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Ipponyari: A Taste of Authentic Japan

People like what's real, especially when it comes to food; nothing satisfies like authenticity. This is precisely what Ipponyari Japanese Restaurant offers.

Fans of Japanese cuisine who've tried Ipponyari find it to be a true culinary gem, offering an authentic taste of Japan in the heart of the Philippines. Ipponyari has become the destination for those who seek authenticity.

One could argue that having an ever-growing number of loyal patrons doesn't necessarily attest to its authenticity as a Japanese restaurant but could only mean it serves good food. So, we proceed with the question: How authentic is Ipponyari?

The proof, they say, is in the pudding. A good way to determine if a Japanese restaurant is authentic is by its following of Japanese patrons. Who can better authenticate it than the experts, right? Ipponyari boasts a significant number of Japanese customers. In fact, during peak hours, perhaps in all of Ipponyari's branches, the air echoes with Japanese chatter.

Locals and other nationalities who know the real deal enjoy Ipponyari as well. The restaurant has become a dining destination, establishing itself as a place where culinary excellence meets a stern commitment to traditional Japanese flavors.

Word of mouth and glowing reviews have contributed to Ipponyari's growing number of patrons. The restaurant's warm and welcoming ambiance, attentive service, and dedication to using the freshest ingredients have won the hearts of diners. It has become a go-to choice for special occasions, family gatherings, and casual dining experiences, making it a cornerstone of the local food scene.

Ipponyari's menu is a testament to the diversity and richness of Japanese cuisine. Here are some of the best-selling items that have captured the hearts and taste buds of diners:

Sushi and Sashimi: Ipponyari's sushi and sashimi offerings are a true culinary delight. Freshness is paramount, and each bite reflects the restaurant's dedication to quality. Whether you prefer delicate slices of sashimi or intricately crafted sushi rolls, you'll find a range of options to satisfy your cravings.

Tempura: Crisp and golden, the tempura at Ipponyari is a crowd-pleaser. The light, flavorful batter perfectly complements the tender shrimp and vegetables, creating a harmonious bite that keeps diners coming back for more.

Ramen: The restaurant's ramen bowls are a comfort food lover's dream. Rich, flavorful broths, accompanied by chewy noodles and a variety of toppings, provide a satisfying and authentic taste of Japan.

Teriyaki Dishes: Whether it's chicken, beef, or salmon, Ipponyari's teriyaki dishes offer a balance of sweet and savory flavors that please the palate. Each dish is meticulously prepared and glazed with a delicious teriyaki sauce.

Curry Dishes: Ipponyari's Japanese curry dishes are a comforting blend of aromatic spices and tender meats, served with steamed rice. The rich and flavorful curry sauce is a favorite among diners seeking a heartwarming meal.

Gyoza: The pan-fried dumplings, known as gyoza, are a delightful appetizer or side dish. The crispy exterior gives way to a savory and well-seasoned filling that's simply irresistible.

Matcha Desserts: To complete your meal on a sweet note, indulge in Ipponyari's matcha-infused desserts. From matcha ice cream to matcha cheesecake, these treats are a perfect ending to your Japanese culinary journey.

These are just the notable favorites. Ipponyari also serves Udon, Donburi, Agemono, Yakiniku, Yakimono, and Yakitori... the whole shebang. To see Ipponyari's complete menu, click here.

Ipponyari Branches

Sta. Rosa Branch:

2/F Piazza Bldg. Sta. Rosa Estates

Tagaytay Road, Santa Rosa, Laguna

Tel: (049)541-1634/35

Globe: 09178453887

Smart: 09985308623

Calamba Branch:

Barangay Real, National Hi-way

Calamba, Laguna

Tel: (049) 501 6169


Globe: 09178453877

Smart: 09985308622

Cavite Branch:

FCIE Compound, Langkaan, Cavite

Tel: (046)402-1179

Globe: 09178453818

Smart: 09985308619


The Outlets at Lipa

LIMA Technology Center, Lipa, Batangas

Tel: (043)4042065

Globe: 09178453806

Smart: 09985308618

Alabang Branch:

2/F Alabang West Parade, Daang Hari Road

Brgy. Almanza Dos, Las Piñas City


Smart: 0928-524-7716

Ipponyari Japanese Restaurant continues to shine as a culinary destination that brings the flavors of Japan to the Philippines. Whether you're a connoisseur of Japanese cuisine or simply looking to explore new flavors, Ipponyari promises an unforgettable dining experience that will leave you craving more.


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