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Izakaya Nihonbashitei

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800 A. Arnaiz Avenue (formerly Pasay Road), Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still the best Japanese restaurant in the metro. My sister visited the country and asked where to eat dinner. On top of my head was this restaurant and they enjoyed it. Her Swedish partner enjoyed the food too. Lots of umami!

Thank Ibrahim H
Taguig City, Philippines
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's our favorite go to place for good no frills japanese food. Consistent with their food quality, and generous for sharing portions. They can accomodate groups in function rooms, without minimum charges. It is worth noting though that the place needs a renovation already.

Thank BizTraveler1020
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190 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

There are two nihonbashiteis now, the one nearer edsa and beside slimmers world is the former Yakiniku senri. The highlight of this one would be the meats. My personal preference is the karubi cut, I think it is the best value for money. Unfortunately, I don't think one order per person of meat is enough, so that makes the spend... More 

Thank Giampaolo Z
Metro Manila, Philippines
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We met up with our friends for dinner and they took us to Izakaya Nihonbashitei. We ordered the Takoyaki, which was crispy with a tasty gooey interior, the Ebi Tempura, which was made so big since it was made up of tiger prawns, chahan, tasted fine, Nigiri Sushi Platter, wonderful tuna nigiri, a delish bento box, tummy warming soba, and... More 

Thank Sammy0531
Makati, Philippines
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited this japanese restaurant twice. (Random fact: A long long time ago, this place used to be a RACKS restaurant.) My wife and I like their food; the food taste good (not the best japanese restaurant in terms of food quality though), the quantity is good and the price is great (just slightly more expensive than japanese fastfood).... More 

Thank jl0ufajard0
Cainta, Philippines
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

How do you end a laborious day? A warm cup of Ankake Ramen with California Maki and Yaki Gyoza on the side. These are my usual go tos in the resto after my shift. Nihonbashi Tei is just steps away from the business district so it easy to find! Good food selections await those who want to recover from a... More 

Thank GlobalGilbert
Tehran, Iran
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food are good.. The prices are very reasonable but the service is very poor... You need to call the attention of the attendants several times and their not really attentive.. Cleanliness ,,,hmmmm not really.. The tables especially the way they clean it you can still some dirt and they are just willing a wet rag on it... All in... More 

Thank ALI M
Manila, Philippines
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

i always order the Omu rice, Spicy Salmon / Tuna Sashimo, Kimchi Fishcake (?). have tried the Curry Soba on my last visit & it was good too. Service was so-so you need to getvthe attention of the servers esp. if you are in the rooms (which should have been the sop). parking was very hard! but they offer valet... More 

Thank michiepie
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

It took a lot of time for them to complete our food and they forgot small simple requests like water and ashtrays. Which they could've arranged it because we asked to be placed in the smoking area. But the place is well cleaned.

Thank Maricon S
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Their clams in butter -- is the reason why I love this place and keep coming back. It's so good you want to slurp the sauce with your rice lol. I also love their squid in butter on a hot plate. The Gyoza isn't great though. The Sushi is fresh and reasonably priced. One of the reasons many local Japanese... More 

Thank TheFoodTrip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 A. Arnaiz Avenue (formerly Pasay Road), Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
Telephone + 63 2 818 8893

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