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Miraku Restaurant

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G Hotel | Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
6042298702
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Quality of service is very bad, double standard compare Local & Japanese customer, Please improve as We(Local) are paying the same price too !!! Food is so so especially the rice please change to better quality. Overall Average

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Thank Irene_G1206
San Francisco, California
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Yes, they have 2 seatings (11:30am and 2:30pm) and are also strict about their fine for wastage policy (RM10 per 100g), but the sushi counter quality food justifies their polices and prices. Priced at RM58++ for adults and RM35++ for children, there are quite a few gems if you are looking for an exceptional Japanese Buffet in Penang: Temaki rolls... More 

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1 Thank Lu-Shien T
Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2013

good service, good food...Their set lunch is worth trying. For those who wanted to try a Japanese fine Dining, their set lunch price is only from RM 23 and with many many choices for you.

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Thank Suefin89
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Really fun environment if you can snag one of the "tea house" rooms. Seats 4, but really perfect for 2, a great private room, where you take off your shoes, and order as much sushi, sashimi, sake, etc that you possibly can. A real treat is the sashimi salad (even small may be enough for two), really fresh, diverse seafood... More 

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Thank Mark C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2012

The food and atmosphere is not bad. I have been to Miraku quite a number of occasions. I heard of it's new sat buffet lunch, so me and my mum went to try it out. We arrive at 12.30pm, which is a typical lunch hour, only to find out that there are 2 sessions for the buffet, 11.30am-1pm, and 1pm... More 

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5 Thank Cloudrabbit
Penang Island, Malaysia
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158 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2012

I visited Miraku twice in last week, after my first visit in 2 mths ago. I'm strongly recommend you to their buffet lunch which is only available on Saturday, from 11:30am (or 11am?) to 2pm, if you are a Sashimi lover. At the price of abt RM60 per person , they serve variaty kind of fresh materials as sashimi like... More 

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Thank datin_tan
Penang Island, Malaysia
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158 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Good food and good service. The restaurant provide good value set lunch for weekdays (not sure about weekends and holidays). Staff very nice and helpful.

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Thank datin_tan
Manchester, New Hampshire
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111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Had dinner in the restaurant with my family and in-laws. Place very spacious, and food was tasty. Prices are average. Some Japanese diners, and 4 other families dining with kids. However the service was rather inattentive and slow even though the place was only half-full. I had to cancel a few food orders as we could no longer wait for... More 

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2 Thank Lance-Travellot
New York City, New York
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2011

My 11-year old is not an adventurous eater but loves sushi, so this outing was basically to indulge her. Once you walk in to Miraku there is no hint that you are in Malaysia - in fact, it is incongruous in the extreme to travel in ten minutes from the colonial heart of George Town to Miraku, which is located... More 

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2 Thank jonat1x
Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2011

Very exciting place, different areas with different experiences. The food is top notch with very, very fresh and sharp ingredients and a very wide variety of Japanese offerings. Try the hot pot / steamboat combos - very interesting, but perhaps a bit bold for the uninitiated.

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1 Thank Haryadoon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G Hotel | Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 6042298702

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?