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Rakuichi Japanese Restaurant

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Blk 10 Dempsey Road #01-22, Singapore 247700, Singapore
(+65) 6474 2143
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Its good because food's fresh!

There's nothing worse than eating sushi that taste a day old! At Rakuichi - it feels like fish is freshly caught and served. I don't even eat hamachi with soya sauce and wasabe here. The place is upbeat like most restaurants are at Dempsey Hill on weekend nights and can be quiet on weekday... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

We went on wet Tuesday night for dinner. Though they were busy they gave us undivided attention as usual. As the fish had just come in that day we ordered the sashimi platter for 4. It was sublime, with individual portions for 4. The uni was super fresh with a generous portion in each bowl ( 1 each!) and so... More 

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Manila
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We went to Rakuichi based on the good reviews we have read. We went to the branch at Oasia at Novena. Unfortunately, we had a poor time there. We ordered their rainbow set, sushi set and tempura rice meal. The sashimi was served first and of average taste, they forgot to bring the wasabi. We followed up and it was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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69 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

There's nothing worse than eating sushi that taste a day old! At Rakuichi - it feels like fish is freshly caught and served. I don't even eat hamachi with soya sauce and wasabe here. The place is upbeat like most restaurants are at Dempsey Hill on weekend nights and can be quiet on weekday nights. It does feel a little... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

If you are in the neighbourhood, this is a great place for a light and quick lunch. Rakuichi is a well established Japanese restaurant that has an la carte menu plus a variety of sets each day for lunch as well as dinner. The lunchtime sets are great value. My favorite sushi set is the Rainbow Set. Each piece of... More 

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Singapore
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133 reviews 133 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

I was introduced to this restaurant by my church counsellor on this Tuesday. The dining hall is of reasonable size, and as we went there quite early, at 11:30 a.m., the restaurant was not that packed yet, and so it was quiet and ideal for us to chat. It only started getting busier later on at after 12:30 p.m. or... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

I went to Rakuchi on a Saturday night and my colleague told me 'if you are going there on a weekend, be sure to make a reservations!' As advised, I made a reservation. Indeed it was a full house on a Saturday night ! It was my 2nd time there and i like there grilled sushi served with different sauce... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

I was introduced to Rakuichi by my cousin. The one I prefer is on Orchard Rd. The food is fresh, the service is excellent, however the restaraunt is small so i would recommend making reservations. I brought some friends and they loved it , and even said it was better than most of the places they visited in Japan!My favourite... More 

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Ho Chi Minh
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20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

This is my Singapore favorite for fresh full flavor sashimi and other Japanese delights. Always friendly and attentive staff, the freshest food that always tastes great and delights my guests. Not cheap but still value. Could work up wine list. Don't confuse the Novena restaurant of same name (too pedestrian and thus overpriced).

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Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Rakuichi is located in the charming area of Dempsey Road but tucked away in the corner at Block 10 - of what used to be an army camp. There are some large private rooms and a reasonable sized main seating area. They have a good selection of japanese style set lunches - which have generous portions and leave you quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

The real thing ~ good Japanese food outside Japan Having lived in Japan and traveled there for almost 40 years, I can say with confidence that I know my Japan food, or at least I know a good meal when I eat one Usually when the family suggest a Japanese meal outside Japan, I go into avoidance mode ~ my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Blk 10 Dempsey Road #01-22, Singapore 247700, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: (+65) 6474 2143

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 150
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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