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“The most authentic Japanese food you'll get!”

Izakaya Nihonbashitei
Ranked #228 of 1,584 Restaurants in Makati
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed June 3, 2017

There are so much Japanese restaurants all around Metro Manila, rising here and there, and this is proof to the fondness of Filipinos to Japanese food. But not all Japanese restaurants are able to maintain the quality and freshness of their food. Especially those which offer sushi, the freshness of their fish sometimes lessens through time. But Nihonbashitei does not ever fail to excite my stomach to have more of their authentic Japanese food. There are so much commercialized Japanese food wherein they fusion it to suit the Filipino taste buds, but for me, there is nothing like the authentic Japanese cuisine. And Nihonbashitei never fails to impress me!

For something as authentic as this, their prices are very reasonable and will not leave you disappointed. My go-to order is the Unagi Don, always served with love. The place is casual and does not need to have too much Japanese interior because the food speaks for itself.

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Thank francescagerona
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

No fail. Always the best and freshest japanse fair. They have the best tasting tempura.

I love eating at the bar.

No other place like Nihonbashitei.

Thank Chippy D
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We always love going to this Japanese restaurant. It is comfort food for us. It has fresh ingredients and offers a wide array of Japanese food that one desires. They have sushi, sashimi, cold and hot sobas, ramen, and their mains- beef, chicken, pork and sea food. Their unagi is priced at Php600 but it is a huge serving.

We usually order their California Maki, creamy spicy tuna, and Takoyaki balls for starters; for main course: chicken teriyaki, beef teppanyaki, and tempura (almost oilless, crisp and light), and unagi. Pair this with their delightful iced coffee or a bottle of beer and you will truly have a happy belly:)

The place always gets packed. Many Japanese dine here too!

There is parking.

Thank AngeliNacino
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

Small, slightly grungy but very reasonably priced. We always order buttered clams and spicy salmon maki. The tempura is better at the Malate branch.

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Thank Jinky L
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

This place never changes. Well except for their newly renovated facade their topnotch food quality, serving size and price is still one of the best.

If there's something they need to improve on is the service of the waiters.

We opted to take the tables in the smoking area and the service takes time when you ask for water. Our bill also took time to arrive when we asked for it.

Regardless this place is a go to authentic Japanese place for us still.

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1  Thank Diego D
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