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Rakuichi Japanese Restaurant

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Blk 10 Dempsey Road #01-22, Singapore 247700, Singapore
+65 6474 2143
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11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is one of those rare places where you can't take pictures of the dishes, because as soon as they touch the table, people are immediately reaching in to try the latest offering. We ordered a lot of food and everything was fresh and delicious. It more than satisfied our sushi craving, and it's definitely on my short list of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

I love coming here because it's so convenient. You can always find parking right outside in the Dempsey Hill area. The place is decent though uninspiring. And the air-conditioning is sometimes a bit warm, but overall it's just... Decent. It's affordable, service is pleasant and the cooking very reliable. It's not mind blowing which is why it gets only 4/5... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Heard so much about Rakuichi from the media and friends. Went with my boyfriend today and we ordered a mini course and Rakuichi Bentou set. The chawamushi was too bland. Sushi was average. Only after we paid then realized that the 'free' appetizer was also part of the total bill. Overall experience was a pretty disappointing one.Though service was good,... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Most amazing Japanese food I've had for ages. Its so fresh and tasty. We had Toku Sashimi ( Assorted freah sashimi), Wagyu feef teriyaki. We were brought there by friends who reside there. Super lunch

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

After reading a few reviews here, we went to Rakuichi expecting yummy japanese food. It was I think my most disappointing culinary experience in Singapore! I called earlier in the day to make a reservation and was told that they were fully booked. We decided to try a walk in. We got there and they seated us immediately. I expected... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

I never come out of Rakuichi disappointed. The food looks good and tastes good - those sushi pieces seared were my favorite anytime. The dining room is small but the table is comfortably big for a family of 4. Located at Dempsey, I love it for its bucolic feel and ample parking place that is also free ( rare near... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

It is hard to find bad food in Singapore, and even harder to find bad Japanese food. But if you want to find it, come here. Desultory waitstaff. A starter made from tinned tuna. Unagi cooked to mush. We were happy to have only ordered a few things to start and even happier to be out of here.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

Their menu is not cheap, not when you can find food for more than one third the price in Singapore. But for a Japanese restaurant in Dempsey, it's reasonable. My family likes this place, and we visit every so often because, like the title implies, the food is good. There is a lot of competition among Japanese restaurants in Singapore,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Dinner for 4 pax cost about $300, thank you very much the senior staff that helping and planing during ordering . She keep pass by help and take care what is needed. She is very knowledge, friendly, love her service. Food are very yummy , sushi are fresh , recommend that must try the mix kyisuyaki, aburi sushi also the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

The set-up was nice, warm and comfy. You can opt for aircon or non-aircon, and there is a smoking area too. The lighting was dim but just enough for you to appreciate the food served and at the same time, gave us the romantic atmosphere. The staff was very attentive. She knows what we need before we even call her.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 150
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blk 10 Dempsey Road #01-22, Singapore 247700, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6474 2143

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?