Sunday, April 18, 2010

Weekend Food Tripping at: Yakimix

Are you in an "I'm so hungry I could eat a whole cow" mood?  Buffet is the answer to your hungry problems!  I seldom dine in an "eat-all-you-can" restaurant because I like enjoying my food without stuffing my face with it.  There are days though that I just can't make up my mind on what dishes I am craving for.  That's when buffets are worth it!  Over the weekend, I was in the mood to try the famous buffet restaurant that has been buzzing around the food review blogs!  The restaurant is called Yakimix!

Stuffing yourself with food won't be fun if you're alone!  So armed with the family army, we marched to Yakimix Thomas Morato branch (previously Nippon restaurant)  and showed them what my family can do to their kitchen! *laughs*

The ambiance that greeted us is quite nice and spacious, I like it that there are couches on the sides were people can relax!  It's quite packed with family and friends and you can instantly see the buffet table right in the middle of the room.

The buffet table separates the raw and cooked dishes. The other side of the table are the Japanese Sushi and Sashimi.  There's an appetizer area which includes soup and some snacks!  My favorite is the "Miso soup", I gulped 2 bowls of it prior to my main dish!  There's also a pastry and ice cream area for dessert lovers out there!

Each table has a grilling pan set up for you to cook!  I have to remind you NOT to set up a date after dining in this restaurant.  You'll end up smelling like a grilled ham!  This can be good...if yourdate is into smoked ham! hahaha

I took shots of my family member's plates.  Make sure to separate the plate for raw and cooked dishes.
Let's start with my plate, don't worry, I plan to start with poise and go back for the dishes I like.  There's beef and broccoli, scrambled eggs, mushrooms with vegetables and some pork ribs.  I am taking my time! 

Some squid balls, shrimp tempura, tuna rolls and random seafood.

Korean dishes are also available.  Korean beef, Kimchi and Chinese dishes like garlic fish, dimsum and random dishes like pastas. 

For the raw dishes, there are some random beef, pork and seafood as well as sausages.

Meat were marinated with different types of sauces and spices. 

Some Yakitori and random meat and seafood.  I am overwhelmed with the food they offer!

I like the part of grilling and enjoyed eating them freshly cooked!  Be careful not to burn your tongue!

I ended the heavy meal with a  nice cup of mango ice cream and skipped the pastries.  My mom enjoyed their egg tarts as my nephew played his ice cream with chocolate kisses and sprinkles.  We were definitely full and satisfied.

I've read mixed reviews on the customer service of the restaurant.  Personally, I did not have any problem with the branch at Tomas Morato.  You just have to arrive early so you don't have to wait for your table.  

The buffet meal costs Php580.00 (approx $12.60) tax and service charge included and additional Php50.00 (approx $1.20) for bottomless drinks.  The restaurant accepts cash and credit card payments.

Yakimix Branches
Hoobies of Asia
Macapagal Boulevard Pasay
tel. no.: 632-387-8120

SM Mall of Asia

Ground Floor, Entertainment Mall
tel. no.: 632-836-1535

Thomas Morato

2nd floor, Forum Bldg. 
270 Tomas Morato Ave., QC
tel. no.: 632-385-7500

Do you like buffets?
Have you tried this restaurant?
Tell me your experiences with "all-you-can-eat" restaurants.

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


  1. You always make me so hungry with these weekend food tripping posts. And right now it's midnight! Hahaha no midnight snack for meeee. xD

  2. I haven't tried dining at Yakimix but now I want to! :P Yum!!!

  3. Hi Nikki thanks for stopping by.
    About purple eyeshadow I posted on my blog, my most fav is Lunasol palette :)

  4. MMMMMM! Thats crazy yummy! Totally tasty! I love random BBQs too :)

  5. Gosh, I feel like I'm stuffed already just looking at your photos. But the food looks good and 'mura' for a buffet.

  6. I've tried buffet in Spiral, Circle, seven corners and Dad's saisaki! all of them were great! i wanna try Yakimix too!

  7. I love buffets! We take our time whenever we do eat-all-you-can food trip para sulit. Haha. Here in Cebu, my fave buffets are those by Cafe Marco in Marco Polo Plaza, Tides in Shangri-La, La Familia in Imperial Palace, Tong's Restaurant and Grand Majestic. Ang sarap lang kumain, never mind the weight gain. Hahaha.

  8. I love, love buffets!!! I really enjoyed this post.

  9. We're always on the look out for the best deal buffets in town. Thanks for sharing this. I'd like to invite you to this new Food and Nutrition Forum. More of everything!

  10. Maggie, sorry for making you hungry!!!

    Pammy, do give it a chance, kahit once lang! :)

    PinkyKathy, I have a feeling it'll be lunasol! thanks for answering

  11. Anastacia, me too! BBQ's are really really good!

    Carmen Araneta, it is ok if you can eat a lot! I don't kc!

    Zashiq5, I haven't tried a lot of buffets in the metro! I'll get ulcers from stuffing my face

  12. Lipstick on the cup :)

    Kaith, wow, when I go back to Cebu, I'll keep that in mind! I've only been to Cebu once!

    Becky, thank you

    Jenny, thanks

  13. Great post! I'll give it a try.


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