Experience Authentic Japanese Cuisine at Izakaya Kenta

Japanese Cuisine are one of the most well-liked dishes in the world. A lot of foreign countries, including the Philippines, love Japanese dishes for their well-known health benefits due to their cooking methods. Most of Japanese dishes are not prepared using a lot of oil and this prevents addition of more fats in the body system.

There's a growing preference for Japanese Food that a lot of Japanese restaurants have opened, tweaking the flavor of Japanese foods to suit the palates of the Filipinos. The Japanese take great pride in their seafood. A wide variety of fish, squid, octopus, eel, and shellfish appear in all kinds of dishes from sushi to tempura.

Izakaya Kenta is one of the Japanese restaurants that offers authentic Japanese dining experience. Formerly Located in Pedro Gil St. Malate, Manila, in front of Hyatt Hotel for 13 years, They reopened their store at Adriatico St. near Remedios Circle this year.

They offer a wide range of Japanese dishes, from sushi, sashimi, salad, yakimono, gohanmono and others. They have a Sushi bar where sushi and sashimi are prepared fresh. They boasts of fresh and authentic ingredients that are more often sourced form Japan itself.

For starters, you can try their Mixed Nigiri-Jou, Santenmori or their Tako Potato as appetizers.

Mixed Nigiri-Jou


Tako Potato

They also offer salad options such as Potato Salad and their own version of Cream Spaghetti, Supageti Sarada.

Supageti Sarada

Potato Salad

To fill one's tummy, there are a lot of options to choose from. You may opt to try their Tori Karaage, Gyu Suteki or Gindara Teriyaki. Each meal is served with rice and miso soup.

Tori Karaage

Gyu Suteki

Gindara Teriyaki

As for dessert options, you may have the Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pizza) as a savory treat or you may try their Green Tea Mochi or Purin for your sweet treat.

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pizza)


To cap off the meal, you may have their Mugi Cha (hot tea) or Ocha (cold tea), or have Sake either served hot or cold to end the meal.


With its traditional Japanese restaurant setting, Izakaya Kenta makes the customers feel that they are indeed dining as how the Japanese do. If your craving for an authentic Japanese dining experience, visit them at their new location at Adriatico or Like their Facebook Page for updates.

Izakaya Kenta
G/F Malate Bayview Mansion, 1781 M. Adriatico St. Malate
1004 Manila, Philippines
Mon - Sun: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Phone (02) 523 1874
Email izakayakenta@gmail.com
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