30 Best Japanese Restaurant in Singapore

Discover Singapore’s Finest Japanese Restaurant!

Japanese food offers so many flavours, textures, and tastes to offer, from sushi to curry to tempura to teriyaki to ramen and so much more! While it’s no surprise that Japanese restaurants have grown so popular and numerous in Singapore, selecting the right one for you might be difficult!

Sushi might be hit-or-miss for us because we enjoy Japanese cuisine. It’s a mushy, collapsible mess if done incorrectly, but you’ve got a fantastic dining experience on your hands (literally). Here are some sushi places in Singapore that can satisfy your sushi needs.

1

Mizuya

ServicesJapanese Food: Takeaway Bentos
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6721 9399
hello@mizuya.sg
Address11 Cavan Rd, #01-04 Cavan Suites, Singapore 209848
Websitehttps://mizuya.sg/

The inventiveness, flavours, and textures of the foods placed on the diner’s plate are all reflected in Mizuya, which demonstrates the considerable work put in by the Head Chef, Kenny, in producing the dishes. Every visit to Mizuya is unique since the Omakase menu changes with the seasons. Savour from the freshest prime seasonal ingredients coupled with an outstanding chorus of chosen whiskies as fresh seafood is air-flown from Japan 3-4 times per week.

Their Omakase is known for its inventive Omakase and whisky combinations! Their top-notch Japanese food, pleasant atmosphere, and excellent service ensure that every customer is happy and satisfied at Mizuya.

2

Shinzo Japanese Cuisine

ServicesJapanese Food: Lunch Omakase, Lunch Set, Dinner Omakase, Kisetsu Omakase
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6438 2921
shinzo@singnet.com.sg
Address17 Carpenter St, Singapore 059906
Websitehttps://www.shinzo.com.sg/

Shinzo Japanese Cuisine, located at Clarke Quay, was founded in 2013 with the goal of bringing high-quality omakase to Singapore at a reasonable price. In Japanese, the word Shinzo means “heart.” Chef Patrick Tan, who has been a sushi shokunin (artisan) for more than 39 years, understands that the best sushi is prepared from the heart.

3

Maetomo Japanese Cuisine

ServicesJapanese Food: Kaiseki, Sushi
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6219 3990
reservations@maetomo-restaurant.sg
Address39 Scotts Rd, #01-01 Sheraton Towers Hotel, Singapore 228230
Websitehttps://maetomo-restaurant.sg/

By developing and creating state-of-the-art meals with a modern twist, Maetomo Japanese cuisine (Kaiseki & Sushi) aspires to rethink “WASHOKU” (Japanese traditional dining concept)*. “WASHOKU” was named one of the UNESCO’s World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013 and is now officially classified.

To create a tantalizing UMAMI experience for all of his customers, Chef Maetomo is inspired by the beauty of seasonal transitions in Japan. He attempts to bring out the best, most delicate flavours of seasonal ingredients for each dish.

4

Tamashii Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: Small to Share, Bigger Portion, Noodle, Donabe, Rice Bowls, Soup
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6222 0316
patricktan@tamashii.com.sg
Address12 N Canal Rd, #02-01 The Offshore building, Singapore 048825
Websitehttp://www.tamashii.com.sg/

In Japanese, Tamashii means ‘Soul,’ and Chef-owners Patrick Tan and Max See dedicate themselves to making sure that everything they do at Tamashii is done with a lot of heart and soul. Tamashii’s culinary partnership walks a thin path between tradition and innovation. Using historic recipes and regular trips to Japan as sources of inspiration.

5

Shiraishi

ServicesJapanese Food: Lunch Set, Set Menu, Monthly Menu
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6338 3788
shiraishi@singnet.com.sg
Address7 Raffles Ave, 03-01/02, Singapore 039799
Websitehttps://shiraishi.sg/english.php

For more than 12 years, Shiraishi, their restaurant named after their owner, Mr Shiraishi Shinji, who is also their head chef, has proudly offered the finest sushi and sashimi to our clients. They are one of the few true sushi and sashimi restaurants in Singapore where you can eat fish straight from Tsukiji Market in Tokyo, Japan, which is where they get their freshest cargo.

Due to the flourishing Edo culture, their speciality, Edomae Sushi, was invented during the old Edo (old name for Tokyo) period. The term Edomae was given to this form of sushi since it is primarily made up of seafood obtained in Edo’s waters, such as tuna, bonito, halibut, sea eel, and shellfish.

Finest Japanese Restaurant in Singapore
6

KAMOSHITA

ServicesJapanese Food: Set Meals, Ala Carte
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6221 3950
kamoshita.2020@gmail.com
Address5 Neil Rd, Singapore 088806
Websitehttps://www.kamoshita.sg/

So that Singaporeans may comprehend their food, drink, style, and how to taste it, we want to introduce and establish a culture. It’s critical that the folks in the area understand what they’re saying. ‘Hospitality with a heart of gold’ is the name of their service concept. However, they show neat service to make their customers feel at ease in a nice environment. In order to attract a customer, they must increase customer recognition and expectation at all times.

7

Chikuyotei

ServicesJapanese Food: Omakase Course
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6825 1064
chikuyotei.intercon@gmail.com
Address80 Middle Rd, #01-01 InterContinental Singapore, Singapore 188966
Websitehttps://www.chikuyoteisg.com/

For well over a century, Chikuyotei’s meals have been fashioned by discerning palates. In 1851, the restaurant opened as a sophisticated dining establishment. They are the first Japanese Eel restaurant to receive a Michelin star in Japan, and they specialize in Unagi (Japanese Eel), seasonal Omakase, and ala carte. They landed in Singapore in the year 1992.

With their totally owned food sourcing company in Japan, they source fresh, high-quality foods. Directly from the ports, the live catch is supplied. Kagoshima Kurobuta and Kagoshima Wagyu beef, in particular, are top-quality meats from prominent areas. Even if it means travelling to the most remote of prefectures to visit brewers and distilleries, Sake and Shochu are chosen for their excellence rather than their convenience.

8

Amazing Hokkaido

ServicesJapanese Food: Yakitori, Sashimi, Hotpot, Rice Bowl, Salads
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6235 0212
info@amazing-hokkaido.com
Address30 Robertson Quay, #01-16 Riverside View, Singapore 238251
Websitehttps://bitejapan.asia/amazing-hokkaido/

Every day, amazing things arrive from Japan’s northernmost island, Hokkaido! They bring you ingredients that are only available in Hokkaido, thanks to their carefully selected gourmet partners.

9

Kei Hachi

ServicesJapanese Food: Kei, Hachi, Kei Hachi
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6518 4755
info@keihachi.com
Address8 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089116
Websitehttp://keihachi.com/

Kei Hachi, a full-service omakase Japanese restaurant on Keong Saik Road, delivers high-quality omakase made using products that are directly imported from various fish markets across Japan. Because of its tiny location and 15-seat bar counter, the restaurant’s intimate environment will allow you to fully and wonderfully immerse yourself in any of their three different Omakase courses, as well as a comprehensive sake list to accompany your meal.

10

HIBACHI

ServicesJapanese Food: Light Bites, Mains, Pasta, Sashimi/Sushi, Omakase
Price Range
Contact Details+65 8023 4423
enquiry@hibachi.sg
Address5 Koek Rd, #03-01 cuppage plaza, Singapore 228796
Websitehttps://www.hibachi.sg/

Hibachi Japanese Casual Dining is a hidden gem in the heart of Orchard Road. Hibachi emanates Japanese modernism charm with its simplicity and minimalism.

Their meticulously crafted Ala Carte products utilize fresh ingredients primarily from Japan and are a cross between Kappo and Izakaya cuisine. Over a nice chargrill fire, these delectable dishes do credit to the warm chargrill fire. They’re simply cooked on binchotan seasoned with applewood, giving the meats and shellfish a smokey finish and a distinct umami flavour. When your appetite with precisely prepared appetizers before you start your gastronomical tour and sip to your heart’s content with a selection of wonderful wines and beverages.

11

Shoukouwa

ServicesJapanese Food: Dinner Omakase, Lunch Menus, Sake and another appetiser, Open for Private and Corporate Events.
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6423 9939
info@shoukouwa.com.sg
Address1 Fullerton Road #02-02A One Fullerton Singapore 049213
Websitehttp://www.shoukouwa.com.sg/
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Shoukouwa is a world-class fine-dining edomae sushi restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo, where you may have an authentic, world-class edomae sushi experience.

Their Japanese chefs have spent years honing their creativity and talents infamous Ginza venues, hailing from a lengthy edomae sushi history. With only eight chairs directly in front of the chef’s preparation table, their customers will have the opportunity to connect with and get individualized attention from their chefs.

12

Aburi-EN

ServicesJapanese Food: Donburi, Ramen/Udon, Sides, Drinks
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6235 7616
AddressSeveral locations around Singapore
Websitehttps://aburi-en.com/

Shoukouwa is a world-class fine-dining edomae sushi restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo, where you may have an authentic, world-class edomae sushi experience.Aburi-EN specializes in aburi, or partly grilled beef, and provides high-quality donburi (rice bowls) made with premium Japanese ingredients.

They provide a wonderful assortment of Japanese and Australian wagyu, with the highly regarded A4/A5 Miyazaki wagyu being their pride and joy, having received Japan’s “National Wagyu Award” three times in a row. Shoukouwa is a world-class fine-dining edomae sushi restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo, where you may have an authentic, world-class edomae sushi experience.

13

Aoki

ServicesJapanese Food:
Price RangeStarts from S$33 ++ per person
Contact Details+65 6333 8015
aoki@lesamis.com.sg
Address1 Scotts Road #01-19 Shaw Centre Singapore 228208
Websitehttps://www.aoki-restaurant.com.sg/aoki

Owner Chef Kunio Aoki and the Les Amis Group launched Aoki Restaurant in 2003 as a cooperative venture. This 36-seat Japanese haute cuisine restaurant provides the finest gourmet dining experience. Aoki reopened in June 2017 with a fresh new style created by Yasuhiro Koichi, a Japanese interior designer. The immaculate interior has Kumiko Zaiku panels, an elaborate traditional Japanese woodwork, as well as geometric patterned doors and wall panels, evoking Zen simplicity.

Chef Kunio Aoki, the restaurant’s owner, oversees the sushi bar and kitchen. His cooking approach is traditional, yet with modern nuances that keep his dishes feeling fresh. He has built a devoted following over the years by insisting on serving only the best products purchased straight from Toyosu Market and other artisanal vendors from all around Japan.

14

Jun Omakase

ServicesJapanese Food: Sushi, Unagi, Wagyu, Tori, Barachirashi, Shake
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6224 0311
junomakase@gmail.com
Address#01-01, 3 Church St Singapore, Singapore 049483
Websitehttps://junomakase.com/
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Jun Omakase is one of the authentic Japanese restaurants in Singapore. They only serve fresh and authentic recipes and they offer Island wide delivery.

15

MIZ Japanese Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: tako (octopus), maguro (tuna) and ikura (salmon roe), Cold Garlic Butter Udon, Oyster Dynamite and Gindara Yaki (charcoal-grilled black cod). 
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6225 5761
marichan0143@hotmail.com
AddressNo 17 Kampong Bahru Road Singapore, Singapore 169347
Websitehttps://miz-japanese-restaurant.business.site/

MIZ presently has only one store, located at No. 17 Kampong Bahru Road. The creation and offering of a wide selection of genuine Japanese food at competitive costs is the Company’s principal business activity as a restaurant.

As a result, MIZ lays a major emphasis on employing high-quality, experienced chefs with exceptional culinary talents, and has created a diverse menu of Japanese foods. Grilled fish and beef, hot pot, house soups, noodles, sushi, and hand-rolls are just a few of the menu items available at MIZ Japanese Restaurant. The Company’s major source of revenue and attention is its large assortment of genuine and cheap Japanese meals.

16

Torio Japanese Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: Sashimi, Sushi, Maki, Bento Meals, Donburi
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6514 0115
Address50 Tiong Bahru Road, #01-01 Link Hotel, Singapore 168733
Websitehttps://www.torio.com.sg/

The Japanese term for trio is torio. Even though it is a stand-alone business, it cannot thrive without the devotion, participation, and camaraderie of its original partners. They want the perfume of their friendship to pervade this restaurant for the rest of their lives.

They believe in working together to provide excellent cuisine and service.

17

Keyaki Japanese Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: Keyaki Lunch Menu, Dinner Menu, Weekend Brunch Menu
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6826 8240
dining.ppsin@panpacific.com
Address7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square Singapore 039595
Websitehttps://www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-and-resorts/pp-marina/dining/keyaki.html

You’ll get freshly sourced, authentically made, and flawlessly presented sashimi, teppanyaki, sukiyaki, and more at a renowned Japanese restaurant in Singapore. Be astounded by professional chefs’ ability to create outstanding gourmet experiences that match the freshness and quality of seasonal ingredients. This sophisticated restaurant, surrounded by a stunning Japanese garden and koi pond, provides an authentic setting for an excellent epicurean voyage. You have the option of dining in a Tatami-style or western-style private dining room.

18

Izakaya Nijumaru

ServicesJapanese Food: Serving Authentic Japanese Food
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6235 6693
Address#02-10/12 Cuppage Plaza, 5 Koek Rd, Singapore 228796
WebsiteFacebook

The family-run Izakaya Nijumaru, which opened in 1987, is located in a peaceful area on the second floor of Cuppage Plaza. This unassuming hidden treasure provides Japanese comfort cuisine like Nikujaga (braised beef stew with potatoes), substantial bento boxes, exquisite skewers, and bar snacks – a perfect spot for lunch or after-work beverages.

19

Unagi Tei Japanese Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: Authentic Unagi Recipe
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6222 0678
Address1 Keong Saik Road, #01-01, Singapore 089109
WebsiteFacebook

Chef Teppei Yamashita is extending his renowned restaurant chain to include Man Man Unagi, a specialized unagi restaurant on Keong Saik Road in the heart of Chinatown.

After all of the buzz around Chirashi and Tendon, it’s now time for Unagi to return.

20

YUZU Japanese Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: Sushi, Donburi, Sashimi, Wagyu, Special Cram Omakase
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6463 2016
yuzuhv@gmail.com
Address6A Lorong Mambong Holland Village Singapore 277673
Websitehttps://www.yuzuhv.com/

Yuzu’s cuisine isn’t full of science lab trickery; this traditional Japanese restaurant prioritizes authenticity above exploration.

The 30-seat restaurant (eight in a private room) is located on the second floor of a Holland Village shop flat and offers just three meal options: a sushi omakase ($150) and two additional omakase sets ($120/6 dishes and $170/7 courses). However, the high quality of the ingredients and the perfected technique of chef Takahashi Tadashi — a kaiseki-trained chef who worked at Nobu Melbourne and London before landing at Hashi in Singapore – compensate for the limited selection.

21

Sushi Ayumu by Masa Ishibashi

ServicesJapanese Food: Appetiser, Sashimi, Cooked Dishes, Nigiri Sushi, Chef’s Special, Signature Handroll, Soup, Dessert
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6733 2114 / +65 9159 0102
contact@sushi-ayumu.com
Address333A Orchard Road Mandarin Gallery #04-16 Singapore 238897
Websitehttps://www.sushi-ayumu.com/

“Ayu-mu” () is a Japanese word that signifies “to go toward a fresh beginning.”

They began their adventure three years ago, motivated by a deep appreciation for and desire to convey the rich history of “edomae” sushi. The name was inspired by their long-time and good friend, highly recognized Chef Masakazu Ishibashi, lovingly known as “Chef Masa” by his following in Japan and Asia, and symbolized a new beginning with limitless possibilities.

They are incredibly honoured and pleased to be able to announce the birth of a new dream with the rebranding to

22

Shinji by Kanesaka

ServicesJapanese Food: Appetiser, sashimi, cooked dishes, nigiri sushi, soup and Japanese fruit
Price RangeStarts from $180
Contact Details+65 6338 6131
reservations@shinjibykanesaka.com
Address76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore, Singapore
Websitehttps://shinjibykanesaka.com/
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Shinji by Kanesaka is a spin-off of Shinji by Kanesaka, a Michelin-starred Edo-style sushi restaurant in Tokyo’s upscale Ginza area. The underlying principle is simply a genuine desire to express an appreciation for age-old Japanese culinary traditions without jeopardizing their purity.

Kanesaka’s Shinji pays respect to the ‘kata’ and ‘do’ that distinguish Japanese culture and art. The restaurant is based on a meticulously woven foundation of core ingredients that provides a genuine eating experience, true to its tradition.

23

ShinnSato Okinawa Cuisine

ServicesJapanese Food: Authentic Japanese Food
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6735 1883
contact.shinnsato@gmail.com
Address150 Orchard Road, Orchard Plaza #03-52/53/54 Singapore 238841
Websitehttps://shinnsatojapanese.business.site/

ShinnSato is a restaurant that serves real quality Japanese food in a sophisticated atmosphere that is appropriate for any occasion. Aside from lunch and supper, our menu has a diverse selection of Japanese-inspired cocktails.

24

Teppei

ServicesJapanese Food: Authentic Japanese Food
Price Range
Contact Details+65 8831 5185
teppei.res@gmail.com
Address1 Tras Link, #01-18, Orchid Hotel Singapore, 078867
Websitehttps://www.teppei-menu.com/

The Teppei Japanese restaurant is well-known for its “OMAKASE,” or Japanese cuisine invented by the restaurant.
The precise meaning of “OMAKASE” is “what you have is up to chefs,” implying that chefs pick what clients are served.

25

ToriYard

ServicesJapanese Food: Zensai, Sashimi, Sushi, Yakimono, Kushiyaki, Agemono, Gohan, Menrui, Dezato, Beverages
Price Range
Contact Details+65 9296 5988
enquiry@ditp.com
Address1380 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Bishan Park 2 Singapore, Singapore 569930
Websitehttps://www.toriyard.com/
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ToriYard, Singapore’s first Japanese restaurant and late-night Yakitori business, is set in the beautiful nature of Bishan Park, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Allow nature to transport you while you savour and indulge in delectable Japanese food.

26

Ki-sho 葵匠

ServicesJapanese Food: Lunch, Dinner, Beverage
Price Range
Contact Details+65 9061 6109
ki-sho@chateautcc.com
Address29 Scotts Road Singapore, Singapore 228224
Websitehttps://ki-sho.com.sg/

Ki-sho, which translates to “aristocratic workmanship,” shows a deeply embedded value in every part of the dining journey they offer for their visitors. Ki-sho is a culinary exhibition for Japanese artisanship served with omotenashi, from the design of the building and the vessels that carry the food to the seasonally inspired delicacies you savour and the sake you sip.

Ki-sho features a kappo-style dining room with an L-shaped hinoki wood counter that seats 11 people, set in a vintage black-and-white home along Scotts Road that originally functioned as a dwelling for colonial-era civil workers. Additionally, two dining rooms on the top deck — one for eight people and the other for twelve – provide visitors with a unique location to dine in total solitude.

27

Nanbantei Japanese Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: Authentic Japanese Food
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6733 5666
Address14 Scotts Road #05-132, Far East Plaza Singapore 228213
Websitehttps://nanbantei.com.sg/

Nanbantei provides you with an ORIGINAL piece of the yakitori tradition, which began in Japan. They are perhaps Singapore’s oldest and one of the first JAPANESE YAKITORI eateries. It opened its initial location on the fifth floor of Far East Plaza in 1983, and its second location was in Chinatown Point in 2016.

You are invited to dine in one of our pleasant dining areas, but they believe that the finest experience is to sit at the counter, right in the middle of the activity. There, you’ll get a front-row seat to your meal being prepared right in front of your eyes, as well as the skill and care with which our yakitori chefs prepare it to serve you hot off the grill.

28

MARUKYU Japanese Restaurant

ServicesJapanese Food: Authentic Japanese Food
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6636 5608
contact@marukyu.asia
Address116 Telok Ayer Street. Singapore 068585
Websitehttps://www.marukyu.asia/

Executive Chef Derrick Lau, who has over 25 years of expertise in Japanese haute cuisine, including 7 years at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore’s Nadaman, is in charge. To demonstrate his culinary expertise, he will only use the best and freshest ingredients, most of which will be air-flown in from Japan. You can always depend on chef Derrick to satisfy your Japanese (cuisine) cravings!

29

Watami Japanese Dining

ServicesJapanese Food: Authentic Japanese Food
Price Range
Contact Details+65 63367686
enquiries@watami.com.sg
Address180 Kitchener Road #03-53/55 Singapore 208539
1 Pasir Ris Close #02-104/105 Singapore 519599
9 Bishan Place #01-33 Singapore 579837
1 Vista Exchange Green #02-16 Singapore 138617
2 Orchard Turn #B3-23 Singapore 238801
Websitehttps://www.watami.com.sg/

WATAMI offers a pleasant and elegant eating experience at low pricing with courteous service for consumers outside of Japan, providing a pleasurable and informal taste of Japanese specialities.

WATAMI develops the Ishokuya idea of an “eating oriented bar” with more than 600 eateries across Asia and four outlets in Singapore. Diners may sample a broad range of Japanese cuisine while sipping sake and shochu in a pleasant setting!

30

Sushi Tei

ServicesJapanese Food: Authentic Japanese Food
Price Range
Contact Details+65 6589 8699
enquiry@sushitei.com
AddressSingapore outlet
Websitehttps://sushitei.com/

Sushi Tei is a Japanese restaurant where exceptional culinary talents and natural respect for nature combine to inspire and enrich the eating experience.

Since its inception in 1994, they’ve established a distinct identity by fusing the complexities of sashimi with teppanyaki to provide the best of Japanese food to the people. Sushi Tei isn’t your typical Japanese eatery. They believe in creating a seductive atmosphere that distinguishes us from other restaurants.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

What is a Japanese restaurant called?

Like pubs, izakaya provide a range of small plates like Japanese robata (grilled food), yakitori, salads, and other finger foods. They are one of Japan’s most popular restaurant kinds, with many of them located near railway stations and commercial districts.

What is the popular Japanese food?

Sushi, Japan’s most well-known cuisine, but also one of the most misunderstood. The majority of people mistakenly believe that sushi is merely raw fish. Sushi is a careful blend of vinegared rice, raw fish, and veggies that comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.

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