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“Discriminated”
Review of Tatsuya

Tatsuya
Ranked #500 of 11,356 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$70
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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.
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Tatsuya after reading the good reviews. I will agree with most of reviewers. Food was good but service was rushed. But we also felt discriminated. My Husband and I were seated at the bar thinking it's more fun to watch the chefs at work . But it was not fun at all!

The Chef was giving special treatment to the couple next to us. Maybe they were regulars or they give fat tips and deserved special treatment. This was fine but the Chef completely ignored us the whole time. It's quite awkward as the Chef was only talking and focusing on the couple. Serving them special dishes one after another. I have no issues that regulars get special treatment. But to be totally ignored when we were seated just next to the couple at the bar the entire evening was bad form and insensitive.

3  Thank hwee siang c
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 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.

Thank dtarheel
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

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.

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Thank iloveFoodwant
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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.

Thank HoppingTiger
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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!

Thank scottreynolds75
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