Sakae Teppanyaki @ AutoCity Juru

Written by Lingzie

Topics: Japanese Food, Juru AutoCity

From the people who brought us Sakae Sushi, they now have a specialized teppanyaki outlet – Sakae Teppanyaki at AutoCity Juru which has been opened for a few months.

Sakae Teppanyaki

Sakae Teppanyaki is now our current favourite dining place if we happen to be in the Juru area. My fascination with teppanyaki began at a young age, due to one particular Cantonese movie which featured the lead actor as a chef in a teppanyaki restaurant. I do not remember who the lead actor was, nor the name of that movie. But the sizzle of the food being skillfully cooked right in front of your eyes left a deep impression in me.

And so I was more than delighted to find another teppanyaki outlet in Penang! Sakae Teppanyaki offers set meals which comes with a refreshing salad with a tangy dressing and rice.

Sakae Teppanyaki salad

For an additional RM3 you can opt to have Garlic Brown Rice…

Sakae Teppanyaki Garlic Brown Rice

I do find that the set has a bit too much food for just myself alone, so we usually share.

Watching the chef in action is part of the fun… as he whips out portion after portion of piping hot food…

Sakae Teppanyaki chef in action!

We’ve tried a variety of meats including the salmon, squid, chicken and beef.

Sakae Teppanyaki salmon

The salmon is a cooked just right. 🙂 While the squid is excellent!

Sakae Teppanyaki Squid

Recently we also tried their lobster set.  There was a slight confusion when we ordered the lobster set (which was RM90/set if I’m not mistaken). It states in the menu that you have to order a minimum of 2 sets,  because one set consists of half a lobster, including some other meat items. So, we ordered 2 sets and were presented with this…

Sakae Teppanyaki Lobster

And finally, after all the meats, came the stir fried veggie. Some sets come with stir fry assorted mushrooms which I also love!

Sakae Teppanyaki veggie

Sakae Teppanyaki also offers ala carte items if you don’t fancy the set. Overall I would say this place offers good food at affordable prices. Business hours are Mon-Thurs 11.30am-10pm,  Fri-Sun & Eve of Public Holidays 11.30am-11pm.

21 Comments Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. oh we love japanese garlic rice . . . it is delicious and awesome but using brown rice, a must try!

  2. is there 1 @ kl yet? hmmm havent seen them around..

  3. email2me says:

    lotsofcravings …. Got…. they are located at The Curve

  4. email2me says:

    Eh shit … sorry … The Curve one is Sakae Sushi … Sorry for messed up 😛

  5. what2see says:

    Used to have teppanyaki at the shop in Tanjung Tokong only. Now we get to savour all this food of this new outlet that you recommended. The lobster set looks inviting…

  6. Yeah, the best part is definitely seeing the chef cooking our meal on the spot! Performance cuisine, anyone? 😉

  7. lingzie says:

    BBO – i guess the restaurant’s trying to provide a healthier alternative by using brown rice…but since its fried..its still a bit oily 😛

    lots of craving – i think this is the first outlet of its kind. shall go ask the manager in charge if they have an outlet in KL the next time i visit!

    email2me – hey no problem! i also didnt know there was a sakae sushi outlet in the curve…somehow never noticed it!

    what2see – i used to have teppanyaki at Kampachi in equatorial hotel too..but havent gone there for a very long time….

    kenny mah – yes! i am all for performance cuisine! but of course it has to taste as good as it looks! 😛

  8. email2me says:

    after you had your meal, do you feels like you are a giant piece of walking butter? 😀 If the ventilation are bad, there goes …… Butterzilla…. lol

  9. you are faster than me whom staying in the mainland!!! good to see you post this!!

  10. buzzingbee says:

    Haven’t been to Autocity for months already. This is certainly something new to try. 🙂

  11. little inbox says:

    So far, I jus manage to dine in Chicago Rib House,must find out my time to visit the others.

  12. Andrew says:

    My wife and I are into Japanese food, recently tried out Tsuruya at I-Avenue, very good. I will be posting my review shortly.

  13. Criz Lai says:

    Anyone want to provide free “sapu taxi” to Autocity? LOL. The place and food looked impressive. I would try to drag myself over to mainland one day.. I hope 😛

  14. Myf says:

    Interesting… I do hope more and more GOOD Japanese restaurant will come to penang! 🙂

  15. PenangTuaPui says:

    Huat Koay and Tham Ciak keep on bugging me to go together with them.. ask me to pay for the bill (as I got extra income from EUro 2008) 😛

    so hor….. how ler?

    The food is so tempting and my wallet is so tight…

    hmm….. ok la… my tummy make the call…

    GO to CIAK LA… $$$ think later la…

  16. lingzie says:

    penangtuapui – hehe go lar!! eat first! plus if you dont order the lobster set, its pretty affordable, about rm25 onwards per set.

    MyF – yeah im all for good japanese restaurants! here here! 🙂

    Criz – hi there! yes you should get together a group of friends and make it a ‘road trip’ to autocity. 🙂 lots of places to eat.

    andrew – hi! oh looking forward to your review about tsuruya.. 🙂

  17. lingzie says:

    little inbox – i’ve heard really good things about chicago steak house. looking forward to trying it one day!

    buzzing bee – i love visiting autocity. its a really nice place! hope you’ll like sakae teppanyaki. 🙂

    nkotb – oh you must give this place a try! i think you will like it 🙂

  18. lingzie says:

    email2me – heehee! butterzilla! lol. the vent’s ok.
    definitely got some butterzilla smell one… that’s the only thing i dont like about places like this and BBQ places… walking butterzilla! 😛

  19. suzi says:

    Since im a malay, im curious does they serve port or not? If not, i would like to give a try….

  20. JoinMe says:

    Hi Lingzie
    Kindly be informed that this post has been reprinted on, thanks. ^^
    P/S: We have put your name and link credit back to this article.

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