Tsubohachi is a well-known Izakaya restaurant brand originated from Hokkaido with more than 300 outlets nationwide and they have recently opened the first outlet in Indonesia at Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) area, North Jakarta.
AnakJajan recently visited Tsubohachi after visiting Hello Kitty Cafe, it is located at the same building with Hello Kitty Cafe on the first floor. Tsubohachi offers authentic experience of Japanese cuisine, we just love how neat they decorate the restaurant with bamboo in the doorway and then wooden cubicle in the dining area.
Tsubohachi offers various Japanese cuisine and we must say that they have very wide variety of options, you can find Kushiage, Sashimi, Sushi, Kaisen, Tempura, Otsumami or Fingers Food, Ippin, Salad, Niku, Yakitori, Kamameshi, Shokuji, Kanmi (Dessert) and Teishoku (set menu) here.
Kushiage Set (Gohon) IDR 73k/ 5kinds assorted
Kushiage Set (Jyupon) IDR 130k/ 10kinds assorted
Kushiage or Kushikatsu is a Japanese deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables, in Tsubohachi there are plentiful of choices from meat, mushroom, seafood and vegetables.
Free cabbage will be given for every kushiage order. To enjoy kushiage, you can simply dip the skewer and cabbage into the sauce. The sauce plays an important role to make this dish delicious because it has a balanced sweet savory and sour flavors that can balance the deep fried skewers.
Tonkatsu Tamagotoji IDR 85k
Pork cutlet cooked with egg, it tasted similar with the topping of tonkatsudon, breaded pork katsu deep fried until golden and then cooked with the savory egg and dashi mixture to give an extra moisture and flavor into the katsu.
Kushimori (Gohon) IDR 75k/ 5kinds
Yakitori or grilled skewer is also available in Tsubohachi with various options, AnakJajan had the Kushimori (Gohon) consists of assorted skewers, Tori Kawa or Chicken Skin, Sunagimo or Chicken Gizzard, Negima or Chicken Thigh and Leek, Tebanaka or Chicken Wing and Butabara or Pork Belly and Leek. Negima or chicken thigh with leek was our personal favorite, chicken was juicy and the addition of leek gave the chicken a very pleasant aroma. For the yakitori, you can request the seasoning salt or sauce, AnakJajan personally enjoy sauce seasoning better with sweet and savory flavors.
Toriniku Ookushi IDR 38k
Grilled chicken on big skewer
Gyuniku Ookushi IDR 58k
Grilled beef and onion on big skewer
Butaniku Ookushi IDR 55k
Grilled pork and paprika on big skewer
Curry Udon IDR 78k
Udon with thin slices of beef cooked in curry soup and topped with deep fried tofu. The udon has a springy texture and the curry seasoning was well-absorbed into the noodle, other than udon, soba udon version is also available.
Hakusai Butaniku Kasane Nabe IDR 85k
This one was very unique, it is a Chinese cabbage and pork millefuile cooked in a pot. Inside the cabbage, there’s tender layers of pork meat. It was a very juicy dish, the natural sweetness of cabbage made this dish a very comfortable dish.
Sukiyaki Nabe (Beef) IDR 90k
Japanese hot pot dish with udon, mushroom, tofu, egg, and thinly sliced beef cooked in a sweet and salty soup. It’s perfect for rainy season.
Wakadori Zangi IDR 52k
Hokkaido style deep-fried chicken thigh, the chicken was juicy and well seasoned, it was simply delicious!
Sashimi Roppinmori IDR 300k
If we have to choose one favorite dish from Tsubohachi, we will definitely choose Sashimi Roppinmori. The sashimi platter consists of 6 kinds of assorted sashimi, Hokki or Surf Clam, Toro Salmon or Salmon Belly, Meguro or Tuna, Hotate or Scallop, Hamachi or Yellowtail and Ama Ebi or Sweet Shrimp. The sashimi was fresh and delicious especially the Ama Ebi or Sweet Shrimp that has an amazing sweetness of shrimp with a very delicate texture, mouthgasm! FYI, other than platter, a la carte sashimi is also available.
Overall, Tsubohachi offers a nice experience of Japanese cuisine in Pantai Indah Kapuk area, it could be a great option to fix your cravings for Japanese food since they have wide variety of Japanese dishes. Let’s Jajan!!
Ruko Crown Golf, Block D No. 29-30
Bukit Golf Mediterania, Pantai Indah Kapuk
Phone: (+6221) 22512286
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