Aragan Yokocho is a new Japanese owned Japanese restaurant which serves authentic Japanese food. They claim to be the first and largest authentic Japanese restaurant in Asia.
Most Japanese restaurants are small and for the largest authentic Japanese restaurant to open in Malaysia, it is quite a big deal. So how large is it?
It’s large. Big enough as they occupy a space of approximately 18,848 sq. ft on the lower ground floor of Quill City Mall. If you are wondering why they need so much space, that is because the owner of Aragan Yokocho wishes to replicate the dining experience as if you are dining in Japan to Kuala Lumpur.
Customers get to choose either to sit in a summer themed area or autumn themed area and etc. Not only the seating areas are seasonally themed, the food itself are different depending on the season.
There are four seasons in Japan; spring, summer, autumn and winter. And Aragan Yokocho is separated into different sections of spring, summer, autumn and winter seasons themed open seating areas. Each comes with a couple of private rooms too.
All Seafood are air flown from Japan to Malaysia every week. So depending on what’s in season in Japan today, you’ll get the same here too. So, do expect some changes in their menu from time to time. We were told that there are more than 200 types of Japanese food.
Right in the middle of the dining areas are the dry kitchen counters where you can see Japanese chefs working to prepare your food. Not all cookings are done here though. There is a wet kitchen located at the back of the restaurant too.
It is easy to order your food here. The whole restaurant may look like you are required to order your food from the counter, but you don’t have to do that. Just find a table and order your food from the iPad.
Currently Aragan Yokocho is having an opening promotion. A 4 seasons lunch set is priced at RM23.60 and dinner set is priced at RM39.60. This is the Haru Set @ RM39.60 which comes with a bowl of Salmon Sashimi with salmon roe and rice and also some fried chicken wings.
Teriyaki Chicken @ RM 15.00.
Nigiri Moriawase @ RM38.00.
Matcha Ice Cream with Azuki Beans and Mochi.
Overall, the food here is quite different from the other Japanese restaurants around. It felt almost like we were having home cooked food here. If you are looking for a decently priced Japanese food, Aragan Yokocho is definitely the one Japanese restaurant you should try.
Address: Lot LG20, Lower Ground Floor, Quill City Mall, No.1018, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2856 0259 / 016-201 9168
Operation hour (daily)
11:00AM – 15:00PM
17:00PM – 22:00PM