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Pabu Grill & Sake

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$20 - US$75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given food vouchers to use in any selected restaurant but we chose Pabu Grill & Sake and certainly were not disappointed. We chose the 9 course Signature Taste of Pabu. Each dish is small tasting size and was perfectfully presented and the wait...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sim1x13
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing Japanese pub. Great atmosphere and cute waiters. The menu is genius and loved the matching saki. The lychee cocktail is fresh and light. Had so much to taste. Will definitely recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank leptir71
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great venue to catch up with some friends and enjoy some delicious Japanese cuisine. We ordered approximately 10 dishes to share and were impressed by most, especially the Yakitori and Crab Bao (not a Japanese dish but delicious). Friendly service although be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NQPsych2U
Khoa N, Owner at Pabu Grill & Sake, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Dear NQPsych2U, Thank you for your warm and kind words! We are glad you loved our delicious Yakitori and Kani Bao! Pabu Grills offers lunch, dinner, and weekend lunch menus that you may want to try. To ensure customer satisfaction, we only use the freshest...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for lunch. Reasonably priced however they don’t take cards which is a pain in 2018 and there is no atmosphere whatsoever. Dead silence.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank damoritz
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

No vegetable tempura on the menu but lots of other dishes to tempt the taste buds. Octopus balls, prawn tempura and plate of mixed skewers were our choice to go with a “tooth cracking” cold Sapporo beer. Cold is a good thing in the summer...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank l0ij
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We have returned quite a few times, love the beef tatataki; so beautifully presented and a mix of delicate flavours. The sashimi is always the freshest, the octopus balls are delicious and also beautifully presented . I love the rainbow maki, even though it’s a...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Had an Absolutely Sensational dinner here the other week. Everything was fantastic here! The ambience, the food, cocktails and service was impeccable & exceptional, which made it so so very memorable. Every course had a well thought out craftsmanship that takes your taste buds from...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Victor A
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I went here with a couple of friends for lunch after walking up and down Smith street for a place to eat. The first annoyance was the big CASH only sign on the register. As younger modern people carrying cash is something we don't do...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank zergblerg
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We mainly tried the grilled skewers with a fue other options as we generally avoid Japanese food. We found staff to be polite and helpful and the food was great with some good atmosphere

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 987dallasg
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Went here for dinner with 2 friends and the food was tasty however we were shocked at how small the servings were for the price. In particular, the 'cod misoyaki' was in 'a bit more' section of the menu and it was 2 small slices...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Jessica S
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Have staff who are more interested in serving customers than looking cool.
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