5 Sushi Bars In KL With An Omakase Experience Worth Every Cent

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October 31, 2017 | BY Tien Chew

These restaurants offer the best sushi experience in KL, with top credentials to boot. Dining omakase (chef's choice) ensures patrons get the best a restaurant has to offer, as they indulge in premium cuts of fish flown in from Japan prepared and selected by masters. Take a sip of green tea and leave it up to these culinary maestros to guide you to sushi nirvana.

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Taka By Sushi Saito

Opened by sushi master Saito from Japan, where he owns a 3 Michelin star restaurant and is hailed as one of the greats, Taka at St Regis Kuala Lumpur offers omakase sushi dining at the highest possible level. Expect every piece to be amazing, as prepared by sushi chefs handpicked and trained by Saito himself. Find more here.

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Ginza Sushimasa

Also hailing from Japan, Sushimasa offers a truly impressive sushi experience, with signature dishes such as Sendai beef with sea urchin and flounder fish fin sushi being standouts. Delicious from start to finish, diners will not be disappointed by the choices of courses the chef's decides to present to you. Discover more about the restaurant.

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Sushi Azabu

From the bustling Big Apple, Sushi Azabu holds a 1 Michelin star status in New York. It opened an outlet in Kuala Lumpur earlier in the year and offers traditional Edo-mae style sushi, one of the earliest and authentic forms of sushi during the Edo period. Stop thinking and start booking your seats. Learn more here.

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Sushi Oribe

Located in downtown KL, the restaurant has gathered a loyal following of fans thanks to its elegant atmosphere, delicious sushi and focused menu. There's an omakase option, which we recommend, but there are also 4 sets to choose from if dining omakase doesn't float your boat. Discover more here.

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Sushi Hinata

Tucked away at St Mary's Residence, this quaint and authentic sushi joint offers an omakase experience featuring 10 day aged fish (read: why sashimi should be aged) to get the most flavours out of the each fish. Get more info here.