From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Kadaka tee 141, 12615 Tallinn
- Phone: +372 600 1035
- Web: umamiresto.ee/en/
- Seats: 50
“I’ll have that!”
The white villa sits majestically in an old apple orchard. Inside, the house is buzzing with energy. Friendly servers hurry you to your table while balancing drink trays. The semi-open kitchen is brimming with activity; gurgling pots, hissing pans, and aromas that waft through the dining room, prompting you to exclaim “I’ll have that”. Umami doesn’t try or even pretend to be an Asian-style restaurant. The chefs just like to experiment with bold and daring flavors. Hints of coriander, soy, ginger, wakame can be found in many of dishes, complementing salads or delicate pieces of marinated fish. But, it would be unfair to say that Umami’s cuisine stops at Asian. Latin accents turn up unexpectedly in dishes like green peas with guasacaca or ramson chimichurri. The drinks list is equally daring, with many local beers as well as interesting Old- and New World wines, selected by the restaurant’s sommelier co-owner Kristjan Peäske. This child-friendly restaurant doesn’t eliminate the possibility for a romantic evening either as there are numerous, intimate tables for two...
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