Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Japanese Buffet @ Matsuba, Deas Sri Hartamas

Seems like there are many Japanese buffet around town. Decided to check out the "youngest" in the Japanese buffet scene. Matsuba Japanese Restaurant. It is located in Desa Sri Hartamas.

The buffet offers a wide selection of food. There is your usual selection of sushi and sashimi. A sukiyaki pot, teppanyaki, fresh oysters, tempura, etc. For drinks, the restaurant has self service counter for green tea (iced/hot), ice lemon tea, fresh orange juice, soya bean, etc. For dessert, they serve ice-cream, all sorts of cakes and konyaku jelly.

Quite a wide selection wouldnt you agree?

The picture above shows some of the appertisers, the endamame beans, and some salad.

The picture above shows gyoza (a japanese pan dumpling) and unagi. The gyoza here is nice and fresh. There are chefs behind the buffet counter constantly whipping up new batches of gyoza, tempura, etc. The unagi was also good. Like the fact that they serve it in bigger pieces whereas some Japanese buffet cuts them up into tiny pieces.

Above is a selection of sashimi from the buffet. The fish used were fresh (althought probably not the best cuts of fish). They include, butter fish, tuna and salmon.
These are all the pictures that were taken. Too busy eating to take more pictures. Do give Matsuba Japanese Restaurant a try for its buffet.

Makan Kings ratings = 7.5 out of 10

-Makan Kings-


Anonymous Ken said...

how much is it per pax?

12:58 PM, July 05, 2005  
Blogger Makan Kings said...


Dont have the price now. Will get back to you once we can find the receipt.

-Makan Kings-

1:28 PM, July 05, 2005  
Blogger Julie said...

great site ^^

i have bookmarked here.. waiting for more food review (=

1:28 PM, July 05, 2005  
Blogger Makan Kings said...


Thank you. Really appreciate your support.

-Makan Kings-

1:36 PM, July 05, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

japanese food is tasteless

3:42 PM, July 07, 2005  
Blogger Makan Kings said...


ehhehehe. Thanks for your opinion. Think that everyone's taste buds are different.
The opinions expressed on this site are that of Makan Kings. We do not expect everyone to agree.
Any particular food that you like? Maybe we can do a review of it. Just for you! :D

-Makan Kings-

8:27 PM, July 07, 2005  
Anonymous Penang Kia said...

I dont agree that japanese food is tasteless, have u tried b4 good japanese food ? I have been to this japanese restaurant B4, it is rm 45++ per pax. It is not that bad, But I still prefer the buffet in sunway hotel and equatoral hotel.....

2:20 PM, July 11, 2005  
Blogger boo_licious said...

The restaurant seems to be quite popular among the Japs also as they go for the ramen and the gyoza.

3:49 PM, July 11, 2005  
Blogger Makan Kings said...

Penang Kia - Yeap! Japanese food is good! But everyone is entitled to their own opinion. Some people might like somethings and some might not.

boo - Yea, saw some japanese there as well. Have yet to try the ramen there but heard its good. Any comment?

-Makan Kings-

5:02 PM, July 11, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

is it halal?

7:29 PM, June 16, 2007  

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