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9 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 9 raffles , Singapore (Downtown Core)
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Ranked #955 of 7,189 restaurants in Singapore
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Core
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Core
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23 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We visited on a weekday evening at my husbands suggestion as he'd been before and enjoyed it. We sat outside on a lovely balmy evening and had a selection of sashimi followed by some grilled dishes. All were delicious, the only drawback being the waiting staff who were slow in bringing drinks and taking orders. They were busy and looked... More

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Each time we're in Singapore we make a beeline for Rakuzen. Staying at the Conrad (next door) certainly makes it convenient. The service is efficient and friendly. The food is great value for money, the Rakuzen specials and side dishes are all great value, especially compared to Australian Japanese restaurants. We've had many lunches and dinners and have yet to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Visited this location almost 2 years ago and found it great so decided to return. Shockingly, the new menu was so alike Sushi Tei that i could find 80% similarity of items. Once again i decided to try the Saikoro Steak Yasai Itame (Diced beef steak with pan fried vegetables). To my disappointment, the beef cubes were overcooked and the... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Excellent freshness of sashimi at reasonable price. I recommend this restaurant for family as the broad choice of the menu could adjust any taste. My child doesn't eat raw fish but found lots of alternatives dishes. Well done Rakuzen!

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Houston, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Decent sushi at reasonable prices. This place is definitely good value. But the service staff needs more training. After being seated for quite some time, no one approached our table. And it was quite difficult to flag someone down to take our order. I ordered a bottle of wine, but it never came. I had to flag another server down... More

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I have been here a number of times and the food is always very good and consistant always very fresh and the staff are always very helpful, and they have a very good Saki range as well. The Sashimi was of the highest quality and as one would expect very fresh, an dthe rolls are superb, I was a little... More

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Saratoga, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Went here twice in two days after a recommendation from a friend. This multinational chain has a very extensive menu of Japanese food, from yakitori to sushi to tempura to katsu etc. I tried the torched fatty belly fish selection and the fatty tuna/fatty swordfish/fatty salmon plates, and they were among the best I have eaten anywhere in the world,... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

In the Marina Bay area of Singapore we were looking for a decent meal. A tip from a contact at our hotel pointed us in the direction of Rakuzen. Arrived there the place was full up, which is always a good sign. We were asked if we minded to sit outside, which normally in Singapore humidity is not advisable but... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

We visited the Rakuzen by the hint of a true singaporian& cant say we complained Such a warm welcome Great fresh (really fesh) fish & original sushi - sashimi & other traditional Japanese food Thx to the manager for the wine advice Rutger & Femke

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Rakuzen is conveniently located in the mall opposite the Conrad Hotel. We sat outside - not much of a view other than the street but very pleasant nonetheless. The menu offers an extensive range of sushi and sashimi, and also has a picture of each item - ideal for us amateurs! The serving staff were very helpful in explaining the... More

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