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Unkaizan

Lot 395 Jalan Telok Baru, Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
+6049554118
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We went to Unkaizan on recommendations from other guests at our hotel. And we were not disappointed... the food was really amazing!! Fresh sashimi and sushi and amazing teriyaki and grilled salmon. We really enjoyed it and would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys Japanese food.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

If you enjoy Japanese food, eat here! Great menu, with a big specials board focused on the freshest produce, and the waitress explained that in some cases only small quantities of each were available. Three cuts of tuna were offered, and you could choose to have it served as either sashimi or sushi. We ate toro (tuna) sushi, battera (pressed... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

It is set on the foot of the eco-resort, Ambong Ambong. The quality of the food is so authentic that it makes you feel like you are in a little charming sub-urban restaurant in Japan. The view at sunset sets the mood for a romantic dinner.

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Zadar, Croatia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

In 6 days while we were on Langkawi we went there twice. We do love Japanese food and this one is a great choice. Fish and lobsters are fresh, prepared very well and prices are fine. Do not miss if you are Japanese food fan.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Restaurant definitely need up keeping, run down condition. Tableware are in poor conditions, yet charging premium prices. Very average food. Regular Japanese restaurant in KL & Penang are much better and cheaper.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We love the service of a waitress; a middle-age, short hair lady with spectacles (too bad I din get her name). Food is good, though the price is on the high side. It's a place to indulge; not for daily meals because of the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at 6pm. Restaurant just opened, my friends & I were the first customers. As I'm a big fan of japanese cuisine & been to many japanese restaurants around South East Asia while traveling, I find this place to be quite expansive BUT there is a reasonable amount of quality in the food. And it is really NOT a place... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We had a meal in Unkaizan last week. We were staying in Ambong Ambong just up the hill from the restaurant and it came highly recommended. We were not disappointed!! We had the steak set with sushi starter and ice cream to finish. Cannot recommend this place highly enough and the serving staff welcoming, friendly and attentive.

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Munich, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We were there yesterday. Overall, sushi was ok but nothing fancy with strangly warm fish. Teppanyaki, not what one would excpect. Service and kitchen tooooo slowwww! Upfront, we are no greenhorns if it comes to sushi. My wife and i go often. e.g. I ate excellent sushi in Japan itself and in NYC. Firstly we ordered sashimi, nigiri and maki.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We drove almost an hour to reach Unkaizan and it was definitely worth it. We sat upstairs where we had a nice view of the sunset but i think it got a little too dim once night set in. Food was good and presented well. Try a wide range of what's available on the menu - this place is a... More

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