Was really craving for some unagi and after reading and comparing online reviews on several unagi specialty shops such as Man man unagi (which was said to have a sweet sauce) and Uya (which was said to be less crispy and had more bones), i decided to choose Unagiya ichinoji. Especially after reading @sethluicious review on the Unagi showdown, comparing these 3 shops.

Had the unagi hitsumabushi (L) $38.80 which i shared with my mum. WOW I AM SOLD😍😍 we opted for the tokyo sauce which was more savoury as compared to the singapore sauce (sweeter as it was tailored to the local tastebud i guess). Love that the sauce had the right amount of savoury and sweetness and did not overpower the taste of the unagi. Also the unagi was plump and had a slight nice charred crispy texture😍. The rice was soft and slightly chewy, complementing well with the softness of the unagi. The dashi stock had this unami taste which we like😊

Taste: 4/5 (really love that the sauce wasnt too sweet and love the unagi's slightly crisp exterior with soft interior)
Worth it: 3.75/5 (the L size was just nice for 2pax, plus there was decent amount of unagi)
Ambience: 3.5/5 (we went at lunch time and weekday, hence there were lesser people perhaps)
Overall: 7.75/10

No go
Can go
Must go😊 try it if you crave for unagi and feel lazy to queue for Man man unagi.

They have 2 outlets in Singapore. One at suntec and one at robertson quay!


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