski, Jl. MH. Thamrin, Central Jakarta

Open: 12 am – 3 pm, 6 pm – 10.30 pm

Phone: +622121889061 (ext: 249)

4. Kinokawa

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There is a lot of Japanese authentic food enthusiasts visit this restaurant located in SCBD to taste delicious omakase. While entering this restaurant, make sure you choose omakase bar to sit, so you can see how chef prepares your omakase dishes. Starting from light bites to entrée, the creativities and skills of chef to make fresh quality ingredients become delicious dishes is quite impressing.


Address: Fairgrounds, SCBD Lot 14, Jl. Jendral Sudirman, SCBD, Jakarta

Open: 11.30 am - 2.30 pm, 6 pm – 10 pm

Phone: +6221-51404353


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Comparing to other omakase restaurants above, UMAKU is the most affordable one. You can visit one of UMAKU branches in Duren Tiga, Tebet or Cibubur. Most omakase menu here are served in form of Nigiri (small ball of rice topped with topping). At least there are 16 dishes include dessert using fresh, quality ingredients, such as salmon, unagi (freshwater eel), shitake, tuna and many more ready to pamper your taste buds.


Address: Ruko City Walk, Blok CW1 No. 26, Jl. Alternatif Cibubur, Jatisampurna, Bekasi

Open: 11 am – 10 pm

Phone: +622184303732 / 33


Eskanisa Ramadiani
Eskanisa Ramadiani