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6 Best Japanese Restaurants in Penang [2022]

March 16, 2022 by The Fun Empire Team

Japanese Restaurant Penang

Japanese Restaurant Penang
Japanese Restaurant Penang

Looking for the best Japanese restaurants in Penang? Look no further! We have compiled a list of the 6 Best Japanese Restaurants in Penang. Whether you are looking for sushi, ramen, or teppanyaki, these restaurants will not disappoint!

1. Azuma Japanese Restaurant

Azuma Japanese Restaurant - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Azuma Japanese Restaurant)
Azuma Japanese Restaurant - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Azuma Japanese Restaurant)
Key ServicesJapanese Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/azumaqueensbaymall/
Address2F-87 (South Zone ) , Queensbay Mall , 100 , Persiaran Bayan Indah 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-641 3118
Emailazuma.queensbay@yahoo.com.my
Operating hoursDaily 11:00 AM - 9:45 PM

Azuma is a culinary experience that blends tradition with innovation. Azuma serves an excellent selection of sushi, sashimi, yakiniku, teppanyaki, and washoku in a contemporary and pleasant environment. The cuisine is distinct, and it's all prepared by experts to pique your appetite.

It's okay to point out that you should make reservations before going because the restaurant is usually packed during lunch and dinner hours. Look for the renowned fusion dish Azuma Zushi Pizza when you're there.

Key Differentiators:

  • Combo Platter
  • Discounts
  • Black Cod, Cream Croquette and Okonomiyaki

2. Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant

Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant)
Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant)
Key Services Japanese Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/EdoIchiJapaneseRestaurant/
AddressG-05 & G-06, Island Plaza 118, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Jalan Utara, 10470 Pulau Penang
Phone04-890 3199
Emailedoichi_penang@yahoo.com

Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant offers something unique - a refined spin on the traditional Izakaya eating and drinking style.

Food is a basic need in life, and Edo Ichi embraces the belief that it should be simple to eat and shared with friends and family at all times.

Edo Ichi has a long history on Penang, and many residents have a soft spot for it. try the fresh salad, sushi, garlic rice, and dried prawns fried rice!

Key Differentiators:

  • Authentic flavor of the east while respecting the traditions of the past
  • The Sashimi Dinner set, which includes four types of sashimi, is available.

3. Kirishima Japanese Restaurant

Kirishima Japanese Restaurant - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Kirishima Japanese Restaurant)
Kirishima Japanese Restaurant - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Kirishima Japanese Restaurant)
Key ServicesJapanese Restaurant Penang
Websitehttp://kirishimapenang.com.my/
AddressCititel Penang, No.66, Penang Road, 10000 Penang
Phone+604-370 0108
Emailkirishima.pg.reserv@gmail.com
Operating hoursBusiness Hours Lunch: Daily 12:00noon - 2:00pm, Dinner: Daily 6:00pm - 10:00pm

At Kirishima Japanese Restaurant in Penang, you can enjoy the finest of Japanese cuisine. A sushi counter, secluded rooms, two primary dining areas, and a sake cellar are all available at this popular eating establishment with private rooms.

Key Differentiators:

  • Special Promotion
  • Variety of Authentic Japanese dishes

4. Kappo by Arakawa

Kappo by Arakawa - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Kappo by Arakawa)
Kappo by Arakawa - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Kappo by Arakawa)
Key ServicesJapanese Restaurant Penang, Omakase Restaurant In Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/kappo.arakawa
Address253G-1-4, Premier Centre, Jalan Burma 10350 Penang, Malaysia
Phone +60 16-449 0647
Email kappo.arakawa@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Monday Closed

Kappo by Arakawa, a Kappo type of restaurant dining in which diners sit at a counter and observe the chefs on the other side prepare their meals.

Kappo restaurant's specialty is that you can watch the head chef cook right in front of you! You may observe how to dress a fish and brown it nicely using typical Japanese equipment. It will be an amazing experience if you want to learn how to cook Japanese cuisine.

Key Differentiators:

  • The Kappo style of restaurant dining
  • Traditional Japanese meal
  • Seasonal and fresh ingredient

5. Koshien Yakitori Bar 

Koshien Yakitori Bar - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Koshien Yakitori Bar )
Koshien Yakitori Bar - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Koshien Yakitori Bar)
Key ServicesJapanese Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/koshienyakitoribar/
Address70-1, Lebuh Nordin, 10600, Georgetown, Penang
Phone(+60)19 889 5732
Emailkoshienybr@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Koshien Yakitori Bar specializes in real yakitori, or grilled skewers. It's a little-known gem in Lebuh Noordin Georgetown. With charcoal that had to be imported all the way from Japan for dine-in and takeout, they offer 20 distinct skewers on their menu.

Furthermore, there's a tiny variety of udon to go with your favorite sake served hot or cold. Furthermore, the Koshien Yakitori Bar setting is similar to a Japanese feel replica, so you may have a sense of being in Japan without leaving home!

Key Differentiators:

  • Hidden Japanese Authentic Yakitori Izakaya
  • Available for dine-in and takeaway

6. Dozo Malaysia

Dozo Malaysia - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Dozo Malaysia)
Dozo Malaysia - Japanese Restaurant Penang (Credit: Dozo Malaysia)
Key ServicesJapanese Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/dozo.my
Address No. 1-1-26, 27 & 28 (Ground Floor), SummerSkye Square, Jalan Sungai Tiram 8, 11900
Phone (+60)4 608 6296

Dozo Japanese Restaurant in London claimed to provide the greatest Japanese cuisine in town. The menu contains a variety of Japanese dishes, some of which are more expensive but with larger serving portions and high food quality.

Fresh Sashimi no Moriawase, al dente noodles of Bibikara Ramen, and seared eel Volcano Maki are just a few of the signature dishes available at Nami. Hon San, the head chef, will go omakase (a meal in which chefs pick courses) for around RM200.

Key Differentiators:

  • Fresh sashimi
  • Choice of maki rolls 
  • Sake and wine

Japanese Restaurant Penang

If you're looking for a delicious and authentic Japanese dining experience, Penang has no shortage of great restaurants to choose from. Our list of the 5 best Japanese restaurants in Penang will give you a taste of some of the best Japan has to offer, from sushi bars to yakitori joints. So what are you waiting for? Get out there.

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