Check out the best 6 Japanese Restaurants Desa ParkCity has for you!
Japanese cuisines have been invading the Malaysian food market for decades. But, we’re more than happy for their invasion! Different from other Asian dishes that serve mostly burning hot cooked food, Japanese food comes in variants, from cold raw seafood to hot grilled meat that suits different eaters.
1. Harumi 23
This place is named after the 23 districts in Tokyo. This Japanese restaurant serves some of the most authentic and delicious modern Tokyo cuisines. You can start your meals with Mentai Tamago, which is egg omelette layers in mentai, and then grilled. One of their best-selling dishes is the Sashini Moriawase, which comes with tuna belly slices, yellowtail, Hokkaido scallops, salmon belly, salmon roe and sweet shrimp.
If you like grilled items, try their Potato Bacon. Their Hokkaido Scallops wrapped in bacon with the combination of savoury meat and sweet juicy seafood is something you should not miss out. Besides, they also serve sushi, hand rolls and many different types of Japanese cuisines. Their authentic Japanese desserts like matcha kakigori, that comes with a light texture of shaved ice with matcha sauce and matcha ice cream is also worth a try!
Address: F-G-2, Plaza Arkadia, Jalan Intisari, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 11 am – 11 pm; Saturday – Sunday: 8 am – 11 pm
2. Kuro Japanese Steamboat
Kuro brings the Japanese spirit of the highest quality delicacies which are inspired by aesthetics, traditions, religion and history. They combine exquisite Japanese dishes like Kurobuta (Black Hog Pork) with steamboats. Here, you can have unlimited refills at their buffet bar consisting of fresh hand-picked ingredients depending on the buffet set you choose.
Kuro has 6 types of soup, the Kuro Broth (pork bone soup), Shabu-Shabu, Spicy Kuro Broth, Japanese Curry, Sukiyaki and Mala, which you can pick two from. If you’re a meat lover, you will enjoy their wide selection of meat like the Kurobuta pork, Australian beef, Australian lamb, chicken, dory fish slices, squid and homemade seafood paste. What’s the best part of the meal? Unlimited refill of Haagen Dazs ice cream as your dessert!
Address: F-G-03, Plaza Arkadia, No.3, Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 11:30am – 3:30pm, 6pm – 11pm (Daily)
Rakuzen is amongst some of the most popular Japanese restaurants around. It sometimes requires you to reserve for a table in advance, especially during peak hours. Decorated with Bamboo, it gives a tranquil and calm feeling to customers who dine in the restaurant.
The menu consists of an extensive selection of sushi, sashimi and range from seasonal dishes to exclusive personalized omakase sets. One of their signature dishes is the dragon rolls. It comes with tiger prawns, fried tempura and mayonnaise wrapped in sashimi rice topped with roe and thinly-sliced avocado.
What’s worth mentioning is the freshness of their food. All of their dishes are served fresh, from gyudon to soba, teriyaki and sashimi. You will be impressed with the freshness that’s rather difficult to find elsewhere. Not only that, their service is excellent with the staff attending to your needs whenever you need them. Though the food is slightly pricier, the quality of the whole experience makes up to it.
Address: 5, Persiaran Residen, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm (Daily)
4. Sekai No Yamachan
Sekai No Yamachan runs more than 50 outlets across the globe and specializes in tebasaki – Nagoya-style fried chicken wings. The restaurant even comes with a guide on how to eat their signature chicken wing like a pro. Some of their chicken wings dishes include Grilled Chicken Wings in Salt, Japanese Style Worcestershire Chicken Wings and the famous Karaage Deep Fried Chicken Wings.
Besides, they also serve other Japanese dishes which are all in subtle precision. If you like chicken wings with Japanese food, along with Japanese alcoholic drinks, then you should visit this place!
Address: Block H, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Desa Parkcity, Jalan Intisari, G-5,
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 11:30pm; Friday – Sunday: 4:30pm – 11:30pm
5. Kaiten Sushi & Hotpot
If you’re a Japanese food AND draft beer lover, this is the place for you! Kaiten offers draft beers at attractive prices, and they generally offer up to 20% discounts for some of their items during the weekends! What good value!
This restaurant serves a variety of Japanese food such as noodle dishes, rice dishes, sushi, sashimi, and even the rarely seen oden. Visit this place if you want a quick personal meal that can quickly satisfy your Japanese food cravings!
Address: F-G-5 Plaza Arkadia, No, 3, Jalan Intisari, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 10pm (Daily)
6.The Fat Fish
The Fat Fish is a Japanese-Western fusion cuisines restaurant that is popular among the locals. They serve fresh seafood and premium fresh-cut meats ranging from raw to cooked dishes. That includes eels, oysters, codfish, salmon, scallops, and more. Besides, Japanese rice and Western pasta noodles dishes are also available here.
One of their signature dishes is the Special Don, which comes with yellow sea urchin, ikura and other fresh seafood on top on a bowl of sesame vinegar rice. If you like Western food more, try their Garlic Cream with Smoked Salmon Pasta, heavenly!
Address: The Waterfront 5, Persiaran Residen, GF-08B & 08C, Wilayah Persekutuan, 52200 Desa Parkcity, Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm (Daily)
There you have it, 6 popular Japanese Restaurants Desa ParkCity has in-store for you that you can visit whenever you’re around this area. However, if you want to enjoy some authentic Japanese food in the comfort of your home, it’s just a click away! Make your order on foodpanda, and have your meal delivered to you!