Art appreciation <3
What makes your dining experience memorable? Good food and good service, of course! But, let’s not forget, the interiors and look of the restaurant also play a big role. We get fascinated if the place is Instagrammable with beautiful graffiti art murals.
Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Metro Manila!
Let’s now appreciate these art murals made by local artists with the list below. See for yourself, every artwork is a beauty!
Gorda – Uptown Parade
Gorda Fil-Mex Urban Cuisine is a family-oriented restaurant serving redefined Filipino-Mexican comfort food and cocktails. Their bestsellers include Mama’s Nachos, Breakfast Taquito Sampler, and El Ecuador De Margarita. Read our full feature here.
Tittos Latin BBQ & Brew – Kapitolyo
Tittos offers a playful gastronomic experience planted on Filipino roots with a Latin American twist. According to the owners of Tittos, they have anchored their vision for this restaurant on the whole aspect of friendship – where good friends gather to catch up over a good beer or two, while enjoying a memorable feast of exquisite flavors. Read our full feature here.
Bawai’s Vietnamese Kitchen – Uptown Parade
Bawai’s is a homegrown Vietnamese restaurant that uses only the freshest ingredients imported from Vietnam. You’ll be greeted with a beautiful painting with three women in their áo dài, the traditional attire for Vietnamese women. It certainly added a homey touch to the place. Read our full feature here.
Cu Chi Bar – Poblacion
Cư Chi Bar is Makati’s very own Vietnamese themed bistro and balcony bar hidden right in the heart of Poblacion. It’s got a mix of indoor and open air seating similar to pubs in Vietnam. And what would a bar in Makati be without good music? Cư Chi Bar has an array of DJs and performers who come to entertain every weekend.
Insider Tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Signature Cocktail from Cu Chi Bar! See more deals here.
The Social – Poblacion
The Social on Ebro, an outdoor venue currently featuring 2 restaurants, a bar and a pop-up store.
Insider Tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Calamansi Cooler and Special Drink from The Social! See more deals here.
Empingao – Poblacion
Empingao! is a street style Latin American restaurant offering traditional cuisines with modern twist. With a bar out front, you know that dining at Empingao! is going to be a lot of fun. The walls are brightly colored with hand painted murals that go from wall to ceiling. Read our full feature here.
Insider Tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Margarita from Empingao! See more deals here.
Linguini Fini – SM Megamall
A venture by Homegrown Foods and The Moment Group, Linguini Fini is an Italian restaurant rooted in New York culture that offers 100% fresh pasta and pizza.
Insider Tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 8-inch Cheese Pizza from Linguini Fini! Read more here.
Recess Food Alley – San Juan
Located a stone’s throw away from Xavier School, Recess Food Alley has quickly become a favorite among student, teachers, and weekenders of San Juan. They’ve got all your favorite childhood snacks like shawarma, french fries, street food and fish cakes. What’s more is they’ve got Buy One Get One (BOGO) promos at select stalls which means more food to go around!
Note: Wagga Wagga and Taco Joe’s are no longer in Recess Food Alley.
Señor Pollo – Poblacion
Señor Pollo is a Latin American restaurant and bar specializing in fried and roast chicken as well as bar bites. We recommend their Grilled Chicken, Señor Pollo Roast, and the Crispy Chicken Sisig.
Insider tip: Get UP TO P200 OFF when you book a table in two of their branches
Raging Bull Burgers – Shangri-la Hotel at the Fort
Raging Bull Burgers is a modern burger-joint that offers organic grass-fed burgers as well as milkshakes, craft beer, micro-brewed sodas, wines and homemade lemonade.
Lan Kwai Speakeasy – Katipunan
Lan Kwai Speakeasy is a newly-opened bar and restaurant inspired from the owners’ trip to Hong Kong. Lan Kwai Fong, it’s namesake, is a popular nightlife spot in Hong Kong. They serve quality cocktails and good foodthat won’t be too heavy on the pocket. Read our full feature here.
The South Grill – Aguirre
The South Grill is Aguirre’s newest restaurant that lets you unwind, listen to good music, eat great food and hang out with friends. They offer different kinds of sausages, liempo, other grilled food, and drinks.
Garuda – Legazpi Village
Hailed as “Indonesia’s most popular restaurant”, Garuda has branches in Medan, Jakarta, Singapore and is finally in Manila to give us a well received Southeast Asian high five. The interiors of the restaurant fashion some cool and modern artwork on the walls. The seats are cushioned and comfy for long stays while the colorful choices of wall art are the perfect prelude to the explosion of flavor that Restoran Garuda has in store. Read our full feature here.
Hustle Cafe – Cubao
10 Ronin – Sta. Cruz
10 Ronin is an underrated Japanese restaurant serving Jap-Fil fusion dishes like sisig nori tacos, nilagang ramen, adobo flakes maki, and more.
Reservations are accepted
View their Instagram account
4357 Montojo Street, Sta. Cruz, Makati
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