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35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
+60 12-377 0387
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked out this dining place as it was highly rated. It is true you had to wait our your food. Presentation was good. Taste is average for Korean food. But overall good value if dining with family.

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Thank James L
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I had dinner in this restaurant with a friend of mine. We choose it by chance. The starters are very good, we ate a fried salmon. The bibimbap was amazing. The passion delight dessert good. The restaurant is clean and confortable. The Staff is friendly and professional.

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Thank Francesca M
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

I ordered a black pepper fried udon and it came looking like some braised udon instead. My partner ordered a hot pot kimchi served with white rice and it doesn't taste Japanese too. However, portions are just nice and vegetables are fresh.

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Thank Tan Y
Utrecht
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at this Japanese place which is surrounded by Indian restaurants. The restaurant has an open kitchen and you can immediately see all the fresh ingredients. The cook was playing with the wok in the background. We started with Edamame. Freshly steemed and properly salted soy beens. Just like they should be...perfect! The Yakitori were also great. Perfectly... More 

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Thank berrykok
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was great, service was good and reasonably priced. Our favorite was the shisamo, wafu hamburger, chicken breast and bibimbap. Be prepared to wait though since there is only a couple manning the restaurant. Worth the wait :)

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Thank sharonyip
Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Enjoyed our dinner hear. The food was great given that this is in place from the city. We ordered maki roll, gyoza, had salmon, a version of tonkatsu don and chicken teriyaki. The price was on the expensive side but i think it was worth it.

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Thank mlalaine
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in the city centre, and offers a japanese cousine with some south-east asia influence in it; the food is well prepared and quite tasty, but the overall quality (the starters are almost all frozen) it's not great. The personnel is kind and the price in line with the level of the restaurant.

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Thank Massimo M
Vancouver, Canada
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454 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

There is only one cook and too many tables for what he can produce. The food is good (4/5) but the service is really, really slow. We ordered a bibimbap and it took over one hour to be served. We would not go again, it takes too much patience. Yes the food is good, but not good enough to justify... More 

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Thank MonkeysandWine
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner - A nice experience. There is an open kitchen and you can see how your dinner is being prepared. No mainstream asian food but rather selected japanese style food (and a limited selection of food, which we like). It takes a while before you get served, but good things take a while. Would go there again,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We almost wait for an hour for our food. We ordered tempura udon, is salty and not nice. Environment is good, cleanliness is good. Just a very long wait and little children wait too long for the food.

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1 Thank Chyanyain G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
  • Phone Number: +60 12-377 0387
Description
The current listings on trip advisor are very limited and this relatively new establishment provides good food at reasonable prices, and provides a different choice (japanese) for people (esp after travelling for an extensive time in Malaysia)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?