It’s undeniable when it comes to food; Japanese cuisine is one of the most loved by Singaporeans. Even more so if it’s in the form of free flow high-quality buffet, you get the best of both worlds! But there are just so many choices, you could say, that is why we’re here to help! Here’s 10 Best Japanese Buffet in Singapore:
Located centrally at Orchard Central, Kiseki offers more than 200 food categories, making up an incredible spread of fresh seafood. Kiseki is popularly known for its fresh sashimi of sorts such as Salmon, Salmon Belly & Tuna Squid. Its unlimited delectable Japanese food is not the only thing you can feast on; patrons are greeted with a breathtaking view of the Orchard landscape, which makes the dining experience all the more enjoyable! Holding true to their tagline of ‘MEGA Japanese Buffet at MINI prices’, you can expect value for money buffet experience with price starting at $22.80++ on weekdays and $29.80++ on weekends.
Address: Orchard Central, #08-01/02/03, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
More conveniently accessible by bus, it is worth the trip down when you get to see chefs at work. With its open kitchen concept, every dish is made to order, ensuring what you get is at its freshest state! Both lunch and dinner buffet are priced at $38.80++, but to have sashimi freshly sliced in front you, we’d say it’s a pretty great deal. Just brace yourselves for a long wait on main dishes, well what can we say? Good things come to those who wait!
Address: 382, Havelock Rd, #03-00, River View Hotel 169629, Singapore 169629
3) Shin Minori
With over 160 ala carte items on their menu, you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice at Shin Minori. For $43.90++, your belly will be impressed by the thick slices of sashimi, maki rolls, crispy tempura and more. They offer an extensive range of Sake & Shochu (not included in buffet) that pairs well with the big spread. Dining in Shin Minori is much less of a hassle because each table is equipped with a tablet, making it easier for patrons to order.
Address: 81 Clemenceau Ave, 03-15/16, Singapore 239917 (UE Square), 88 East Coast Road, #02 – 08 Katong Square, Singapore 423371(Katong Square)
Humbly located at Clarke Quay, you get an amazing view of the Singapore River. Mitsuba serves an ala carte menu buffet with up to 150 varieties of sushi, sashimi, agemono, and teppanyaki at only $41.90++ (lunch & dinner). Start with their signature California Maki before indulging their variety of hot dishes. Here’s the catch, do not be too greedy with what you’re getting and take only what you can handle. For every 100g of food wastage, you will be charged $10. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen St, 03-88, Singapore 059817
5) Shin Yuu
For all sushi lovers, heads up! Shin Yuu is known for its sushi and maki rolls. While you’re there, be sure to order one of their famed Shin Yuu Special Aburi Sushi, where salmon is torched and then topped with mentaiko sauce. We’d suggest you head to Shin Yuu for an ala carte dinner buffet to get a complimentary Toro Sashimi, Taraba Kani, Zuwa Kani Tempura & Japanese ice cream!
Price: Lunch $36.90++ /Dinner $49.90++
Address: 16 Greenwood Avenue, Hillcrest Road, Singapore 289209
6) Triple Three @ Mandarin Orchard
If you are looking to splurge and treat yourself to some high-end buffet, keep Triple Three in mind. Nestled in Mandarin Orchard Hotel, their Japanese variety is quite huge even though it’s an international buffet spread. There is a live cooking pasta station where you can customize your own pasta dish to your liking. Be blown away by their daily dinner delights like Foie Gras Tuesday, where you get to enjoy foie gras cooked in four different ways: terrine, pan seared in truffle miso, royale & chawanmushi.
Price: Lunch $78++ / Dinner $88++(Sunday-Wednesday), $108++(Thursday-Saturday)
Address: Level 5, Mandarin Orchard Singapore, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
7) Hokkaido Sushi Restaurant
Located at M Hotel, Hokkaido Sushi offers a $41.50++ for a weekday lunch buffet, $44++ for a weekday dinner buffet. A designated corner at Hokkaido Sushi is where you can experience a traditional Japanese sushi bar and watch the sushi chefs carefully curate your order. Usually, when it comes to buffet, rice is a no-no. But you might want to make an exception for Hokkaido Sushi, as they serve premium Japanese rice called Nanatsuboshi. They also have their fresh sashimi air flown in bi-weekly from Tsukiji and Sapporo.
Address: 81 Anson Road, M Hotel Singapore, Level 9, Singapore 079908
8) Ikoi Japanese Restaurant
Crowned as one of the restaurants that serve the best sashimi by local foodies, Ikoi is small yet it caters to a lot more. The coziness of the restaurant will remind you of a more traditional Japanese restaurant. At $38++, you are able to enjoy thick and fresh cuts of your favorite sashimi as well as cooked food like ramen. It is advised to reserve a table beforehand as it gets pretty crowded fast and it is not a place for leisure dining.
Address: 401 Havelock Road, #01-01 Hotel Miramar Singapore 169631
9) Kuishin Bo
Kuishin Bo carries the meaning of ‘Food Connoisseur’ in Japanese, is well-known for its fresh Zuwaigani (Snow Crabs), the good news, it’s all you can eat! Not only that, you can expect a complete variety of sushi, sashimi, desserts, and other hot dishes. Keep your ears open for the ‘Dong Dong Dong Kuishin Bo’, a catchy tune signaling the incoming of special dishes! Starting from only $36.90++, it is quite the bang for your buck for what’s offered. To make it even more appealing, Kuishin Bo also promotes family packages at $84++ for 2 adults and 1 child. Time to gather the whole family troop for a snow crab feast!
Address: Great World City #02-41A/42, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 237994
10) Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ
Feast on layers and layers of quality meat, this is for the beef lovers out there! Specializing in barbeque and grilled meat, Tenkaichi offers two tiers of BBQ buffet: deluxe and premium. Deluxe buffet is priced at $29.90++ for lunch and 34.90++ for dinner; Premium lunch and dinner buffet are priced at $59.90++ and $64.90++ respectively. Is it worth the $30 price jump from deluxe to premium? Well, it is, if you call yourself a wagyu beef connoisseur!
Address: #03-129, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594 (Marina Square),
#02-11, 8 Grange Road, Singapore 239695 (Cineleisure Orchard)