Nami Teppanyaki Bar - JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok

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$30 and under
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Japanese
Enliven your senses at Nami Teppanyaki Bar. Our signature restaurant boasts the look and feel of an inviting Japanese steakhouse, with a lively atmosphere and mouthwatering meats prepared on an iron griddle.
What 43 People Are Saying
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4.2based on all time ratings
4.2
Food
4.3
Service
4.1
Ambience
3.7
Value
Noise · Moderate
72% of people would recommend it to a friend
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N
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was just perfect! They gave the surprise if you note it special event when u make the booking. Staff are great and polite! Excellent service!

a
Berlin
3 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Lustige Show des kochen und insgesamt gutes Essen. Etwas teuer für die Leitung insgesamt!

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MT
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

The food is in average and nothing special. I think there are so many good restaurants and not necessary to go there.

AK
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 3Ambience 3

The quality of the food just wasn't great. I have had Hibachi in Japan and America so comparing my experiences from there I would have to give this place a pass.

J
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 4Ambience 2

Overly salty, not authentic, poor ambiance

OT
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Nice staff and superb service

PP
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Price not worth for food quality,different from the past
Service is fair
Good and attentive chef

AK
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best steaks i have ever had . Pricey but worth it.

j
London
19 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Well located but within the basement of the JW Marriott - fine for me but if people want a view then they may be disappointed as there are no windows. Service was excellent and our server even advised that we had ordered too much and we cut back on our order a bit. It was definitely the right call. The beef is quite expensive but you can get good value from the chicken and seafood. Remember if you are a Marriott elite member you can get a discount - I got a 15% discount with my gold card. You benefit from a private chef on small table teppanyaki tables, each seating around 4-5 people. Me and my dining partner got a table to ourselves as did the other customers in the room. Total cost was about USD40 per person and we were very full afterwards - recommended

Q
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a very good experience at Nami Teppanyaki, the staffs who served us was very nice and good. The chefs are funny and cooked the foods are good. They also know how to make the atmosphere for us. The restaurant is highly recommend.

VI
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and ambiance as always. The chef was really good with the food arrangement and our requirements. A little expensive unless for a special occasion.

SJ
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding experience! (And I'm not easy to impress and in the culinary field). Do this period.

NG
London
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Enjoyed Nami has a restaurant but thought everything was very expensive, the food quality was ok but very expensive for what you got on the plate The chef we had was very entertaining

MC
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Went here for our 30th anniversary and was pleasantly surprised with the extras that were provided. I think that our cook could have been a little more flamboyant at the grill, but her prepared our food as we liked. Overall an enjoyable experience.

PL
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

SHOCKING is not too strong, girl chef whom was inexperienced. Portions tiny, cheap oil and one steak tasted only of oil!!!
Second refused and called manager who not understood problem?
Absolutely so bad, why no experienced men chefs. BENIHANA very touristy but 1,000 percent better! Cheap Charlie's disgraceful and too expensive, better go KFC

a
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 4Ambience 1

La comida es demasiado cara y no tiene mucha calidad para lo caro que vale

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BM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food. Pricey but worth it. Would go again!!

TM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

FOOD:
The food prepared in full view got my appetite going. But unfortunately the prawns were overcooked and slightly dry and the salmon (if i was blindfolded) could have been sea-bass as there was no distinctive taste of salmon. Perhaps these were farmed locally. Suggest Head Chef look into supplier. The cook did his best but looked like he was tired of producing same old, same old. The enthusiasm from a few years back was lost and his endeavors were perfunctionary and un-engaging.

NOISE:
I competed with the piped-in music as the noise level was invading my conversation. Understand music enhances the ambience but I needed to strain to hear my friend talking.

HOSPITALITY:
Because my visiting friends and I had not seen each other in a long while. we overstayed the closing time and no one bothered us, this indicated to me good hospitality rules. For that I give my full marks.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

The beef is a little bit thin not like the Japanese quality.

S
Hong Kong
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Don’t know why there is no show during fry rice. And the cook is too rush to cook.

p
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

More noise!!!!! you did nothing to improve my pleasure

DN
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We are long time residents of Bangkok and had a Tepanyaki dinner for 7 to celebrate our youngest son's 18th birthday at Nami JW Marriot. Appetizers included sushi and sashimi, some delicious cooked in a bag mussel, miso soup. Most had various steak, from Japan, one Hokaido scallops, one Boston lobster. As we shared a little, I can attest to all were delicious. Drinks were Saki from a wide price range, beer Asahi being draft, Saki Mojito my wife found interesting. The whole cooling schedule and preparation by the two Thai chefs is part of the experience. The food is fresh, top ingredients, and really delicious. The dinner is on the expensive side and worth it for special occasions.
Some of the credit cards get you a discount, SCB in this case. This is the best Tepanyaki in Bangkok with a deserved reputation for excellence.

HZ
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 2Ambience 4

This is the worst Japanese restaurant I have ever had, the food is expensive and bad.

T
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

Expecting better quality of beef in respect of the price

CW
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

i guess this is the best teppan restaurant in bangkok, should try!
food was amazing. everything was fresh.

F
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 2

Based on some of the other reviews, I had high hopes for this restaurant. Unfortunately, it was very disappointing. I like restaurants that have a clean modern décor. This was modern, but cold and very uninteresting...almost industrial. Our chef (calling him a chef is really being generous) never said a word to us. He seemed very inexperienced and ill at ease. And there were only 4 of us at the table so he shouldn't have been overwhelmed. Typically at a Japanese steakhouse like this, the chef is engaging. Not so here. At best the food was mediocre. My steak was overcooked. The vegetables were served long after we finished our steaks and we were never offered a dessert menu. We were served melon. The service was just awful. We had to ask repeatedly for water. This is not a restaurant that I would recommend.

EL
Thailand
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food is delicious. It is a little bit expensive, but it’s worth for this value. Staff is friendly and will provide useful information for choosing food. Chef is very nice and professional, he was taking care what a 3 years old kid’s needs.

I will plan to visit it again for my next Bangkok trip.

JW
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 2

Atmosphere is fair. Food and Service is much under my expectation. Especially our chef, no presentation. For Teppanyaki, we expect some show and communicate with the chef. But nothing happen just normal stir fry and finish. The food is very VERY oily, the chef doesn’t know how to cook by put oil and oil over and over. Will not come back for that.

OT
Thailand
5 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I reserved via this application around 1 hour in advance but the restaurant did not receive the appointment from application. However every staff took care my and my father very well. The taste is really good. The chef is polite and well balance between entertainment and cooking. It would be mire worthy if you hold Club Marriott Card. If not, the price is high (depend on the beef grade). For overall I am impressed and will definitely visit again.

S
Frankfurt Area
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Thank you for that awesome kobe beef. Really enjoy.

Z
Thailand
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Good ingredient but a bit expensive. Chef was great and very friendly.

DN
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

2 year anniversary

g
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2018
Overall 2Food 4Service 1Ambience 3

Worst service from a completely incompetent wait staff

OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Overall everything was AWESOME. The service was extremely good and the food was very well prepared.

The only part of the evening that was upsetting was the rude and unhelpful attitude from the front desk of the JW Marriott. After spending 150,000 baht in this wonderful restaurant the front desk refused to make change for us, because we weren't staying at the hotel. I showed them my restaurant receipt but that didn't matter.

They are not smart enough to make an intelligent exception to their beloved rules. No problem I'm posting this bad experience all over the internet. Eat at this restaurant, but don't stay or do business with the JW Marriott.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good food and service but a little bit expensive :(

A
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good food in an interesting setting with all the theatrics that one expects from a teppanyaki dinner. I opted for their pork tenderloin menu. The ingredients were of a high quality and dishes freshly prepared. The service very friendly throughout. Overall a nice experience.

PT
London
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2017
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Good food, good ingredients come with a price. The food was good as expected. Service was okay, not bad but not excellent either. They could have paid a little more attention to customers while the chef cooked the food. There was problem with the accuracy of our orders.

KA
London
9 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent food, service and ambience but comes at a high price

OT
Thailand
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2017
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

The chef is performing so well because she could throw the egg with the pan

OT
Thailand
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

everything was perfect. the chef, staff are very friendly and food was delicious.

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