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Kinsahi Japanese Restaurant

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KSL City Lot LG-01, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I literally asked the waiter 5 times to check on my meal and where it was. Pressing the call button was useless as no waiter even bothered to come. Had to walk all the way to the kitchen window to check on my meal and as that was the place most of the staff was, I told them that I... More 

Thank gebytan1
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Food quality and presentation is good. However, staff seem forever busy and frustrated. This is at 3pm+ and not even supposed to be peak meal time.

Thank Lye Leng L
johor bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My go to restaurant when im here for business, relatively cheap if u know what to get. I always opt for the karaage (fried chicken) bento set. One of the little things that really impress is how they also serve sliced pears and baby octopus (chuka lidako). Now the baby octopus normally cost rm10 for a tiny entree serving back... More 

Thank Justin Y
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Kinsahi is a gem of a restaurant that provides quality Japanese cuisine and very pocket friendly. Very nice ambience and especially love the "misty river" that let's you feel you are dining among the clouds. We over ordered a little for 2 pax which we can't help due to the attractive pricing and wolf down a delicious feast.

Thank theaugbunnies
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

There are a few Kinsahi restaurants in Johor Bahru and they serve rather expensive but serves average Japanese fare. Last month, we went there for lunch and sashimi (salmon & tuna) which was actually good & fresh. The sukiyaki was mediocre, I could find better ones elsewhere. The grilled squid was a bit too hard, the teriyaki salmon head was... More 

Thank Joseph O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Friendly services. The food taste very good. The food comes super slow, which i dislike alot. keep on asking them where is my food. the food will take kind of a long timee like 20 mins + . Value for money if u have the Groupon offer. Environment very clean and nice. Hope to see more good changes on my... More 

Thank Jonathan Y
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Orders are served very fast. But the noodles doesn't taste well. Sometimes it taste bland & I have to resort to soya sauce. Tried on 3 separate occasions & I raise my hand giving up on this eatery forever. Price is okay & I will consider it as fast food so that my expectations could be lowered

Thank Yap W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

My all-time fave whenever I visit KSL. Service is good and food usually doesn't disappoint. Nice and clean ambience. Attentive staff who serve with a smile! Affordable jap food.

Thank oystergal
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Good choice of Japanese food, from sushi, to shashimi to Bento , to shabu shabu. Large portion, nicely served. Beautiful ambience with a made made lake inside. But they charge for Green tea or water.

Thank yming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We never suspect that there will be a pond in the middle of the restaurant. Yes. The food is nice, and the ambiance is great! The staffs are friendly.

Thank Arnest D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: KSL City Lot LG-01, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?