Best teppanyaki in Singapore
Teppanyaki is said to have originated from Japan in 1945. ’Teppan’ translates as iron plate, and ‘yaki’ means pan-fried or grilled over heat. Today, teppanyaki has also become a performance, put on to impress customers—from juggling an egg with a spatula to acrobatic knife skills. If you’re up for a feast while watching skilful culinary stunts, here’s our curated list of the 10 best places in Singapore for teppanyaki!
1. Teppan Works
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If you’re looking for a stylish, casual place to satisfy your teppanyaki cravings, Teppan Works is the place for you. Choose from either their Wagyu Beef Omakase ($99++) or Pork/Chicken Omakase ($89++), which comes with a teppanyaki omelette and seafood teppanyaki assortment. You can also order their premium teppanyaki steaks individually, including their signature A4 Wagyu Sirloin Beef ($79++ for 130g) and A4 Wagyu Tenderloin ($89++ for 130g). Alternatively, their Tompei Yaki ($9++) is another popular pick, which comprises a Japanese omelette with pork belly.
Address: 42 Tras Street, Singapore 078981
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6909 9469
Teppan Works is not a halal-certified eatery.
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For an elevated teppanyaki dining experience, Teppan-Ya offers an extensive selection of grilled teppanyaki meats, fresh sashimi, and handcrafted sushi. Their most premium teppanyaki set is the Japanese Prime Wagyu Beef and Seafood ($238++), which features Japanese Wagyu beef, salmon, scallops and vegetables. You can go for their teppanyaki items a la carte too, such as the King Prawn ($32++ for 200g), Salmon ($32++ for 200g), and the USDA Prime Tenderloin Beef ($68++ for 200g). Check out their signature sashimi and sushi rolls on the non-teppanyaki menu, with items such as the Salmon Sashimi ($28++) and Soft-shell Crab Roll ($18++).
Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797
Opening hours: Tue-Sun, 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6885 3595
Teppan-Ya is not a halal-certified eatery.
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Nestled within an intricately sculpted Japanese garden in Pan Pacific Singapore, Keyaki takes teppanyaki to the next level with their quality selections. Choose from premium meat options for your teppanyaki, ranging from US Beef Sirloin ($40 for 150g), US Beef Fillet ($42++ for 150g), Wagyu Beef Sirloin ($128++ for 150g) and more. Seafood-wise, take your pick from Prawns ($28++), Scallops ($27++), to Salmon ($24++).
You can also go for their rice and noodle dishes, such as their Unajyu ($60++) which has grilled eel atop Japanese pearl rice, or the Wagyu Niku Udon ($68++) which stars sliced Wagyu beef with udon in a simple broth.
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6336 8111
Keyaki is not a halal-certified eatery but does not use pork or lard.
4. Teppan Kappou Kenji
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Teppan Kappou Kenji is an elegant restaurant housed in Tanjong Pagar. Feast on their Premium A5 Miyazaki Wagyu, where you can pick between Sirloin ($50++ for 60g/$98++ for 120g) or Tenderloin ($60++ for 60g/$118++ for 120g) for your cut of meat. For seafood, try their highly recommended Grilled Salmon with Garlic Butter ($20++) or Tiger Prawn With Mustard Sauce ($12++) which are more wallet-friendly. Another popular item that they offer is the Grilled Avocado With Herbs And Cheese ($15++), which has a savoury layer of crispy cheese base with grilled avocado cubes.
Address: 99 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-01, Singapore 088520
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 9152 3118
Teppan Kappou Kenji is not a halal-certified eatery.
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Located at Goodwood Park Hotel, Shima is said to be Singapore’s first teppanyaki restaurant since they started their business in 1980. Opt for their Teppanyaki Buffet Lunch, where you can get beef tenderloin steak, Japanese oyster, sashimi and more for just $49.90++. What’s more, you can even top up $20 for premium Wagyu A4/A5 Teppan Shabu Shabu. If you’re only available for dinner, go for their A la Carte Teppanyaki Set, which offers premium beef cuts such as Prime Beef Tenderloin ($45++ for 120g), Sirloin ($55++ for 150g) and Beef With Foie Gras ($90++).
Address: 22 Scotts Road, Level 1, Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore 228221
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2:30pm. 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6734 6281
Shima is not a halal-certified eatery.
6. Teppan Bar Q
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If you’re feeling fancy, consider visiting Teppan Bar Q at Robertson Walk. Their Special Course ($130++) comes with A4 Kuroge Wagyu Sirloin Steak, Edamame, Sashimi Salad, and Hokkaido Scallop. Alternatively, opt for their a la carte menu, which has unique dishes including Chicken With Oroshi Sauce ($18++), Grilled Squid ($14++), and Vinegar Oysters ($20++). They are open till 3am, which makes them a great teppanyaki supper spot.
Address: 11 Unity Street, #01-21/22, Robertson Walk, Singapore 237995
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 5pm to 3am
Tel: 6235 0629
Teppan Bar Q is not a halal-certified eatery.
7. Seiwaa Okonomiyaki And Teppanyaki Restaurant
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Be spoiled for choice at Seiwaa Okonomiyaki And Teppanyaki Restaurant with their extensive teppanyaki menu. If you’re feeling indulgent, consider the Flavour Meat Grill Plate ($55++) for two, which consists of pork, chicken, bacon, lamb, and beef. Otherwise, their Ocean Seafood Grill Set ($68++) is a good pick too, featuring salmon, squid, prawns, oysters, and scallops. There are a la carte items on the menu as well, with options such as Chicken ($12), Pork ($12), and Beef ($15).
Seiwaa is also famous for their okonomiyaki, which is a savoury Japanese pancake cooked on a hotplate. Their most popular item is the Mix Okonomiyaki ($18++), which stars pork, squid, and shrimp within the grilled pancake, and is topped generously with mayonnaise and sweet-savoury okonomiyaki sauce.
Address: 72 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209400
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11am to 3pm, 5pm to 11pm
Tel: 8828 8931
Seiwaa Okonomiyaki And Teppanyaki Restaurant is not a halal-certified eatery.
8. Yaki Yaki Bo
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Yaki Yaki Bo brings affordable, quality teppanyaki into the heartlands. Located conveniently at NEX and Jurong Point Shopping Centre, you can enjoy their hotplate sets at wallet-friendly prices, starting from $9.90++ for the Chicken Steak Set. The Sliced Pork Set and Sliced Beef Set cost $10.90++ and $12.90++ respectively. If you’re looking for something more premium, you can go for their Beef Ribeye Set ($24.90++), which sees thick, tender slices of ribeye steak on a hotplate, with a heaping portion of beansprouts on the side.
They also have okonomiyaki as well, which comes in various flavours━Seafood ($12.90++), Ham And Cheese (10.90++), Salmon ($11.90++) and more.
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Yaki Yaki Bo is not a halal-certified eatery.
9. The Straits Teppanyaki
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Located in Bugis, The Straits Teppanyaki serves their teppanyaki on individual hotplates. Choose the protein of your choice, ranging from Wagyu Ribeye ($54.90++), Chicken Fillet ($26.90++), Live Boston Lobster ($60.90++) to Scallop ($28.90++). All of the sets come with beansprouts and a side of either Egg Fried Rice, Aglio Olio Pasta or Steamed Rice. Get some snacks to go along with your teppanyaki, such as Thunder Crunch Fries which features thick-cut, crispy fries in three flavours—Original, Truffle and Beef Chilli.
Address: 6 Bussorah Street, Singapore, 199437
Opening hours: Daily 2pm to 8pm
Tel: 9150 4672
The Straits Teppanyaki is not a halal-certified eatery.
10. Tatsu Teppanyaki
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Tatsu Teppanyaki at Chijmes serves up a delectable spread of teppanyaki delights for you to indulge in. Their popular teppanyaki items include Wagyu Beef ($168++), Ox Tongue ($32++), Crayfish ($26++) and Lobster (Seasonal Price). If you can’t decide whether to go for meat or seafood, you can pick their Wagyu And Lobster Course ($168++), which comprises Wagyu steak, lobster, assorted mushrooms, seafood fried rice and even lobster head miso soup.
Besides their teppanyaki items, you can enjoy sushi and sashimi here, with options including Octopus ($15++), Salmon ($12++) and more.
Address: 30 Victoria Street, #01-08, CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6332 5868
Tatsu Teppanyaki is not a halal-certified eatery.
Where to eat Japanese teppanyaki in Singapore
If you want to explore other Japanese food, here’s our guide to affordable Japanese restaurants in Singapore. Alternatively, check out our recommendations for the best Korean BBQ buffets in Singapore.
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