They’ll not just meat your expectation but exceed them!
Whether you’re out with family or friends for a drink or a heavy lunch out, one thing’s for sure, these restos serve up fall-of-the-bone ribs, juicy brisket, or smokey barbeque that can be perfectly paired with sides and a drink or two!
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Whether you find yourself at the drinking hubs or in one of the many office buildings in the area, one thing’s for sure, if you’re craving for barbecue, you’ve got to go to these restaurants that have a branch only Makati.
The Smokeyard – Don Pedro St.
The brainchild of an internationally-trained pitmaster, Troy Conine, The Smokeyard is a classic American BBQ joint serving up low and slow smoked meats that are best enjoyed with homemade sauces.
Must-try: Pork Belly
The Smoking Joint – Pasong Tamo
If there’s one smoking joint you should go to, it’s The Smoking Joint located in no other place than the South that serves up starters, salads, sides, and of course, smoked meats.
Recommended dish: Pulled Pork (comes with flat pan de sal and slaw)
Holy Smokes – Poblacion
Holy Smokes BBQ serves authentic Texas-style barbecue that are all smoked using local
Must-try: Beef Brisket (Angus beef smoked between 12-16 hours
An area where you can enjoy after work dinners or post drinking munchies (where not a lot of people usually go to), Pasig’s got it’s own hidden BBQ gems that are worth the trip.
Tittos Latin BBQ & Brew – Kapitolyo
Tittos is a modern diner serving the best of Latin American and Filipino fusion dishes.
Must tries: 18-hour Gaucho Steak and Tittos Signature Steaks.
Smoke and Barrel – Pasig
Serving up hand rubbed, hand sliced, selected cuts of oak-smoked meats cooked slow n’ low, Smoke and Barrel’s surely got guns to show off to those who want simple yet flavorful ribs.
Recommended dish: Slow N’ Low Smoked Beef Brisket (Tender slices of local beef wagyu brisket, smoked for 12 hours low and slow) served with Picked Vegetables and Rice
Pitmaster’s Smokehouse BBQ – Kapitolyo
A smokehouse utilizing the flavors of South America, Pitmaster’s Smokehouse is the place to go to when you want customizable meats perfect for solo diners to huge groups.
Must try: Black Angus Brisket (15-hour smoked Angus beef brisket with your choice of BBQ glaze)
Quezon City may be huge but instead of focusing on the negative, focus on the positive – a bigger area means more grill restaurants to go to!
Sear Steak Scullery – Banawe
Sear Steak Scullery is a Western-themed restaurant with Asian influences that offers a full-service semi-fine dining experience. Menu highlights include stone grilled steaks, seafood dishes,
Salta! by Pappare – UP Village
Offering all things Italian from it’s roast chicken to its ribs and even it’s sausage, Salta! by
Must try: BBQ Balsamic Beef Ribs
Housing a buffet resto that also serves quality BBQ, Taguig is surely a place where despite having many offices around, balances itself out with restos where you can de-stress.
NIU by Vikings – SM Aura
NIU is Vikings 2.0 – an upgrade from its pioneer brand, Vikings Luxury Buffet. The interiors are modern and luxurious, and the buffet stations are grander and of top quality.
Known best for having malls in the area, the restaurant below which you can only find in San Juan, is a perfect place for after mall shopping meals.
FETA Mediterranean – Annapolis
FETA serves Mediterranean cuisine by Chef Beyto Koc. It’s not uncommon to see Lebanese, Iranian, or other groups of Middle Eastern ethnicities dining here – a tell-tale sign of its authenticity!
Recommended dishes: Lamb Shank and Kebap on a Stick
Sure, Mandaluyong has grill restaurants inside the mall in the area, but nothing beats hidden gems that serve quality food nonetheless.
Bricks and Copper – Shaw Boulevard
Bricks & Copper is a casual Mediterranean restaurant serving authentic Turkish Cuisine including the first (and only) Charcoal-Grilled Doner (Shawarma), as well as traditional freshly baked breads like Pita, Pide and Lavash, and sauces made from fresh ingredients.
Must-try: Iskender, Pita Doner, and Kofte
All Around the Metro
No matter where you are, isn’t it comforting to know that when cravings hit, there are BBQ restaurants you can go to just like the ones below?
Red Baron Ribs and Steaks – multiple branches
Red Baron is an American steakhouse and a carwash eatery concept specializing in ribs and steaks sold at fairly affordable prices
Tajimaya – multiple branches
Tajimaya lets you experience a hands-on Japanese charcoal BBQ grill cooking with only the freshest and most authentic ingredients. They also offer a unique dishes with melt-in-your mouth Wagyu strips and Eat-All-You-Can Meals.
Must-try: Wagyu Atsugiri Karubi, Wagyu Tokujou Tan, Wagyu Jou Karubi, and Tsukune
Gringo – multiple branches
Gringo is a local concept from the Tokyo Bubble Tea group that specializes in Latin American and Tex-Mex specialties including chicken, ribs,
Must-try: Full Rack of Baby Back Ribs, Gringo Original Chicken, and Crispy Catfish Salsa.
RB CTY – multiple branches
RB CTY / Rib City is a fun and interactive restaurant specializing in ribs, but they also offer dishes like pasta, salads, and other mains. In line with their restaurant concept, they encourage guests to build lego while waiting for orders.
Must-try: Suburban (2 side eats, drink/Mix – ribs, 2 chicken, 2 side eats, drink)
Blake’s Wings & Steaks – multiple branches
Blake’s Wings & Steaks is an all-American diner that first opened in Marikina. It serves hefty portions of wings, ribs,
What to order: T-Bone Steak and Porterhouse Steak
RUB Ribs & BBQ – multiple branches
Offering up no-frill American grub with their ribs and sides of your choice as their specialty dish, RUB Ribs & BBQ’s sure to satisfy both kids and adults who are looking for a fun experience and affordable comfort food.
Recommended dish: Raki’s BBQ Ribs with Spiced Fried Rice
Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse – multiple branches
A Southern USA-inspired smokehouse and barbecue restaurant, Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse serves up smokey, and delectable savory comfort food.
Recommended dishes: Smoked Pork Ribs, Smoked Beef Brisket, and Daddy’s Burger
Big D’s Smokehouse – multiple branches
Named after their executive chef, Chef Dino, Big D’s Smokehouse is the place to go to for South-American flavors which are all infused in their ribs, tacos, and even burgers.
Must-try: Sizzling Pulled Pork and Twice Fried Ribs.
Rue Bourbon – multiple branches
A New Orleans themed restaurant that offers bar grubs to full heavy meals, Rue Bourbon is perfect for when you want to drink and dive into delicious savory dishes at night.
Must-try: Feast (Pan seared beef belly cooked in its own fat for 12 hours and served with Idaho potato puree and fresh vegetables)
The Rib Shack – multiple branches
Specializing in American style comfort food, The Rib Shack’s sure to introduce you to mouthwatering ribs, cajun chicken, pizza, pasta, and more.
Must-try: Ribs and Roasted Cajun Chicken
Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque – multiple branches
An award-winning barbeque joint from New York, Might Quinn is famous for its slow-smoked meats.
Recommended dishes: Brisket, Half Chicken and Brontosaurus Rib
Bugsy’s Bar and Bistro – multiple branches
A full-service bar and bistro serving drinks and comfort food, Bugsy’s Bar and Bistro is the place to be for lunches out and even late night drinking sessions.
Must-try: Bugsy’s Siegel and Grilled Porkchop
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Burgoo – multiple branches
Founded in 1999, Burgoo is a casual dining restaurant that specializes in American cuisine serving American comfort food favorites like ribs, wings, pastas, and shakes.
Recommended dishes: Shrimps and Ribs Platter
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