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Rakuzen Japanese Restaurant

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No. 13, Jalan, Subang Jaya 47500, Malaysia
603 - 5880 4717
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place and good slightly above average

Usually , i go with business associates. Price is expensive. Food quality is ok. If ask to fork my own money, erh.... can be tough. Overall experience is good to bring business overseas colleagues .

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Soo C
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Usually , i go with business associates. Price is expensive. Food quality is ok. If ask to fork my own money, erh.... can be tough. Overall experience is good to bring business overseas colleagues .

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Visited this restaurant in Plaza Damas recently. We have been to another Rakuzen outlet at Empire Shopping Mall in Subang. Both outlets appeared quite busy and as a result the service was a tad slow for my liking. The waiters too don't seemed skilled enough to offer us some suggestions with confidence. We had some sushi and tempura dishes and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We visit this restaurant almost once a month and for every visit, the restaurant never failed us. They still maintain the good food quality and taste great! The ambient was nice and we enjoyed dining here. Worth coming back again.

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Malaysia
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314 reviews 314 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was the first Rakuzen as far as I could remember, before it sprouted a chain of Rakuzen everywhere else. The decor has remained unchanged and offers a more rustic feel for diners comared to the newer outlets. Seating capacity is limited on the ground floor as it is shared with the kitchen & bar counter but more are available... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

There were a few Japanese restaurants in the area but Rakuzen stood out quite well. As soon as we stepped inside we could feel the atmosphere of a cozy hideout serving Japanese cuisine as everyone was either busy eating away or chatting & waiting for their food. Tables on the ground floor were almost full and we were ushered upstairs... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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14 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I have been in several japanese restaurants all over the world - RAKUZEN is far the best I've ever joined! Typical japanese interiour with seperate dining rooms if you're in a group - hundreds of Sake and Sushi/Sashimi types, incredible fresh and delicious! Of course it's not a cheap place to go to but it was worth every single MYR.... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Four of us dropped in here for a a last minute evening meal as our plans to travel further afield had been scuppered. When we arrived you could tell it was good as it was crowded & they only just managed to fit us in. Menu choice was good & the meal very tasty with very generous portions. I will... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

out of all the Rakuzen Restaurants, the Subang Jaya branch is the best. The menu is extensive and although the price is not tha excessive, the seafood is fresh, the portions generous. The quality is the same if not better than most hotel Japanese restaurants. The menu is also very friendly towards children and the more 'asian' taste. We have... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I would recommend this restaurant if you are seeking authentic Japanese food, not the fusion types. Prices are very competitive and affordable, service is attentive, decor is lovely and ambience is cosy. That sums it up.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Rakuzen used to be my go-to place for Japanese food. I loved the taste of soba and soft shelled crab they served there. However, recently the quality of food they serve went levels down. The oil they used to fry was old and reused to the point I could feel the aftertaste of the oil all day. The sweet potato... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No. 13, Jalan, Subang Jaya 47500, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Petaling District  >  Subang Jaya
  • Phone Number: 603 - 5880 4717

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  • Cuisine: Japanese

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