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Karatama Robatayaki

Thong Lor & Ekamai
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46/10 Soi Sukhumvit 49 (Piman 49), Bangkok, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 662 4237
18:00 - 00:00
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

We went people on Monday. No reservations but there was around seats available in the main room with the two display tables. The Good: Service was good and attentive. Place is nice, and food Display make it exciting. The Bad: No price on most items. I guess they work a lot with businessmen paying with company cards... Second problem: the... More 

2 Thank Eotorm
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

try this restaurant with one friend, had a great a memorable experience, highly recommended to everyone!

Thank MarkGenuit
New Delhi, India
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

The first Robatayaki restaurant I experienced was in Tokyo, and it was also a memorable meal. But Karatama, did not disappoint in any way either. They have 2 serving stations, and the wagyu, fish, asparagus, chillies, sake....were absolutely delicious. The chef, the staff, the ambience, the guests all added to a very enjoyable evening. A trifle expensive.....but still worth it... More 

Thank nkm111
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Visited this hidden restaurant twice in 2015. Nice Ambience and interesting Japanese setting, very good service from attentive staff and chefs. Prices are actually printed on the menu but the font used is very small at the side of each photo so very easy to miss. Food quality is good but for the price you pay in Bangkok I consider... More 

Thank AlienLionn
Bangkok, Thailand
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

The food at this place was superb, the air-flown vegetables were amazing, the tomatoes from Japan were exquisite, the beef was a dream - melting in my mouth, Kinki fish was small but flesh was beautiful, king crab legs, plus amazing sashimi dishes were fresh and juicy. The sake was plentiful and served very cold - 57,000 baht for 4... More 

Thank BKK Simon
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

Stumbled upon this place by chance and decided to check it out. we had booked, but turned out that was not needed. The basic set up is that you pick out some of the food that is laid out beautifully in front of you and the chef prepares it before your eyes. There is plenty of choice: fish, chicken, pork,... More 

Thank Duncan H
Wallabadah, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Interresting atmosphere and seating arrangement. Good service and attention. Excellent selection of food, well cooked good presentation.

Thank mick r
Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

I was looking for a Teppanyaki experience for some visitors.. and thought I would try this. I think the prices are far too high for Bangkok and the food selection is too limited. And sadly, the "show" of the cooking and serving was disappointing. I will not go again, nor would I recommend.. If money is no object, there are... More 

1 Thank Androssi
Bangkok, Thailand
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123 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

If you enjoy noise and ordering food without price tags, this place is for you. Menus are printed in difficult-to-read Japanese and do not include price. Staff recommends items, and if you ask price, you are told, "by the weight" or "market price." Crowd seems mostly Thai who apparently think it a privilege to overpay. We had a small fish... More 

Thank Akaitori
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159 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

Sunday evening ,our last evening in BANGKOK , before flying out. It was a very disappointing evening. Prices where extremely high .(For example 2 green asparagus 100 Baht each 2 green salads 280 Baht each.) No more visitors than the two off us ,what is understandable Notthing wrong with the quality off the food and the service . Never again......".

2 Thank JanWillemHolland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$85
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46/10 Soi Sukhumvit 49 (Piman 49), Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Thong Lor & Ekamai
  • Neighbourhood: Thong Lor & Ekamai
  • Phone Number: +66 2 662 4237
Karatama Robatayaki is the first Robatayaki restaurant in Thailand. Our priority is quality and variety of food, to make sure that you get the freshest produce imported from japan three times a week. The Interior is decorated like a japanese festive market which will offer you a very special and unique atmosphere. Moreover, A Japanese chef will work in front of you on the uplifted stage, grilling food you select and serve it with a paddle.

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Thong Lor & Ekamai
Known as Bangkok’s hippest neighbourhood, Thong Lor and Ekamai is where the city's well-dressed and well-heeled spend their nights sipping cocktails in hidden speakeasies and posh restaurants. Live it up in one of Thong Lor's extravagant clubs and be prepared to brush shoulders with a Thai celebrity or two. While great for a night out, the area is nothing short of interesting during the daytime, either. Expect a mix of savvy coffee shops, pop-up bars and loads of vintage stores, brought to you by hip locals with eyes for design.
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