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Check out the top 10 most loved restaurants this month in Manila, based on user favorites from Booky, the #1 food app in the Philippines.
Insider tip: If you book at the Prime Restaurants below through Booky you can get a free dessert after your meal when you fill out the feedback form on our app!
10. Izakaya Kenta – Malate
Formerly located in Pedro Gil, Izakaya Kenta reopens after 13 years. This authentic Japanese restaurant offers a wide selection of sushi, sashimi, grilled and deep-fried meats. They also have different types of tempura dishes.
9. Champagne Room – Manila Hotel
Last month’s #8
8. Macao Imperial Tea – Banawe
Hailing from the ‘Vegas of China’, Macao Imperial is one of the fastest growing cafe chains with an extensive menu, offering coffee, milk tea, tea, cream cheese-based drinks, and more. Read our full feature here.
7. Auntie Anne’s – Robinsons Place Manila
Last month’s #7
Dubbed as “the world’s most loved pretzels,” Auntie Anne’s features all-time favorites such as their signature pretzels, pretzel nuggets, choco chip cream cheese stix, and more.
Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Maple Sugar Cream Cheese Nuggets with Booky!
6. Tim Hortons — UN Ave.
Last month’s #5
Tim Hortons is Canada’s world-renowned coffee house. It’s for all coffee lovers who have a taste for premium caffeine blends and all the pastries that go with it. It’s not for third-wave coffee enthusiasts. We recommend the Original Blend Coffee, Iced Capps, and their donuts. Our insider tip: Tim Hortons now brews 24/7!
5. Premier The Samgyupsal – Malate
Premier The Samgyupsal is an underrated Korean joint in Malate, near Robinson’s Place Manila. They have Unlimited Samgyupsal for Php 580/head.
No reservations accepted
1720 A. Mabini St cor Alonzo St, Malate, Manila
4. Red Mango – Robinsons Place Manila
Red Mango serves non-fat, all-natural, frozen yogurt as well as healthy delicious fresh fruit smoothies. A frozen favorite to many, their signature fro-yo has been a staple to many over the years.
3. Ilustrado – Intramuros
Ilustrado is a fine dining Filipino-Spanish restaurant that has been operating since 1989 inside the historic walled city, Intramuros. It’s for the foodies who love a good narrative behind their dish. It’s not for those who aren’t fans of Spanish cuisine. Our insider tip: plan a trip here at the end of a day spent around Intramuros.
2. Pompoms – Robinsons Place Manila
Pompoms offers French fries and unique French fries dishes like poutine and longsi-fries, as well as soft-serve ice cream.
No reservations accepted
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G/F Robinsons Place Manila, Adriatico St, Ermita, Manila
1. BITE (Buffet In Time Esplanade) – Sta. Cruz
Last month’s #1
BITE (Buffet in Time Espalanade) is the first to offer time-based buffet (168.00 for 30 minutes) in the Philippines. They offer a wide selection of an eat-all-you-can Asian and Western dishes. It’s for people who are on a budget, but still want a heavy meal. It’s not for people who want a sit down meal. We recommend their P368 buffet rate for unli time.
So, did your favorite restaurants in Manila make the list? Remember that your buds count, so don’t forget to always cast your votes! You can vote for them by clicking ‘Add to Favorites’ on the Booky app—we tally them each month to see the city’s best picks.