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Aragan Yokocho derives it’s name from the Japanese word ‘Yokocho’ which means ‘small streets’ or ‘alley’. Boasting 18,848 sq. ft on the lower ground floor of Quill City Mall, Aragan Yokocho is the largest Japanese restaurant in Asia and  replicates the dining experience in the mysterious alleys in Tokyo where all sort of delicious food are found.

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The restaurant has 10 stations where each of these station serves a specific cuisine from Japan and is headed by a professional chef. The concept in Aragan Yokocho is somewhat similar to a foodcourt,  except that all the stations belongs to one restaurant.

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Aragan Yokocho is unique in the sense that it not only aimed to please their patrons with Japanese culinary delights but offers a unique Japanese cultural experience as well. Yukata (Japanese robe worn in the summer) are also provided for customers to wear and take photos with for FREE. So this is not only a good place to dine, but wonderful for photo taking as well.

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The seating areas in Aragan Yokocho is divided into four sections according to the four seasons in Japan; Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Each of these sections are decorated in their respective season’s theme and diners can request to sit in any section that they feel most comfortable in.

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Private booths for those who wants a more intimate dining session.

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The Tatami Room. Each table can accommodate 4 pax.

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Ordering is fuss free in Aragan Yokocho. Every table in the restaurant is equipped with an iPad for ordering purpose. There are more than 200 types of Japanese food offered here in Aragan Yokocho. 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 in Malaysia too.

Here’s some of the things I managed to try during my visit:

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Haru Set (RM 36 opening promo price) – consists of salmon rice bowl with fried chicken

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Natsu Set (RM 36 opening promo price). Assorted vegetables and surimi tempura served with a side of octopus sashimi and a bowl of gohan.

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Fuyu Set  (RM 36 opening promo price) –  consists of Tori Sukiyaki served with a bowl of raw egg.

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Edamame. The soybean pods are grilled and served with salt.

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Hokke (RM19). This is actually grilled mackerel fish.

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Okonomiyaki (RM24.00 – RM26.00). Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savoury pancake containing a variety of ingredients.

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Oyakodon(Chicken Donburi)(RM21).

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Assorted matcha and black sesame ice cream with mochi (RM12 each)

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Kurogoma Monaka RM12.00

For more information on the restaurant, refer to the information below:

Aragan Yokocho
Address: Lot LG20, Lower Ground Floor, Quill City Mall, No.1018, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2856 0259 / 016-201 9168
Restaurant is Pork Free

Operation hour (daily)
11:00AM – 3:00PM
5:00PM – 10:00PM