About Tomo Izakaya - Esplanade

Providing Japanese specialities unlike anywhere else in Singapore – except of course, for its other outlet in Clarke Quay – Tomo Izakaya inside of Esplanade Mall on Raffles Avenue is a standout dining establishment serving typical izakaya-style food. Offering everything from teriyaki and gyoza to sashimi and salads, this Japanese restaurant has just what you’re after and then some – bring the whole family for an incredible Far Eastern dining experience.

Check out Tomo Izakaya’s Chinese New Year special!

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Tomo Izakaya - Esplanade
8 Raffles Ave
Singapore 039802

Menu Highlights



Onsen Tamago

Half cooked egg with fish stock

Sakiika Tempura

Deep fried dried squid tempura

Amaebi Yuzu Kosyou

Japanese sweet prawn with citrus pepper yuzu kosyou

À la carte

Yaki Onigiri

Grilled Rice Ball with homemade miso paste

Curry Nanban Udon

Japanese curry soup noodle with pork

Unagi Gohan

Mixed rice with cut eel and clear soup



Egg omelette



Sushi Moriawase (Mixed Sushi Platter)

Sushi for 2 pax

More about Tomo Izakaya - Esplanade, Singapore

Inside of Tomo Izakaya’s Esplanade location, diners are treated to a chic Japanese-style dining area that’s suitable for both casual dining and for special occasions. The newest of two outlets – you’ll find the older one in Clarke Quay – Tomo Izakaya is a standout for quality in Esplanade Mall on Raffles Avenue. No matter when you plan on dining there, you’re sure to receive only the warmest welcome by the restaurant’s friendly staff.

Tomo Izakaya’s Esplanade Mall location features an extensive menu of a la carte items that’ll temporarily take your tastebuds on a flavour trip to Japan, and best of all, there’s even an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet featuring an array of stewed dishes, grilled specialities, sushi, sashimi, noodles, rice, salads, stir-fried and deep-fried delights. We recommend the salmon carpaccio, roasted scallops, agedashi tofu and the tasty teba gyoza. And there’s so much more where that came from – you’ll have to book ahead if you want to snag a table at this popular Japanese restaurant.

24 Tomo Izakaya - Esplanade Reviews

Very Good
24 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Reasonable value
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Valerie C.7 months ago · 2 reviews

Quiet ambience with great service and thoughtful staff. Nice and fresh food prepared. Fresh sashimi, plenty variety of food. Love the smooth sesame ice cream.

Charles T.8 months ago · 1 review

Great location and fantastic food. Izakaya is all about friends and casual dining, and Tomo Esplanade is great for both. The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. It's nice to see that they often tweak their menu to improve the offerings and overall quality.

Amelia S.2 years ago · 3 reviews

Service was prompt and food was good. The asahi beer bottle promotion even allow us to bring home the unopened beer. Will recommend to everyone!

Gerlynn T.13 days ago · 3 reviews

Staffs are friendly, food are acceptable as well. Not busy for Hump's day night. Food generally good, like most of their grilled food (like chicken liver and some asparagus wrapped in bacon) , gyoza and garlic fried rice. Their beef cubes are overcooked though.

CS Y.a year ago · 1 review

Tomo Izakaya @ Esplanade is always reliable when I need Asian food before catching a show at the theatre. However, the range of noodles and dons may be limited. Try to arrive early if you are in a hurry to catch a performance, as the man-power has always been low each time I visit and service may be slow.

Yan Jun C.5 months ago · 7 reviews

Izakaya supposed to be tapas food but the serving is quite big! Loved the fried rice and udon, the cod fish was a little too sour for our liking though.

Kayen S.2 years ago · 6 reviews

The food are good and tasty and they have many selections. Truly enjoyed the dinner. However, some staffs need some improvement , like introducing the day promotions to customers

Wendy O.4 months ago · 2 reviews

Food was ok. Flavour of the grilled squid needs some improvement. Service was slow and can be improved. Staff was polite, friendly and trying their best. Suggest getting at least 1-2 more staff on weekends.

Louise H.3 months ago · 10 reviews

Pork belly skewers were great. Tempura shrimp was rubbish. The batter was really thicket and chewy. Tempura should be light and crispy. Pretty sure I could do better at home.

Andrea K.2 years ago · 1 review

Alright. Food taste not ideal, the sushi rice too bland and the garlic rice too though is fragrant but taste not strong enough. Service is good. Price is reasonable.