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35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
12-377 0387
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Utrecht
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 19 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 

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1 Thank TheHePas
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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.

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Thank Chyanyain G
London, United Kingdom
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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 

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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 

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Singapore, Singapore
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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, 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: 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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