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“Outstanding Value, Home Cooked Flavors”

Aji Noren Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #306 of 983 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 4 April 2013

The set lunches start at RM15, portions are generous and favors very good. A bit salty for our taste, but perfect for stretching with loads of rice.

I ordered the teppanyaki salmn and my daughter the chicken Teppan. The set is served with rice, miso sop, pickles, cabbage salad and fruit (watermelon).

Unpretentious, comfortable, and a gem we will return to time and again.

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Thank Lu-Shien T
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Reviewed 28 March 2013

Have been coming here regularly for 2 years. Food served here is good and quite authenthic in my opinion. There are also some fusion food avaliable
Try to make a reservation if possible as the place can get crowded at times. If not, go early for lunch or dinner to get a place to sit.
There also have a so-callled outdoor sitting area at the back which is surrounded by plants and greenery. Not a bad place to dine but it can get warm.
Some of the food I like
1) Cheese Bacon Salad
2) Kimuchi Ramen (Big portion and can be shared with 2 person)
3) Mapo Tofu
4) Yakitori sticks (I tried chicken gizzard)
5) They usually have new items on a regular basis. Tried to ask the staff what's new.

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1  Thank SengKwong Y
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Reviewed 22 February 2013

We were there for our lunch. We saw several Japanese were there for their lunch as well, thus, it is not too much to conclude that the taste of food is authentic. However, there is a room for improvement. The rice was too moist, Japanese rice should not cook in such. Overall, the meals served were bit salty, the cook should consider reduce level of salty of food served.

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Thank KJLim
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

Really surprised to find a restaurant in Penang which is equally good as the ones I used to visit when I was in Japan. So many menu items but you do not need to be frustrated. Each item is shown with a clear photo so you know what you are going to eat. Besides that, I ordered one peculiar Japanese food which I learned when I was there. Okamisan relayed my order to Oyakata and then what a surprise! . That unlisted menu item appeared in front.

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2  Thank hayashi-san
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Reviewed 18 November 2012

Young Oyakata owner and his young wife Okami never stop efforts for improvement in all areas.
Restaurant has 2 sections, main and garden. The main section prohibits strictly smoking but the garden section welcomes even smokers. Enter the main door and keep going til you hit the back door. Go through that door, then you find yourself in a completely different atmosphere. You realize this is the garden section. Number of menus available is almost outrageous. You have to live there to exhaust all of them. You'll find a big flat TV screen in the garden. A Japanese channel NHK is set for default but you can ask for any other channels because all ASTRO channels are available.

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1  Thank bandai
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