Have you ever wondered why Wagyu beef is one of the most expensive types of meat in the world? What makes Wagyu beef one of the highly sought-after beef for all beef lovers? Visually, Wagyu beef has a unique look with gorgeous marblings that other beef types hardly possess. Not only that, Wagyu beef also stands out from the rest for its health benefits – pure Wagyu contains mostly monounsaturated fatty acids that are rich in Omega-3s. And last but not least, it’s the melt-in-the-mouth texture that can easily win the heart of any discerning carnivore!
If you are a beef aficionado who always wants to try Wagyu or an avid Wagyu lover who feels like you can never have enough of this heavenly delight, this review is for you! We have rounded up some of the top Wagyu Beef signature dishes around Klang Valley.
From the premium Wagyu Ribeye Steak to Truffle A5 Wagyu Sukiyaki, we have our team of the most avid (and ELITE) foodies to experience and share their thoughts on these dishes. Better yet, ELITE members can redeem these dishes for free. Let’s roll down for more!
1. Truffle A5 Wagyu Sukiyaki at Babe
The Sukiyaki dish honors Babe’s concept of using fresh produce and seasonal discoveries. Beautifully marbled strips of A5 Ultra Premium Branded Kagoshima Wagyu Beef are presented neatly with Japanese vegetables which are grown from the chef’s rooftop garden along with sumptuous mushrooms. This sukiyaki also comes with a lip-smacking truffled egg yolk which compliments the flavors of the succulent Wagyu beef perfectly! A delight you would not want to forgo!
Location: 11th Floor, Work @ Clearwater, Jalan Changkat Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Tue – Sun: 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Closed on Mondays
2. Goushuu No Wagyu Steak at Kimiya Old Klang Road
If you are on the prowl for a melt-in-the-mouth dish that can satiate your Wagyu craving, don’t hesitate to try the Goushuu No Wagyu Steak (120g) at Kimiya Old Klang Road. The highest-graded A5 Wagyu steak is imported from Yamagata which is renowned for having the best Wagyu beef in Japan. Served sizzling hot, the steak would bring great excitement to diners for its mesmerizing marbling and mouth-watering pink flesh. The steak has a moderate amount of fatness and sweetness which will quickly dissolve in your mouth, exuding a rich beefy taste. A dish for those who seek decadence and over-the-top presentation!
* ELITE members can get this Goushuu No Wagyu Steak at Kimiya for free! Find out more about ELITE Membership here.
Kimiya Old Klang Road
Location: G-2, Avantas Residences, 162, Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Mon – Thu: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm / Fri – Sun: 11:30am – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
3. Wagyu Tataki at Kampachi Pavilion
If you can’t decide whether to have a dish of tasty sashimi or to chow down on succulent steaks, Wagyu Tataki will offer you the best of both worlds! The Japanese-styled delight is prepared by briefly searing thin pieces of gorgeous-marbled Australian Wagyu beef before topping these enthralling slices of meat with Ponzu Vinegar, Grated Radish and Garlic Flakes. The rich-flavored Wagyu beef is nicely balanced by the citrus-based sauce – ponzu vinegar. Melt-in-the-mouth and flavorful yet not too heavy, this dish is a perfect start for a wholesome meal!
Location: Lot 6.09.00, Level 6, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Sun – Thu: 11:00am – 10:00pm / Fri, Sat & PH Eves: 11:00am – 10:30pm
4/ Wagyu Ribeye Steak at Jing Ze
This sinfully delicious signature dish features Premium Wagyu Beef is something that Wagyu lovers simply cannot ignore! Cooked to a perfect medium-rare, the extremely juicy and tender meat is then placed atop wood-fired leeks before being finished with an Asian-Style Chimichurri and burnt onion broth. A sumptuous delicacy!
Location: 22A, Jalan 17/54, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Lunch: Tue – Sun: 12:00pm – 3:00pm / Dinner: Tue – Sat: 6:00pm – 10:00pm, Sun: 6.00pm – 11.00pm / Supper Club: Tue – Sat: 10:00pm – 1:00am. Closed on Mondays
5/ Thick-Cut Superior Wagyu at Momotalo Yakiniku
Finally, a swoon-worthy delight –Thick-Cut Superior Wagyu! This signature dish features 4 pieces of thick-cut A4 Miyazaki Wagyu – one of the finest purebred Wagyu meat from Japan! Miyazaki Wagyu comes from the breed of Kuroge Wushu, also known as Japanese Black Cow. The high-quality beef won the “Wagyu Olympics” for 3 years consecutive and is often recognized as the highest quality beef in Japan, even more than the popular Kobe beef. Its unique snowflake-like marblings were alluring and promised a gastronomic treat ahead. After being seared on top of the hot charcoal, the Superior Wagyu had a melt-in-the-mouth and velvety texture that one could not say no to another piece.
Location: 20, Jalan 24/ 70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: Mon: 6:00pm – 11:00pm, Tue – Sun: 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Still love more Wagyu dishes? You can check out our Wagyu Hunt in Klang Valley list where we go on a search for the top restaurants offering Wagyu dishes in Klang Valley!