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Kai Neo Japanese Restaurant

Greenbelt 5, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
(63 2) 757-5209
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“tempura” (8 reviews)
“wagyu” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Greenbelt 5, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Not our first won’t be our last Kai still accepts reservations which is a PLUS in my books Their Soft Shell Crab Sushi is a must try, unless you prefer it in Tempura form The stone cooked steak is good as well My top 2...More

Thank niceguynic
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

At least once a month for the past 5 years. Never disappointed with the quality and freshness consistent. Don’t miss out on the watermelon sake; sashimi plate with sea urchin; and oysters.

Thank JeffM1952
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Chef Gilbert Pangilinan’s famed home base for his trio of restaurants (Kai, Cerveseria, and Isogi) continues to impress as the best luxury Japanese restaurant in Manila. On my latest visit, I ordered the sashimi plate with 7 kinds of sushi which as Php985 or US$20...More

Thank BaleTula
Reviewed February 23, 2018

I've been a big fan for more than 10/12 years. Excellent quality of product, good menu, top service. I've been there with kids, family, friends, business and everybody love it. They may be should renew the decoration, look too old and a little bit depressing...More

Thank EricMarc88
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

A different way to cook your food - paper for our shabu shabu and stone for our wagyu. Service was excellent and staff were very accommodating. Nothing exceptional to the taste of the food though and serving was small and just good for one. Will...More

Thank Cati H
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Kai is certainly a must try dining experience. Excellent service, friendly and just in time serving. The salad & dressing is a Millenial delight, the oyter wasabi has a uniquely pretty bite. Pugon baked meat menu is so tender it compares almost to ice cream....More

Thank efrenr916
Reviewed October 18, 2017

It's unassuming but the food is great. Try the short ribs which melts in your mouth. The speared salmon has no aftertaste meaning it is fresh. The wait staff are attentive without being obtrusive. They refill your water and service tea on their own. That's...More

Thank Jim28Manila
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Best Japanese resto since the early 2000's. Great menu by Chef Gilbert Pangilinan. Perfect for celebrations

Thank NoelVictoria
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Top quality Japanese food, made from the best and freshest of ingredients and exquisitely presented. One of the finest japanese restaurants ive ever been to.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed January 10, 2017

the service is always good and the food fresh , tasty and very good. the sashimi and the sushi are classic but very good quality. the best for me is the sea urchin sushi and sashimi and also the soft crab sushi .is the good...More

Thank ccse12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Greenbelt 5, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: (63 2) 757-5209
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