Skip to main content



Kaizen Davao's treat at the street

Located at the busy  corner of Pryce Road and Torres Street, Kaizen Davao has attracted a steady stream of diners since it opened in December 2016, a brainchild of  food entrepreneurs, couple Dana and Melissa Concha Zapanta.

Serving an array of Japanese-Western fusion dishes in a Yokocho-style dining set-up, it has re-enlivened the dining scene at Torres Street, home to several homegrown iconic restos and cafes like Harana, Bistro Rosario, Tiny Kitchen, Cafe Demitasse among many others.

Yokocho which in Japanese means alley, refers to small restaurants found in the alleys or small streets of Japanese cities frequented by workers and employees. Just like its Japanese inspiration, Kaizen Davao exudes the casual, laidback streetside dining experience. 

"We want to introduce Japanese culture particularly Yokocho to Davao City through Kaizen." Chef Dana said.

Dana who worked in Japan for three years describes the restaurant's concept as modern, casual, laidback and a place that c…

Latest Posts

Flicks and Reruns: The "Finding Yourself" movies

Exploring Magsaysay Park

Museums in Davao City