June 13, 2024

Izakaya Hamachi in Makati: Casual Craving for Yakitori, Steaks, and Japanese Beers

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  • With the numerous Japanese restaurants peppering the Metro, choosing which one to try next can be challenging. Fortunately, we’ll bring you to an authentic Japanese restaurant you should add to your list of must-tries for your culinary adventures!

    IMAGE from Izakaya Hamachi

    Izakaya Hamachi is a casual Japanese restaurant in Salcedo Village, Makati that is renowned for its fresh Japanese food, sake, and beers imported directly from Japan.

    As its name suggests, it specializes in hamachi or yellowtail with the Buri Kama or the grilled collar, being a favorite among many for its fatty content and melt-in-the-mouth consistency.

    Hamachi from Japan / IMAGE from Izakaya Hamachi’s Instagram 

    As the restaurant is likened to an izakaya, a casual pub in Japan, guests may expect a variety of Japanese street food like the yakitori or  grilled chicken skewers, best paired with alcoholic beverages, perfect for a night out with friends.

    Negima / IMAGE from Izakaya Hamachi’s Instagram

    Another snack you might wish to try is their takoyaki, a chewy crowd-favorite made from ingredients sourced from Osaka, Japan with the exception of octopus from the Philippine seas to keep the quality consistently fresh and flavorful.

    However, unlike traditional izakayas, Izakaya Hamachi also serves impressive sushi boats and succulent wild steaks, offering a unique twist on the classic izakaya experience.

    Sushi Boat / IMAGE from Izakaya Hamachi’s Instagram

    The Wildsteak, for example, is an ultimate must-try both for its flavor and texture. It is made of imported, high-grade chuck-eye beef, smoked over their signature coconut charcoal grill before served on a cast iron hot plate filled with a bed of white onions and herb butter.

    The Wildsteak / IMAGE from Izakaya Hamachi

    Complete your hearty meal with their premium Japanese rice and homemade garlic chili, and you’ll definitely be over the moon with this combo!

    If you are curious about their authentic Japanese beverages, here’s a treat for you. These are some of the Japanese rice wine varieties for you to choose from!

    • Raw Sake; ABV 15% (light, smooth, medium dry)
    • Honjozo Karatamba Sake; ABV 15% (crisp, dry taste, lingering finish)
    • Iichiko; ABV 25% (Japan’s No. 1 shochu brand with a roasted barley flavor)

    What’s more, they also serve Japanese whiskeys and beers from known brands such as Kirin Ichiban, Sapporo Premium, and Asahi Super Dry.

    IMAGE from Izakaya Hamachi’s Instagram

    Now ready to book for a special occasion? Izakaya Hamachi also welcomes private functions! You may reach them at 0917-899-5426 / 0977-314-3064 or visit them at the ground floor of Finman Center, Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City.

    General Information

  • G/F, Finman Center, Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City
  • 0917-899-5426 / 0977-314-3064
  • 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
  • izakayahamachi
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