Kokoro Japanese Restaurant @ Taman Segar, Cheras

I miss Japan, do you? Japan is the country that I can go again and again without feeling bored. I love everything there, the people, place, culture, environment and food especially. So whenever I miss Japan, I will go to eat Japanese food. Recently we went to Kokoro Japanese Restaurant which is indeed the right place to satisfy our cravings for Japanese food. The restaurant is located in Taman Segar, Cheras which near to Cheras Leisure Mall, that area is buzzed with many famous eateries too.


Kokoro Japanese Restaurant @ Taman Segar, Cheras 

Kokoro means Heart all their dishes are prepared with love and care by chef with more than 30 years of culinary experience. Kokoro Japanese Restaurant offers a wide arrays of Japanese authentic dishes from lunch, dinner and also they have awesome desserts like Gyomuyo Yame Parfait. Let’s eat! 

Sushi Tako, 2 pcs @ RM10.90 | Sushi Hamachi, 2 pcs @ RM13.90 |
Sushi Salmon, 2 pcs @ RM8.90

Sushi Tako, 2 pcs @ RM10.90 | Sushi Hamachi, 2 pcs @ RM13.90 | Sushi Salmon, 2 pcs @ RM8.90
Here is a platter of assorted fresh and succulent sushi to satisfy my cravings. There is always a different when you taste the fresh air-flown seafood all the way from Japan. 

Nasu Hame, RM13.90

Nasu Hame, RM13.90
Stir-fry brinjal, capsicum, and cherry tomatoes with miso then topped with toasted sesame. It’s appetizing and can be quite additive because it’s flavourful or it goes well with rice also.

Sashi Salmon with Karashi Dressing, RM18.90

Sashi Salmon with Karashi Dressing, RM18.90

The Sashi Salmon with Karashi Dressing is one of the signature appetizer in Kokoro. The fresh slices of salmon is soaked in the homemade secret recipe mushroom sauce is mouth-watering. It also comes with a mustard salad sprinkled with toasted sesame in the top and the fresh juicy cherry tomatoes. I love the mushroom sauce with the combination of fragrant sesame makes it a perfect dip.

Salt Grilled Salmon Head, RM13.90

Salt Grilled Salmon Head, RM13.90
The best of a fish is the head, and I always attach the bit if meat on the fish cheeks. This is fresh salmon head grilled with salt is perfect dipped with a bit of soya sauce mixed with grated radish.

Grilled Pork Belly Don, RM16.90

Grilled Pork Belly Don, RM16.90
Yummms… This is the three layer pork belly grilled to perfection with their special sauce and then topped with an onsen egg and bit of sesame. You have to mix the rice together with the grilled pork belly and onsen egg. The whole combination is tummy satisfying. It is served with fruits, miso soup and mini salad.

Ebi Ten Don, RM18.90

Ebi Ten Don, RM18.90
If you are fans of tempura then this is your wholesome meal, perfect for lunch or dinner. The bowl of rice topped with the teppanyaki sauce and also crispy fresh ebi and tempura on top. It is served with fruits, miso soup and mini salad.

Seafood with Tofu Dashi Nabe, RM20.90

Seafood with Tofu Dashi Nabe, RM20.90
A bowl of hearty nabe filled with tofu, prawns, mushroom and vegetables to warm the tummy. The superior soup base is Kokoro’s speciality where it is cook from the premium ingredients imported all the way from Japan. It gives the natural flavours and sweetness to the soup. I enjoyed every sip and all the seafood to the last bits.

Claypot Seafood Udon Soup, RM16.90

Claypot Seafood Udon Soup, RM16.90
This Claypot Seafood Udon Soup is flavourful and comes topped with raw eggs. There ingredients are quite generous with prawns, sliced fish, enoki mushrooms, black mushroom and udon. When it’s cooked the whole combination gives a creamy, thickening soup texture, fragrant and flavourful. Love it!

Gyomuyo Matcha Parfait, RM 17.90

Gyomuyo Matcha Parfait, RM 17.90
Wow! Surprisingly Kokoris serves awesome desserts too. The Gyomuyo Matcha Parfait from premium matcha ice cream where Kokoro use the Gyomuyo Yame Matcha is the highest grade of Japanese Matcha powder to make this soft serve ice cream; then layer with nuts, red bean, jelly, and also Japanese imported green tea KitKat. The soft serve ice cream is creamy with the right hint of matcha and combined with all the ingredients makes my heart melts faster than the ice cream. Writing about it make me salivate, I need one Gyomuyo Matcha Parfait right now.

Kokoro Japanese Restaurant

Overall we had a pleasant dining experience at Kokoro Japanese Restaurant. The dishes there are fresh and flavourful plus the portions are satisfying too. If you are around the area do drop by to try some of their signature dishes or hop in to try their desserts.

Kokoro Japanese Restaurant

Kokoro Japanese Restaurant
16, Jalan Manis 4, Taman Segar, 56100 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: +603- 2856 7332
Operating Hours: Sun - Thurs from 11.30am – 10.30pm [ Closed on Fridays ]

Non-Halal

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12 comments:

  1. so near my house...will try kokoro for sure....

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  2. Waa when I saw the pork belly don, I'm drooling dy. So hungry now.

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  3. look like such a nice place to have Japanese food... drooling...

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  4. Japanese cuisine is like an indulgence for me. I love their desserts but they are not that cheap. :(

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  5. The Sashi Salmon with Karashi Dressing looks so cute! Looks line a nice place for Japanese foods.

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  6. the food looks so nice!!!!Make me hungry now!!

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  7. The sushi looks so tempting! A new Japanese restaurant in Cheras, more reason to visit Cheras next time =D

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  8. OMG! My tummy is ringing already! Feel hungry while reading this.

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  9. your favourite! japanese noms :).. good to see this in cheras.

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  10. japanese food alw my favorite! havent get chance to visit japan yet, wish to go s

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  11. Japanese fooddddd... My favourite! So much raw sashimi! I am hungry already.

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  12. Looking good.. I wanna go and try it out.. My son loves japanese food!

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