There’s something so comforting about Mac and Cheese that no one ever seems to outgrow it. This simple baked macaroni pasta drowned in cheese is more than enough to make us swoon in delight. It is perfect on its own or as a complementary side dish to ribs or roasted chicken.
While restaurants may have their own different versions by adding signature ingredients like truffle or bacon, Mac N’ Cheese, no matter the form, will always remain a favorite.
Here are a few places around the city that you can rely on for good Mac n’ Cheese to perk up your appetite!
Lobster Mac & Cheese – Ruby Jack’s Steakhouse & Bar
Giving you the classic vibe of an elegant yet modern steakhouse, Ruby Jack’s serves amazing and too-good-to-be-true steaks to cure your cravings. However, their Lobster Mac N’ Cheese is also an obvious must-try!
Truffle Mac and Cheese – Fino Deli
“The first wine bar and delicatessen in Marikina City”. Fino Deli brings rustic Italian and Spanish flare in an inviting and relaxed atmosphere. They serve wide variety of imported wines, cheeses and cold cuts.
Macaroni and Cheese – Wildflour Cafe + Bakery
One of their best-sellers, Wildflour’s Mac N’ Cheese is made up of 3 kinds of cheese: Gruyere, Emmental and Cheddar, lusciously baked with bechamel sauce.
Truffle Mac & Cheese – Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen
“Scrumptious and comforting original blend of cheeses and truffle cream over tender elbow macaroni, topped with melted mozzarella and cheddar cheese” – that’s enough to convince us that Mama Lou’s version is one to add in the bucket list. As most would know that Mama Lou’s specializes in all kinds of pasta, their Truffle Mac & Cheese is definitely one of their star-sellers.
Mac & Foie – Le Petit Souffle
This French-Japanese cafe by Chef Miko Aspiras is known for their delicious pastries, but their Mac and Foie made with sharp cheddar, emmental and gruyere, with shimeji, crimini and Hungarian sausage, is a also a must try.
Truffle Four Cheese Pasta – The Stockpile
Owned by cousins Gabby and Geoff Eigenmann and head chef Tanya Chua, The Stockpile is a Western cuisine-inspired restaurant situated in Ortigas. Their Truffle Four Cheese Pasta is divine and is also one of their must-orders!
Classic Mac and Cheese – The Bowery
The Bowery is an American bistro pub from Chef Cuit Kaufman of Borough serving upscale New York comfort food. It is a concept inspired from the chic Bowery Street in New York. Try their Classic Mac and Cheese that’ll bring you back to the basics with yellow cheddar, gruyere, and gouda!
Wicked Truffled Mac N’ Cheese – Chelsea Kitchen
Chelsea Kitchen, one of the brands in the group, ‘Raintree Restaurants’, puts a creative spin in their mac n’ cheese and adds truffle oil! It’s also baked and served in a casserole for a more unique dining experience.
Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Truffled Mushroom Cream & Bacon Pasta with Bottomless Iced Tea with Booky! Read more here.
Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese – Bun Appetit
One of the most popular vendors at the Salcedo Saturday market, Bun Appetit is now rolling their into The Grid Food Market It serves 3 bestselling seafood rolls: lobster, crab and shrimp rolls.
Mac & Four Cheese – Kettle
Kettle may be known for their Buttermilk Fried Chicken, but there’s no denying that their Mac & Four Cheese is a must-try too. The four cheeses included are Fontina, Cheddar, Gruyere and Parmesan, topped off with bacon bits.
Fun fact: You can order their off-the-menu Mac & Blue Cheese.
Macaroni Pimiento 4 Cheese Gratin – Providore
Providore is the newest addition to the Raintree group of restaurants. It is a coffee bar & bistro, also selling kitchen provisions, artisanal retail, and cakes and pastries.
Smoked Mac N’ Cheese – Fireside by Kettle
Fireside by Kettle has similar dishes that you would be able to find in Kettle, but their version of Mac and Cheese is different. Their Smoked Mac N’ Cheese with Bacon Chunks will immediately send you to heaven at first bite!
Burger Mac & Cheese – Torch Restaurant
We’re well aware that cheeseburgers exist, but have you heard of Torch’s Burger Mac & Cheese? Theirs is served in a sizzling plate, topped with U.S. Angus Beef Patty. You’re welcome.
Mac N’ Cheese – Wagga Wagga Jerk Chicken
Simple and straightforward, Wagga Wagga’s Mac N’ Cheese is definitely one of those dishes that you should never judge by its cover. Read our full feature here for more info.
Mac & Cheese – Borough
Borough offers comfort food dishes such as milk and cookies, carbonara, mac and cheese, and grilled cheese & tomato soup.
Truffle Mac & Cheese – Cafe Alyana
A hidden gem in Quezon City, Cafe Alyana serves some of the most delicious comfort food dishes at affordable prices. Their Truffle Mac & Cheese is so good, you’ll be craving for more.
Mac ‘n Cheese – Nono’s
The chef behind Classic Confections’ opened this restaurant serving comfort food like homemade fried chicken, mac and cheese, and more. You need to try the Chocolate Oblivion cake!
Mac & Cheese – Miguel & Maria
Baked macaroni and cheese, smothered with their own homemade sauce and served in a sizzling skillet, Miguel and Maria sure knows how to please their customers. Find more restaurants in Marikina here.
BBQ Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese – Cafe Publico
Cafe Publico is known to serve some of the most unique gelato flavors, but their cheesy and creamy Mac and Cheese is also one of their best sellers and it comes in different flavors too–there’s Mac and Chix Casserole, Spicy Tuna and BBQ Pulled Pork.
Luxe Mac N’ Cheese – Lusso
You’ve probably heard of Lusso’s Foie Gras Burger, but have you tried their Luxe Mac N’ Cheese? Their version has croutons on top for that extra crunch and pancetta bacon for a more flavorful experience.
4 Cheese Mac N’ Cheese – Pitmaster’s Smokehouse BBQ
While Pitmaster’s is known for their juicy and flavorful ribs, their 4 Cheese Mac N’ Cheese with mozzarella, pecorino, parmesan and cheddar, deserves its rightful place to be labelled a must-try!
We bet we’ve given you the cravings, but don’t you worry about that! Bookmark this article for future references or simply search for ‘MACARONI AND CHEESE‘ in the Booky app to find the nearest restaurant serving this glorious dish! Ahh, what a good time to be alive!