There’s no easy way to satisfy your sashimi, ramen, sushi, or tonkatsu craving than to head over to your neighborhood’s Japanese restaurant. In addition to great food, one thing that we all love about eating Japanese cuisine is its presentation. Even your most simple orderis served in the most artistic presentation.

Flavorful, well presented, and healthy – these are just some of the reasons why many Singaporeans are a fan of Japanese cuisine. If you want to find out which and what Japanese restaurant in Singapore you need to visit next. Read on as we introduce some of the best in the country.

Akari Japanese Dining & Bar

8A, Marina Boulevard, Marina Bay Financial Centre, Ground Plaza, #01-02, 018984

For traditional Japanese cuisine in a modern setting, Akari Japanese Dining & Bar should be your choice of restaurant. This semi-fine dining restaurant sits conveniently at the Marina Bay Financial Centre. They have al-fresco dining areas, perfect for when you want to enjoy your Japanese meals while enjoying the cozy ambiance outdoors. Their varied menu has everything, from popular Japanese food types like sushi and tempura set to Japanese alcoholic beverages such as sochus and sake. Akari Japanese Dining & Bar is ideal for either casual family lunch or corporate dinner.


Must try dishes:

  • Syutou Bana Cauda – Hot cheese dip with vegetables
  • Torimomo Yuzukosyo Yaki – Grilled chicken with vegetables, citrus pepper sauce
  • Kaisen Tenkomori Maki – Over-flood mixed sashimi on rolled sushi
  • Wagyu Hooba Yaki – Grilled Wagyu Beef with Hooba Miso Flavor
  • Uni Udon – Udon with sea urchin cream sauce

Nigiro Café

3 Temasek Boulevard, # 03-315, Suntec City Mall, 038983

Could not decide whether you want to have Japanese dishes or Italian food for lunch? Good thing Nigiro Café has got you covered. This Japanese restaurant in Singapore is a casual bistro that is set in Suntec City. They are known for serving up Japanese inspired Italian cuisine so don’t be surprised to see unique dishes such as Uni Linguine on their menu. The idea is to serve up western dishes with a touch of Japanese cuisine. Experience this gastronomic treat when you visit Nigiro Café today!

Must try dishes:

  • Nigiro Hamburg Steak
  • Short Pasta Melanzane
  • Grilled Prawn Nigiro Caesar Salad
  • Unique Fusion Dishes
  • Uni Linguine
  • Foie Gras & Poached Egg and more

Tomo Izakaya@ Esplanade Mall

8 Raffles Avenue #01-09, Esplanade Mall, 039802

For years Tomo Izakaya@ Esplanade Mall has been the go-to restaurant for those who really want to experience authentic Japanese dining experience. This Japanese restaurant brings you a wide selection of food and drinks, ranging from tapas portions all the way to sake and shochu. No need to travel abroad just to experience Japanese izakaya found across Japan. All you need to do is visit Tomo Izakaya for a unique dining experience.

Must try dishes:

  • Buta Soki Nitsuke
  • Surume Ika
  • Tomo Caesar Salad
  • Toku-Jyou Chirashi
  • Kushi Moriawase (7 Sticks) and more

En Japanese Dining Bar @ Alocassia
383 Bukit Timah Road #01-01 Alocassia Apartments, 259727

En Japanese Dining Bar is more than just its stunning architecture and beautiful interiors. It is also about their wide selection of Japanese dishes and good customer service. What’s more is that most of their ingredients are imported all the way from the Japanese Prefecture, making it more authentic and tasty.

Must try dishes:

  • Beef carpaccio
  • 5 kinds sashimi platter
  • Rafute
  • Aburi sushi
  • Queencrab shabu shabu and more

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