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35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
12-377 0387
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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Thank mlalaine
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Massimo M
Vancouver, Canada
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank MonkeysandWine
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

1 Thank TheHePas
1 review
3 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Chyanyain G
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We went here because it was recommended by the woman who runs our hostel and it still exceeded expectations. The prices are slightly higher than other restaurants in Tanah Rata but I think that they're justified. My chicken cutlet with vegetable curry (chicken katsu curry) was RM 18.90, delicious, and it came with rice, a tiny salad and pickles. Everyone... More 

1 Thank lostfrequencies
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very honest, definitely not a tourist trap. There is no "shanghaing" of customers, and perhaps therefore not a lot of guests. That's a shame cause the food is really good - freshly made by the chef in the 'open kitchen' directly in the restaurant. The service there is great too - polite but casual. It's a bonus... More 

1 Thank Emilfogh
Singapore, Singapore
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99 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Went there with friends and order fried pork cutlet with vegetable curry, a usual jap curry dish but was quite surprise that it came in a indian plate with indian style. And it taste good too. The other food was good too just that this dish really make it special. One other thing to note is this is not a... More 

Thank jermummy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Had the prawn tempura udon...fantastic! Great noodles, perfect tempura fry, had prawn, salmon, sweet potato, green beans, and eggplant. Great flavor, super nice staff. Left full and satisfied! Highly recommended if you're in town!

Thank UnLearnYourself
Rockport, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

They were able to accomodate my vegetarian diet. I had. The udon noodle soup with veg tempura and it was delicious! Very friendly owner! Must try while your in town!

Thank Becca S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian
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: 12-377 0387
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?