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Izakaya Nihonbashitei

800 A. Arnaiz Avenue (formerly Pasay Road), Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #146 of 932 restaurants in Makati
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Telephone + 63 2 818 8893
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Telephone + 63 2 818 8893
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Makati, Philippines
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a farewell dinner here and was able to get their private room. The ambiance was not that as Japanese feel as I expected. But it was still okay. The food was good. Though I expected more. It was a bit pricey as compared to the authentic Japanese food in Little Tokyo. Their takoyaki was a crowd favorite but... More

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Makati, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is my second trip to this authentic Japanese restaurant. This time with my very discerning family members. Verdict : Generous serving, delicious and not pricey. Downside : parking is awful, service is slow despite the fact we had late lunch around 2:30 pm. Seems they are understaffed. Conclusion : You crave for authentic Japanese dishes at reasonable price, this... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I first visited the Don Bosco branch last May. My dad made a reservation for us for the celebration of my brother's birthday. When we got there, we were given a function room to dine at. The staff promptly asked us for our orders and were very helpful with describing to us the dishes listed since the menu didn't offer... More

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Manila, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

You can never go wrong with this restaurant. Whenever I'm there, I order the Chirayashi meal. The food is great. The service is prompt. Just a quick tip when dining in their Makati branch. First thing to know is that there's 2 branches along Pasay Road. There's the more popular one near Don-Bosco and the other one's in front of... More

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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I must say that no matter how many Japanese restaurants I have visited, I would still go back to this place. I discovered this restaurant around 2009 and have been a loyal customer ever since. What I like in their restaurant is their quality and authentic japanese food, value for money. I specially love their Ankake ramen, Salmon Sashimi, Gyoza,... More

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Makati, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I guess it depends on what time you plan to eat because it could be quite full so prepare to wait. But the food is worth it, the dishes that captured my taste buds were the Takoyaki and Chicken Teriyaki they were excellent and were reasonably priced. The service was pretty okay considering the amount of people they were serving.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I tried this restaurant upon the recommendation of a friend, and I was pleasantly surprised. The prices were reasonable, the servings were generous, and the atmosphere was relaxed. I would definitely eat here again.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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217 reviews 217 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

was eating here really late (around midnight) one Wednesday evening. Their California maki was OK. The fried salmon on the stick was also OK. Also, there was a small cockroach walking around on the outside of an empty holder which they probably could use to keep some sushi ingredients, I think.

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Burbank, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

As one knows, Japanese food in general can be price. Just compare to those in 4 or 5 star hotels. Well, this is the 2nd time I've eaten here and am never disappointed with the cost, quality or the servings. Only negative was the slow service or maybe, there were just too many people. That and the difficult parking unless... More

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Bali, Indonesia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We come here often when in town as it is located right across the street from our apartment. We go here often for our Japanese food fix. Prices are very reasonable, food is fresh and the portion sizes are more Filipino than Japanese. Nevertheless, we love to come here for tasty good Japanese. Ambiance , feels more like a busy... More

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