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38 Jupiter St. | Bel Air, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I had my birthday dinner in Mangetsu last January and I'm glad I chose the right place. I had heard from a Japanese friend based in Manila that Mangetsu had the best sashimi--he wasn't lying. Aside from the sashimi, there are so many other items that are worth trying. There are even fusion pastas that I would highly recommend to... More 

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Thank Kim E
Makati, Philippines
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Glad to have business lunch here again, after my last one less than a year ago. I would have given Mangetsu a glowing review then. With its prices, you get your money's worth - taste, freshness, quality of preparation. I can't say the same for my visit in December 2016. The chef must be having a bad day then. The... More 

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Thank MCSRPH
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

One of the highlights of my trip to the Philippines was stopping here on the recommendation of a family friend for some good Japanese food. We couldn't decide what to get so we didn't hold back. Great atmosphere, great food, and great service. It's a bit off the beaten path and luckily we had a driver to take us around... More 

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Thank Jeffrey E
Makati, Philippines
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Used to be a regular here but their quality has taken a dive. Used to have a Japanese chef but he is no longer around

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Thank Clifford72
Metro Manila, Philippines
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Excellent place with fantastic japanese food at a quite acceptable price. Ramen is particularly good (the curry and shoyu ramen varieties are great) and sashimi is very fresh. Service is reasonably good and the place is never crowded in my experience. The only bad point is that due to its location it does not have a good terrace for dinning... More 

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Thank Luis R
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I had to go to the Bureau of immigration Makati Extension for a visa matter and found this Japanese fusion restaurant across the street. The food was excellent and the restaurant had nice ambiance. Price was comparable to chain restaurants in the US (sushi was more expensive but we didn't partake on this visit). A little tucked away but a... More 

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Thank Jason G
Makati, Philippines
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174 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This place serves proper Izakaya food, which is essentially casual Japanese fusion food. The meaning is often lost here in the Philippines. The food served here is very similar to a lot of places in Japanese cities. Portions are decently sized and filling without being too oily and greasy. Pretty much everything on the menu is decent, except for the... More 

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Thank TheWhineguy
Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The chukadon was served steaming hot and appetizing because of the colors from the veggies. Very generous serving too! For someone who lived in Japan, it is a highly filipinized version, I would say. This is because of the strong ginger flavor, fish sauce seasoning, the use of water chestnut, and the hot, spicy taste from chilli peppers. Chuka, as... More 

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Thank Antonio F
Parañaque, Metro Manila
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We always enjoyed the meals we had in this restaurant while it was still located in Creekside in Makati. Now that they moved to Jupiter, the atmosphere is better but the prices have gone up substantially. They took out one of our favorite items in the menu like the eggplant in miso sauce. Parking is quite difficult if you do... More 

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Thank id-mom
Manila, Philippines
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205 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

My sister visited without any notice. We know she love Japanese Food. We wanted to book Seryna but it was full. We tried Tsukimi but no answer. I googled japanese restaurant's in Makati and Mangetsu appeared. Actually my husband was thinking of this resto but he cant remember the name. When we reached the place he was happy, its the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Jupiter St. | Bel Air, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati

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