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Izakaya Nihonbashitei

800 A. Arnaiz Avenue (formerly Pasay Road), Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #124 of 942 Restaurants in Makati
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Telephone + 63 2 818 8893
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Telephone + 63 2 818 8893
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English first
Cebu
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Had dinner here recently and it was not my first time. This is one of the frequently visited Restos by our bosses. The food is good, service is quick and the ambiance is ok. Sometimes it gets crowded though, so it is best to come early. Must try is their salmon, mixed sushi, fish tempura, California maki. They have a... More

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Makati, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

can't say anymore.. if we need a fast late dinner where food is great, this is where we go. the service is quite prompt, the taste is great, the value of money is even greater. valet parking is no problem at all. too bad no pets allowed, that's the only flaw i can think of.

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Makati, Philippines
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104 reviews 104 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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2 reviews
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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223 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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