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10 Yakiniku Places In Singapore For Your Japanese BBQ Fix, From $3.50

16th November 2023

Best Japanese yakiniku outlets in Singapore


It is a truth well-acknowledged that yakiniku has earned a special place in Singaporeans’ hearts in recent years. As a yakiniku fan, learning that new restaurants offering cheaper yakiniku alternatives are springing up across Singapore is incredible news to me. If you’re on the hunt for yakiniku like me, here’s a list of the best yakiniku places in Singapore for you to satisfy your Japanese BBQ cravings. 


1. Yakiniku Go


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Located conveniently across the island at six outlets, Yakiniku Go boasts value-for-money options for its yakiniku. We recommend trying their signature Yakiniku-GO Set (from $15.80++) which has three popular cuts of beef: Beef Short Plate, Beef Ribeye Steak and Beef Tongue, accompanied by rice and soup. We were impressed by the four sauces that you get with any of the grilled meat. These four sauces were created in-house by Yakiniku-GO’s very own Japanese head chef: House Special Yakiniku Tare, Spicy Yakiniku Tare, Miso Tare, and Negi Shio Tare!

Check out our full review of Yakiniku Go here!

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Full list of locations

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2. 59Hutong Yakiniku


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59Hutong Yakiniku is where it’s at if you want elevated Japanese barbecue. The collaboration between local start-up 59 Restaurant and Taipei’s leading yakiniku franchise, Hutong, is all about offering diners a Taiwanese-fusion yakiniku experience—think premium Wagyu beef cuts, exclusively imported seafood, Taiwanese dishes, and top-tier hospitality. Located along Boat Quay, this is a convenient pick for meals with the fam and friends after work or on the weekends.

They offer an impressive selection of Wagyu here, from Japanese A5 cuts to Australian Wagyu. Additionally, they also have premium cuts of US Prime Angus beef. Fans of offcuts and offal will also be pleased to know that 59Hutong Yakiniku serves up an Australian Wagyu Tongue Prosperity Bag, which comprises beef tongue expertly cut and wrapped around scallions and onions. Lightly grill this and be wowed as it melts in your mouth. For something warm and hearty, get their Japanese A5 Wagyu Chuck Top Blade Sukiyaki, where tender Wagyu beef is paired with a sweet miso-based soup. 59Hutong Yakiniku has also launched a range of new side dishes to complement your BBQ, so definitely don’t skip ordering these.

Read our 59Hutong Yakiniku review.

Address: 35 Boat Quay, Singapore 049824
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 3:30pm, 5:30pm to 11pm
Tel: 6235 3818
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59 Hutong Yakiniku is not a halal-certified eatery.

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3. Yakiniku OK


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Housed at White Sands Mall in Pasir Ris, Yakiniku OK takes care of any yakiniku cravings for those living in the East. Their Karubi Set ($16.80 for 200g) is highly sought after as it is an affordable fix for most people. For a la carte items, you can enjoy their Toriniku Chicken Thighs ($5.90 for 100g) or Karubi Beef Short Plate ($6.90 for 100g). In addition, try out their savoury Truffle Egg ($4.90), which you can dip your meat in for extra fragrance!

Check out Yakiniku OK review!

Address: Pasir Ris Central Street 3, #02-12/13/14, White Sands Mall, Singapore 518457
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6844 9003
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Yakiniku OK is not a halal-certified eatery but does not use pork or lard.

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4. ROCKU Yakiniku


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Calling all buffet lovers! If you always dream of indulging in an unlimited flow of meat, ROCKU Yakiniku is the place that you definitely want to visit. Starting at just $24.90++,  you can feast on more than 30 types of meat, including US Short Plate, Pork Belly, Lamb Shoulder, Chicken and even Smoked Duck! In addition, all salads, vegetables and desserts are free-flow at their buffet bar. What’s more, ROCKU Yakiniku has in-house entertainment and live band performances of modern music on Friday evenings to complete the whole dining experience. 

Address: 201 Victoria Street, #04-06, Bugis+, Singapore 188067
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 11:30am to 10pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6634 3313
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ROCKU Yakiniku is not a halal-certified eatery.


5.  Wa-En Wagyu Yakiniku


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Consider heading to Wa-En Wagyu Yakiniku, one of the latest openings at Jewel Changi Airport, when you’re feeling fancy. The yakiniku specialist hails from Hong Kong, where they’ve previously been recommended in the Michelin Guide. Come for their A4/5 Wagyu—one of the best Wagyu quality there is

Here, you’ll also find the Wa-En Bar, the first of its kind in Singapore, with a beef-centred cocktail: Miyazaki Wagyu Fat-Washed Old Fashioned ($24++), topped with a slice of premium Miyazaki Wagyu.  

Address: 78 Airport Boulevard, #01-224/225, Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore 819666
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6246 7488
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Wa-En Wagyu Yakiniku is not a halal-certified eatery.

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6. Hitoyoshi Yakiniku


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Be spoiled for choice at Hitoyoshi Yakiniku with their extensive 90-minute buffets. Their US Black Angus Buffet is priced at $56.80++ for adults and $23.90++ for children, offering a lavish spread of marinated meat and seafood. Popular picks here range from succulent Premium US Karubi to tender Iberico Belly, all for you to feast to your heart’s content. 

Address: 380/382 Upper Bukit Timah Road, The Rail Mall, Singapore 678040
Opening hours: Daily 11am – 9:30pm
Tel: 6980 6859
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Hitoyoshi Yakiniku is not a halal-certified eatery.


7. Yakiniku Warrior


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If you think that yakiniku can only be found in restaurants, Yakiniku Warrior proves you wrong. Boasting meat platters at extremely affordable prices, they won acclaim for dishes including Marinated Chicken ($6 for 100g) and Premium Karubi Set ($14 for 100g). Come early, because the lines for this hawker stall start forming as soon as they open!

Check out our review of Yakiniku Warrior here!

Address: 121 Geylang East Central, #01-90, Singapore 380121
Opening hours: Mon-Tue, Thurs-Fri 12pm to 2:30pm, 3:30pm to 10pm, Wed 12pm to 2pm, 4:30pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 3pm to 10pm
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Yakiniku Warrior is not a halal-certified eatery.

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8. Waa Cow! Yakiniku


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You might be already familiar with Waa Cow! for their signature Wagyu and seafood bowls, but new to their empire is Waa Cow! Yakiniku in Serangoon Gardens. They boast a plethora of beef cuts in 100g or 200g options, ranging from Karubi ($6.90++/$11.90++) and Oyster Blade ($13.90++/$25.90++) to Ox Tongue ($18.90++/$27.90++)

They also have other meat choices such as Chicken Thigh ($4.90++) or Pork Belly ($5.90++) to complement their beef selection. To add a tantalising punch of flavour to your BBQ meat, you can get their five house-made sauces including Truffle Sauce and Mentaiko Sauce in their Signature All Dips Platter ($3.90++).

Check out our review of Waa Cow! Yakiniku here!

Address: 1 Maju Avenue, #02-10/11, myVillage, Singapore 556679
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 10pm
Tel: 8223 0550
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Waa Cow! Yakiniku is not a halal-certified eatery.

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9. Syohachi Yakiniku


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Hong Kong’s famous Syohachi Yakiniku reached cult status in Singapore when they first landed in 2020, attracting hordes of people to their premium free-flow meats buffet. The restaurant is located conveniently at Tanjong Pagar, and you should definitely try their 90-minute Yakiniku Ala Carte Lunch Buffet ($28.80++ per person), which comes with a whopping 42 items for you to choose from. 

Check out our review of Syohachi Yakiniku here!

Address: 5 Wallich Street, #01-13, Guoco Tower, Singapore 078883
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 11pm
Tel: 9431 8804
Website
Syohachi Yakiniku is not a halal-certified restaurant.

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10. Yakiniku Like


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Another powerhouse that offers incredible prices for their meat is Yakiniku Like, which has similar wallet-friendly deals for their set meals, such as their Karubi Set ($10.80 for 100g) as well as their a la carte items including Karubi Beef Short Plate ($3.50 for 50g) and Chicken Thigh ($2.90). Pro tip: come between 3pm and 5pm on Mondays to Thursdays to enjoy their Karubi Set and Pork Belly Set promotion menus at a lower price of $9.90!

Check out our full review of Yakiniku Like here!

Website | Full list of locations

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Where to eat yakiniku in Singapore


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