13 New Unique Foodie Destinations to Discover in Alabang


It’s better down South.

As far as it is, Alabang is a sprawling foodie haven with new restaurants popping up in every corner. Though getting there takes time on the road (unless you live there), these newly opened restaurants might just motivate you to take that long drive down South.

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81 Cafe and Bistro – Madison Galeries

81 Cafe and Bistro offers Filipino, Spanish and Italian comfort food like Gambas, Cheese Platter, Kare-kare, Adobong Puti and Spinach Ravioli, to name a few. 

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3/F Madison Galeries, Don Jesus Boulevard, Alabang Hills, Cupang, Muntinlupa
(02) 845-4123

Darwin Dimsum – Molito Lifestyle Mall

Darwin Dimsum is a hole-in-the-wall Chinese place that serves a wide variety of affordable dimsum, noodles, and a few rice meals. What makes them different than the others is that they have specialty Hello Kitty hakaw, panda vegetable buns, and Mickey Mouse radish cakes! Read our full feature here.

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Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory – Molito Lifestyle Mall

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a premier chocolate and confectionery house most popular for its signature caramel dipped apples.

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Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa

Petit Bistro – Festival Supermall

Petit Bistro is a French-inspired specialty tapas restaurant, wine, and cocktail bar. This will definitely be your new spot to unwind in the South. 

Also read15 of the Best Restaurants with Unlimited Wine Promos in Manila
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G/F Festival Supermall, Water Garden Expansion, Filinvest Corporate City, Commerce Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 821-5294

The Witches Brew and Diner – Ramp Bldg.

Witches Brew and Diner is the first and only Harry Potter and Game of Thrones themed bistro serving a variety of food and drinks.

Also read: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Pop Culture Themed Cafes in the Philippines
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G/F Ramp Bldg., Lakefront Boardwalk, Sucat, Muntinlupa
(09230 169 7711

Melt Grilled Cheesery – Molito Lifestyle Mall

Melt is a gourmet “grilled cheesery” serving a unique variety of cheese dishes. Enjoy their warm service and house blend of melted cheeses.

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Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa

Llaollao – ATC

Llaollao is an international franchise from Spain offering frozen yogurt -plain or modified with a selection of toppings. It is best known for their Sanum cup: three layers of fresh fruit + caramelized seeds + honeyed cereal + frozen yogurt.

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2/F Alabang Town Center, Alabang Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa

Barcino – Molito Lifestyle Mall

Barcino serves traditional Spanish delicacies like paella, gambas, callos, and more as well as wines. 

Also read10 Restaurants for Authentic and Tasty Paella in Manila
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Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 821-0917

Baskin Robbins – SM Southmall

The world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops with nearly 7,000 locations and enjoy a different ice cream flavor for each day of the month.

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G/F SM Southmall, Alabang- Zapote Rd, Almanza Uno, Las Piñas

Sunnies Cafe – Alabang Town Center

Sunnies Cafe is the spin-off cafe of eyewear powerbrand, Sunnies Studios. It is LA-inspired and got us covered from brunch to dinner, and coffee to cocktails.

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G/F Alabang Town Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 777-6319

Cafe Mary Grace – Festival Supermall

Cafe Mary Grace is a homegrown cafe serving traditional cakes, meals, and pastries like their famous ensaymada and cheese rolls.

Also read10 Cozy Soups That Are Perfect for This Sweater Weather
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UG/F Festival Supermall, Water Garden Expansion, Filinvest Corporate City, Commerce Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa

Flaming Wings – SM Sucat and Alabang Town Center

Flaming Wings serves chicken wings, chicken tenders, and their famous wicked Oreos.

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3/F Alabang Town Center, Alabang Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa
G/F SM Sucat, Bldg A, San Dionisio, Parañaque

Mr. Roboto – Alabang Town Center

Mr. Roboto is a retro-themed restaurant with graphic anime artwork, serving traditional Japanese dishes with a modern twist. Read our full feature here.

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G/F ATC Corporate Center, Alabang Town Center, Alabang Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(0919) 955-3035

 

In case you missed it, here are other places you can check out in Alabang!

 

Puzzles: Board Game Lounge – Molito Commercial Complex

A board game café conceptualized by a group of young and hungry gamer entrepreneurs whose goal was to create something that builds genuine connections amongst families and friends. They serve beverages, sandwiches and even rice meals.

Also read: 11 New Board Game Cafes For Your Next Barkada Outing
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Unit 7, Lifestyle Extension Building, Molito Commercial Complex, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(0917) 326-1599

Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory – Alabang Town Center

Popular in Japan, Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory is famous for their delicate crackers made from Hokkaido milk. They are known for their bestselling Salt & Camembert and Honey Gorgonzola flavored cheese cookies.

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UG/F Alabang Town Center, Activity Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa

Pelagio – Festival Mall

Pelagio is a Mexican-Filipino bar and restaurant in Muntinlupa that serves up all your Mexican favorites like burritos, nachos, quesadillas, fajitas, and more!

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G/F Festival Supermall, Water Garden Expansion, Filinvest Corporate City, Commerce Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(0927) 335-0771

Tajimaya – Alabang Town Center

Tajimaya lets you experience a hands-on Japanese charcoal BBQ grill cooking with only the freshest and most authentic ingredients. They also offer a unique dishes with melt-in-your mouth Wagyu strips and Eat-All-You-Can Meals.

    Also read: 10 Best Restaurants To Visit According To Your Favorite Japanese Food

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    UG/F Alabang Town Center, Alabang Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 809-1687

    Exchange Alley Coffee House – Molito Lifestyle Mall

    Exchange Alley is a specialty coffee house that also serves food like toasts, pork & beans, and even bread pudding.

    Also read: 17 Specialty Cafes in Manila That Actually Serve Good Coffee
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    Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa

    Miyazaki – Molito Commercial Complex

    Miyazaki is a well-designed Japanese restaurant serving favorites like tempura, gyoza, sashimi, tonkatsu, and more. In Japan, Miyazaki is a prefecture located in the island of Kyushu.

    Also read: 10 New Japanese Spots in Manila that Serve Irresistible Desserts
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    Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 804-8813

    Soban K-Town Grill – ATC Corporate Center

    Soban K-Town Grill serves unique Korean-Mexican fusion dishes like their K-taco and Korilog. We recommend their 6-flavor Samgyupsal set with their pork belly served in Original, Fruity, Chili Bean, Soy Garlic, Doen Jang, and Wine. This is its 2nd branch.

    Insider tip: All of their sets come with an unlimited servings of rice, salad, soup, and egg roll appetizer.
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    ATC Corporate Center, Alabang Town Center, Alabang Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa

    Tori Ichi Yakitori and Bar – Festival Mall

    From Kyoto to Manila, Tori Ichi, literally “bird one”, is a Japanese yakitori restaurant specializing in grilled meats and parts on skewers. Unique to their menu is the currently raved about Bacon-wrapped Mochi. This is its 2nd and 3rd branch. Read more here.

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    G/F Festival Mall, Water Garden Expansion, Filinvest Corporate City, Commerce Ave., Alabang, Muntinlupa

    Señor Pollo – ATC Corporate Center

    Señor Pollo is the home of the ‘Famous Latin Chicken’ and second brainchild of the team behind El Chupacabra. Their menus may be different, but the crowd and attention both Latin-inspired restaurants draw are almost neck and neck. Their secret? Good food and cheap beer! Try their Roast Chicken with Spicy Rice and Chimichuri on the sides or the Lechon Asado.

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    ATC Corporate Center, Alabang Town Center, Alabang Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 891-5152

    Kuya J – Festival Supermall

    Kuya J is a casual dining restaurant that offers great Filipino gastronomic delights using quality and unique tasting dishes in a homey dining experience.

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    G/F Festival Supermall, Water Garden Expansion, Filinvest Corporate City, Commerce Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 815-9192

    RUB Ribs & BBQ – Madison Galeries

    Rub Ribs is most famous for their BBQ ribs & signature sauce. Their mission is to provide unforgettable, quality ribs and choices which are affordable and enjoyable for everyone. This is its sixth branch.

    Also read: 15 Secretly Awesome Rib Joints In and Out of Manila

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    2/F Madison Galeries, Don Jesus Boulevard, Alabang Hills, Cupang, Muntinlupa
    (0927) 593-9827

    Steam Yard Coffee and Community – National Road

    Steam Yard is a hole in the wall cafe that serves fresh brews from local coffee beans. They also serve pastries and other snacks.

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    49 National Road, Muntinlupa
    (02) 800-6324

    DIY Poké – Madison Galeries

    DIY Poké is a casual Hawaiian poké joint hidden in Madison Galeries, Alabang. It is the first in the Philippines to offer build-your-own poké bowls inspired by trendy hole-in-the-wall spots in California, USA. Read our full feature here.

    Read more: Poké Bowls, the latest craze in healthy fast food today

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    2/F Madison Galeries, Don Jesus Boulevard, Alabang Hills, Cupang, Muntinlupa
    (0995) 473-6224

    The Halal Guys – Alabang Town Center

    The Halal Guys is NYC’s most famous street cart serving halal-certified rice platters, sandwiches, and falafels, along with their equally famous white and hot sauce. 

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    G/F Alabang Town Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa

    Coffee Stache – Filinvest

    Coffee Stache is a cozy hole-in-the-wall cafe that serves specialty coffee, small bites, and even beer

    Read more: 15 Awesome Cafes in BGC for Your Next Coffee Date
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    Studio City Commercial, Tower 1, 9228 West Parc Drive, Filinvest, Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 237-4649

    Aburi Modern Japanese Cuisine – Madison Galeries

    Aburi is a modern Japanese restaurant specializing in torched dishes. Menu highlights include the salmon aburi, beef aburi bowl and wagyu cubes. It also offers affordable aburi bento sets for those looking for a more budget friendly meal. Read our full feature here.

    Read more: 12 Restaurants You Can Visit for Authentic Aburi Sushi
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    2/F Madison Galeries, Don Jesus Boulevard, Alabang Hills, Cupang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 776-1474

    Kapihan by Luna Specialty Coffee – Madrigal Business Center

    Kapihan is a spin-off of homegrown and proudly local cafe, Luna Specialty Coffee in BGC. It serves sandwiches, all-day Pinoy breakfast, hot plates, and local specialty concoctions like their Dapitan Coco Sugar Latte. 

    Insider tip: Watch out for Daily Specials: selected rice meals + iced coffee + dessert combo!
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    Madrigal Business Center, Alabang-Zapote Rd, Alabang, Muntinlupa

    Llucia Churreria – Madison Galeries

    Llucia (loo-si-ya) serves classic sugar-sprinkled churros with warm choco dip, as well as their own churros soft-serve ice cream with choco-caramel sauce.

    Read more: 17 Insanely Good Churros You Shouldn't Miss
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    2/F Madison Galleries, Don Jesus Boulevard, Alabang Hills, Cupang, Muntinlupa
    (0977) 092-2944

    Schmidt’s Gourmet Hotdogs – Madison Galeries

    From a humble food truck to six branches strong, Schmidt’s serves signature gourmet hotdogs from around the world, nachos and house blend iced tea. Popular hotdog flavors include the Seattle Dog, Wagamama, and The Julius. 

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    2/F Madison Galleries, Don Jesus Boulevard, Alabang Hills, Cupang, Muntinlupa
    (0977) 092-2944

    Rock & Seoul – Alabang Town Center

    Rock & Seoul is a modern Korean restaurant offering a playful twist on the traditional bibimbap. Customize your own stone bowls exactly how you want it with toppings ranging from different proteins, vegetables, sauces, and more.

    Read more: 13 Must Try Authentic Korean Restaurants in Manila
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    G/F Alabang Town Center, Center Wing, Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 772-4192

    Paper Moon Cafe – ATC Corporate Center

    Paper Moon is home to the popular mille crepe cakes of Emy Wada, Tokyo’s Grand Dame of specialty cakes. Sandwiches, pastries, cakes, and coffee are also served.

    Related post: 17 Ube Desserts to Fall in Love With
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    G/F ATC Corporate Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (02) 585-0797

    La Maripili – ATC Corporate Center

    This new dessert gem in the South may specialize in churros, but they also serve a selection of gourmet sandwiches and toasts for your brunch needs. Must Try: The Pinoy Catalan Toast, Homemade Chorizo and Cheese Grilled Sandwich, Churros with Catalan Cream, and Churros with Jamon Serrano.

    More desserts shops you should visit in the South here.
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    G/F ATC Corporate Center, Alabang Hills, Alabang, Muntinlupa

    Sigekiya Ramen – Commercenter

    Sigekiya Ramen is the ramen shop most loved by Filipinos in Yokohama, Japan. It will be serving its signature shoyu-based ramen, tsukemen and other Japanese bites.

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    Commercenter Bldg., East Asia Drive cor Commerce Ave, Filinvest Corporate City,Alabang, Muntinlupa
    (0917) 533-0818

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