Maru Japanese Restaurant Venue hot100

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Tanjong Pagar

~$20/pax

Maru seamlessly crafts Japanese modern cuisine to create beautiful dishes in an unforgettable setting. Conveniently nestled in Tanjong Pagar, this 80-seater restaurant is an outright stunner.  Embracing quality and productive perfection, Maru’s witty sensuality is translated into sharing plates of over-the-top character maki and sushi rolls. She also prides herself in savoury signatures like the white tuna tataki and wagyu truffle don. Whether you’re looking for an eatery with friends or just a quiet, solitary dinner after work, the superb yet reasonably-priced fare gives you the perfect reason to let your hair down.  Forget about boundaries and experience the unreserved openness of youth with pop music, unbounded sparks of energy and liveliness.
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12 Gopeng Street
#01-05 Icon Village
Singapore 078877

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Saturday:
11:30am - 11:00pm

Sunday:
11:30am - 05:30pm

Monday:
11:30am - 11:00pm

Tuesday:
11:30am - 11:00pm

Wednesday:
11:30am - 11:00pm

Thursday:
11:30am - 11:00pm

Friday:
11:30am - 11:00pm

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Had the Anago Foie Gras Bowl for lunch and I thought it was really good! The Foie Gras was well grilled and flavourful. The Anago (saltwater eel) was well marinated and the rice bowl was really satisfying overall :)

First time trying Anago (saltwater eel) vs the more common unagi (freshwater eel). I must say I'm not astute enough to tell the difference, but this was a decent don. Another disclaimer, this was ordered via MealPal and its my understanding this is not offered on their usual lunch menu. Perhaps the missing ingredients would have elevated this dish further - from decent to good? - will have to try their anago foie gras donburi from the standard lunch menu to find out!

Rating:3.5/5

For the uninitiated, anago is unagi’s softer, less fatty and milder tasting salt water cousin. Didn’t enjoy this don as much as the aburi chirashi don unfortunately. The anago tasted a bit too soft for my liking, and with the seasoned ume (sour plum) furikake rice, it was a bit underwhelming to me.

The cucumber provided some textural contrast, but I would have preferred cucumber cubes, rather than sticks. By contrast, I would have definitely preferred the foie gras to not be cubed as I couldn’t taste the richness at all simply because it was too small! The outer surface also tasted somewhat sour, like it was pickled, which was peculiar.

Wouldn’t go for this again as although it sounded really great, the execution wasn’t as good as I’d hoped for. Thankfully, I got it as part of a 4-course menu deal on Chope during its sales! Maru is also available on #burpplebeyond.

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