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“Good but really not worth the price nor effort” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tatsuya

Ranked #503 of 10,422 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: US$0 - US$70
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: If sashimi is your secret indulgence, then you must know that few restaurants do it better than Tatsuya. Try celebrated Chef Ronnie Chia’s creations while seated along its impressive 23-seat sushi bar, the longest in the country.
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good but really not worth the price nor effort”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is quite good for a Japanese restaurant in Singapore. But is Tetsuya worth the price? Absolutely ... Not.

For what it's worth, the quality of the food is what you will get a modest neighborhood restaurant in most of Japan. For the price you are paying at Tetsuya you should get at least a one star value, but as I mentioned, it is both far from satisfactory in terms of taste.

You'd better off heading to Suntec City and having your Japanese fix there for 1/4 the price.

I would not recommend this place.

Visited March 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“No passion in the Cooking and Very Very Bad Service. Will Not Be Back Again!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Feb 2017. Had Dinner. Ordered Omakase. Total Bill S$1,300+ for 3 pax.

We have in the past dined at this restaurant several times but sadly this will be our very last visit.

Most of the staff from the chef to the waitresses, gave us the impression that they want to finish serving our dinner as fast as possible.

We initially thought there were 3 seatings that night because they were rushing us through our dinner. But at about 9:30pm when we finished, we noticed that there was not a single soul queuing outside the restaurant.

They were rushing to finish serving all the dishes as soon as they could. I saw there were salad even sashimi prepared way before they were being taken away to be served.

The whole experience was as if we were part of a very efficient production line. The chef prepared the food very quickly, the waitress served them at lighting speed and we have to swallow the food very fast. There were a few instances as we were finishing our food the waitress was already standing next to us waiting to serve us the next course. It was as if she was trying to tell us "hurry up, why haven't you finished?" thus pressuring us to quickly gobble down our food. The only dish we have to wait was our beef.

The whole night we felt that the staff was trying to finished their work as fast as they could maybe so that they can go home early. We felt so rushed and we were not comfortable at all.

This place is a total ripped off now. We felt there isn't any passion at all in their cooking. Every course tasted very mediocre. Even cheap and simple Itacho provides much better service and cooks better food then them. Not sure what Tatsuya uses in their cooking because we felt very thirsty and needed to drink lots of water after this dinner.

Well, I have totally regretted my decision to dine here instead of elsewhere as suggested by other members of the family. Never again will we be back.

To be honest the best food of the night was the birthday cake which was ordered from the deli at Goodwood Park Hotel.

  • Visited February 2017
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Thank iloveFoodwant
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“A Great Place to eat authentic Japanese food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

If you like your Japanese food delicious, authentic and fresh, this is the place to go. I had the sashimi bento and simply adored it. The wasabi was very delicious. The sashimi is simply stunning to eat. The tamago was sweet and supple. Everything is just nice at an affordable price of just $45++ per set. A high recommendation.

Visited February 2017
Thank 522eugenet
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wonderful sushi bar and chefs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed an Omakase menu by one of the expert sushi chefs. He let us choose our favorites and tailored the experience. We'll be back again!

Visited February 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fresh Sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious & fresh sushi. I like to sit at the sushi bar. I especially like their tuna roll and Japanese pickles. They also offer take away which is a plus.

Visited November 2016
Thank ashleytknight5
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