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2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 576-3900
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant lives up to its name. It never fails to give good service and great food. Great job to everyone behind this restaurant! 👍👏

Thank Tom Edwin M
Davao City, Philippines
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109 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here before and yet I cannot stop myself to crave for it again. I was alone and happens to be at SM so I decided to drop by. Again, it was a great dining experience and the staff were accommodating. The food was great and I want to eat another more but decided not to because I am so... More 

Thank Miler15
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its good katsu and good service. Value wise for the food is quite too high. The price only sets me back coming too often :)

Thank Seong L
Mandaluyong, Philippines
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always make it a point to eat here at least once a month or whenever I feel very hungry. I usually order the Ham and Cheese Katsu Set, comes with unlimited salad, rice, miso soup and fruits (pineapple/watermelon). Really good value for money!

Thank Nix1020
Virac, Philippines
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their Katsu is addictive. It comes in a different variant and each has a distinct taste which will satisfy your palate. I tagged along my Mom on my second visit and she enjoyed the food. The Katsu is juicy and crispy enough but won't give Seniors specially those wearing dentures a difficulty in every bite. Their serving is good enough... More 

Thank Virtual_Angel888
Manila, Philippines
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156 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I generally don't order fried food but when I tried the salmon katsu set with its crispy coating I was hooked. Pairing the salmon with brown rice and a super tasty sauce is sheer addictive. The miso soup and the unlimited order of shredded cabbage - provided you don't drown it in sesame dressing - help balance the richness of... More 

Thank Eleonora_PH
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Since my officemate introduced me to Yabu a little over a year ago, I've gone back about 6 to 7 times already - mostly at Mega Mall but the last one was at the newly opened one in UP Town Center. So that's like every other month. Now let's get to the review. First the place. I like the ambiance... More 

Thank Noel G
Pasig, Philippines
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I initially wanted to pass up the Yabu deal at one of the deal sites, as it was redeemable only from Monday-Friday. But I couldn't let this deal pass knowing full well my previous dining experiences at Yabu's different branches were nothing short of extraordinary. I had availed of other restaurant deals before and I noticed that there was a... More 

1 Thank MCSRPH
Paranaque, Philippines
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110 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I'd admit that Yabu is over priced for P450 you have more value for money elsewhere but I haven't tasted as good Kastu yet in town. Another thing is their waiters are inattentive(or too busy), it would take a while for them to notice you raising your hand or to attend to your needs. But they do have special Birthday... More 

Thank Kriszel T
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Maybe i just dont like tonkatsu but i think this is overpriced. Id rather pay to eat in a buffet with almost the same price than dine here. The salad was good and also the miso soup but the tonkatsu is not for me

Thank Camille Bianca T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Mandaluyong
  • Phone Number: (02) 576-3900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?