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Kajitsu

4.6
807 reviews
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$50 and over
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Japanese
Top Tags:
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Special Occasion


Kajitsu serves Shojin cuisine--vegan Kaiseki, a traditional Japanese culinary practice that is the very origin of Japanese cuisine. All of our dishes are prepared from fresh, season vegetables, legumes, wild herbs, seeds and grains, chosen at the moment in the season that best reflects their flavor. At Kajitsu we make our delicious and wholesome dishes from high quality ingredients prepared with traditional Japanese culinary techniques. For first time diners we highly recommend booking seats at the Chef's Counter where our executive chef Hiroki Odo and his assistants prepare the meal in front of you for a truly authentic Shojin experience!
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm (last order)
(Closed on Mondays)

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Phone number
(212) 228-4873
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Hiroki Odo
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Private party facilities
Please call the restaurant for a large party ( 7 people and up)
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Private party contact
kajitsukokage@gmail.com: (212) 228-4873
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Park and Lexington on 39th Street
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Public transit
Take the 4,5 or 6 trains to Grand central and walk 3 blocks south on lexington to 39th street.
Additional
Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 807 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.1
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipChefEgon (New England)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

I was looking forward to experience Shojin cooking so we ordered the Omakase. Overall the food and service were just okay and not worth the high cost of the meal.

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fjeapw 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

It's the best vegetarian food I've ever had. Also, I do appreciate how quiet the atmosphere was.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Excellent taste and service. They do provide real Japanese food and service. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Exceptional experience !!!
Highly recommended!!!
Amazing place, high quality, high service, unique, elegant, chic, quiet !!!
A must go if you want to experience some Japanese food.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Everything at this restaurant is delicious. Keep in mind that the menu changes due to seasonal ingredients and everything comes in a set menu. There are two kinds of sets: Hana and Omakase. I would suggest going for the Hana set because it will give you less food whereas for the Omakase, the set is the same as Hana, but a few dishes more. Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

It was fantastic!

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Jeroba (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

This was an unbelievable dining experience worth every penny. Delicious, exotic, unfamiliar flavors. Stellar presentation and service. What they offer is very unique very special. Without a doubt the best vegan food I've eaten in my life.

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KIMD (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Eclectic outstanding cuisine in a quiet beautiful setting served with excellent service.

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vipfoodie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Great as always was a New Years experience with New Years black bean.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Great seasonal food cooked to perfection and with attention to detail. Always a wonderful experience dining there.

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vipUpperwest123 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

One of my very favorite Vegan restaurants in NYC. A must try for special occasions and when you wanted to spoil yourself, a date or significant other!!

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vipWallStreetLawyer (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

This is vegan paradise. The food is wonderful, even for a confirmed steak and potatoes type such as myself. Their are two tasting menus, I strongly advise getting the six course not the ten course option. The additional courses are extra desserts and an overly filling rice course, you'll be full after six courses.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
2.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

This place is lost on me - we did the $125 10 course menu and I can honestly say only two courses tasted of anything. Bland and boring. The acoustics upstairs are also awful - we were sat next to a loud table and couldn’t hear ourselves think. Waste of time and money. The staff however are lovely and very attentive

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Dazzling array of vegan dishes, each so complex and carefully prepared, so delicious and special. Loved the handmade pottery and little flavored tea to start. A beautiful dinner. Ambiance might be slightly too minimalist- one or two more decorations ?

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vipBaxter (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Beautiful and delicious food, perfectly clean and good for vegans! loved it!

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