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“As Authentic as it gets !” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mukunetei

Ranked #3 of 146 Restaurants in Katano
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Mukune-Tei sits in the ancient village of Mukune, amidst lush nature, even though it is but 30 minutes from downtown Osaka, and an hour from Kyoto. As you walk the narrow, winding streets of what was once Mukune village, the main gate of the Sakahan brewery looms large and stands before you in the evening air. Moss and rocks line the path to a garden that instantly connects your heart to that of old Japan. Across the more than 180 years that these buildings and garden have been here, they have endured the flow of time and change, as East and West, traditional and modern, all came together. The authenticity of the place instantly makes you feel at home, even the first time you visit. Entering the door to the side of the impeccable garden and ascending the stairs, you can feel, see and sense the traditional architecture about you, craftsmanship that has all but disappeared in these modern times. Even the room into which you enter, remodeled in 1998 when the restaurant was opened, stays true to the vibration and technique of the original 1826 methods and wisdom. Here you can enjoy outstanding and character-laden sake made with clear, crisp water from the foot of the Ikoma mountain range, and seasonal meals that change regularly. But surely the most delicious thing here is the enjoyment of passing time with those important to us, relaxing and smiling amidst the breeze blowing through the surrounding woods.
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“As Authentic as it gets !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Amazingly beautiful atmosphere - excellent Japanese food and some of the best sake I have ever had - Highly recommended - Daimon-san has some great stories and is more than happy to talk about sake (in English)

Perfect for anyone visiting Japan who has an interest in great sake (and food ) and is looking for an authentic Japanese experience.

Thank Jason A
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