You know what they say about all greasy food: a moment on the lips, forever on the hips. Just the way we like it. And French fries come first as our favorite side hoe.
Nobody puts French fries in the corner, so we’ve listed down the best places to get your most beloved fries. Layer on the cheese, BBQ, or Sour & Cream, or reach into the fancy side of potato land with a side of steak, salted egg, or even poutine. Whichever you prefer, you’ll find the perfect tub here.
NYFD – NY Fries and Dips – multiple branches
From thick cut fries to full-blown rice meals, if you’re looking for a go-to place for quick, fuss-free snacks or meals, then head on to NYFD.
Lazat – Tomas Morato
Formerly known as Cerchio, which 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. Get a fusion of classic and modern with their plate of Salted Egg Fries.
76 Sct Limbaga, Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 351 5279
Pink’s Hotdogs – Fort Bonifacio
Pink’s Hotdogs is a popular all-American hotdog shop in Hollywood that serves hotdogs, fries and milkshakes.
Mama Lou’s – multiple branches
From humble beginnings to a success story, Mama Lou’s definitely hits the spot when it comes to Italian comfort food. They escargot, pasta, pizza, and their bestselling poutine – glorious French fries topped with smooth brown gravy, and mozzarella cheese.
Green Pastures – multiple branches
Green Pastures is a farm-to-table restaurant concept created by Chef Robby Goco of crowd-favorite Cyma. What you probably don’t know is that they have this really good Duck You fries that comes with duck fat, duck skin chicharon and duck confit.
Fatburger – multiple branches
Fatburger offers lean Angus beef burgers that come in 5 sizes (small to XXXL), hand-scooped ice cream milkshakes, handmade onion rings and fries, & their build-your-own burger. Read our full feature on Fatburger.
Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Sweet Potato Fries at Fatburger! Read more here.
Army Navy is a homegrown burrito and burger concept that first started in Tagaytay. Because of word-of-mouth, it grew popular and now has several branches all over the metro.
Sweet Ecstasy – multiple branches
The name says it all: sweet, sweet ecstasy is what you’ll experience with every bite of their burger. There’s a reason this hole-in-the-wall burger joint (originally from Cubao Expo) has become a favorite, and we encourage you to discover it for yourself.
Mighty Quinn’s – Megamall
Mighty Quinn’s is an award-winning barbeque joint from New York. It is famous for its slow-smoked meats including brisket, pulled pork and their signature Brontosaurus rib.
World of Fries – multiple branches
World of Fries is now serving flavor-coated fries, fries with dip, gourmet fries, hot dogs, and more, at their newest branch at UN Square Mall.
Poutine PH – BF Homes
Poutine PH serves classic and uniquely-flavored poutine, as well as hot dogs. Their poutine variants include Steak, Nacho Fries, Sausage with Garlic, Chicken and Bacon & Mushroom.
Chopstop – multiple branches
Chopstop is a road-themed restaurant best known for their quality American-style chops that are easy and affordable. Hit them up for some fries with those chops.
8 Cuts – multiple branches
8 Cuts Burger Blends is a make-your-own burger joint, where ‘8 Cuts’ is a reference to the eight cuts of beef used in the five custom blends that only they offer.
Potato Corner – multiple branches
Potato Corner needs no introduction. This beloved potato-loving stand serves fries, mojos, hash browns, chips, and more in flavors like cheese, sour cream, bbq, ranch o cheddar, wasabi, and so on.
Fritoss – Greenbelt 3
Fritoss is all about fried comfort food, such as fries, croquers, and sausages, accompanied by your choice of dip. Order their 6 pcs. chicken wings or sausage and pair it with rice (OR FRIES!).
Frittery – multiple branches
Frittery is a re-brand of the The Belgian Fries franchise. They serve authentic Belgian fries with various dips and flavors.
Surfries – Kapitolyo
Surfries is is all about mad potato goodness! They serve different flavors of fries and are also known for their good-for-sharing, raspberry fish bowl drink. Their sweet corn fries is unlimited for only Php 149!
Keso Kumpadre – Manila
Fan of potatoes? Keso Kumpadre specializes in poutine, a Canadian fries dish with gravy and mozzarella cheese. They also have pizza fries!
Anything Fried – multiple branches
Anything Fried is a food stall that specializes in fried dishes – chicken wings, bagnet, desserts, and fries, of course.
Freezer Burn – BGC
Helmed by Miko Aspiras and Kristine Lotilla, Freezer Burn offers a unique dessert experience with their hot and cold combo creations such as the Morning Glory, Ketchup Mayo Fries, and Junkie.
Eat My GF – Garlic Fries – Glorietta
With their motto, “Don’t cheat on your GF, stay loyal,” you can tell they’re pretty serious about their Garlic Fries. Come for their burgers, sausages, and breakfast meals, but their fries remain the star. From Virgin potato slices to Chicken Finger your GF, they serve the dirtiest fries in town.
3/F Glorietta 4, Food Choices, East Drive, Ayala Center, Makati
(0917) 819 5875
KFC – multiple branches
KFC is the home of finger lickin’ goodness in the country, serving its range of world-famous dishes and sides to Filipinos.
McDonald’s – multiple branches
McDonald’s is a staple fast food chain all over the world. Aside from their burgers and chicken, they take pride too in their World Famous Fries. We always look forward to our favorite twister fries and shake shake fries too!
Jollibee – multiple branches
Jollibee is the country’s largest fast food chain and the birthplace of the iconic Chickenjoy and Jolly Spaghetti. Aside from these two, we also love their crispy Jolly fries that goes well as is or eaten with ketchup.
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