10 Restaurants for Authentic and Tasty Paella in Manila


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We Filipinos love rice so when it comes to paella, we’re more than happy to finish the entire pan of this rich and flavorful dish. Paella is already a meal on its own, as this is rice cooked in broth with seafood, meat, and vegetables.

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Whether you’re looking for the classic Paella Valenciana, Paella Negra, or something new and unique, this list will feature some of the best places in the metro where you can get your good and filling paella fix.

En Tirage – Mandaluyong

En Tirage is a wine and beer restaurant inspired by the founders’ love for wine, food, and chit-chat. They offer unlimited wine promos and you can build your own deli platter to pair with your vino, as well as a wide menu with all-day breakfast, steaks, paella, pizza, and more. Read our full feature here.

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G/F Unit 6 Bldg C, Mandala Park, Shaw Blvd, Pleasant Hills, Mandaluyong
(0956) 720-8710

Picada Tapeo Restaurante – Parañaque

Picada Tapeo Restaurante is a Catalan-inspired restaurant serving up Spanish fares such as tapas, paella, wine, and even sangria. Recommended dishes include their Pinxtos, Chiperones, and Cerdo Asado. Read more here.

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252 Aguirre Ave, BF Homes, Parañaque
(0956) 805-3676

Neil’s Kitchen – Alabang

Neil’s Kitchen is a favorite dining destination in the South that offers reinvented Filipino dishes by Chef Neil Ramos, who was first known for his catering business, The Hills at Silang. Try the Sinigang Paella or the Bagoong Paella with Kare-Kare.

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Lot C701-704 Westgate Filinvest, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 771-1334

Terry’s Bistro – various branches

Juan Carlos de Terry serves Spanish and European-influenced cuisine, paired with their impressively curated wine list. Don’t leave without trying their paellas, Manchego dumplings, Chorizo Terry on Piggy Back and Marquesa de Chocolate. 

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Rambla – Makati

Rambla is a Spanish Mediterranean restaurant specializing in Catalan food brought to us by the guys behind Las Flores. Spanish chef Pepe Lopez uses modern gastronomy techniques on familiar dishes and offers a great wine list.

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G/F Joya building, Rockwell, Makati
(02) 823-6468

Tomatito – Taguig

Tomatito is a tapas bar from Shanghai serving Spanish-influenced dishes like seafood paellas, pork and chicken croquetas, and patatas bravas. Its aesthetic is inspired by Spanish bars in the 80’s which provides a retro fluorescent atmosphere.

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G/F BGC Corporate Center, 30th St corner 11th Ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 805-7840

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Las Paellas Cafe – various branches

Las Paellas Cafe’s is a casual restaurant offering Spanish fusion cuisine with Filipino imprints. Since its opening in 1997, it has established itself as the go-to place for authentic tapas, paella and sangria.

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Calderon Cocina Tapas y Bebidas – various branches

Calderon is a quaint little restaurant most known for serving authentic home-style Spanish dishes, tapas and sangria. Signature dishes include the Paella Negra and Pollo Iberica.

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Las Flores – Taguig

Las Flores serves only the best traditional Spanish dishes and authentic tapas that’s right up your alley, paired with the best ambiane to suit your night. A must-try is the Paella Conchinillo.

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G/F One Mckinley Place, 25th St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 552-2815

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Rico Rico Paelleria – Taguig

Rico Rico is the newest dining concept from the La Lola Group (Las Flores, Rambla and Churreria La Lola) specializing in different kinds of delectable Spanish paella in a fast food setting. 

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4/F Food on Four, SM Aura, 26th St cor McKinley Parkway, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 809-2105

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