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Osaka-city, Osaka Innovative

*We are open for private parties of 4 or more people.
*Please call us for reservations on the day of your visit. We do not accept online reservations.

Restaurant introduction

Karato is a chef's table limited to 8 seats to entertain you on Hare no Hi days.
A celebration, a reward for yourself, a unique restaurant that colors the seats with time and space.
We provide not only the cuisine, tableware, and space creation that connect producers from all over Japan that the owner has visited, but also the important moments for our customers to be remembered by all five senses from the moment you open the door to the aftermath of your meal.

Profile of Taisei Iwao

Born in 1996

Born in Tottori Prefecture

He has loved cooking since he was a child and decided to become a first-class chef when he was in junior high school.

In 2012,
At the age of 16, began training as a chef at a famous local restaurant in Tottori.

At the age of 20, he decided to study under Chef Karato for the most rigorous training. He started his training at "Lumière".
He also had a training at Michelin 3-star restaurants in Tokyo and Osaka.

In 2021
At the age of 25, he became the youngest chef in the Lumiere group.

February 2023
Opened "Karato" as the owner.

Reservation rules

■We recommend that you pay by cash. It takes a little while to pay by credit card.

■Please take pictures of food only.
Please refrain from taking pictures inside the restaurant during business hours.

■If you are more than 20 mins, we'll cancel your reservation.

■Please refrain from using perfume for other customers.

Thank you for your understanding.


[Lunch] Chef's Tasting Course

JPY11,000 (Tax included) /guest(s)

[Lunch/Dinner] Chef's Tasting course

JPY22,000 (Tax included) /guest(s)

◆This course can also be selected at lunch time.

*A 10% service charge will be added.
*In addition, we take tax.
*If you have a wide range of allergy, we are not able to accept reservations because we use many ingredients in our course menu.
Course menu changes for allergies on the day may not be possible.

Restaurant information



URL http://www.ykarato.com/

8 seats

Operation hours


Regular holiday Mondays
*The restaurant may be temporarily open or temporarily closed.

Over 12 years old (Over middle school students)

Payment methods

Cash, Credit card


Not Allowed

Address UNAGIDANI BLOCK 1F2F 1-19-15, Higashishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-city, Osaka
Nearest station


Reservation fee (390JPY /seat) is charged upon completing a reservation.
Reservation rules
Current reservation period until Mon Sep 23 2024
Next round opens Jul 24, 2024, 00:00
Maximum frequency 2 time(s) per month
Cancellation policy
After making reservation 50%
5 days prior to the day 70%
2 days prior to the day 100%