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Tanabe Japanese Restaurant

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SM Mall of Asia | Bay Boulevard, Pasay, Luzon, Philippines
+ 63 2 556 0360-61
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Manila, Philippines
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Tanabe offers authentic yet affordable Japanese food. It serves genuine taste of Japanese cuisine without hurting your pocket. The restaurant is located in Remedios. It was spacious and clean with nice staff. The food comes in big servings. I tried the katsu curry rice and oh it was "oishi desu!" Btw, signs are written in kanji so if its your... More 

Thank ellen a
Manila, Philippines
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112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Tanabe is one of the very few restaurants in Manila serving authentic Japanese food. Since I lived in Tokyo for years , I am very discriminating when it comes to selecting Japanese restaurant. Tanabe is one of the very few restaurants that meet my standards. You will also get great value for your money if you order one of their... More 

Thank JeffChua2020
Manila, Philippines
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86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Tried this one for a quick lunch this week. Went in without too high expectations, was very pleasantly surprised. Lunch set menus are huge and of great value. I had the sushi nigiri set which included a full plate of sushi plus fried tofu, fish, tempura, salad PLUS chawanmushi, all of this for 620Php, a steal, easily good for two!... More 

1 Thank stingray1224
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Unlike some cheap fastfood chains pretending to serve authentic japanese food, this resto gives you a taste of real japanese cuisine. The price is cheap compared to other authentic japanese restos. And they have set meals in the menu which is quite heavy for 1 person to finish. Their service is a bit lousy though. I eat here frequently and... More 

Thank helbanes
Manila, Philippines
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247 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2013

If you like sushi then you must try theirs. We ordered the assorted sushi so that each one of us could have our favorites. And we were not disappointed. We were a group of 4. We ordered Yakisoba, Tempura, beef roll with mushroom, seafood hotpot soup and the assorted sushi. The yakisoba and tempura was okay. The seafood hotpot soup... More 

1 Thank ihui
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212 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Price a bit high but not unusual for japanese restos. Serving is ample and main course usually comes with side salad. Our mistake is we ordered vege salad which we didnt finish because of the free salad that comes with the beef and pork dishes we had. Miso soup is great! Tempura even better!

Thank rossManila
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Went there today with myu business partner, One had Yakininku and the two had Tonkatsu Curry Rice including me. We shared the Sukiyaki. We have been here many times and all agreed that the food was really good with no adverse comments. Lunch time is a good time to visit as they have special promotion on their Bento which is... More 

Thank LimP361
Luzon, Philippines
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175 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

The food is good, the cold noodle is delicious and refreshing. Very fitting food for a warm summer early evening dinner. The bento box is generously laden with sashimi, tempura shrimp, tofu and a few other food. The service is good, the service crew is attentive, courteous and efficient. But the best is its location, best seats for viewing Manila... More 

Thank OWSI
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2013

The best Japanese restaurant in Manila, and do not forget to order their ramen.....their soup stock is superb! My family love love love Japanese food and this restaurant serves high quality food. The best time to come is lunch so you can order from their bento box choices which is worth for your money. This restaurant is a MUST TRY!

Thank Mia N
Pretoria, South Africa
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

Tanabe Restaurant spells quality and authentic Japanese food. My kids love the oyster and the sushi. We had lunch there again and we left happy and satisfied. Will be back in a couple of weeks to celebrate an important occasion. "Itadakimasu" Service is polite and fast. The place is accessible and clean.

Thank yokoramos

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Restaurant Details

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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SM Mall of Asia | Bay Boulevard, Pasay, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Pasay
  • Phone Number: + 63 2 556 0360-61

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?