As they say, #SeizetheBay
LAST UPDATED: January 12, 2020 at 11:11 a.m.
A mall that opened last 2019 in October, Ayala Malls Manila Bay promises to be nothing less when it comes to offering South peeps a place to shop, watch, and dine either alone or with family or friends.
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If you’re a foodie and you’re from the South or you’re willing to travel to Paranaque, we suggest you head on to these Ayala Mall Manila Bay Restaurants while the lines are short and the crowds are few!
Hawker Chan – G/F
Hawker Chan is a famous Michelin-starred restuarant hailing from Singapore serving up soya chicken, char siew, roasted pork, and more all at affordable prices.
Notable dishes they offer: Soya Sauce Chicken with Noodles, Beef Brisket, Wonton Soup Noodles
Available for: Dine-in, take out, and delivery. You may order via their Viber community here or via GrabFood, PickARoo, and Foodpanda.
Nara Thai – G/F
Voted as Bangkok’s Best Thai Cuisine Place, Nara Thai offers flavorful Thai favorites which they hope diners would make them feel like they’re having a five-star worthy meal in a mall setting.
Recommended dishes: Pandan Chicken, Pomelo Salad, Tom Yung Goong, Pl Gao Neung Ma Nao (steamed lapu-lapu), and Prawn Ceviche
Available for: They are open for curbside pickup, store pickup, and delivery via Grab, Lalamove, Mr. Speedy & SM Food To Go. You may order via this form, you can also visit their website here.
Fely J’s Kitchen – G/F
Named after Felicidad de Jesus-Cruz, the mother of the late LFC Restaurant Group owner Larry Cruz, Fely J’s Kitchen is well-loved, thanks to its simple yet delicious take on classic Asian and Filipino dishes which are perfect for sharing with family members.
Notable dishes they offer: Gising-Gising, Crispy Hito, and Fresh Lumpia
Available for: Dine-in, takeout, and delivery. You may order via Grabfood or Foodpanda. Check out their store contact numbers here.
Nono’s – G/F
With Nono’s, you’ll know that it’s comfort food done right! Try their most popular dish — their homemade, crispy, fried chicken, paired with a side of waffles, fries, and even corn! Nono’s also offers party platters for gatherings good for 8-10 people.
Notable dishes they offer: Nono’s Homemade-Style Fried Chicken, Roasted beef belly (USDA), Sylvia’s Strawberry Shortcake, Garlic Steak with mushrooms
Available for: Dine in, take-out, pick-up, and delivery via FoodPanda. Visit them from 10:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday, and from 10:00a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from Friday to Sunday. Or you may call us Nono's (02)73736981 or (0917)8147004.
Manam – G/F
A homegrown concept by The Moment Group and considered as the home of the best sisig in Manila, Manam cafe specializes in classic Filipino comfort food as well as Filipino dishes with a twist.
Recommended dishes: Pancit Sisig, Sinigang na Beef Short Rib and Watermelon, and House Crispy Sisig
Available for: Delivery, take-away, and dine-in. You may order via their website here.
Botejyu – 2/F
Considered as the pioneer of the legendary okonomiyaki, Botejyu also serves authentic Japanese specialties from different parts of Japan.
Recommended dish: Beef Prime Skirt Yakiniku and Pork Yakisoba
Available for: Dine in, pick-up, take-out, and delivery via in-house, Food Panda and Grab Food.
Serving authentic Neapolitan Pizza made from the freshest and highest quality ingredients cooked to perfection in a domed wood fire oven, at Motorino’s, you’re sure to to get a taste of the “city’s best pizza” as told by the New York Times.
Notable dishes they offer: Prosciutto Di Parma, Roasted Prawns, Caesar Salad
Fun fact: Their dough is handmade and their pizzas are topped with premium ingredients like extra virgin olive oil and Fiod di Latte mozarella.
Available for: Dine in, takeout, pickup, and delivery via FoodPanda and GrabFood. View their store schedule here. For pick up, you may call (0917) 635-9193 or 7900 1789.
Get a taste of Hong Kong with Tuan Tuan’s offers! Their crispy snow buns always hits the right spot and are best enjoyed with a cold glass of their nai cha (Cantonese milk tea).
Recommended dishes: Snow buns, US premium beef rib and tendon curry, Steamed pork and shrimp siu mai, Fried spareribs
Available for: Dine in, pick-up, or delivery via GrabFood.
Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen – 2/F Al Fresco Area
At Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen, you and your family can fill yourselves up with authentic Italian dishes like pizza, pasta, risotto, and more!
Recommended dishes: Rollo Di Pollo, Marbled Rib Eye Steak, Truffle Mac & Cheese, Risotto Tartufo Funghi, Spaghetti Seafood Olio – House Special
Fun fact: If you can choose between two pizza flavors, did you know that you have both flavors in one pizza?
Available for: Dine-in, pick up, and delivery. You may order via their website, here or call directly at (02) 7373-8508 or (0956) 523 2649.
Bistro Charlemagne – 3/F
A Nuvali destination that serves up Asian and European fusion, Bistro Charlemagne is the exciting concept from the Little Asia food group, that’s sure to leave you with a one-of-a-kind fun and filling food experience.
Notable dishes they offer: Sizzling Balot, Golden ’17’ Soy Chicken, Crispy Dinuguan Paella, and Baked Salmon in Truffled Spinach Cream Sauce
Available for: Dine-in, take out, and delivery. You may reserve or place your orders at (02) 7914 9082.
Chickings – 5/F
Offering good vibes, good wings, and good times, Chickings specializes in a medley of flavorful wings, pizzas, and pastas for those who want some good ‘ol familiar American comfort food.
Notable dishes they offer: Creamy Peppercorn Wings, Crunchy Adobo Wings, Tipsy Shrimp, Ribeye Salpicao, and Wings & Waffles
Available for: Dine in, take out, pick up, and delivery. You may order via GrabFood or contact them via Viber at (0927) 245 9759.
If you’re not yet that hungry, here are dessert shops, snack stalls, and milk tea shops that’ll satisfy you until you’re ready to sit down to have a proper meal.
am.pm – 2/F
am.pm is a popular pancake chain from Hong Kong that specializes in fluffy artisanal panckaes with a souffle twist! Have a taste of a variety of souffle pancake flavors in lava form and even ala mode!
Notable flavors they offer: Creme Brulee Souffle Pancakes, Black Sugar Premium Milk Souffle Pancakes, Dark Chocolate Lava Pudding Souffle Pancake
Available for: Dine-in, take out, and delivery. You may order by messaging them directly on their Facebook page or Instagram.
F Crafted Tea Shop – 4/F
Offering a high quality, unique milk tea experience, F Crafted Tea is the place for tea lovers who don’t only want to break away from the usual milk tea flavors but to those who want a taste of unique tea variants such as French Rose Black Tea, Jasmine Green Tea, and Jasmine White Tea to name a few.
Notable drinks they offer: Aurora Grape Slush, Sunrise Passionfruit Slush, Thai Ice Cream Float, French Rose Black Milk Tea
Available for: Delivery. You can order by contacting them directly at 0917 872 7887 or 0916 607622.
101 Korean Hotdog – 5/F
Been wanting to try the corndogs people eat during ASMR/mukbang videos on Youtube? Or do you simply want a different take on corndogs? Then check out 101 Korean Hotdog. It’s a stall that serves up fresh and flavorful corndogs at affordable prices.
Flavors they offer: Classic, Potato, Mozzarella, and Cheddar
Available for: Delivery. You may order via GrabFood, LalaFood, Foodpanda or call them directly at (0917) 631 5090.
Black Sugar – 5/F Cinema Level
A milk tea shop that offers over 15 varieties of tea drinks as well as filling finger food and light meals, Black Sugar is surely one of the many milk tea shops you just have to try.
Notable drinks they offer: Black Sugar Boba Milk, Black Sugar Healthy Grain, Dirty Mango Macchiato, Black Dew Charcoal Macchiato, Black Frost Charcoal Milk Tea
Available for: Takeout and delivery. You may order via Grabfood, Foodpanda or Lalafood.
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Cover image from Nono’s Instagram account