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Saboten

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80 Airport Boulevard Changi Airport Terminal 1 Departure Check-in Hall Floor 3 Unit 004 # 031, Singapore 819642, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This review has a good rating (not average nor very good). We ordered 4 different sets (1) Chicken Supreme $25 which comes with 1 each of shrimp, pork and chicken (2) Chicken Curry (3) Hunwari and (4) Loin Katsu. Generally good. Set comes with free flow of crisp cabbage, miso soup and rice and one serving of very creamy matcha... More 

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Singapore
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch yesterday with a client passing through Singapore. Well appointed restaurant but service was patchy. Had to get up and go find staff to order. Not that busy. Felt station assignment was poor and staff clustering at the back work station of the restaurant. Both of us had Japanese pork tonkatsu dish. Pork size much smaller then what you... More 

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Thank edmund_nicholas
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Five of us tried out different dishes. I had the Tenderloin Katsudon, cos the raw egg looks really tempting from the picture. The tenderloin was too soggy for my liking, though the meat was quite tender. The Katsu Supreme Set was good. Service could have been better. Not sure what's so great about the salad. No instruction was given when... More 

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Thank Agnes H
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Yesterday afternoon visited the restaurant at airport T1 branch for dinner with family of 6; was extremely disappointed by both the service staff (consists mainily Filipino staff) and the standard of the food ordered. I was impressed by the previous visits to the restaurant, one for breakfast and another for lunch; both visits was pleasant and food quality was good... More 

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Thank Raspberries17
Singapore, Singapore
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305 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Despite the rather hefty price, I thought the food was good, and the service good too. The salad and green tea are free flow if you order the set meal. Bound to make you full! Overall a nice restaurant to try if you like deep fried tempura style Japanese food.

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Thank eteo232
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Love to eat here, was so addicted to their cabbage although I don't like eating vegetables but the cabbage and sauce woah so addicted to it.

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Thank ghies
Bali, Indonesia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016

every time I go to Singapore, i will go to Saboten, Tonkatsu is so yummy and serving with plenty cutting cabbage is very japanese.

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Thank Makiko O
Makati, Philippines
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544 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Located near the check in area terminal of terminal 1. The three of us ordered the Katsudon, Loin Katsu and Saba. The Katsudon and Service were both good and everything else was average. Nothing to fuzz about.

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Thank Bent G
Singapore, Singapore
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136 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Tonkatsu was great, with free flow of rice, miso soup and cabbage. But the queue was super long. And some tables were empty and some were not cleared yet. Poor eating environment and poor service too.

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Thank Allison K
Singapore
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69 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We visited on a weekday to beat the line and avoid the crowd on weekends. It is extremely crowded everytime we passed it. Taste: one of the best Japanese fried food for Singaporean standards; although good but not worth a daily visit. Would return probably every quarter or bi yearly. The taste is so rich that the food will repeat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Airport Boulevard Changi Airport Terminal 1 Departure Check-in Hall Floor 3 Unit 004 # 031, Singapore 819642, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • This restaurant is at Changi Airport
Description
http://www.changiairport.com/shopping-and-dining/dining/saboten

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