11 New Restaurants in Poblacion, Makati for Your Next Night Out


Poblacion has some new tricks up its sleeve!

Makati is home to the most beautiful skyscrapers, some of the best-dressed, and let’s not forget some of the best homegrown holes in the walls you’ll ever find in the metro. In this list we unravel the newest kids in the bustling Poblacion neighborhood.

Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Makati this month!

P.S. The fact that you’re passing through the red light district is just the tip of the iceberg of one of the best (and sketchiest) food trips in Manila.

Also read: 15 Specialty Restaurants in Poblacion, Makati You’ll Love

Dulo – P. Ganzon St.

DULO is a Restaurant-Bar-Cafe and Arts Event Space that serve good food, good coffee, and (of course) good drinks. It’s the complete package for the artistic millennial. Watch out for their events schedule, they have interesting stuff every week.

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4992 P. Guanzon St, Poblacion, Makati
(0975) 694-9176

AnyAny – Century City Mall

Located at Hole in the Wall, AnyAny is a new concept from Chef Nicco Santos that offers nasi lemak, roti prata, and more.

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Hole In The Wall, 4/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati

Bollywood Treats – Century City Mall

Bollywood Treats is a food kiosk that serves Indian comfort food from samosas to rice bowls to curries, and more. They also offer vegan and vegetarian options.

Insider tip: They serve platters for groups which also have vegan and vegetarian options!
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B-1 Level, Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave cor Salamanca St, Poblacion, Makati
(0995) 138-6239

Three Guys And A Grill – B. Valdez St.

Three Guys and a Grill serves different kinds of hot dogs like the Posh dog, Ang-hang (spicy lamb sausage), Swiss Army dog, as well as drinks and chips.

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4364 B. Valdez St, Poblacion, Makati
(02) 817-4449

Comfort Creamery – Playground 11

Comfort Creamery is a homemade ice cream brand serving a wide variety of ice cream flavors, cream cakes, shakes, and other sweet treats.

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    Playground 11, 5076 P. Burgos St, Poblacion, Makati
    (0995) 164-8222

    Crosta Pizzeria – The Social

    Crosta is a pizzeria stall serving unique pizzas with unique names such as The Basic Bitch (Pizza sauce, mozzarella, basil), Pepperonley (Pizza sauce, mozzarella, salami, parmesan), and Shroomed Out (Shiitake, portobello, white button, mozzarella, fontina, taleggio, parmesan, fresh thyme).

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    The Social, 5770 Ebro, Poblacion, Makati

    Elait – Century City Mall

    Elait, which came from the Thai word “lait” (milk in French) and “elate” (to fill with joy or pride), offers artisanal rolled ice cream and yogurt. You can choose from a variety of flavors like Salted Egg, Strawberry Trifle, and Bacon Brickle.

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    2/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave cor Salamanca St, Poblacion, Makati

    Garosu – General Luna St.

    Garosu is a Japanese-Korean restaurant that serves authentic meals that are quite affordable. Dining here gets you unlimited sides and soup for free.

    Also read: 11 Affordable Japanese Spots in Metro Manila for Meals as Low as ₱99
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    5343 General Luna St, Poblacion, Makati
    (02) 403-9140

    Hogs & Cattle Steakhouse – Century City Mall

    Hogs & Cattle highlights everything steak in their restaurant. With a menu stacked with an assortment of cuts and meats that can satisfy any meat craving you may have. They even have a Wagyu-All-You-Can promo for only Php 899!

    Also featured here: 15 Amazingly Affordable Steaks In and Out of Metro Manila
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    G/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati
    (0917) 860-7501

    Overdoughs – Century City Mall

    Overdoughs is a dessert stall that lets you enjoy doughnut holesbeignetsloukomades (Greek doughnuts), and more.

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    3/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave cor Salamanca St, Poblacion, Makati

    Sip & Gogh – Century City Mall

    Sip & Gogh is the first ever paint-and-sip studio in the Philippines. You can set up your next special date here and enjoy their selection of wines and snacks while you’re painting. Everyone is an artist here because their staff will always be there to assist you when you’ve run out of “inspiration.” You can take home your painting as a souvenir after your session. This is their fourth branch. More details on their site.

    Also read14 Restaurants to Add to Your Philippine Dining Bucket List
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    4/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave cor Salamanca St, Poblacion, Makati
    (0917) 670-1558

     

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    Blé Real Greek Food – A. Venue Mall

    You know a Greek restaurant is legit when its chef and owner are from Greece. Yiannis Trifyllis is the man behind this hole in the wall restaurant in the South. After successfully opening 2 branches in BF Homes, and a recent pop-up at Hole in the Wall Century City Mall, it now has made its way to Makati.

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    Milk Trade – Hole in the Wall

    Milk Trade is the newest dessert stall at Hole in the Wall that specializes in HK steamed milk with its signature skin, paired with golden eggettes. Other eggette flavors are also available like black sesame, matcha, and chocolate.

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    Hole In The Wall, 4F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave., Poblacion, Makati
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    Empingao! – P. Burgos St.

    Headed by Chef Mikel Francis Zaguirre of Locavore fame, Empingao serves Latin American comfort food that burst with flavors. It’s a great place for a good drink with friends while enjoying their Pork Belly Churrasco, Salmon Tacos and more.

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    San Lucas cor P. Burgos Street,Poblacion, Makati
    (0917) 813-1999

    Kanto Freestyle Breakfast – P. Burgos St.

    Kanto Freestyle Breakfast is one of Kapitolyo’s most popular 24/7 all-day breakfast diners. It is a modern and upgraded ‘carinderia’ that offers value 100-peso meals. Top dishes include the Batangas Beef Tapa, Honey Garlic Chicken and their Mixed Berry Pancakes. It is now 5 branches strong!

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    Kite Kebab Bar – Ebro St.

    This hidden gem specializes in Mediterranean street food cuisine. Although they don’t have a slab of steak, their Rib-Eye Steak Kebab is worth mentioning and definitely one you should try out!

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    Wagyu Kebab Skewers | Photo from @kitekebabbar
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    5772 Ebro St, Poblacion, Makati
    (02) 810-7388
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    Mad Subs – Kalayaan Ave.

    Mad Subs is an American fusion diner serving customizable submarine sandwiches and beer. Choose from various sauces and toppings like kimchi coleslaw, mango pineapple, wasabi mayo, and more.

    Booky Tip: Watch out for their holiday promos for exclusive flavors and discounts.

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    6005 Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati
    (0997) 502-3553
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    Mando’s Wingshack – Antipolo St.

    Mando’s is an Tex-Mex fusion wingshack that serves unique flavored wings, burgers, tacos, and more. Their Banana S’Mores is a also sure winner after that order of buffalo wings.

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    1158 Antipolo St, Poblacion, Makati
    (0917) 541-7165
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    Royal Indian Curry House (R.I.C.H.) – A. Venue Mall

    Royal Indian Curry House is the first and only sports restaurant bar in Manila that serves authentic North Indian delicacies. Their 17-page menu may be quite hard to tackle in one go but we’ve narrowed down some of their top recommended dishes by foodies. Try their Hyderabadi Biryani, Kadhai Gosht, Grand Tandoori Grilled Platter, Various curries (lamb, fish, & chicken curry) paired with garlic naan.

    Booky Tip: If you're the typical Makati night owl, then good news because RICH is open until 5AM.
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    Hyderabadi Biryani | Photo from @mikicheeky
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    5345 General Luna St, Poblacion, Makati
    (02) 801-4435

    Serious Dough – Hole in the Wall

    Serious Dough will be serving seriously good fresh-off-the-brick-oven pizza. Expect to get the same unexpected menu from Chef Miko Aspiras of Scout’s Honor, Le Petit Souffle and more. They serve unique pizza combinations like their seafood pizza called “Once You Go Black You Never Go Black” or their Indian-inspired pizza aka the “Life of Pi.”

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    Hole In The Wall, 4F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave., Poblacion, Makati
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    The Wild Poppy – Don Pedro St.

    Wild Poppy serves modern Asian dishes co-developed by Chef Nicco Santos of Your Local fame. They serve unique baos, small bites, and signature cocktails. Wild for hipster restaurants? Check out Chef Nicco’s soon-to-open BGC restaurant, Hey Handsome, here.

    Booky Tip: This roof deck restaurant is the perfect setting for your next Instagram-worthy sunset shot.
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    2/F 5666 Don Pedro St., Poblacion, Makati
    (0995) 990-8737
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    Bean & Yolk – Polaris St.

    This new brunch spot in Makati offers an egg-centric menu that features eight special dishes that will surely take you to egg heaven. You can read our full post here.

    Related post: 13 Special Dishes that Prove Everything is Better with Egg

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    Unit G6 Bel Air Soho Suites, Polaris St., Poblacion, Makati
    (0920) 926-7587
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    Hummus Elijah – Makati Ave.

    Hummus Elijah is a new Middle-Eastern late night joint that offers different varieties of hummus, falafel sandwiches, shakshuka, and more. Find out if they truly serve “the best hummus and falafel in Manila.”

    Crazy for anything with pita bread? Check out our list of Greek restaurants in Manila here.

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    7850 Makati Ave, Poblacion, Makati
    (02) 802-1885
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    Garde Manger – Hole in the Wall

    Garde Manger [gard man-zhāy] is a healthy-not-so-healthy concept restaurant from the Tasteless Group serving fresh salads, seafood, appetizers, juices, gluten-free pastries, and more from their cold kitchen.

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    Hole In The Wall, 4F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave., Poblacion, Makati
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    The Smokeyard – Don Pedro St.

    The Smokeyard is the brainchild of internationally-trained pitmaster, Troy Conine. This classic American BBQ joint serves low & slow smoked meats including pork ribs, pulled pork, brisket, beef ribs, chicken, and grilled sausages.

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    5999 Don Pedro Street, Poblacion, Makati
    (02) 771-1288

    Holy Smokes BBQ – Matilde St.

    Holy Smokes serves authentic, Texas-style smoked meats like pork ribs, tender beef brisket plates, and sausages. Pair off your carnivorous platters with their selection of local craft beers. They also do events and catering.

    Insider Tip: If you love anything spicy order their chili con brisket best paired with cornbread.
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    Matilde cor Jacobo St, Poblacion, Makati
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    Did you know that with the Booky app, you can type “POBLACION” and search over 100 restaurants in the area. If you spotted a new restaurant near you, shoot us an email at support@phonebooky.com with all the details.

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