BBQ and chicken is taking up the grill!
Manila… home of many government offices and big universities and a whole lot of food choices. There are so many choices that it can be difficult to maneuver through the best restaurants in Manila so we’ve compiled the top 10 most loved restaurants in the capital for this month based on Booky’s user favourites!
Happy food hunting!
10. Chicky – Binondo
Chicky is a Taiwanese up and coming eatery with locations all over the Metro, including Chinatown, Makati, and Quezon City. Already making a name for themselves because of their chicken chops, chicken cheese, and chicken curry concoctions, you can expect a satisfying menu full of favorites such as milk tea, dumplings and more!
Insider tip: You can Buy 1 Get 1 Fried Chicken Wings, Fried Chicken Leg, and Pearl Milk Tea with Booky!
9. Oh My Chicken – Tondo
Last month’s #10
A startup Vietnamese food chain that offers a wide ranging-variety of chicken flavors, at Oh My Chicken you can get flavorful food, affordable prices, and great customer service. It’s for those who love fried chicken. It’s not for those who want something healthy. We recommend the Oh My Chicken Wing and the Oh My Chicken Popcorn.
Fun fact: You can get Buy 1 Get 1 Chicken Wings, Chicken Popcorn, Refreshing Lemonade, Kiwi Green Tea, and Regular Black Sugar Green Milk Tea
8. BITE (Buffet in Time Esplanade) – Sta. Cruz
BITE (Buffet in Time Espalanade) is the first to offer a time-based buffet experience in the Philippines. A unique concept that allows you to pay for the time you spend in the buffet rather than paying for a flat rate, and with over 35 dishes to choose from (and a lot of desserts) it’s a sure sulit treat!
7. TeaMi – University Mall
More than your ordinary milk tea shop, TeaMi boasts a collection of specialty Brown Sugar Pearl Milk Teas, as well as dirteas, tea lattes, fruit teas, pure teas and macchiato drinks, complete with chewy pearls and other delicious add-ons! Their menu also includes fresh and flavorful yogurts that are sure to hit that sweet spot.
Insider tip: You can Buy 1 Get 1 Wintermelon TeaMi Tea Latte, Fruit Yogurts, and more with Booky
6. Potato Giant – Robinsons Place Manila
Serving up simple potatoes in two beloved shapes – fries and slices – get your fill of flavorful potatoes Potato Giant. It’s for anyone in the area in need of a potato fix! From students to workers, its affordable fries and dips make it a favorite. It’s not for anyone carbs. We recommend their all-time favorite, Potpots!
Fun fact: With Booky, you can get Buy 1 Get 1 Giant Potpots for only
5. Original Cake – SM San Lazaro
Last month’s #2
A bakery that knows that even the simplest of foods can evoke much joy, Original Cake is a Taiwanese dessert and pastry shop that serves up humble yet delectable cakes, cookies, and delicacies that have stood the test of time. It’s for those who have a sweet tooth. It’s not for those who want a wide selection of desserts or those who want something cold.
Fun fact: With Booky, you can get a Buy 1 Get 1 Freshly Baked Cake for only
2/F SM San Lazaro, Felix Huertas Rd., Sta. Cruz, Manila
4. Early Bird Breakfast – Robinsons Place Manila
Last month’s #8
Early Bird Breakfast Club is a whole-day breakfast cafe that has redefined and redesigned our breakfast favorites. It’s for people who love Instagrammable interiors and dishes. It’s not for people who don’t love breakfast food. We recommend their Yin & Yang Champorado and Ultimate Grilled Cheese with Roasted Tomato Soup.
Insider tip: You can get up to ₱200 off your bill with Booky
3. Bubble Wraps – Robinsons Place Manila
Last month’s #3
Inspired by the popular bubble shaped waffles that are commonly eaten as street food in other Asian countries, Bubble Wraps offers both sweet and savory waffles for you to enjoy. It’s for those who love their waffles. It’s not for those who are looking for a more filling snack.
Fun fact: With Booky, you can get Buy 1 Get 1 Plain Waffles (One Original and One Cocoa) and Soft Serve Cup (One Black & One Milk Tea).
2. Crepes & Cream – Robinsons Place Manila
Crepes & Cream offers sweet and savory crepes. If you’re feeling more creative, you can mix and match different toppings to create your dream crepe. As the name suggests, they also serve ice cream which you could eat in many ways: in sugar, crepe, or waffle cones, and even cups.
Insider tip: You can get Buy 1 Get 1 Vanilla Nutella or Death by Chocolate crepes when you use the Booky app!
1. Holy Grill – Taft Ave.
Last month’s # 1
The search for the Holy Grill is over! Blessing BBQ believers with the best selling rib eye in Taft along with a slew of hot-off-the-grill classics such as pork liempo and chicken barbecue, Holy Grill guarantees a fun and filling dining experience that is sure to answer your hungry prayers. It’s for people who love fresh off the grill dishes. It’s not for those who don’t want to smell like their grilled food afterwards. We recommend their Solo Ribeye Steak.
Insider tip: You can get ₱500 off your bill with Booky!
So, did your favorite restaurants in Manila make the list? Remember that your buds count, so don’t forget to always cast your votes! You can vote for them by clicking ‘Add to Favorites’ on the Booky app—we tally them each month to see the city’s best picks.