Takato, the iconic oceanfront restaurant located steps from Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach rang in its first anniversary with the opening of an exclusive 10-seat Omakase lounge.

Oku by Takato, which translates to ‘on the side,’ the private restaurant takes guests on an intimate, more than 15-course journey as they savor exclusively prepared dishes like scallop with shaved truffle, oysters with ponzu granita and uni toast with caviar. Diners witness world-renowned Executive Chef Taka Lee prepare his most creative work to date.

The sleek blue toned lounge features a fully private sushi bar highlighting delicacies specially flown in from Japan and Korea, serve the finest sake and wine brands, and collaborate with fellow culinary champions from all over the world. Chef Taka introduces a rotating roster of guest chefs on an ongoing basis from New York, Philadelphia and beyond.

Oku by Takato has one seating per night, Thursday through Saturday, at 8PM.

Meet Executive Chef Taek Lee (Taka)

A world-class hospitality team with an uncompromising commitment to quality is led by Executive Chef Taek Lee (Taka). As one of South Florida’s most accomplished chefs with a career spanning more than 20 years at some of the nation’s leading restaurants, Chef Taka has helmed the kitchen as Executive Sushi Chef at ZUMA and Makoto and Executive Chef at Monkitail. keeping true to his roots, Chef Taka has a deep admiration for Korean and Japanese techniques while adding his own variations to his menus at his newest and most rewarding venture to date.

For more information, please visit Takato’s website.



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