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Tapas Molecular Bar

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
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With only eight seats, our one-Michelin starred Tapas Molecular Bar offers an exclusive dining experience celebrating the art of innovative molecular cuisine. Situated within the chic Oriental Lounge on the 38th floor, the bar serves a range of delicious dishes in the traditional sushi-bar style.
PRICE RANGE
$177 - $253
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I wish I could write a better review of this overall delicious restaurant. Unfortunately the price and service do not warrant a better review. We have been to other molecular gastronomy restaurants and I had read previous reviews of this place so we had high...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shampeu
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Shampeu Thank you for this review following your dining experience at Tapas Mplecular Bar. Your feedback has been shared with the appropriate Department Heads to initiate the necessary steps for improvement to meet the quality standards of Mandarin Oriental. We place great importance on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WAO!!! Restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental, limited seats, very personalized experience and the food excellent considering is a molecular bar, food is very satisfying.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EMedina19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had booked this restaurant two months in advance and I suggest you do because the intimate setting only seats 8 diners at a time- get booking early. We knew it was a molecular gastronomy experience but just how mind blowing and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Natasha b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time my boyfriend and I have eaten at Tapas Molecular Bar. Our first time we attended a lunch during the spring season and we recently attended a lunch during the winter season to celebrate the end of 2018. Each season the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kasey R
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kasey R Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Your inspiring comments are much appreciated, and we are thrilled that we were able to contribute in making your trip to Tokyo an enjoyable one once again. We look forward to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a unique, multi-course culinary and entertainment extravaganza that I will not soon forget. With just 8 seats it was an intimate of innovative molecular cuisine where you could talk with Chef about his inspirations for his dishes as well as the preparations -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tiggy
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tiggy Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time and were enjoyed our dishes. Your inspiring comments are much appreciated. We look forward...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018

We tried several Michelin-starred restaurants on this trip, and they left us mostly unimpressed. This was the exception. Everything about this experience was top notch. Very interactive Japanese-Canadian chef who spoke perfect English and made the dinner an entertaining event with his explanations and insights...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Dear gregsf11 Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time and enjoyed with Chef's creative cuisine. Your inspiring comments are much appreciated, and...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

What a night. We had such fun. The food was so good. The wine and sake even better. The show by Kento was entertaining and fun. I can totally recommend this experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

My first meal while in Tokyo, outstanding. There team was very welcoming and took time to recommend dishes. I visited twice on my trip.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Laurenmarsden94
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Quite expensive, but a unique experience combining a show and innovative techniques in a fantastic setting. Located in the Mandarin Oriental which we did not realize, but we still arrived on time. Because it is in the hotel bar on the 38th floor, the views...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BusyMomof4
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2018

Dear BusyMomof4 Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time at Tapas Molecular Bar. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel for another memorable experience. Yours...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

My brother visited in February and told me it was a must do - it absolutely is. We visited as two couples and had a wonderful evening. The chef teams are engaging and fun. Bringing the dishes to life and explaining how they have developed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sun5eeker01
MOTYO, Social Media Communicaitons at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Sun5eeker01, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time and were satisfied with the quality of service. We look forward to the pleasure...More

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James P
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Response from Balzac04 | Reviewed this property |
The chef can definitely accommodate vegetarian dishes
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October 25, 2017|
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Response from Allan P | Reviewed this property |
I had to book roughly 3 weeks in advance for a booking It varies But it was worth it
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