Inaho: The Local Japanese Spot
Posted: Feb 25 2016
We have found the perfect place to indulge in sushi and other Japanese comfort foods: Inaho. This is not a plush setting or fancy food alchemies, but a rather cozy everyday place for Bangkokians to satisfy their sashimi cravings.
When you walk through the door you will be seated by the friendly staff and presented with two options: ordering a la carte (amateurs) or embarking on the all you can eat buffet, which is also ordered off the menu and served to your table. We went for the second option and struggled to walk out of our seat.
Inaho's best seller is salmon in all of its Japanese variations, from sashimi to teriyaki, but also nigiri, maki, California rolls and grilled steaks. Other options are sea bass, mackerel and squid, also cooked or rolled up in little bundles of nipponic joy.
The menu has range, with the raw fish options joined by cooked food, for those so inclined. Still, the centerpiece is the outstanding (and unlimited) salmon sashimi, served with perfectly balanced wasabi and soy sauce, that will convert even the most stubborn skeptics.
We also tried the Tonkatsu and we were not disappointed, the pork steak was also good, and we enjoyed the Ebi Tempura. Everything was simple, maybe not worthy of a michelin star, but it did the job. Most importantly, the fish was fresh and the place felt clean. The only disappointment were the gyoza, and we would not recommend ordering those. All in all, this is a fantastic deal, at only 390 baht, including unlimited green tea.
TOT Recommends: To come really hungry. Start with the salmon sashimi and work your way through the menu. Certain members of the TOT staff also swear by the potato salad, though that might be due to its general rareness in Thailand.
Please note that Inaho has recently moved, so don't go looking in Silom, it's now located a quick walk from MBK/National Stadium BTS.
Chulalongkorn Soi 12
Phone: +66 (0) 22144383
BTS National Stadium