Sushi, Sashimi, Shabu-shabu, Yakiniku, Tonkatsu, Tempura and Ramen are some of Bangkokians’ favorite Japanese dishes. Bangkok hosts many fabulous Japanese restaurants and many of the popular ones offer great buffet services. In this article, I will present you with restaurants with best Japanese buffets in Bangkok where you can enjoy your favorite dishes as much as you want. You have a wide range of options from the most affordable to the most pricey ones.
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Affordable (under 450 Thai Baht)
Mo-Mo-Paradise is an All-You-Can-Eat restaurant specializes in shabu-shabu and sukiyaki. They have a lot of selections of beef, pork and fresh vegetables. They pride themselves in using natural ingredients with no artificial additives even for sauces, dips and soups. Mo-Mo-Paradise’s success is not restricted only in Thailand, but it also spreads across the world, including Japan, Taiwan, China, Vietnam and the U.S.A. It’s well known among Bangkokians as one of the best Japanese buffets in Bangkok at affordable price.
Inaho is popular for its time limit Japanese buffet at a really affordable price. The restaurant offers more than 50 dishes on the menu. It serves all the basic traditional Japanese dishes that you could think of like sashimi, sushi roll, ramen, miso soup, green tea and many more. The dishes are made to order. With the buffet option, you can order as much as you want but don’t overdo it! You might be charged more if there are leftover on your plates! Because of its low price, Inaho is always busy. You might have to wait in line a bit before getting the table. However, the food and the price are worth the wait.
Guru Gyuu is located on Phahonyothin Road (Between soi 3 and 5). The atmosphere of the restaurant gives you the feeling like hanging out at your friend’s place. The decoration is simple and spacey. It specializes in yakiniku or Japanese BBQ. The restaurant is famous for their wide selection of beef. I typically like their menu. It gives clear visual explanation on the parts of beef which makes it a lot easier for me to pick my favorites! Guru Gyuu is truly a beef-lover paradise. They also offers sweet dishes like fruit puddings and different flavors of ice-cream.
Middle Range (from 450 to under 700 Thai Baht)
King Kong is famous for their Japanese All-You-Can-Eat BBQ. They offer generous size of dishes, including beef, pork, seafood and fresh vegetables. If you’re hungry and need a hearty and meaty meal, King Kong won’t disappoint you! You will be surprised by the size of prawn, mussels and salmon that they give you. The waiters are helpful. If you want, you can even ask them to help you grill your food. But I recommend you to do it yourself, otherwise, you will lose all the fun!
Daiichi is located in the Emerald Hotel in Ratchada offering lunch and dinner buffets. The restaurant is quite spacious with many tables for 400 seats. They also have rooms for parties that prefer privacy. The restaurant offers extensive options of Japanese food like sushi, sashimi, tempura and soup. I particularly enjoy their teppanyaki service. The customers can select their meat and vegetables from the fresh food counter and give them to the chefs to cook them exclusively and instantly for you! The buffet also includes various types of non-alcoholic drinks and desserts.
If you like Shabu-shabu, Imoon Shabu is the perfect place for you. The restaurant is located between Ekamai soi 13 and 15. I am very impressed by the quality of the food here. The buffet offers large options of beef, pork, seafood, snacks, drinks and desserts. They have 3 selections of shabu soup. All the meat that I order is fresh and tender. If you bring your children with you, they will surely love the snacks that Imoon offers. This includes, curly fries, karaage chicken and many other types of deep-friend goodies. Their desserts are also the highlight of the meal. Ice-cream soft serve and DIY pancakes are something you should not miss. Imoon Shabu has continuously becoming a popular place known as one of the best Japanese buffets in Bangkok,
High-end (above 700 Thai Baht)
Oishi brand is famous for their green tea drinks while Oishi Grand has long been well-known among Bangkokians as one of the best Japanese buffets in Bangkok. They offer a 3 hour Japanese buffet with extensive variety of food. In addition to authentic Japanese dishes like sushi, sashimi, tempura and grilled meat, Oishi Grand also offers fusion dishes such as spaghetti, lasagna and many other western style dishes. Customers also love their extravaganza desserts. Häagen-Dazs ice-cream is also a fabulous part of the buffet options!
If you’re looking for a high-end Japanese buffets, Takumi is one of the best in town. Takumi is located in the Swissotel Le Concorde, upholding a spirited contemporary Japanese restaurant. The a la cart buffet offers a stunning choices, especially for sashimi, sushi and hot food. The quality of the sashimi is quite impressive for the price. The service is very fast and the waiters are friendly. Considered one of the best Japanese buffets in Bangkok, Takumi offers great value for the money!
Like many other high-end Japanese restaurants, Nishiki is located in a well-established hotel, the Golden Tulip Sovereign. Nishiki offers a la cart and buffet options. The restaurant is spacious. It has comfortable seating arrangements with abundant natural light. They also have private rooms so you could enjoy your meal privately with your friends and family. Nishiki serves high quality and fresh authentic Japanese dishes. Many of their ingredients are imported from Japan. Some of the popular dishes include sashimi, tempura, udon and shabu-shabu. The restaurants also offers special menus which change every day to surprise their customers!
Bangkok offers a wide-range of delicious options for Japanese food lovers. Choose the one that goes along with your taste buds and pocket size. Don’t forget to share with me your experiences exploring Japanese buffets in Bangkok!