We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Kinsahi Japanese Restaurant

££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
KSL City Lot LG-01, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 31: English reviews
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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.

Helpful?
Thank Lye Leng L
johor bahru, Malaysia
Level Contributor
83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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 

Helpful?
Thank Justin Y
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank theaugbunnies
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Level Contributor
145 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
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 

Helpful?
Thank Joseph O
Level Contributor
75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 

Helpful?
Thank Jonathan Y
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Level Contributor
488 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
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

Helpful?
Thank Yap W
Level Contributor
33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank oystergal
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Level Contributor
106 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank yming
Level Contributor
114 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank Arnest D
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
468 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Never regret this decision, ignore all the rest and come in here. Although its on the higher end side, your money will be worth it and the tummy will be happy:) In a modern setting, eat the worries away. Try out the huge variety of sushi and be blown away.

Helpful?
Thank XavierShoot

Travellers who viewed Kinsahi Japanese Restaurant also viewed

Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru District
Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru District
 
Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru District
Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru District
 
Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru District
Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru District
 

Been to Kinsahi Japanese Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kinsahi Japanese Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Kinsahi Japanese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?