Search

Get dishes rich in culture and flavor!

Last updated: February 25, 2021 at 4:20 PM

An iconic landmark in Manila, the walled city of Intramuros holds within it, our culture and history preserved and accessible to the masses. It’s a place for the curious, the adventurous, and for the history-loving Filipinos who want to immerse themselves in a “snapshot” of a pivotal time in our history that shaped our culture.

Quick Tip:

Don’t know how to make the most of your trip to Intramuros worth it? Some things you can do in Intramuros are:

  • going on bike eco-tours
  • visiting museums
  • saying a prayer or two in their churches like the San Agustin Church and the Manila Cathedral
  • playing gold
  • taking a photo walk that begins at Fort Santiago
  • having a taste, literally, of the different dishes inspired by our past
In the area? Check out this month's Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Manila!

And whether you’re a foodie or a hungry human looking to replenish your energy between activities, we’re sure that there’s a restaurant that’ll tickle your fancy. Some of them even offer pick-up and delivery services for those who are still a bit wary to go outside.

Don’t know which ones you may like? Check out 10 iconic restaurants in Intramuros that you definitely have to try!

Barbara’s Heritage Restaurant – Plaza San Luis Complex

Be transported back in time with Filipino and Spanish cuisine at no other place than Barbara’s cuisine which is now reopened for dine-in, take-out, and delivery.

Notable dishes they offer: Calamares Fritos, Gambas al Ajillo, Creamy Basil with Seafood, Seafood Amelie, Callos, Tanigue, Sinigang Baby Sugpo

Available for: Dine-in and delivery
Mechado from Barbara's Heritage Restaurant
Photo from @ade.wanders

If you decide to dine-in, you’ll witness a cultural dance performance and enjoy eating in their Spanish era-inspired interiors with a charming old-school ambiance.

Interiors and Dining Area of Barbara's Heritage Restaurant
Photo from @cgc010

View menu
View their Facebook page
View their Instagram account
Plaza San Luis Complex, Gen. Luna St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 8527-4086 | (02) 8527-3893

Ilustrado – Calle Real Del Palacio

Operating since 1989, Ilustrado is a fine dining Filipino-Spanish that’s open for public for dine-in, pick-up, and delivery, specializing in world-class Filipino dishes, Spanish dishes, as well as dishes inspired by global cuisines.

Recommended dishes: Paella Ilustrado (Meat & Seafood), Bagnet, Sampaguita Ice Cream, and Baked Eggplant in Filo

Available for: Dine-in and delivery
Liempo and Eggplant from Ilustrado
Photo from Booky

Dine-in and you’ll fall in love with their traditional meets modern interiors, delectable dishes, and humble entertainment.

Facade and Exterior of Ilustrado
Photo from Facebook | Ilustrado

View menu
View their website
View their Facebook page
View their Instagram account
744 Calle Real Del Palacio, Intramuros, Manila
(02) 8527-3674 | (02) 8527-3675 | (02) 8527-2345

Patio de Conchita – Beaterio St.

If you’re looking for delicious and affordable home-cooked Filipino eats, then Patio de Conchinita – a reopened restaurant for pick-up and take-out – is your best bet.

Recommended dishes: Kalderetang Baka, Seaweed Salad, Sinigang na Itlog ng Isda sa Miso, and Buko Juice.

Available for: Dine-in and delivery
Filipino ulam from Patio de Conchita
Photo from Facebook | Patio de Conchita

It’s a ‘sosyal na carinderia’ type of restaurant that serves up homey Filipino food in an Old Spanish interiors that feels both extra cozy and picturesque.

Interiors and Dining Area of Patio de Conchita
Photo from Facebook | Patio de Conchita

View menu
View their Facebook page
680 Beaterio St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 8350-4366 | (0977) 288-0904

Ristorante delle Mitre – CBCP Bldg.

An ecclesiastical-themed cafe owned and run by the Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), Ristorante delle Mitre serves up creatively named international dishes in a dining area inspired by different religious adornments and clothing.

Notable dishes they offer: Carding’s Crab Relleno, Lolo Dency’s Pasta with Shrimp and Kesong Puti, and Archbishop Adam’s Spaghetti al Sugo di Pomodoro

Available for: Dine-in and delivery
Dining Area and Interiors of Ristorante Delle Mitre
Photo from Facebook | Ristorante Delle Mitre
Butterflied Prawns with Pesto-Tomato Pasta from Ristorante Delle Mitre
Photo from Facebook | Ristorante Delle Mitre

View menu
View their Facebook page
CBCP Bldg. 470 Gen Luna St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 8559-5220

Cathedral Food Avenue by Cafe Janealo – Cabildo

Cathedral Food Avenue by Cafe Janealo is a cozy restaurant that serves Asian cuisine’s specialties with a touch of international influence in Intramuros.

Recommended dishes: Grande Buffalo Wings, Tanigue Steak with Spicy Tomato Sauce, Laing, Crispy Pata, and Thai Style Premium Beef

Available for: Dine-in, pick-up and delivery
cathedral-food-avenue-by-cafe-janaello
Photo from @cathedralfoodave
cathedral-food-avenue-interiors
Photo from Facebook | Cathedral Food Avenue by Cafe Janealo

View menu
View their Facebook page
View their Instagram account
398 Cabildo cor Beaterio St, Intramuros, Manila
(02) 8243-0787

Coco Bango Cafe – White Knight Hotel

Showcasing the finest food and recipes from the Philippines, Coco Bango Cafe is a restaurant that’ll give you a taste of Filipino, American, and Continental dishes which will take you back in time and beyond Metro Manila with every bite.

Notable dishes they offer: Tapsilog, Continental Breakfast, Sinigang na Baboy, Club House, and Chicken Ala Pobre

Available for: Dine-in
Dining Area and Al Fresco from Coco Bango Cafe at White Knight Hotel Intramuros
Photo from Facebook | White Knight Hotel Intramuros
Mango Crepe with Chocolate Sauce from Coco Bango Cafe at White Knight Hotel Intramuros
Photo from Facebook | White Knight Hotel Intramuros

View menu
View their website
View their Facebook page
Plaza San Luis Complex, Cabildo St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 8526-6539 | (02) 8526-6181

Cioccolata Churros Cafe – G/F The Bayleaf Hotel

Located inside The Bayleaf Hotel, Cioccolata Churros Cafe specializes in everyone’s favorite Spanish pastry – the deep-fried churros – served with the sweet deep of your choice: Coffee Caramel or Spanish tsokolate. Aside from those, they also offer a variety of sandwiches, sweet treats, as well as hot and cold drinks.

Notable dishes they offer: Banana Hazelnut Croissant, Grilled Ensaymada, and Dusted Churros

Available for: Dine-in
Interiors and Dining Area at Cioccolata Churros Cafe The Bayleaf Intramuros
Photo from The Bayleaf Intramuros
Churros with Caramel and Chocolate Dip from Cioccolata The BayLeaf Intramuros
Photo from Facebook | Cioccolata, The BayLeaf Intramuros

View menu
View their website
View their Facebook page
View their Instagram account
G/F The Bayleaf, Muralla cor Victoria St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 5318-5000

Raffaele Woodfired Pizza – 3/F The Bayleaf Hotel

A 60-seater chic restaurant that changes ambiance depending on your dining time, Raffaele Woodfired Pizza is a restaurant that specializes in pizza with the crust prepared exactly how you like it – crusty or traditional – as well as weekly specials you definitely have to try.

Notable dishes you have to try: Foie Gras and Mushroom Pizza, Salmon and Uni Tartare, Parmesan Risotto, and Roasted Suckling Pig

Available for: Dine-in, pick-up and delivery
Interiors and Dining Area of Raffaele Woodfired Pizza at The Bay
Photo from The Bayleaf Hotel
Salmon and Uni Tartare from The Bayleaf Hotel
Photo from The Bayleaf Hotel

View menu
View their Facebook page
View their Instagram page
The Bayleaf, Muralla cor Victoria St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 5318-5000

9 Spoons – 9/F The Bayleaf Hotel

Located on the 9th floor of The Bayleaf Hotel and known as the “Penthouse All-Day Dining Restaurant”, 9 Spoons is a modern, casual dining penthouse that serves up stunning views and International dishes. Whether you’re there to admire the Manila skyline and the Intramuros Golf Course or to have a meeting or a private gathering, 9 Spoons has a la carte dishes and breakfast and lunch buffets perfect to fill you up.

Notable dishes they offer: Cajun Shrimp Rigatoni, Togarashi Chicharones, Chicken Gochuchang, and Porcini Carbonara

Available for: Dine-in
Interiors and Dining Area of The Bayleaf Hotel Intramuros
Photo from The Bayleaf Hotel
Beef, Bread, and Potato Wedges from The Bayleaf Intramuros
Photo from Facebook | The Bayleaf Intramuros

View menu
View their website
View their Facebook page
9/F The Bayleaf Hotel, Muralla cor. Victoria St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 5318-5000

Sky Deck – Rooftop The Bayleaf Hotel

Sky Deck is a rooftop bar located within the walls of Intramuros. It has an unobstructed, 360-degree view of the entire city including the world-famous Manila sunset. Cap off your night with a breathtaking view as well as a number of bar chows, tapas, and alcoholic drinks ranging from wines to beers, and even cocktails.

Notable dishes and drinks they offer: Mexican Fries, Spicy Gyoza, Chimichangas, Carnitas, and Vietnamese Wings

Available for: Dine-in (reservation is recommended), Pick-up, in-house delivery.
Dining Area of The Bayleaf Hotel
Photo from The Bayleaf Hotel
Cajun Shrimp Rigatoni from Sky Deck View Bar
Photo from @shikazelic

View menu
View their website
View their Facebook page
Rooftop, The Bayleaf, Muralla cor Victoria St., Intramuros, Manila
(02) 5318-5000

We know you loved using the Booky app for discovering the newest places in your city. Given these extraordinary times, we want to continue being helpful during the GCQ so check out our updated food delivery guide,  restaurants that just reopenedwhere to shop for groceries online, and more.