10 of the Best Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurants in Metro Manila

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Japanese food is always an option for every occasion mainly because everybody loves a good sushi every now and then. Aside from fresh sushi rolls, a plate of premium steak or “gyu” is always a regular sight at every table.

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In this post we listed some of the best Japanese restaurants in Metro Manila that showcases the art of teppanyaki cooking. Caution: hot!

Teppan Okochi – BGC

Teppan Okochi is a fine dining Japanese restaurant by Grand Chef Akihiro Okochi of Osaka, Japan. They serve dishes like okonomiyaki, Hiroshima oyster teppanyaki, wagyu teppanyaki, and unagi. Read more here.

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Unit 7, G/F Ore Square Building, 31st St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 813-0051

Ogawa – BGC

Ogawa is the newest venture from restaurateur George Pua (of K-Pub, Modern China, and Tony Roma’s Philippines) with the Chef Kiyoshi Ogawa, formerly from Senju of EDSA Shangri-la Hotel. It offers a unique and authentic Japanese dining experience in an intimate and well-designed space that transports customers to old town Japan. READ MORE

Insider tip: They have five special rooms available for private bookings.
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2/F Fort Strip, The Fort Entertainment Center, 5th Ave. cor. 28th St., Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 886-4994

Akira – various branches

Akira is a Japanese restaurant specializing in sushi and teppanyaki. Watch their in-house chefs prepare and cook your teppanyaki orders in a fiery cooking showcase. Akira also offers sushi, sashimi and these–Unagi Aburi Sushi and the popular Salmon Aburi Sushi.

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Kimpura – Greenbelt 5

Kimpura is a fine dining Japanese restaurant that serves an array of authentic and innovative dishes. They are the pioneers in providing teppanyaki exhibitions from expert chefs. Try to reserve in advance to score a teppanyaki table–careful though, because you’re probably going to smell ‘delicious’ afterwards.

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4/F Greenbelt 5, Legaspi St, Legazpi Village, Makati
(02) 621-6791 to 93

Zensho – Tomas Morato

Zensho is a casual Japanese restaurant known for its affordable eat all you can promos. What’s unique about this buffet experience is each dish is made to order so no cold food here!

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Reservations are accepted
Dallas Square, Tomas Morato Ave cor Don Roces Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 929-1069


Ogetsu Hime – SM Aura

From the same group who brought us Dads-Saisaki-Kamayan, Ogetsu Hime (which means goddess of food), specializes in everything Japanese. Watch them expertly prepare your sushi right in front of you while you enjoy their premium steaks straight from the grill.

Also read: 10 Specialty Restaurants You Can Only Find at SM Aura
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Reservations are accepted
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(02) 519-9840


Inagiku – Makati Shangri-la

Inagiku at Makati Shangri-la is arguably one of the best Japanese restaurants in the metro. Their menu includes an extensive list of Japanese specialties including teppanyaki and quality aburi selections.

Insider tip: Eat all the aburi that you can with their Sunday lunch buffet.
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Reservations are recommended
2/F Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Ayala Ave., Makati
(02) 814-2580


Yurakuen Teppanyaki – Diamond Hotel

This beautiful garden themed restaurant transports you straight to Japan with its cherry blossom trees and  modern interiors. Aside from their teppanyaki tables, there’s also a yakiniku room and two small private rooms for special occasions. Call in advance for their eat all you can teppanyaki promo.

Insider tip: They implement a strict smart casual dress code for their dining area.
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Reservations are reccomended
Roxas Boulevard cor. Dr. J. Quintos St., Manila, 1000
(632) 528-3000 or (632) 305-3000

Teppanyaki Xpress – Fisher Mall

Teppanyaki Xpress is a casual teppanyaki restaurant serving affordable Japanese fares like prime beef, sushi, sashimi, and more.

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No reservations accepted
2/F Fisher Mall, Quezon Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City
(02) 294-7376


Oedo Japanese Restaurant – Sto. Domingo Ave.

Oedo is a Japanese restaurant hidden along a quiet residential area in Quezon City. The Shinto shrine inspired entrance, the Japanese lamps, and the zen garden complete the exterior look, while the main restaurant is a big 2-floored space with function rooms for private events. Japanese specialties like sushi, okonomiyaki, takoyaki, soba and gyudon are served. 

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Reservations are accepted
105 Sto. Domingo Ave., Quezon City
+63 2 255-5993


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