A summary of all the hottest new restaurants that recently opened featuring– plus a whole lot more. Scroll down further to see the latest buzz on what’s opening soon.


Taisho Ramen & Teppanyaki House – SM Light Mall

Taisho Ramen is a casual ramen house that serves Japanese ramen with authentic taste from Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan. Aside from ramen, they also serve bento sets, gyoza, donburi and onigiri.

Taisho Ramen & Teppanyaki House
Photo from Instagram c/o @just_iron_it

Reservations are accepted
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G/F SM Light Mall, EDSA near Boni MRT Station, Mandaluyong
+63 2 332-8735

Kanzen Sushi Roll – Marikina

Kanzen Sushi Roll is a healthy Japanese food delivery service that offers a broad selection of freshly rolled sushi and maki rolls. Limited seats available in store.

Kanzen Sushi Roll
Photo from Instagram c/o @dangmusings

No reservations accepted
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60 Sapphire cor. Sandalwood St., SSS Village, Concepcion II, Marikina
+63 933 512-5138

Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse – Marikina

Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse is a Southern USA-inspired smokehouse and barbecue restaurant made perfectly to satisfy your comfort food cravings. It is a passion project of four siblings sharing their love for all things smoked and grilled.

Fat Daddy's Smokehouse
Photo from Instagram c/o @fatdaddyssmokehouse


No reservations accepted
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171 Dao Street, East Drive, Marikina Heights, Marikina
+63 917 562-6531

Hot Box Noodle Bar – Marikina

Hot Box Noodle Bar serves Asian fusion and Chinese cuisine specializing in noodle soup, dry tossed noodles, rice bowls and other Asian specialties.

Hot Box Noodle Bar
Photo from Instagram c/o @astroboyisgay

No reservations accepted
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703 J.P. Rizal St., Lamuan, Malanday, Marikina
+63 2 910-1987

49-B Heirloom Kitchen – Tomas Morato

49-B Heirloom Kitchen features heirloom recipes from all types of cuisine–from Sinigang na Lechon to Chicken Yakitori to Osso Buco and more. Their street number address is the reason behind its name. 

49 B Heirloom Kitchen
Photo from Instagram c/o @49bheirloomkitchen

Reservations are accepted
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49-B Scout Tobias cor. Scout Fuentebella St., Laging Handa, Quezon City
+63 2 239-1637

Happy Thai – Malingap

Happy Thai is the newest Thai restaurant in Teacher’s Village serving their own brand of delicious and affordable Thai cuisine.

Happy Thai
Photo from Instagram c/o @faizza

No reservations accepted
22 Malingap St., Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
+63 917 813-4815

Reserve Gastro Tavern – Burgos Circle

A restaurant and bar in the current party central of Metro Manila serving classic bar chows such as wings and international comfort food like shawarma, soft tacos, panizzas and ribs.

Reserve Gastro Tavern
Photo from Instagram c/o @iyasilos

Reservations are accepted
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ES-2 & ES-3 Burgos Circle, Forbestown Center, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
+63 2 832-9897

Cafe Sanso – San Juan

Cafe Sanso is a small cafe serving Spanish specialties such as chorizo platters, paella, callos and churros. Cafe Sanso is an ode to Juvenal Sanso, an internationally-renowned painter. Just next door is the Sanso Museum, which is a showcase of the legend’s 65 years in art. It houses the artist’s personal collection with many works and award-winning masterpieces that have never been seen by the public.

Cafe Sanso
Photo from Instagram c/o @irishhhh

Reservations are accepted
32 V. Cruz,  San Juan
+63 922 894-6144

Ramen Nagi – Podium Mall

Ramen Nagi serves Butao (‘Buta’ meaning pork and ‘O’ meaning king), the rich signature tonkotsu broth used in every bowl they serve.

Ramen Nagi
Photo from Instagram c/o @foodieloco

No reservations allowed
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The Podium, 18 ADB Ave., Ortigas, Mandaluyong


Bar Pintxos Tapas Y Mas – Alabang

Bar Pintxos is a cozy pintxos and tapas bar serving authentic Spanish food. Pintxos and tapas are both snacks or small bites being served in a tavern or bar, the only main difference is pintxos is usually ‘spiked’ with a skewer or toothpick, often to a piece of bread. It is set to open 3rd week of May.

Bar Pintxos Y Mas
Photo from Instagram c/o @barpintxos

Sunrise Buckets – Burgos Circle

Sunrise Buckets is a surfers’ paradise, a Hawaiian-themed joint famous for its bucket full of chicken wings and flavored beers. It was a contender in the top 10 most loved restaurants in San Juan and Mandaluyong list in February.

Sunrise Buckets
Photo from Instagram c/o @krishagueco



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