Omakase means “leave it up to you” in Japanese. This allows the chef to make the decision of what dishes is to be served to you. The chef will usually serve what he or she deems the best for their customers with fresh seasonal ingredients. Let’s see where you can find these amazing restaurants.
1. Tamashii Robataya
The name of this restaurant translates into “Soul Fireside Cooking”. Fireside cooking is actually food that are charcoal grilled over time. This traditional style of cooking originated from Hokkaido, Japan. With it’s simple interior decor, one can focus and enjoy the beauty and taste if the high quality food provided.
Price per pax: $88++ to $250++
Where: 12 North Canal Road, #02-01, Singapore 048825
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday – 12pm to 2.30pm and 5.30pm to 10.30pm. Closed on Sundays.
Contact Information: 6222 0316
2. Wild Rocket
Unlike traditional Japanese omakase meals, Wild Rocket Head Chef, Willin Low, serves dishes with a Singaporean flavour. Be expected to be served with Char Kway Teow and Claypot Rice but with a twist. “I love to take apart traditional dishes, reassemble them and turn them on their head. The form may change, the presentation may change, even some of the ingredients may be replaced but the spirit of the dish never changes.” said Willin Low.
Price per pax: Lunch – $80++ to $120++, Dinner – $120++ to $160++
Where: 10A Upper Wilkie Road, Hangout Hotel, Level 1, Singapore 228119
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday – 12pm to 3pm and 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Closed on Sundays.
Contact Information: 6339 9448
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Ginzawa provides traditional Japanese food with a modern twist. They serve high quality ingredients with an interesting change. Having over 30 years of experience, Chef Donny Tan is constantly changing the dishes according to the seasonal products, providing the freshest of all ingredients in every dish served.
Price per pax: $180++
Where: 390 Orchard Road, Palais Renaissance, #01-06/07, Singapore 237781
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday – 12pm to 3pm and 6pm to 10.30pm
Contact Information: 6736 0100
4. Ikyu Japanese Restaurant
Ikyu Japanese Restaurant is a place to have fresh sashimi in a cool and relaxing environment. The Omakase menu includes five different kinds of sushi, five different types of sashimi and a few other hot dishes.
Price: Starting from $128++
Where: 5 Yong Siak St, Singapore 168643
Operating Hours: Tuesday to Sunday – 11.30am to 3pm and 5.30pm to 11pm. Closed on Mondays.
Contact Information: 6223 9003
Teppei serves a wide range of interesting dishes in their Omakase menu. Their dinners are usually fully booked for months! This is partly because the restaurant can only accommodate about 20 customers at a time. So make your reservations early!
Price per pax: $50++ to $80++
Where: Orchid Hotel, 1 Tras Link, #01-18, Singapore 078867
Operating Hours: Monday to Friday – 11.45am to 2.30pm and 6.30pm to 10.30pm, Saturday – 12pm to 2.30pm and 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Closed on Sundays.
Contact Information: 6222 7363
Visit these restaurants today and pamper your taste palettes with delicious meals.