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2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 576-3900
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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i did a little research on the intert about nice restaurant at megamall and this one came up. during the weekends its always full...so I decided to visit during the week for lunch...and boy did I make the right choice. the katsu was awesome....loce their salad and the sauce.....its a must visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

i did a little research on the intert about nice restaurant at megamall and this one came up. during the weekends its always full...so I decided to visit during the week for lunch...and boy did I make the right choice. the katsu was awesome....loce their salad and the sauce.....its a must visit restaurant.....

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

i never missed to visit the place everytime I'm in Manila.Definitely the best simply because it tastes so good!I wouldn't mind paying a high price for an excellent way of delivering Katsu.I will nvr get tired of sampling their prawn katsu and just luv their miso soup not to mention it's unli together with the rice and shredded cabbage.The sesame... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Had the chance to try this restaurant for at least 6 times and their katsu is consistently good...Get the "hire" which has fewer fats and more lean meat. I would avoid the oysters as the last time I had them, I had a bum stomach...would definitely go back for their katsu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

They have great value for the food because of having big servings and delicious food with additional great customer service. you don't need to call their attention just to ask for water or extra rice because their staffs are attentive and friendly. You'll going to leave the restaurant with a great satisfaction.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Yabu serves different kinds of Katsu from meat to chicken to fish to seafood. All very savoury and well presented. Very good salad which can be served as much as you can eat. Likewise with rice. The service is good. Really good value for your money. Have been there several times and will surely go back overtime I am in... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The unlimited miso soup, rice, side dishes, etc just made the whole dining experience so worth of what you paid for. Of course their katsu was good. I had tried almost all katsu meal they have and I can say that it never changed! Simply satisfying!

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I ate there with my 2 children for our dinner. Katsu was delicious and they have an unlimited refill of cabbage salad,miso soup and rice. the price was not so expensive and the service was ok.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Was taken here by my girlfriend who is local to the area, and told to expect the best katsu in the country. She was not wrong! Succulent, tasty and filling... clearly see why this was voted best restaurant by Esquire Philippines 2012. All the parts of the dish were superb and very satisfying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Despite the rise of katsu restos around the metro, nothing beats yabu katsu. I've always loved their hire set with the succulent meat wrapped in the golden breading that doesn't crumble or fall off from the meat. The flavor is just right and is very much enhanced by their special katsu sauce which is the best i've tasted so far.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

if you love eating Japanese food and want authentic katsu, then yabu is the place. Do not expect to find other japanese cusine in the menu as this is typical of the japanese restaurants where they only serve their specialty food. To keep you busy they give each diner a bowl of black and white sesame to grind while waiting... More 

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Address: 2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: (02) 576-3900
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Mandaluyong
Cuisine: Japanese

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  • Address: 2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Mandaluyong
  • Phone Number: (02) 576-3900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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