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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    11:00AM—10:00PM
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    Sushi Go, Tesco Tebrau City

    Sushi lovers where you at? There is a reasonable sushi restaurant in town! Located on the ground floor of Tesco Tebrau City this gem is known as Sushi Go. It’s a Japanese restaurant that serves many different kinds of sushi, trust us - you named it, they surely have it. 

    Tips

    Things to expect

    affordable sushi

    Best with

    Chicken Kaarage Curry Don, Emperor Dragon Ball

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM30.00

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    Sushi Go, Tesco Tebrau City View restaurant

    Lot No. G03, Ground Floor, Tesco Desa Tebrau, Persiaran Desa Tebrau, Taman Desa Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, 81100, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    10:00AM—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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    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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    No. 24, Jalan Permas 10/5, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, Masai, 81750, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073889818

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    12:00PM—03:00PM
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    06:00PM—11:00PM
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