16 of the Best Restaurants for Steaks & Ribs in Metro Manila!

Steak or ribs? Take your pick!

Deliciously melt-in-your-mouth steak and fall-off-the-bone ribs?? You don’t look have to look far and wide for the perfect place, because chances are there’s one near you.

Check out these 15 places across Metro Manila where you can get steaks & ribs, PLUS discounts! Book ahead to skip the queue with Booky!

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Akrotiri – Commerce Center

Akrotiri, which means peninsula, is the fusion of coastal food cultures from all over the world. They have taken the best styles and dietary dialects found on coastlines to your plate. They offer a wide selection of wines, spirits and beer that reflect our coastal blending ethos.

What to try: Wagyu Skirt Steak with Spicy Chili Jam, Roasted Vegetable, Paprika Aioli
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G/F Commerce Center, Commerce Ave cor Filinvest Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 851-5449

La Cabrera Grillado & Bar – 6750 Ayala Ave.

La Cabrera is a famous Argentinian ‘parilla’ headed locally by Executive Chef Juan Barcos. It strives to provide the same unique dining experience as its principal through its old rustic interiors and great food. Read our full feature here.

What to try: Bife de Chorizo, Asado del Centro
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6750 Ayala Avenue, Makati
(02) 833-8946

La Spezia – Tomas Morato

La Spezia is an Italian hole-in-the-wall that serves timeless pasta dishes and dessert standouts.

What to try: Bistecca alla Florentina
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90 Scout Dr Lascano St, Laging Handa near Tomas Morato, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 960 6903

Melo’s – Alabang

Melo’s Steakhouse by Carmelo Santiago is the first in the Philippines to offer Certified Angus Beef. It’s also one of the few spots to offer authentic Wagyu beef. Insider tip: In its Alabang branch, their al fresco seating area treats you to a live music night in the activity area of the Westgate compound. Read our full feature here.

What to try: Certified Angus Ribeye, Wagyu Tenderloin Grade 12 wrapped in Porcini Mushroo
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Westgate, Alabang – Zapote Rd, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 771-3945

Holy Smokes – Poblacion

Holy Smokes BBQ serves authentic Texas-style barbecue such as smoked brisket, beef ribs, pork ribs, chicken, sausage, bacon, and pulled pork – all smoked using local fruit wood.

What to try: CAB Beef Ribs (USDA)
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Matilde cor Jacobo St, Poblacion, Makati
(0917) 503-6544

Vanderlust Bistro & Patisserie – Tomas Morato

Vanderlust, named after how Germans pronounce the word ‘wanderlust’, is popular for their homegrown pastries especially the schneeballe, but what you probably didn’t know is that they serve hot items too including the Bistecca Florentine. More about Vanderlust here.

What to try: Butcher's Steak with Blue Cheese & Potato Gratin
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0100 Sct De Guia cor Tomas Morato, Sacred Heart, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 871-7314

Red Baron Ribs and Steaks – Quezon City

Red Baron is an American steakhouse and a carwash eatery concept specializing in ribs and steaks sold at fairly affordable prices. It also now serves a full menu with salads, soups, burgers, pastas and sandwiches and desserts.

What to try: Original Ribs Platter, Meltique Steak
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143 D. Tuazon cor Calamba St, Quezon City
(02) 354-5970

Terry’s Bistro – various branches

Terry’s Bistro is a Filipino-Spanish restaurant serving the best of both countries’ specialty dishes for 16 years and counting. Today, it’s one of Manila’s classic spots for delicious food finds among steak and wine lovers alike.

What to try: Original Bone-In Prime Black Angus Ribeye Steak, Terry's Special Black Angus Steak
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Seared – Ortigas

Seared offers a gastronomic experience by means of sous vide preparation to lock in the juices and taste of comfort food. They serve food like country fried chicken, pan-seared wagyu ribeye, steaks, and burgers. Try the Godfather platterRead our full feature here.

What to try: The Patron, Mr. Porter
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Unit 9 G/F Ortigas Technopoint, Julia Vargas Ave, Ortigas Center, Ortigas, Pasig
(02) 721-2654

Smith Butcher and Grill Room – Salcedo Village

Located in the heart of Makati, Smith Butcher and Grill Room has been conceptualized to pay homage to the humble butcher. It is a premium steakhouse offering the highest quality selection of steaks from four different continents, seating 100 people in an urban industrial chic environment.

What to try: Japanese Matsusaka, Porterhouse
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ACI Building, 147 H.V. dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati
(02) 833-9623

Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen – various branches

Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen serves up authentic Italian cuisine with dishes like pizzas (which you can order two flavors of in one pizza), pasta, risotto, and more. Recommended dishes include Risotto Tartufo Funghi, Spaghetti Seafood Olio, and Truffle Mac & Cheese. 

What to try: Marbled Rib Eye Steak, Tomahawk Steak
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NIU by Vikings – SM Aura

NIU is Vikings Buffet 2.0. The interiors are more modern and luxurious, a definite upgrade from its pioneer sister brand. The restaurant can accommodate around 350 people per seating time and it boasts of 9 different food stations of various dishes and cuisines. It even has function rooms for your private events. Insider tip: Request for their ‘by order only’ menu. Read more about NIU, here.

What to try: Their crazy meat section, which comes with carvings ranging from steak to ribs and more.
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6/F SM Aura, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 478-3888

Todd English Food Hall – SM Aura

Named after an American celebrity Chef, Todd English offers food from all over the world in an upscale food hall setting. It has 9 different food stations including: salad & charcuterie, sushi, raw, Asian, pizza, pasta, grill & ocean, and the wine & tapas bar.

What to try: Boneless Angus Ribeye Steak and Bistecca, which comes in 1kg and 1.5kg options
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5/F SM Aura Sky Park, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(0917) 863-3364

Black Pig – Commerce Center

Hidden in Commercenter, Alabang, The Black Pig is an obscure European restaurant inspired by a shared appreciation for two noble creatures: Spain’s black Iberco pig, known to be the finest ham in the world, and the Philippine’s own native lechon which is widely regarded as a national dish. Insider tip: Take a seat in their al fresco dining area to have an amazing view of the Alabang skyline.

What to try: Grilled Angus Prime Rib-Eye
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2/F The Commercenter, Commerce Ave, Filinvest, Muntinlupa
(02) 808-1406

House of Wagyu Stone Grill – various branches

House of Wagyu Stone Grill is a fine dining restaurant that specializes in premium Wagyu steaks cooked on hot stone grills. Aside from their best-selling steaks, the Escargot Au Reisling, Grilled Prawns in Creamy Lemon Butter Sauce and Frangelico Panacotta are definite must-try dishes.

What to try: Ultra Prime Tenderloin, NY Striploin Grade 9
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Tony Roma’s – Alabang Town Center

Tony Roma’s is a full service, casual dining family restaurant where you can find premier Ribs and Steaks in locations across the world.

What to try: Star-studded Platter
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2/F Alabang Town Center, Luna St, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 771-1388

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