9 New Restaurant Finds in U.P. Town Center


Me every year: “Ang laki na ng UP Town!”

UP Town Center has always been a vibrant foodie hub in Quezon City. It seems as though the shopping complex is forever-expanding with new wings sprouting from the ground like wild mushrooms!

Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Quezon City for March 2018

While we’re excited about all the recent developments, it can be hard keeping track of all the places you can dine and indulge in. Luckily, we’re here to help you out! Here’s a list of new and upcoming restaurants in UPTC. Be sure to add them onto your ‘MUST-TRY‘ lists on the Booky app so you never miss any new spots near you.

If you're a Booky Prime member, you can book, dine and get discounts of up to P500 at these 500 partner restaurants around the city.

Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse

Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse is a Southern USA-inspired smokehouse and barbeque restaurant serving pork ribs, smoked wings, smoked beef brisket and other meat dishes. They also serve other comfort dishes like the Mac & Cheese and Bacon & Smores Dip.

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G/F Phase 1, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 225-0697

Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings – various branches

Frankie’s is in it to win it with their tasty and delectable wings. Get the bang for your buck and give their must-orders a try like the Frankie’s Classic BuffaloGarlic Parmesan, Cheesy Bacon and Hickory BBQ. P.S. Their City Golf Plaza branch is open until 3-4AM for your post party cravings!

Also read: 20 Delicious Wings Joints in Manila Worth Getting Your Hands Dirty
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Hobing Korean Dessert

Hobing Korean Dessert Cafe is a bingsu cafe most known for their wide variety of bingsu creations – exactly 10 flavors to choose from! Some of these are the Strawberry Bingsu, Choco Cookie Bingsu, Injeolmi Bingsu, and Matcha Bingsu. French toasts, smoothies, coffee and tea are served as well.

Insider Tip: Get up to ₱300 off at the Banawe branch!
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2/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Quezon City
(0995) 118-5662

Kko Kko

Kko Kko is a modern Korean chicken house that uses traditional and contemporary recipes from Grace Lee and her mom. Their menu is divided into three main categories – Korean Fried Chicken, Korean Street Food, and Dosirak (Korean lunch box) – each narrating a story about the dining setting and customs of Korea. 

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G/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(0927) 777-9753

CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice

Coco Fresh Tea and Juice serves freshly-made tea and juice drinks like Coco Milk Tea, and Matcha Tea Latte. Their bestseller include Panda Milk tea, Passion Fruit Tea burst, Salty Cream Milk Tea and 3 Buddies – a milk tea drink with pearls, pudding, and grass jelly!

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2/F UP Town Center, Diliman, Quezon City

Barcino

Barcino is famous for its delicious Spanish cuisine and wide selection of wine. It has several  branches conveniently located across the metro, with a new branch in UP Town Center! Of course, the best part is their unlimited sangria.

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Level 1, Phase 1, UP Town Center, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 930-9103

The Fat Seed Cafe + Roastery 

The Fat Seed Cafe + Roastery offers specialty coffee and fusion comfort food like kimchi fried rice with maple bacon slab, quinoa bowl, and buttermilk fried chicken with ube waffle in salted egg sauce.

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The Alley by Vikings

The Alley by Vikings is an indoor food hall with international unique concepts to choose from.  Reminiscent of hawker centers, The Alley is basically a food hall with all you can eat street food. Weekday lunch rates start at ₱688, while the dinner, weekends, and holiday rate is ₱888.

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Sunnies Cafe

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

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

JiPan Cafe and Bakeshop

Jipan Cafe and Bakeshop offers authentic Japanese cuisine that started in 1992. They offer assorted breads and a wide selection of sweet and savory pastries.

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G/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 950-8265

Baker & Cook

Baker & Cook is a premium bakery offering beautiful, Instagram-worthy pastries, delicious breads, hand-crafted pizza and dessert innovations.

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Level 1, Phase 2, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City

Italianni’s

Italianni’s is a classic Italian restaurant and gathering place serving trusty Italian home-style recipes. It’s definitely your go-to Italian restaurant. Read our full feature here

Insider tip: Get UP TO P300 OFF when you book a table in Italianni's eight other branches
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Level 1, Phase 2, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City

Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee, UK’s #1 coffee chain, serves a wide array of hot and cold coffee selection, snacks and desserts. They’re famous for their Mocha Italia blend and more.

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G/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 283-0476

Gringo

Gringo specializes in Latin American and Tex-Mex specialties including chicken, ribs, burritos, and more. 

Insider tip: Get UP TO P300 OFF when you book a table in Gringo's four other branches
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G/F Phase 2, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 288-1648

TuanTuan Chinese Brasserie – Quezon City

TuanTuan Chinese Brasserie serves Hong Kong comfort food in a French inspired ambiance. They offer curries, noodle soups, congee, Macanese dishes and their signature snow buns.

Insider tip: Get UP TO P300 OFF when you book a table in TuanTuan's four other branches
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G/F Phase 2, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Quezon City

Nono’s

The chef behind Classic Confections’ Chocolate Oblivion cake opens Nono’s that serves comfort food like Homemade Fried Chicken, Mac and Cheese, Pepito steak sliders and many more.

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Level 1, Phase 1B, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 958-5713

Dohtonbori

Dohtonbori, from Tokyo, is Japan’s #1 okonomiyaki restaurant chain that offers the first cook-your-own okonomiyaki experience to Manila. This is its 4th branch in the metro.

Insider tip: Get UP TO P300 OFF when you book a table at Dohtonbori's three other branches.
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2/F Phase 2, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City

Wasai and Galaxtea

The first ever Taiwanese peanut ice cream rolls and blue butterfly pea teaare finally here in Manila! Make sure to indulge in these must-try snacks for those hot summer days. 

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G/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(0917) 509-3414

Satchmi

Satchmi is a brainchild of entrepreneurs with old souls and quirky tastes. Aside from vinyl records, Satchmi serves freshly-made gourmet sandwiches, soups, bruschetta toasts, and a full list of specialty coffee.

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2/F Phase 2, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City

Auntie Anne’s

Dubbed as “the worlds most loved pretzels”, Auntie Anne’s opens its biggest branch in the Philippines featuring their all-time favorites such as their cinnamon, almond, choco chip cream cheese stix, and more.

Insider tip: Auntie Anne's is one of Booky's Buy One Get One (BOGO) partners! Get 2 Creme Brûlée twists for the price of 1! Read more here.
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UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City

Tom N Tom’s Coffee

Tom N Toms is the largest coffee franchise from South Korea. It serves a wide selection of brunch plates, pretzels, sweet and savory toasts, iced beverages and coffee. This is its first branch in Manila, but has one branch in Cebu.

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G/F Phase 2, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 281-4755

Know any new restaurants in your area? Share it with us in the comments below or tag us on Instagram @bookyapp on all your food finds! If you still haven’t, download Booky for free on iOS and Android and enjoy the convenience of searching and booking restaurants offline.

All of us when we get to UP Town Center.

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