10 Best-est Teppanyaki Restaurants in S’pore That Are Worth the Calories (Updated for 2018)

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Whether it’s the dexterity with the tools or the tantalising food that’s served to you sizzling hot, everyone loves the multi-sensory experience of a teppanyaki meal! Wondering where you can get your fix? From Teppen-Ya to Mikuni, check out the best teppanyaki in Singapore that these Japanese restaurants have to offer!

Restaurants to check out for the best teppanyaki in Singapore

1. Sakae Teppanyaki

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Who says the best teppanyaki in Singapore can’t be affordable? Sakae Teppanyaki is focused on making teppanyaki meals available for the masses, delivering a wallet-friendly and casual dining environment while offering a generous array of dishes! With set meals that won’t break the bank and numerous outlets around Singapore, Sakae Teppanyaki entices diners to return for regular meals, making each visit value for money.

Address: Find them at various locations island-wide
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 10pm

2. Teppan-Ya

teppan-ya best teppanyaki in singapore with a view
(Credit: Teppan-Ya at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore / Facebook)

Few teppanyaki restaurants rival this spot when it comes to the best teppanyaki in Singapore with a view! Housed in Mandarin Oriental, Teppan-Ya is a modern teppanyaki restaurant that exudes elegance with its numerous displays of Japanese art and contemporary atmosphere. With just ten seats at the grill counter, you’ll have to snag those reservations beforehand to guarantee a spectacular sunset view against the Marina Bay skyline! Their signature dish, Kumi’s No. 1 is a must-try and is a combination of white fish, avocado and crab meat.

Address: Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Avenue, S(039797)
Opening Hours: Daily, 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10pm

3. Teppanyaki Hamburg Nihonbashi Keisuke Bettei

The Keisuke Ramen franchise has truly taken off, with Teppanyaki Hamburg Nihonbashi Keisuke Bettei as its 12th dining concept in Singapore! Widely considered the best teppanyaki in Singapore for hamburger steak sets, customers can choose between a triple cheese and non-cheese version. The hamburger steak is grilled to perfection and is lovingly served with a char that adds to the meat’s overall flavour! Each set also entitles you to a free-flow salad bar for your cha soba fix and egg live station for free-flow tamagoyaki.

Address: 72 Peck Seah Street, S(079329)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 10pm

4. Tatsu Teppanyaki

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(Credit: Tatsu Teppanyaki / Facebook)

If conventional teppanyaki acrobatics aren’t enough, you need to experience Tatsu’s theatrics first-hand! With a grill counter that allows 24 customers, Tatsu is a must-visit for those who’re looking for exciting theatrics to make their meal the best teppanyaki in Singapore. While you’re there, definitely check out the Premium Grade Wagyu Beef! Using a flambe method, the chefs caramelise the steak, creating a unique flavour that’s equally complex as it is fun to watch.

Address: CHIJMES, 30 Victoria Street, #01-08, S(187996)
Opening Hours:
Mon – Sat: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm

5. Keyaki Japanese Restaurant

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Looking to provide an authentic Japanese dining experience, Keyaki has gone all-out to give diners the best teppanyaki in Singapore! Located in Pan Pacific Hotel, the Garden Pavillion ambience puts diners at the heart of a lush Japanese garden complete with a tranquil koi pond, winning hearts even before the teppanyaki magic happens. Check out their award-winning Teppanyaki Prix Five’s Ten (天) set and enjoy a lip-smacking range of wagyu beef sirloin, lobster and assorted sashimi!

Address: Pan Pacific Hotel, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4, S(039595)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm

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6. Teppan Bar Q

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Even if their Torikin-based reputation isn’t enough to prove they serve the best teppanyaki in Singapore, Teppan Bar Q puts an interesting twist on the existing teppanyaki formula, incorporating a Spanish twist to its dishes to create a glorious fusion! The Foie Gras With Daikon perfectly captures this blend, marrying the sweetness of the Japanese radish with the buttery Foie Gras to create a delightful balance. The service here is also noteworthy, with Chefs Ishida and Eric passionately pouring their heart into every performance to deliver a hearty teppanyaki meal.

Address: Robertson Walk, 11 Unity Street, #01-21/22, S(237995)
Opening Hours: Daily, 5pm – 12am

7. Osaka Kitchen

osaka kitchen best teppanyaki in singapore omakase
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Osaka Kitchen serves authentic Japanese Teppanyaki cuisine with the same culinary passion as Japan’s food capital. Keeping the table seating intentionally limited and the ambience cosy, meals here are meant to be intimate and personalised! Chefs interact with guests seated at the bar counter, promising a theatrical performance while delivering top-quality food. For those looking for a gastronomical experience, check out the nine-course Omakase set, where the highlight is no doubt the premium and tender Ohmi Wagyu Dice Steak!

Address: Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, #04-46, S(238877)
Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri: 11.30am – 3pm, 5pm – 11pm
Sat – Sun: 11am – 3pm, 5pm – 11pm

8. Shima Restaurant

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Sometimes, to understand what makes up the best teppanyaki in Singapore, it’s best to return to the roots to learn what made teppanyaki culture so prevalent! Regarded as the first teppanyaki restaurant in Singapore, Shima captures the essential experience, complementing the flash-cooked dishes with satisfying table-side acrobatics! Looking to get the most out of your meal? Check out the All-You-Can-Eat Teppanyaki Buffet Lunch and indulge in endless amounts of Norwegian salmon, Australian tenderloin and other assorted meats.

Address: Goodwood Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Level 1, S(228221)
Opening Hours: Daily, 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm

9. Mikuni

Combining century-old Japanese culinary techniques with novel multi-course (Kaiseki) menu items, Mikuni invites you on a multi-sensory culinary journey that will entertain and excite. Featuring Sushi, Robatayaki and Teppanyaki live stations, you’ll be in for a mouthwatering treat as chefs expertly prepare your food, emphasising on both presentation and taste to place Mikuni in the running for best teppanyaki in Singapore. Check out their Teppanyaki menu that includes dishes like the melt-in-your-mouth Miyazaki Wagyu and fresh Live Lobster!

Address: Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, S(178882)
Opening Hours:
Mon – Sat: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm

10. Ajiya Okonomiyaki Restaurant

 

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If you believe that the best teppanyaki in Singapore must have a solid Okonomiyaki, check out Ajiya Okonomiyaki Restaurant, an outlet that specialises in custom Japanese savoury pancakes! While there are grilled meat options like Kurobuta Pork and Gyu Tan available, the custom Okonomiyakis are the main attraction here. Boasting a wealth of ingredient options like smoked duck, kimchi and tobiko, this teppanyaki restaurant also lets diners unleash their creativity by handing them the tools necessary to craft their own masterpiece. As an added bonus, you’ll even get a discount for doing it yourself!

Address: 104 Jalan Jurong Kechil, S(598603)
Opening Hours:
Fri – Sat: 12pm – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 9.30pm

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This article originally appeared on Shopee Singapore.