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RESERVE
GLOBALLY SOURCED

World Class Ingredients

Mugen (pronounced Moog-en) is a Japanese-French dining concept that is elevating Hawaii’s status as a destination for culinary travel. Delight in exceptional, globally sourced cuisine, rare wines, and elegant spirits found only in the restaurant.

Chef Jason
Yamaguchi

Renowned chef Jason Yamaguchi is the executive chef and culinary visionary behind Mugen. Chef Yamaguchi mastered his craft by working under several industry luminaries including Joachim Splichal, Michael Mina, and Chris Garnier.

Most recently, Chef Yamaguchi presided over Driftwood Kitchen in Laguna Beach, California where he heightened the art of ocean-to-table dining with phenomenal delicacies such as Spanish octopus and Hamachi.

The son of a French mother and Japanese father, Chef Jason drew inspiration for Mugen from each culture’s rich culinary lineage. Mixing traditional methods of preparation with his signature, critically-acclaimed experimental style, Chef Yamaguchi is redefining the standard of dining in Hawaii.

Chef Jason
Yamaguchi

Renowned chef Jason Yamaguchi is the executive chef and culinary visionary behind Mugen. Chef Yamaguchi mastered his craft by working under several industry luminaries including Joachim Splichal, Michael Mina, and Chris Garnier.

Most recently, Chef Yamaguchi presided over Driftwood Kitchen in Laguna Beach, California where he heightened the art of ocean-to-table dining with phenomenal delicacies such as Spanish octopus and Hamachi.

The son of a French mother and Japanese father, Chef Jason drew inspiration for Mugen from each culture’s rich culinary lineage. Mixing traditional methods of preparation with his signature, critically-acclaimed experimental style, Chef Yamaguchi is redefining the standard of dining in Hawaii.

Mugen Waikiki features Japanese-French culinary concepts by Chef Jason Yamaguchi, highlighting local produce—much of which is grown exclusively for Mugen by our farm partner, Yogarden Hawaii—as well as the finest globally sourced ingredients. Our dine in services have temporarily been suspended, but please visit here for our takeaway menu options.

Exquisite Wine
& Spirits

Partake in an expertly cultivated beverage program that includes a 500-bottle wine collection, rare Japanese whiskeys, and high-end sake.

In-Suite Dining
Experience

Mugen’s upscale-yet-approachable, open-kitchen atmosphere extends well beyond the restaurant. For a more personalized affair, guests may request a private, in-suite dining experience or elect to have an ESPACIO butler request an exclusive chef’s table.

Reservations at Mugen

Call (808) 377-2247

mugenreservations@mugenwaikiki.com

  • Dinner (Tue-Sat)

    Two Seatings 5pm and 7:30pm