These Makati restaurants will surely fill you up!
Insider tip: If you book at the Prime Restaurants below through Booky you can get a free dessert after your meal when you fill out the feedback form on our app!
10. Cha Tuk Chak – Paseo Center
Authentic and accessible Thai cuisine is headed your way courtesy of Cha Tuk Chak! Enjoy Cha Tuk Chak’s blend of fresh and bold signature drinks and sip into an exciting world of flavor. It’s for people who are fans or who want to try out Thai milk tea. It’s not for people looking for the usual pearl milk tea. We recommend their Cha Yen, it’s authentic Thai Milk Tea!
Insider tip: You can Buy 1 Get 1 Thai Emerald and Cha Khiao with Booky!
9. Toyo Eatery – Pasong Tamo
Black Sheep former head chef, Jordy Navarra, is back with another all-new Filipino eatery that will serve modern dishes featuring local ingredients, which has been his signature. It’s for the adventurous foodies up for a new experience in familiar cuisine. It’s not for anyone craving foreign food. We recommend, among their other special offerings, their Grilled belly and loin of bangus with Toyo Eatery Silog.
8. Kko Kko – Paseo Center
Kko Kko is a modern Korean chicken house that uses traditional and contemporary recipes that came from Grace Lee and her mom. Their menu is divided into three main categories – Korean Fried Chicken, Korean Street Food, and Dosirak (Korean lunch box) – each narrating a story about the dining setting and customs of Korea. It’s for foodies looking for new and unique Korean dishes. It’s not for people looking for grilled Korean BBQ. We recommend the Chicken Cheese Fondue, Snow Chicken Cheese, and Galbi Jim Dosirak. Our insider tip is the place is quite small and may get full quickly on peak hours, so make sure to book a table ahead of time. Fun Fact: Kko Kko was named after the sound that a chicken makes.
7. Nikkei – Legaspi Village
Last month’s #10
Nikkei is the first Peruvian-Japanese sushi bar in Manila headed by Argentinian Chef Christian Cejas. “Nikkei” is a term that describes Peruvian cuisine culturally inspired by the Japanese; it is the latest food trend in Europe. It’s for adventurous eaters who love to try new cuisines. It’s not for people looking for party-sized servings. We recommend the Salmon Belly Nigiri, Miso Kurobuta, Seared Tuna, Kobi Nigiri Sushi and Parmesan Scallops. Our insider tip: get a dessert for free when you submit a feedback to the restaurant using your Booky app!
6. Mendokoro Ramenba – Salcedo Village
Last month’s # 6
Mendokoro Ramenba is a 20-seater ramen joint from the people behind popular Ramen Yushoken from Alabang; it is also called being tagged as Yushoken 2.0. It’s for people who don’t mind queuing a bit for a spot at the table. It’s not for people who want rice bowls and other Japanese favorites. We recommend the Tantanmen, Shio Ramen, and Super Chasu Bowl. Our insider tip is if you’re in a big group, be ready to be seated separately if you want to get seats faster.
5. Pizza Warehouse – Glorietta
Last month’s #3
Pizza Warehouse is a casual restaurant in Glorietta serving up everything pizza. They offer other comfort food as well, including pasta, salads, roast chicken, and even corn dogs! It’s for anyone either just passing by for a bite or a fulmeal, in need of affordable pizza, baked rolls, lasagna, and calzone. It’s not for those wanting oven brick pizza. We recommend their solo slices of pizza (the more slices to try, the better) and their Cheeseburger Baked Roll.
2/F Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, Makati
4. Gong Cha – Greenbelt 3
Last month’s # 7
A Taiwanese drink shop franchise that first stole our hearts back in 2011, Gong Cha’s has over 170 outlets worldwide – including accessible outlets for Filipinos to get their milk tea fix. It’s for those who want options for their caffeine cravings. It’s not for big groups because their outlets are usually quaint.
Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Gong Cha Milk Brown Sugar, Milk Alisan Tea, or Banana Milk with Booky!
3. The Perfect Pint – Greenbelt 2
A go-to restaurant where you can get your fix of local craft beers and find food pairings, The Perfect Pint is perfect for huge groups ’cause of its extensive menu that has all-day breakfast dishes, bar chows, pizzas, pastas, and sandwiches. It’s for big groups who are looking for a place to bond over drinks and food. It’s not for those with a limited budget. We recommend the Cheesesteak Pizza, Heap of Fresh Bacon, Oyster Sea-Sig, and The Perfect Pint Sausage Platter.
2. Ganso-Shabuway – Greenbelt 5
Last month’s # 2
Ganso-Shabuway is an international franchise from California that offers Japanese style hot pot. They serve all-natural grass fed beef, fresh produce and other hot pot toppings. It’s for people who are looking for a healthier dining option. It’s not for sushi lovers. We recommend the Set B (for 2) with Spicy Miso broth, Wagyu beef set, and their Seafood Deluxe Set. We’ve been reading great reviews about their dipping sauces, so make sure to try those as well. Our insider tip is every order of single or sharing shabu-shabu set comes with unlimited rice, soup refills and dipping sauces.
1. The Lost Bread – Glorietta
Last month’s #1
The Lost Bread is a container shop that specializes in over-the-top milkshakes, while The Lost Bread HQ offers a more well-rounded menu that includes all-day modern Pinoy brunch menu, specialty French toasts, unique desserts, blue soft serve ice cream and a new collection of overshakes. It’s for the locals and students living, studying or working in the area. It’s not for party groups as it may be difficult to look for seats. We recommend the Fried Mashed Potato Balls, Sinigang Beef Sukiyaki and Beef Tapa with Coffee Rice. For desserts, try their Blue Soft Serve, limited Matcha Flan and milkshakes.
Insider tip: You can get 2 orders of Brown Sugar Okinawa, Toffee Caramel Hokkaido, and Brewed Black Thai Tea for the price of one with Booky!
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