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Motomachi puts forth an ok effort at serving Japanese cuisine but it is by no means authentic or worth going back to. There were many staple items that were not even on the menu such as udon and grilled squid. I tried the grilled scallops which had decent flavour but was overcooked. I was with a few people so I didn't want to make a deal out of it. I was looking forward to the soba salad, as I am a fan of cold soba, the texture of the salad and noodles were ok but the sauce didn't work for me. Instead of serving the traditional sauce, there was a hint of wasabi I believe that was added to it which ruined it for me. Then came their mixed tempuras which consisted of shrimp and vegetables, the way that it is all combined into one made me think that they had brought me someone else's dish by mistake. It was more like a potato net then tempura, it definitely didn't look or taste like traditional tempura that I have had at even the lowest end Japanese restaurants. I looked hard on the menu to try to find a saving grace in each section - appetiser, main, dessert and drinks, but there isn't one thing on the menu that would make me want to come back.

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Matteo Curcio

Nice atmosphere and great selection of Japanese food, mid-high priced, in a nice spot of La Mer. Try the Ramen, Yakisoba and the cheesecake.

hamzar tunisiano

Superbe accueil du personnel. Les repas sont variés et bon rapport qualité prix. Je vous la conseil. Je n'ai pas mis 5 étoiles car les fauteuils sont trop collés à la table. ^_-

aloobi

The staff here are very friendly, helpful and attentive. If you are into Japanese food, this is the place for you. The ambience is also nice. It's a tourist attraction spot so expect a lot of people a

Motomachi Japanese Restaurant & Patisserie

Dubai Festival City Mall

La Mer, Jumeirah