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2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 576 3900
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“katsu” (95 reviews)
“miso soup” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2nd Flr. Mega Atrium, SM Megamall | St. Francis, Mandaluyong, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Only been here once but I did enjoy it. The service and food was really good. I don't think their food is exceptional but it's somethinh worth a try.

Thank ztpg
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My family loves Yabu. I love the katsu and I enjoy the unlimitted miso soup, cabbage salad, and rice. The price is also just right.

Thank Bodega M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I have tried other Japanese restaurants specialising in katsu and I always use Yabu's as my benchmark. The results were either disappointing or mediocre. Yabu's katsu is soft and tender and flavourful with every bite. For less than 500 pesos you get to choose the...More

Thank Addie98
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Yabu is a much better restaurant than Tonkatsu. The taste is much better, pork is softer and love the salad dressing more.

1  Thank Dennies S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

It's like being transported back to Japan!! The chicken and pork katsu set with its presentation, the sauces, the panko crust, the shredded cabbage salad, the miso soup, choice of white or brown rice....and free refills of the soup, salad, fruits and rice!!! What a...More

Thank Masayaka
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Been in the restaurant before This time with our grand children Was happy with the Kids Meal choices We had our favorite set meals and as usual, we enjoyed our dining experience as always In here, there is no reason not to enjoy a meal....More

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The food was great and mouthwatering. I ordered Menhci Katsu Set. It was savory and really tasty. They serve unlimited rice and fruit dessert. It's a nice place to eat with friends. They only have limited japanese menu. They don't serve gyoza which I think...More

1  Thank iammrsM0128
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We've been going to Yabu eversince it opened its first branch in SM Megamall in 2011. Back then, they were just heating up the foodie scene with their katsu offerings and impeccable service. We remember their first manager, Sir Mon with fondness because he always...More

Thank katerdeguzman
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Restaurants in shopping malls are usually bland and bad. This one may not be as good as the equivalent Tonkatsu place in Tokyo but its not bad. Its busy at meal times but the staff are friendly and efficient. And.... the pork tonkatsu is pretty...More

Thank ZippoD
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

For me, they serve the best katsu. The size of the meat is relatively big. The sauce is great! Service is good. Wished there were more choices in the menu, though.

Thank Ajie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
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: +63 2 576 3900
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