John and Yoko

2/F Greenbelt 5, Legazpi St., Ayala Center, Makati, Metro Manila

John and Yoko
3.9
4.0 Stars

84 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 19
  • 4 stars 41
  • 3 stars 19
  • 2 stars 4
  • 1 star 1
  • 88 Reviews
  • 60 Recommend
  • 84 Reviewers
Category:
Japanese
Business Hours
Reopens: 10:00a - 9:00p
Phone
+6327298698

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Monday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Thursday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Friday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p
  • Saturday
    • 11:00a - 10:00p

Payment Options

Cash, MasterCard, Visa

Price Range

₱300 - ₱1,200

Most Recent Reviews

Cherry R.
5.0 Stars
2

Their Salmon Capricciosa is a must-try. We were smiling and had that 'kilig' feeling while eating it because it's just so delicious! I was treating my cousin dinner for her birthday, and she was very satisfied with the food.
Don't forget to order the unique Chicken Teriyaki and Mango pizza. Yes, I know it sounds weird, but it really is amazingly delicious. 128077128077128077

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Ian V.
4.0 Stars
5

5 August 2016

Tuna Sashimi
Salmon Sashimi
Uni Sashimi
Miso Soup
Seafood Teppanyaki
Ebi Tempura
Shibuya Steak

Thank God they got rid of that horrid, depressing, gloomy interior. They redid the whole place and it now looks like a chic cafe. With the wooden tables, pastel colors, and better lights. It's interiors before were just too dark and creepy. Now, it's more inviting.

They also redid the menu. It's more well thought of and filled with with curated photos. I thought I was looking at a lookbook - food edition.

Since we were with our dad, we ordered our usual sashimis - Tuna, Salmon, and Uni. They all looked great (great color on them) and fresh.

Everything was great and came with in big servings. The food was pricey so at least the serving size of the dishes weren't small.

We liked the variety of the food included in the Seafood Teppanyaki. There was tuna, shrimp, squid, oyster, etc. on that dish. The Ebi Tempura was good. The ebi was big and long and the breading was crispy.

The highlight for me was the Shibuya. I ordered it at medium rare and they cooked it to perfection. The meat was tender and flavorful. And it went great with the sauce.

Overall, the food was great. Although I wished the servers looked happier serving us. The one who took our orders was scowling for some reason, it's disturbing. Like you'd wish someone else would take your orders. Or maybe you can do it yourself instead and just past it on to the kitchen. Hope they can improve on that.

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Tommy T.
3.0 Stars

Went for a late lunch/ snack at 3pm. The place has been renovated. Ordered mini tacos, salmon truffle and soft shelled crab. Crispy teriyaki chicjen, sukiyaki soup, and salmon sushi with mango salsa. Food was ok. Service a bit slow considering there were only 4 tables at 3 pm

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Wiljohn M.
3.0 Stars
2

To avoid the Friday traffic, the wife and I decided to hang out in Greenbelt and have dinner at John and Yoko.
The place has a better interior now. It is well lit and the ambience is a fusion of japanese and steampunk.

I noticed however that the restaurant was undermanned so the staff was a bit overwhelmed handling the weekend crowd.

We ordered smoked salmon in truffle and ponzu sauce as well as their own version of paella. Both were not that exceptional. The salmon was tender but the flavor got drowned in the tarty acidic taste of the sauce. I also did not taste the truffle which was supposedly a main ingredient too. As for the paella, I was disappointed when I did not find a single slice of chorizo unlike what was on the menu. There was chicken teriyaki, shrimp and squid but paella is incomplete without the chorizo.

My verdict for this place us just average.

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Mika M.
4.0 Stars

Double date after work. :) We decided to have dinner at John and Yoko. We thought it was already closed because they changed their interior. Well for us, it looks better. It's more cozy and looks like a cafe. Anyway, we ordered sushi onigiri, uni cheese and bacon croquet, all-meat pizza, scallop dynamite, chicken terriyaki and mango pizza, and tonkatsu. Everything we ordered was superb. The best dish for us is the dynamite scallops! Aaaah! Imagine we all became quiet and busy when scallop dynamite was served. I will order the same dish when we get back. 5 stars for everything. I just gave them 4 stars because of slow service.

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Denise Dominique A.
4.0 Stars

I liked it.

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EJ B.
4.0 Stars

JOHN & YOKO Cosmopolitan Japanese:

Chicken Teppan - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5

Assorted Sushi - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5

Tendons - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5

#ilovetoeat

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Janille T.
4.0 Stars

I liked it.

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Bea Patricia J.
4.0 Stars

John and yoko part 2.

Ohh new seating arrangement! couch + wooden chairs in pairs.

PHILADELPHIA roll because CREAM CHEESE, the dynamite roll of course, and ramen because SOUP badly needed.

The maki rolls, I enjoyed most. Tightly packed without the grainy texture (though from the photo you think it'll scatter before it lands in your mouth) and won't leave a sticky or slimy sensation - well you know. . . when the nori is like tape or when there's just too much mayo.

The ramen ---- just don't get this please :D Yo mama's chicken noodle soup is way better. If you want ramen, go ippudo or ramen nagi or mendokoro or hanamaruken etc. had to constantly tease Rainer P but stopped in between so he can at least enjoy his meal. HEEHEE >.<

Still enjoyed the evening though :)

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Larah L.
1.0 Stars

big disappointment. mas ok pa sa yoshinoya o tokyo tokyo

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Mark C.
5.0 Stars

The sushi was as good as it looks in the photo. I love the lightly seared salmon and tuna. John and Yoko is basically Sumo Sam with fancier seats and more upbeat lighting.

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Bea Patricia J.
5.0 Stars

Long over due post hence the shortage of distinct foodie after taste. Celebrated a huuuuge milestone in his life here! Hi Rainer P 127881

CHICKEN TERRIYAKI AND MANGO PIZZA
Pizza would seem kinda off the hook, but it's one of the the best recommendations from our server, I must say! I love thin crust pizza, and this is just MMMMMM delicious!

DYNAMITE ROLL, SMOKED SALMON AND TUNA ROLL. I LOVE EVERY PIECE. Enough said.

Dine, to taste!

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Sandy B.
5.0 Stars

*speechless* yum yum

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Mervin Paulo R.
4.0 Stars

Ordered wagyu ramen, two thumbs up 128077128077

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Julie J.
3.0 Stars

This place used to be pretty packed, you had to line up to get seats...food was a lot better then too, But gone are the glory days, it felt gloomy and sad when we visited today 128533 Only about 5 tables were occupied.

Anyways, Blame it on Japanese food cravings, we agreed to have lunch here for our #NBW with Yina M and Kirby G 127843127857 ordered the Cheese Gyoza , Clam Miso Soup , Ebi Rolls and Chirashi.. Everything was just average, no Wow factor, just typical japanese food you can get anywhere 128529 I thought the Chirashi wasn't worth 500, measly sashimi toppings and some Uni 128557 pffft...

Probably not coming back again anytime soon 128529

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Jodi N.
4.0 Stars

One of those Japanese restaurants that has that cool and modern vibe. And that look works! The decor is fun and modern. Everything we ordered was expertly cooked with a simple yet elegant plating. I enjoyed their rendition of Spicy Tuna Salad. The price may be a little high but thats a given from the location. I wanted to try their “Steak of The Nation” but perhaps on my second visit.

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Albert T.
3.0 Stars

New wave vibe + Japanese resto = cool!

Dimly lit with modernized pics of Japanese period samurais and shoguns, I felt a little bit an uneasy at first meeting up with a friend with this ambiance. In fact, in one corner, a black and white samurai movie was playing quietly. But as the conversation went along, the place actually grew on me.

Food on the other hand, was not a stand out. I had the Tempura Soba which was fairly tasty and satisfying. The noodles were firm and the broth flavorful. I was served 2 pcs of shrimp tempura (standard for this dish) and a few other pieces of vegetable tempura. Shrimps were larger than average which was a plus.

Attentive and friendly servers definitely added to the "chillness" factor.

Deserves another visit and a try of other dishes but 3 stars for now. 128524

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Eliza F.
3.0 Stars

I thought it was OK.

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Abie B.
5.0 Stars

Best tepanyaki rice I've ever had in my life. I love the garlic taste of it, not to mentio the tenderness of their pork tonkatsu. This is one of the Japanese restaurants I wouldn't mind going back to again and again and again.

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Francis C.
2.0 Stars

Had Tan Tan Men ramen, tofu steak, and wagyu and bacon fried rice. All dishes were poorly seasoned, quality felt cheap. The fried rice was seriously bad. The tofu felt like tokwa in my mouth. It was not smooth. The sauce was too thick and cornstarch-y. The ramen, not good at all.

As for the new ambience, it's ok but I don't like the chairs because the arm tests are too high.

I'm really quite disappointed as this used to be one if my go to restos for Japanese bistro food. Such a let down.

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