Best Japanese Restaurants in Johor Bahru (JB)

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Delicate slices of glistening sashimi gracing a bare platter like a piece of art. Contrasting textures and flavours of kaiseki meals teasing the senses in fine lacquerware. Bowls of springy ramen in a rich, potent broth worth every slurp. These are the wonders of Japanese cuisine - an oxymoron of entrenched cultural traditions existing alongside modernity. Some call it innovation, while others call it adaptation. Whatever the viewpoint, there is only one concurrence - and that is Japanese food is oishii! Scroll down for a list of some of the best Japanese restaurants in Johor Bahru that will have you returning in no time.

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    Kinsahi Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Kinsahi is a well-established Japanese chain restaurant in Johor Bahru with multiple outlets located all over the city. What is most promising though, is the consistency in the quality of ingredients at every outlet. If you’re looking for a casual lunch or dinner, this will probably be the most easily accessible Japanese restaurant. With a wide selection of food from sashimi to ramen and bento, Kinsahi has something to suit everybody's tastebuds.
    Tips

    Check out their website for more outlet locations.

    Things to expect

    A suitable place for casual gatherings and occasions.

    Best with

    Sashimi, Gyoza, Fried Tofu

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM40.00

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    Lot LG-01, Level Lower Ground, KSL City, No 33, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    072891892

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    Every day
    11:00AM—10:00PM
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    WarakuyaNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Warakuya is a local favourite, thanks to its reasonable prices and fresh ingredients. Apart from the wide range of sushi and sashimi and piping-hot ramen, Warakuya also has some ingenious dishes that will leave a distinct mark on your palate. One such dish worthy of your attention is the Gyoza Pizza, where gyoza skin is used as a pizza base and topped with ingredients instead of being wrapped like a dumpling.
    Tips

    It is advisable to make a reservation.

    Things to expect

    Fresh and distinct Japanese cuisine.

    Best with

    Gyoza Pizza, Japanese Fried Chicken

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM30.00

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    Warakuya View restaurant

    43, Jalan Kuning 2, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073320789

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    Every day
    12:00PM—11:00PM
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    NijyumaruPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    This Japanese restaurant offers an extensive menu that will satisfy all kinds of tastes your palate craves. Serving a notable selection of sushi and sashimi in generous portions, other Japanese fare can be found here such as grilled seafood, tempura, noodles, and bento sets.
    Tips

    You won't miss their gigantic signboard. Reservations are advisable.

    Things to expect

    Reasonably priced sashimi and sushi.

    Best with

    Getsu Mori

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM40.00

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    Nijyumaru View restaurant

    No. 24, Jalan Permas 10/5, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, Masai, 81750, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073889818

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    Every day
    12:00PM—03:00PM
    Every day
    06:00PM—11:00PM
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    Boasting an extensive menu, Yaoki aims to satisfy even the fussiest eaters. Indulge in a variety of authentic dishes using quality ingredients, some with creative twists that will certainly add some colour to your dining experience. Try their specialty - grilled beef tongue which is a delicacy worth a shout. For sashimi fans, delight in generous servings at fairly reasonable prices.
    Tips

    The restaurant has a smoking and non-smoking section.

    Things to expect

    Limited space and waiting time.

    Best with

    Yakitori Uzura Maki (Bacon Wrapped Eggs)

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM30.00

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    Yaoki View restaurant

    67A, Jalan Perang, Taman Pelangi , 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073312295

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—10:30PM
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    FurusatoNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    This authentic and established Japanese restaurant in Johor Bahru has been operating for about a decade now. Stepping into the restaurant evokes a sense of being in the Land of the Rising Sun with its full-on Japanese concept. Top of the class ingredients are available here such as Otoro (premium Bluefin tuna belly) and Wagyu beef. For those opting for more earth-bound dishes, the Deep Fried Mushrooms and Curry Rice are equally noteworthy.
    Tips

    Ask for items that are off the menu.

    Things to expect

    Premium ingredients.

    Best with

    Deep Fried Shitake, Otoro sashimi

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM100.00

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    Furusato View restaurant

    53, Jalan Kuning 2, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073314428

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    Every day
    12:00PM—02:30PM
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    06:00PM—10:30PM
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    Kirishima Shuzou Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Situated in Crystal Crown Hotel, this restaurant will provide you with a grand ambience and exquisite Japanese cuisine, all skillfully prepared by their Japanese chefs. Using only top quality ingredients, even the bluntest of taste buds will be stimulated by the delicate flavours harvested through years of honing their craft. If you’re up for some alcohol, they have a wide selection of sake to offer, turning your dinner into a complete gastronomical experience.
    Tips

    Make a reservation for occasions.

    Things to expect

    Fine traditional Japanese food.

    Best with

    The wide range of sake

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM100.00

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    Kirishima Shuzou View restaurant

    117, Jalan Tebrau, 80250, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    072762838

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    12:00PM—02:30PM
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    06:00PM—10:30PM
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