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10. Blake’s Wings & Steaks – Katipunan
Blake’s Wings & Steaks is an all-American diner offering hefty portions of wings, ribs and steaks for the entire family to enjoy. It’s for casual gatherings with families and friends with large servings of comfort food to share. It’s not for diners on a strict diet.We recommend the Wicked Wings, Porterhouse Steak, and Blake’d Mussels. Our insider tip: They have free Wi-Fi!
9. La Spezia – Tomas Morato
La Spezia is a new Italian hole-in-the-wall that features a fresh and simple menu composed of timeless dishes and standout desserts. It’s for diners looking to have Italian food that’s as authentic as it gets. It’s not for people expecting a wide menu selection. We recommend the Burrata, Risotto Classico, and Pesce Pomodoro E Arugula Insalata. Our insider tip: Watch out for their secret menu specials! Read our full feature here.
8. Ninyo Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge – Katipunan
Ninyo is an escape pad, it’s not exactly an off-course beach resort but it sure looks like one. Chef Niño heads the kitchen serving his take on modern Asian and European dishes with 100 of the world’s greatest wines. It’s for couples looking for a romantic garden restaurant inside Manila, make sure to reserve one of the outdoor private gazebos. It’s not for breakfast dates. They’re also closed on Mondays. Here’s an insider tip: Men, bring a love lock for you and your lady. P.S. Looking for other garden restaurant ideas in the metro? Check out our list, here.
7. Cerchio – Tomas Morato
Last month’s #8
Cerchio means ‘circle’ in Italian, the inspiration behind the restaurant’s interiors. It serves Filipino dishes specializing in grilled items. It’s for families looking for a homey place to have delicious Filipino food. It’s not for those who are more fond of Western flavors. We recommend the Crispy Pata, Kare Kare, and their signature Pork Sisig. Our insider tip: You get a free treat on your birthday!
6. Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen – UP Town Center
Last month’s #7
Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen started as one of the South‘s biggest neighborhood secrets, but because good restaurants can’t hide forever, it is now a foodie’s destination for authentic Italian eats. This is its 2nd branch and is meant to cater to Northerners. It’s for families and children who enjoy eating in a homey setting. It’s not for solo diners looking for small portions. We recommend the Risotto Tartufo Funghi, Spaghetti Seafood Olio and Pizza Tabarnes. Our insider tip: You may request to have 1 pizza in two halves – each with a different flavor.
5. Romulo Cafe – Sct. Lozano
Last month’s #5
Romulo Cafe offers traditional Filipino comfort food from heirloom recipes set in a comfy museum-style restaurant that gives you a glimpse of Philippine history. It’s for homey family dinners and get-togethers, especially with balikbayan relatives. It’s not for your boys or girls night out. We recommend the Bagnet Pakbet, Lola Virginia’s Chicken Relleno, and Flying Tilapia. Our insider tip: Many of their dishes have vegetarian options. Read our full feature here.
4. LOLA Cafe + Bar – Sct. Lozano
Last month’s #3
LoLa Cafe is a converted restaurant offering reinvented Filipino dishes made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients, by Chef John Mangibin. It is one of QC’s hidden restaurant gems and must visit dining places. It’s for families and couples looking for a charming lunch or dinner place. It’s not for diners looking for live music. We recommend the Wagyu Salpicao, Bone Marrow Sisig, Tartufo Pasta and more. Our insider tip: The restaurant makes a good option for big events and special occasions. Some have even held their wedding ceremonies and receptions here. P.S. For all Booky users who answer our customer feedback form, Lola Cafe offers free Strawberries & Cream Pavlova. You can read our full feature here.
3. Seoul Train Korean BBQ – Sgt. Esguerra
Last month’s #6
Seoul Train is an immersive train-themed Korean BBQ grill, one of Tomas Morato’s latest hidden gems. It’s for barkada nights out and fun dates for people who enjoy great Korean food and unique experiences. It’s not for those too lazy to grill their own meat. We recommend the Bul Samgyeopsal, Woo Samgyeop, and Samgyetang. . Our insider tip: The restaurant also has arcade crane machines, so try your luck at winning a cool prize! Read the full feature here.
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#28 Sergeant Esguerra Ave, near Tomas Morato, South Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City
2. The Frazzled Cook – Sct. Gandia
Last month’s #2
The Frazzled Cook is a quirky restaurant put together with the mission of serving good comfort food in a cozy, homey ambiance. ‘Frazzled’, which means completely exhausted, says nothing of the food, but the passion and hard work put in to every dish they serve. It’s for casual but intimate date nights or cozy meals with the family. It’s not for people who don’t enjoy searching for ‘hidden’ restaurants. We recommend the Sizzling Squid, Wagyu Salpicao, Truffle Pasta, and Pancake ala Mode. Here’s an insider tip: The place is easily curtained off into sections, and they also have rooms for smaller private events. Read our full feature here.
1. RB CTY / Rib City – Maginhawa
Last month’s #1
RB CTY / Rib City is a fun and interactive restaurant specializing in ribs, but they also offer dishes like pasta, salads, soup and other mains. In line with their restaurant concept, they encourage guests to play and build legos while waiting for orders. It’s for barkada nights out or Saturday playdates with the kids. It’s not for people who are looking for a quiet place to work in. We recommend the Big City with CTY rice or the Twin Tower. Our insider tip: They regularly release food promos!
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