12 of the Best Restaurants in Mandaluyong


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When it comes to having some of the best restaurants in Metro Manila, Mandaluyong City doesn’t mess around. Not willing to take our word for it? Then see (and taste) for yourself! We’ve compiled a list of what we feel like are some of the best restaurants in Mandaluyong that we highly recommend checking out.

Vikings – SM Megamall

If you’re looking for a dining experience that has that “Go BIG or Go Home” attitude, then few can hold a candle to Vikings. One of the best buffet restaurants in Mandaluyong, Vikings proudly serves up an international menu featuring a dizzying amount of dishes and delicacies. Perfect for big celebrations with friends or family, the only suggestion we can make if you’re eating at Vikings is to go in hungry

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4/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong
(02) 845-4647

Din Tai Fung – SM Megamall

With branches thriving all over the world, Din Tai Fung is a Michelin-starred Taiwanese restaurant that has definitely been a welcome addition to Mandaluyong’s roster of incredible food spots. Enjoy some of the best Xiao Long Bao in the world as well as other amazing Taiwanese delicacies at affordable prices, conveniently located at SM Megamall.

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UG/F SM Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 997-1935

Kanto Freestyle Breakfast – Plainview

If you’re on the prowl for great breakfast food in Mandaluyong, then look no further than Kanto Freestyle Breakfast. Serving an all-day, affordable breakfast menu Kanto Freestyle Breakfast is perfect for enjoying breakfast staples with a twist. Open 24/7, there’s no excuse not to try it- whether for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or dessert! 

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#549 San Joaquin St, Plainview, Mandaluyong
(02) 400-2268

R & J Bulalohan – Plainview

Few things can beat a good, old-fashioned bowl of bulalo, and R & J Bulalohan has some of the best bowls around. With a casual atmosphere and friendly staff, we definitely recommend this affordable restaurant for a more simple and laid-back dining experience. 

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Bonifacio Ave., Plainview, Mandaluyong
(02) 533-4811

Ooma – SM Megamall

Ooma needs little introduction among serious foodies. This homegrown concept from the wonderful minds of The Moment Group has taken the local food scene by storm with their inventive take on casual Japanese dining. Do not leave Ooma without trying their Hanger Steak, which has grown into a certified hit. 

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3/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 656-4591

Nono’s – The Podium

Nono’s might be a relatively new restaurant compared to some of the older players on this list but they’ve quickly established themselves as a pioneer when it comes to modern day Filipino comfort food. From their Homestyle Fried Chicken to their Nono’s Chocolate Oblivion cake, most of their dishes end up being instant favorites.

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2/F The Podium, 18 ADB Ave, Ortigas, Mandaluyong

Green Pastures – Shangri-la Plaza Mall

In the search for more responsible, sustainable restaurant options? Green Pastures has all of the answers for your natural, organic, farm-to-table needs. Featuring a menu that constantly adjusts based on the local ingredients that are available, Green Pastures makes sure that whatever touches your plate is healthy, natural, and truly satisfying. 

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4/F Shangri-la Plaza Mall, East Wing, Mandaluyong
(02) 654-3219

Zubuchon – SM Megamall

One of Cebu’s most famous culinary exports, Zubuchon has been a favorite of the Mandaluyong food scene since its doors opened in SM Megamall. Bestsellers include the Zubuchon sisig and Sinuglaw, but the star of the show is, of course, the Zubuchon lechon. The late, great Anthony Bourdain dubbed the lechon as “the best pig ever”, and we think we should just leave it at that. 

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UG/F SM Megamall, Bldg A, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 717-2135

Galileo Enoteca – Highway Hills

Mandaluyong has more than a few secrets up its sleeves. Initially a simple wine import business, Galileo Enoteca has grown into a restaurant beloved by Mandaluyong locals. Aside from incredible wine, Galileo also serves authentic Italian dishes and, of course, cheese and meat platters. Fun fact: This scenic hole-in-the-wall is often used as locations in local films or TV shows! 

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80 Calbayog St cor Malinao St, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong
(02) 532-0482

Bake Cheese Tart – The Podium

Craving for something creamy, smooth, and maybe a little bit addictive? If a cheesy little snack is what’s on your mind, then it doesn’t get much better than Bake Cheese Tart! Hailing from Hokkaido, Japan, this cheese tart chain has made a name for itself because of their almost impossibly fluffy and smooth cheese mousse and double-baked crust. These little treats are definitely a must-try and is soon to be your next favorite Mandaluyong snack. 

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G/F The Podium, 18 ADB Ave, Ortigas, Mandaluyong

Planet Grapes – Shangri-la Plaza Mall

Perfect for a quick wine fix, Planet Grapes welcomes all! From expert wine aficionados to wine newbies taking their first sips, Planet Grapes offers an affordable and accessible way to enjoy wine without any pretense or drama. Also on the menu are dishes that are traditionally paired with wine (such as the classic Cheese Platter) or dishes that are a bit more adventurous (like the Sapin-sapin with Salted Egg Sauce). 

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Unit GD 103, North Wing, Shangri-la Plaza Mall, EDSA cor Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong
(02) 531-8207

Lee Hak – Greenfield District Pavilion

No list of the best restaurants in Mandaluyong, would be complete without an incredible Korean Barbecue restaurant and Lee Hak is all of that and more! With their affordable all-you-can-eat offer serving up over a hundred KBBQ dishes, this is definitely a restaurant you do not want to miss out on. From kimchi to bulgogi, if you’re craving KBBQ then Lee Hak has got you covered.

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Unit No. L2-211, Level Two, Greenfield District Pavilion, Mandaluyong
(02) 508-7808

Well, there you have it! From Shangri-la to shanty streets, we’ve scoured Mandaluyong for some of the best restaurants that they’ve got to offer. Still not sure of where to eat in Mandaluyong? Then go on your own food adventure and discover new places to wine and dine at!

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