This article has been published before in JakPost Travel with title – 5 New Japanese Restaurants To Try In Jakarta
Japanese food has been one of favorite food in Jakarta. More than 1200 Japanese restaurants located in Jakarta show this. The number of new restaurant in Jakarta right now is unpredictable. Hence, you should be on the look out if you do not want to miss any news of a newly opened restaurants. To add more on the list of Japanese restaurant in the city, here are 5 new Japanese restaurants you should try.
Itacho Sushi belongs to Taste of Japan Group, where they present in Hongkong. Founded by Ricky Cheng who started his career in 1986 as a sushi apprentice in Japan, Itacho Sushi arrived in Jakarta to serve local foodies with a taste of genuine Japanese food. The outlet can be found at Grand Indonesia – West Mall, Fl. 3A. Upon entering the restaurant, you can choose from sitting on the sushi bar or enjoy the cozy sofas. The color cream, gold, can see this refined restaurant and brown that dominates the place. The food price range is from IDR 20,000 to IDR 1000,000. Open daily from Monday to Thursday at 10AM – 10PM or Friday to Sunday at 10AM to 11PM, Itacho Sushi is famous among customers who love their Japanese food serve at its best condition or fresh. For a full review, check out my review for Itacho Sushi: here.
Kamiya or in English means “God of Valey” is located in JS Luwansa Hotel, Jl. HR Rasuna Said, Jakarta. Kamiya is ready to serve locals from 10AM to 10PM, Monday to Saturday. There 27 A la Carte menu available from IDR 10,000 to IDR 150,000++ to try. Shabu-Shabu / Sukiyaki is serve from IDR 198,000++.
Abura Soba Yamatoten
Abura Soba Yamatoten is a newly japanese restaurants in Jakarta. Japanese restaurant open in Ruko Garden House A/12, Pantai Indah Kapuk. Serving time divided into lunch time (11AM – 3:30PM) and dinner (5:30PM – 10PM) on weekdays. However on the weekend this place which focus on serving Soba dish is open from 11AM – 10PM. Originated from Tokyo, Abura Soba Yamatoten serve dry noodle as their main dish. Abura Soba Yamatoten is focus on serving high quality dish but in an affordable price. One price of ramen dish is between IDR 45,000 to IDR 75,000++. Several recommended menu all food lover must try are Karami Ontama Abura Soba (IDR 68,000+), Jya Jya Abura Soba (IDR 68,000+), and Abura Soba (IDR 59,000+).
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Roba Yakitori is a Japanese restaurant brought by The Pancious Group has opened its outlet in Mall Taman Anggrek, 3rd Floor. The term Yakitori is commonly a Japanese skewered chicken or also refer to skewered food in general. To order, visitors must choose from the various ingredients of Yakitori shown and then the staff will cook and prepare it for you. The price of each Yakitori is range from IDR 15,000 to IDR 35,000++. Several Yakitori dishes Roba Yakitori serves are Chicken Leg Miso (IDR 15,000), Beef Enoki Teriyaki (IDR 22,000), Beef Asparagus Teriyaki (IDR 28,000), Beef Tenderloin Garlic Mirin (IDR 30,000), and many more.
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KOBE by Shabu – Shabu House
Shabu – shabu dish has been around in Jakarta for quite long. Another japanese restaurants in jakarta KOBE by Shabu – Shabu House just open recently in one of the famous mall in South Jakarta. KOBE by Shabu – Shabu House can be found in Street Gallery Pondok Indah Mall, 2nd Floor, Jl. Metro Pondok Indah. The huge areas are perfect for family dinner or hold an event. This buffet restaurant is focus on giving the fresh ingredient to Jakarta’s customer. Like any other buffet restaurant, dining on weekdays is more affordable with a starting price of Rp 149,000 for the Regular Package, while on weekends the price is set at Rp 177,000. Customer can choose from 9 different soup bases to go with the Shabu – Shabu serving you like.