Reservations are accepted View menu View 15 branches View their Instagram account G/F SM Mall of Asia, South Wing, Pasay (02) 556-0762
Taste “Pampanga’s Pride” in a cup with Mt. Arayat’s halo-halo. Don’t be fooled by the simple, clear cups as the Kapampangans surely know how to make their halo-halo with a twist! Each shaved ice dessert comes with bits and pieces of homemade milky pastillas on top, to add that extra texture and flavor to the mixture.
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No reservations accepted View menu G/F North Wing, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay
Ilustrado is a fine dining Filipino-Spanish restaurant that has been operating since 1989 inside the historic walled city, Intramuros. Ilustrado features a Hispanic architectural design with old world interiors and known to serve world-class Filipino, Spanish, as well as Global cuisines.
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View menu 744 Calle Real Del Palacio, Intramuros, Manila (02) 527-3674
This Filipino classic has been around since the early 1900’s and it has organically evolved from its original food truck stand in Luneta to the Filipino restaurant giant that it is today. The iconic and historic Aristocrat restaurant is a household name for many Filipinos who want to enjoy their local favorites at affordable prices.
Insider Tip: The original Roxas Blvd. branch is open 24 hours!
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Reservations are accepted View menu View all 9 branches View their Instagram account 432 San Andres St. cor Roxas Blvd., Malate, Manila (02) 894-0000
Pampanga is famous for being the culinary capital of the Philippines and this Kapampangan restaurant prides itself in being one of the best places to get halo-halo. Razon’s halo-halo looks simple but what makes it special is the fine shaved ice that they use, very similar to Korean bingsu’s “snow” ice.
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No reservations accepted View menu View all 40 branches View their Instagram account One Kennedy Place, Club Filipino Ave, Greenhills, San Juan (02) 726-8727
Milky Way is known for its cool treats and traditional Spanish/Filipino food. Come through for an explosion of flavors in every order of their MW Special Halo-Halo.
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Reservations are accepted View menu G/F Tuscany Estates, Upper McKinley Rd, McKinley Hill, Taguig (02) 823-5088
Crisostomo Noli Me Tangere, shines the spotlight on the country’s cuisine. The restaurant, named after the protagonist in Jose Rizal’s acclaimed novel, is the brainchild of celebrity chef, Florabel Co-Yatco. Their dishes will take you back to the turn of the century.
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View menu Claim all 8 branches View their Instagram account Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Ave cor 30th St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig (02) 621-3195
Vampire Penguin is a dessert shop from California that specializes in shaved snow desserts. A must try is their Smoreos, Twix, and Snow Thiger.
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View menu View their Instagram account 2/F SM City North EDSA, Annex, EDSA cor North Ave, Quezon City
This well-known Filipino restaurant is popular for its unique corned beef sinigang. But did you know that they also serve halo-halo? Sentro takes pride in its fresh, homemade ingredients which include the leche flan and the ube toppings for this “quintessential Filipino dessert.”
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View menu View all branches View their Instagram account Capitol Commons, Meralco Ave. cor Shaw Blvd., Kapitolyo, Oranbo, Pasig (02) 941-8277
Chowking – multiple branches
Chowking offers a combination of Chinese and Western cuisine, fast food-style. Their signature halo-halo has satisfied many Filipinos for generations and even approved by the Queen of all Media herself, Kris Aquino.
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No reservations accepted View menu View all 120 branches View their Instagram account 2/F SM City North EDSA Main Bldg, City Cente, Quezon City (02) 928-5805
Kuya J – multiple branches
Kuya J, formerly “Ang Kan-anan ni Kuya J”, is a casual dining restaurant from Cebu that offers well-loved home-cooked Filipino dishes. They have hot-off-the-grill items like pork barbecue, chicken barbecue, stuffed squid with barbecue sauce and more!
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No reservations accepted View menu View 28 branches View their Instagram account
Yelo Yelo – U.P. Town Center
Yelo-Yelo is a recently opened dessert concept store that offers classic Filipino desserts and snacks and puts a vibrant and fun spin on it. They have treats like buko pandan topped with macapuno ice cream, choco pop, banana langka turon drizzled with Davao chocolate, and more!
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No reservations accepted View menu View Instagram account The Courtyard, UP Town Center, Diliman, Quezon City
Kabingting’s is a popular halo-halo joint that uses carabao pastillas as one of their unique toppings on this traditional dessert. Costing only P95 per serving, Kabigting’s only uses three ingredients: mashed beans, corn, and carabao’s milk pastillas.
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No reservations accepted View menu View all 3 branches T&K Bldg, Quezon City (02) 622-5381
The Lobby – The Peninsula Manila
Filipino historian Ambeth Ocampo once said on his article that the Pen was the first to serve the halo-halo in special oversized bowls to its high-class patrons. Their Halo-Halo Parfait can be a good companion as you quietly enjoy the timeless ambiance of the hotel’s lobby.
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Reservations are accepted View menu View their Instagram account The Peninsula Manila, Ayala Ave, Urdaneta, Makati +63 2 887-2888
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