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Tanabe Japanese Restaurant

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533 Remedios St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 528 4689
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Manila, Philippines
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is exceptionally good and Japanese eat there. The subtlety of the fermented taste and the richness and blend the tofu ... i ate too much

Thank mariaR7743JK
Makati, Philippines
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542 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We got the Yellow Tail Tuna (Hamachi), Salmon (Shake), California Roll, Gyudon, Ebi Tempura, Kaarage, Buta Bara and Chicken Teriyaki. Like everything especially the Yellow Tail Tuna but the Buta Bara was so tough. Seems like the establishment changed the white lights to a warmer type which is better now.

Thank Bent G
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017

This January 2017, I went here with my friends. The food were great, all of us enjoyed our food. All of us ordered set menus. They offer good quality food, but the price is a little bit high. You need to have an advance reservation in this restaurant. One thing that we don't like is the limited parking spaces outside.

Thank nathanshaine
Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Overall I enjoyed myself at this establishment. The service was a little slow and could have been more attentive, but the food was very good! I especially enjoyed that they had my favorite dish Sukiyaki! It's hard to find this traditional Japanese dish, so I was pleasantly pleased that they had it and prepared it properly! I would definitely revisit... More 

Thank lovejones982
Bacolod, Philippines
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138 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is an average Japanese restaurant but a bit high priced judging on the quality of food they serve. Tuna Sashimi was not fresh, a bit pale in color and had a bloody, fishy smell. Tempura was good. Oyakodon and Gyudon were so so, although there were a few gummy slices of beef. Do not order Chicken Teppanyaki. Bland in... More 

Thank wenlong3788
Manila, Philippines
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151 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

There's no doubt about it, Tanabe serves authentic Japanese cuisine. The salmon sashimi melts in your mouth. The other dishes were great, too! The serving size is small, prices are above average.

Thank medvtan
Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

When I am craving for Japanese comfort food, Tanabe is always top of mind. Since I lived in Tokyo for years, I have very high standards when it comes to Japanese restaurants. Tanabe definitely lives up to my expectations when it comes to authentic Japanese taste and ambiance. I like the Tanabe Jupiter branch more than the Remedios branch because... More 

Thank JeffChua2020
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

All i can say is. Izakaya Kikufuji still has an edge. Though parking here is good. They have basement parking. And the resto can accomodate many guest.

Thank RogueMafia
Makati, Philippines
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2016

I came here with my boyfriend and his little sister last week. We decided to eat here before watching a movie to a mall nearby. I suggested this restaurant to them since they have good food and me and my father always goes here at special occasions and enjoy the food. Sadly, I don't like the service they are giving.... More 

2 Thank Elieyume
Limassol, Cyprus
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2016

we came with a japanese business guest so he did the ordering. even the waitress did speak fluent japanese and the restaurant was full with japanese which i grade as very positive. only down side is that when ever the sliding entrance door opened you got the very bad smell in the restaurant. not their fault but the humans around.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 Remedios St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: +63 2 528 4689

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