Your favorite matcha spot makes it to the list!
Check out the top 10 most loved restaurants this month in Quezon City, based on user favorites from Booky, the #1 food app in the Philippines.
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10. LoLa Cafe + Bar – Tomas Morato
Last month’s #10
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.
9. Tsujiri – Ayala Malls Vertis North
Founded in 1860, Tsujiri is a 155-year old Japanese matcha brand from Uji Kyoto, Japan. It just recently opened its first branch at S Maison, serving authentic matcha products. Tsujiri is also the pioneer of matcha desserts. It’s for matcha lovers that just can’t get enough of this green goodness! It’s not for people who are not a fan of desserts, or matcha, or fun. Our insider tip is to claim a Buy 1 Get 1 Tsujiri Float with the Booky app!
8. The Brewology Cafe – Tomas Morato
The Brewology Cafe is a quirky brunch cafe offering small bites, baked goods and specialty beverages. They have waffles, sandwiches, cakes and pastries too. It’s for coffee lovers who like a good meal on the side. It’s not for people looking for big meals, you ain’t coming home with a food baby form here. We recommend their Beef Bulgogi Tapa, Waffogato, and S’mores Waffle.
7. Romulo Cafe – Tomas Morato
Last month’s #7
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.
6. Limbaga 77 – Tomas Morato
Limbaga 77 Cafe & Restaurant offers traditional Filipino dishes. Located in a 50-year old house, the restaurant is an ode to the familial Filipino classics and the country’s diverse home cooking. It’s for people who want to get a taste of the best of Filipino cuisine. It’s not for people on a diet, you’re going to need a side of rice for everything on their menu, for sure! We recommend their specialties such as Kare-Kare, Baked Lechon, and Four Flavored Wings.
5. Kko Kko – UP Town Center
Last month’s #4
Kko Kko is a modern Korean chicken house that uses traditional and contemporary recipes
that came 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. It’s for foodies looking for new and unique Korean dishes. It’s not for people looking for grilled Korean BBQ. We recommend the Chicken Cheese Fondue, Snow Chicken Cheese, and Galbi Jim Dosirak. Our insider tip is the place is quite small and may get full quickly on peak hours, so make sure to book a table ahead of time. Fun Fact: Kko Kko was named after the sound that a chicken makes.
4. Vanderlust Bistro & Patisserie – Sct. De Guia
Last month’s #3
Vanderlust is a hidden restaurant serving up unique European pastries and dishes inspired from the owners’ travels in Europe. It’s for cafe lovers who want to explore unique new flavors of classic pastas, dessert, and more. It’s not for those who want a fine dining experience. We recommend you try their Schneeballen, Cacio E Pepe Mushroom Truffle, and Schweinekotelett with Mustard Cream Sauce. Our insider tip: WiFi and sockets are available!
3. Roice’s Restaurant + G – Tomas Morato
Last month’s #6
Roice’s is a restaurant and bar with a cozy ambiance. It is run by a group of friends who are all foodies and drinkers. This OG home in QC is definitely the place to be. It’s for people looking for good food and good drinks. It’s not for people on a budget. We recommend their Roice’s Modern Adobo Pork Belly and Marinated Pork Chop. Read our full feature here.
2. Grape Escape PH – Maginhawa
Last month’s #1
Grape Escape is a wine lounge and kitchen and is the first of its kind in Maginhawa. They first made its appearance a year ago in the food park, StrEAT: Maginhawa. The owners wanted a more permanent place for people to socialize and enjoy wine so they opened this full-fledged restaurant in March 1. It’s a place for catching up with family and friends since there’s no wifi in the restaurant. It’s not for people who are on a strict diet. We recommend their salpicao, pork chop, polpette and blueberry tiramisu. Our insider tip: The restaurant serves unlimited wine!
1. Soru Izakaya – Maginhawa
Last month’s #2
Soru Izakaya is a modern Japanese restaurant offering innovative takes on cuisine classics. The culinary style is referred to as the “new Nippon” which translates to new Japanese. It’s for Japanese food enthusiasts craving a different approach to their favorite dishes. It’s not for loyalists to traditional Japanese cooking. We recommend their Nori Tempura, Oh Umi Maki, Matcha Cheesecake, and their Wasabi Cocktail. Our insider tip: Their rainbow art work is actually mayonnaise, so don’t forget to dip your maki!
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