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Cubao, we’re coming for you!

Cubao, as we all know, is full of hidden food crawls and unique shops for quirky finds. Whether you’re looking for new restaurants to try,  cafes where you can sing your hearts out, or cuisine specific restaurants like Italian restaurants, Korean restaurants, or Japanese restaurants, Cubao is the place to be. 

To sum that all up, here’s a list of the new restaurants in the area and a few of the oldie but goodie hidden gems for you to check out

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Macao Imperial Tea – Gateway Tower

Another milk tea place that’s now open in the metro, get your fill of different flavors of milk tea, tea, coffee, and cream cheese based drinks at Macao Imperial Tea. 

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G/F Gateway Tower, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City

Mango Mama – Pinatubo St.

Craving for mango desserts? What about mango graham? Then check out Manga Mama now in Cubao!

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Pinatubo St., Cubao, Quezon City

Pancit ng Taga Malabon – G/F Ali Mall

Our all-time favourite pancit has now found a new home in Cubao!

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G/F Ali Mall, Gen Romulo Ave., Cubao, Quezon City
(02) 911-2731; (02) 911-2748

In case you missed it, here are some oldies but goodies.

Dencio’s Bar and Grill – New Frontier Theatre

When Filipinos gather for a special occasion, their number one priority is to look for a restaurant to celebrate at. With Dencio’s Bar and Grill now open, celebrating has just become a whole lot easier. 

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G/F New Frontier Theater, Araneta Center, Socorro 3, Gen Malvar Ave.,
(02) 282-6282; (0933) 312-7679

Kumori – Gateway Mall

Wondering where to eat desserts in Cubao? Where else than Kumori, a Japanese bakery offering only freshly baked, handmade and quality bread as well as cakes and pastries

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G/F Gateway Mall, 59 Aurora Blvd., Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
(0966) 524-6908

Maxi Mango – Gateway Mall

Mango may be a seasonal fruit but thanks to Maxi Mango, you can get your fix of mango the whole year round! With its new kiosk now open, you can have mango in four interesting and sweet ways that’ll invoke both nostalgia and joy.

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3/F Gateway Mall, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
(0917) 301-6000

Putok Batok – Manhattan Parkview

Although Putok Batok isn’t necessarily considered as one of the buffet restaurants in Cubao, it’s still their unli sinful sisig offerings – liempo, hipon, bagnet – and their unli crabs that put them on the map. 

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Putok Batok menu
G/F Manhattan Parkview, General Roxas Ave, Cubao, Quezon City
(0906) 683-2516; (0948) 786-9964

Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot – Manhattan Parkview

From the same group that brought us Vikings and NIU by Vikings, Four Seasons Hotpot City is one of those buffet restaurants that play on the hotpot/shabu-shabu concept.

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G/F Manhattan Parkview, Manhattan Gardern City,
Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
(02) 932-7777

Burgoo – Gateway

Founded in 1999, Burgoo is one of the best restaurants when you’re looking for two things: casual dining and  American cuisine dishes like ribs, wings, kinds of pasta, and shakes.

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You can enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 pasta or Buy 1 Get 1 Burgers!

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G/F The Food Street, SM Southmall, Alabang Zapote Rd, Las Piñas
(02) 519 2114

Gumbo – Gateway

Gumbo, A Taste of New Orleans, a casual dining restaurant that provides an extraordinary atmosphere of fun, good recipes turned to quality dishes, good services, and clean interiors. 

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You can enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 pasta or 2 orders of Cajun & Creole for less!

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2/F SM Megamall, Atrium, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 440-4632

Blackbeared’s Seafood Island – Araneta Center

Blackbeard’s Seafood Island brings seafood dining to the next level by serving their meals boodle-style. A boodle is actually already a surf n’ turf in its own form already, but they also have a particular surf and turf binalot, good for 2-3 persons.

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Unit 28-31 Shopwise Market Arcade, McArthur Avenue cor Times Square, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
(02) 913-8761

Fred’s Revolucion – General Romulo Ave.

A self -proclaimed home of the sincere drinkers, Fred’s Revolucion is one of the bars in Metro Manila that’s become a go-to destination for artists and for those who want to drink good beer while chatting with their newly made friends. 

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Marikina Shoe Expo, General Romulo Ave., Cubao, Quezon City
(0916) 434-6082

Bellini’s – Gen. Romulo Ave.

Aside from being featured as the hang-out restaurant of Popoy and Basha’s squad in the movie One More Chance, Bellini’s is known as a hidden restaurant in Cubao that serves authentic al dente pasta and pizza!

Try out their best sellers: Ravioli Tartufo, Quinticco Pasta (5 pasta dishes in one plate), Parma Ham Arugula Pizza, and Bellini’s Special Pizza

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Marikina Shoe Expo, Gen. Romulo Ave., Cubao, Quezon City
(02) 913-2550

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Did you know that with the Booky app, you can type “CUBAO” and search over 100 restaurants in the area. If you spotted a new restaurant near you, shoot us an email at with all the details.

Featured image from Mango Mama.