A summary of all the hottest new restaurants that recently opened featuring–Tagaytay’s newest Japanese dining destination, UK’s #1 coffee house chain, a new Kapitolyo player serving sushi burritos and more. Scroll down further to see the latest buzz on what’s opening soon.


Costa Coffee Philippines – Eastwood

Costa Coffee is UK’s #1 coffeehouse chain and 2nd to Starbucks amongst the world. The Costa menu is all about great coffee, delicious food and a dazzling array of hot and cold drinks.’They will be serving us a wide selection of hot and cold drinks–their bestsellers are the Flat White and Espresso, as well as breakfast, freshly baked pastries, cakes, sandwiches and wraps. It is set to open on June 29. Read our full feature here.

Costa Coffee
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G/F Eastwood Citywalk 1, Libis, Quezon City


Kettle – Eastwood

Kettle offers traditional American comfort food like hamburgers, fried chicken and steaks and amped with Chef Chiloy Santos’ own sauces and spices inspired from his travels. This is their 2nd branch in the metro.

Kettle PH
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Eastwood Citywalk 2, Libis, Quezon City


Spice & Cleaver – Estancia Mall

Spice & Cleaver is the house of  handcrafted sausages and the newest addition to Estancia Mall’s pool of restaurants. Other kitchen specialties include puffpizzas, steaks and dessert choices by Chef Quito Jose of Brother’s Burger and Ninak. Actress Angelu de Leon is a part owner. 

Spice & Cleaver
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No reservations accepted
LG/F Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Kapitolyo, Pasig
+63 2 703-0237


Tori Tori: Kushiyaki Snack Bar  – San Juan

Tori Tori is a new Japanese joint offering a wide selection of skewered grilled meat. Premium wagyu sticks, octopus, eggplant, beef tenders, chicken teriyaki and more are also served. 

Tori Tori Kushiyaki Snack Bar
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197 Wilson St., San Juan
+63 2 370-7017


Aozora Japanese Cafe + Bistro – Tagaytay

Aozora, meaning blue sky, is one of the newest restaurants in Tagaytay serving authentic Japanese dishes crafted by Chef Seiji Kamura. They offer Japanese breakfast and other favorites like sushi and sashimi, and ramen with bulalo as a soup base.

Aozora Tagaytay
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Aozora Tagaytay
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Domicillo Hotel, KM 58 Gen. E. Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay
+63 46 413-4486


Masuki – Lucky Chinatown Mall

Masuki is a mami house most famous for its siopao and chicken noodle soup paired with its secret signature sauce. Originally called Ma Mon Luk. lThis is Masuki’s 5th branch in Metro Manila. You may also check out 15 of Binondo’s Best Kept Secret Restaurants.

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2/F Lucky Chinatown Mall, Reina Regente St., Binondo, Manila


The Big Cheese Pizza – D. Tuazon

The Big Cheese! Pizza is a casual dining pizza place that serves fresh and delicious pizzas and pastas.  Choose among 9 flavors, one of which is their special 10-cheese pizza! Watch out for more new flavors soon.

The Big Cheese Pizza
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Reservations are accepted
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2/F SJD Bldg, 62 D. Tuazon St., Lourdes, Quezon City
+63 2 714-8111


Nori – Kapitolyo

Nori is a modern Japanese restaurant offering a one-of-a-kind concept–the sushi burrito. Enjoy 10 different variations including unique flavors like Umami Chicken, Chashu Pork, Miso Glazed Salmon and Shrimp Crab Aligue. Aside from sushi burritos, they also specialize in yakitori sticks. 

Nori Sushi Burrito
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No reservations accepted
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1st Street, No. 1 Unit A, Bro Bldg., Kapitolyo, Pasig
+63 917 516-1153



Ooma – SM Megamall

Ooma is a modern Japanese restaurant by the Moment Group and young acclaimed chef Bruce Ricketts, the same partnership that brought us Mecha Uma. They are promising a bold new take on Japanese flavors.

Ooma PH
Photo from @pmgmendoza


Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina – UP Town Center

The first of its kind, Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina serves the best of Mexican comfort food with a Filipino twist. It is a homegrown concept from Dagupan, Pangasinan and has quickly gained foodies’ attention since they opened  their first branch in Kapitolyo. This will be their 2nd branch in the metro.

Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina
Photo from @aldrinruedalicayan


Churreria La Lola – UP Town Center

Churreria La Lola, from the same owners of Rambla, is a dessert shop featuring a popular Latin American dough pastry, the deep fried churros. After Power Plant Mall and SM Aura, it will soon be serving the UP Town Center crowd. This will be their 3rd branch in the metro.

Churreria La Lola
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