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2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 576-3900
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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

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Thank Camille Bianca T
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I generally don't like katsu and even curry, but when I've tasted the Katsu curry of Yabu, ive become addicted. Aside from the katsu, the miso soup is also very delicious. The only problem is the long line for waiting in this restaurant.

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1 Thank cbgeron
Mandaluyong, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food here are direct to the point, easy for everyone to choose (not many, though I think each is special). We love to celebrate our birthdays here. The family loves the unlimited rice, cabbage, soup and fruits. Keep it up!

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Thank mgm1dolor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this place speciallytheir food. they have unlimited cabbage salad which I enjoyed putting the wasabi mix so tasty! katsu set is the best you can order it and it can be good for two they have unlimited rice to plus enjoy their hot miso soup oh so yummy! every food I take the taste are all geat one... More 

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Thank AChie Y
Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and food quality. You must be patient in waiting to be seated as Yabu has a huge number of patrons.

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Thank Khaleesi0815
Mandaluyong, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

YABU is the place for best Katsu. Unlimited rice and cabbage was the best. The place is neat and clean. Spacious and fantastic wall decors of manga if you are fanatic of it. Restroom was nice and clean also. You can check a lot of stuffs in the wall and it will fascinate you with some facts. The Katsu set... More 

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Thank XCastle
Paranaque, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good japanese tonkatsu dished nice ambience good lighting satisfactory service and good menu choices. Clean taste and consistent

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Thank chef jack l
Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I always enjoy the katsu set at Yabu. It comes with unlimited miso soup, rice (choice of white or brown), shredded cabbage, pickles, and local fruits (slices of pineapple and watermelon). This is one place I would always feel satisfied and not feeling shortchanged after eating. What I am more thankful about was when they kept and returned my smart... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

If it's your first time at Yabu, then the Pork Katsu set is your best option. The sumptuous katsu is well complemented by unlimited servings of cabbage, fruits, miso soup and rice. The Goma sauce is an excellent pair for the cabbage. The katsu must be dipped into your self-made sauce mixed in sesame seeds. The actual grinding of the... More 

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Thank Lawrence A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

It is always a great experience when we eat at Yabu. ☺ A bit sad though cause they don't give free meals to birthday celebrants anymore. But, this is always a go to place for the family. We love it here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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?