A summary of all the hottest new restaurants that opened recently, featuring a new cafe at the ATC serving WONUTS (waffles+donut), a Korean bingsu dessert shop with a snow playground, a Churros Ice Cream sandwich shop in Archer town and more! Scroll down further to see the latest buzz on what’s opening soon.
Milkbox Coffee – Alabang Town Center
Milkbox is a dessert cafe that serves specialty coffee, ice cream, thick shakes, waffles and the newest dessert hybrid, the Wonut (Waffle + Donut).
Dairy Depot – Taft Ave.
Dairy Depot is a small desserts place specializing in churros ice cream sandwiches (available in various flavors), as well as solo-sized skillet cookie.
Pups & Cups – BF Homes
People from the South can now enjoy the experience of a dog cafe in their own neighborhood. Pups & Cups is the first dog cafe in the South and currently has 8 furry and friendly pups. Enjoy a complimentary drink + 1.5hrs in the playground for minimal fee of P190.
No reservations accepted
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#363 El Grande Ave. cor. Cebu St., BF Homes, Parañaque
Yamato Bakery & Cafe – Ortigas
Yamato is a bakery offering freshly made Japanese breads and pastries, fun desserts and coffee from sister company, UCC. This is its 3rd branch in the metro.
Ally’s All-Day Breakfast Place – The Rock Lifestyle Hub
Ally’s is the first all-day breakfast joint in Teacher’s Village, Diliman featuring DIY pancakes and waffles, as well as Pinoy breakfast plates. This is its 2nd branch in the metro.
Woody’s Texas Barbecue – Makati Ave.
Woody’s has taken over popular Mexican joint Chihuahua’s old space and it specializes in slow-smoked Texas-style barbecued ribs, beef brisket, pulled pork and sausages. Customers who’ve tried Woody’s assert that their bbq sauce is addicting.
Ludo Boardgame Bar & Bistro – Jupiter St.
With over 1000 tabletop games on shelf and more game rooms, Ludo Boardgame Bar & Bistro is officially the biggest board game cafe in the Philippines to date. It is Ludo’s 2nd branch and offers the same fun interactive dining experience but in a bigger and bolder space.
Amo Yamie Crib – Espana Blvd.
Amo Yamie Crib is a student-friendly cafe serving fun frappes, tea, pastries and desserts in private bunks. It is also a movie house with limited rooms for booking. It is a cafe concept that first opened in Pampanga, this is its 2nd branch in Manila.
Tatsuo Yakitori-ya – Tomas Morato
Tatsuo Yakitori-ya is a Japanese restaurant specializing in various yakitori selections or grilled skewers. Some of their bestsellers include the chicken cutlet, beef cutlet and pork belly.
Back Alley Burger – Novaliches
Back Alley Burger serves 100% pure beef flame-grilled burgers in fun colorful buns. Burgers are available in quarter, half and full pound sizes.
Ice Flower – Alabang
Ice Flower is a dessert cafe serving Korean bingsu or shaved ice garnished with fresh fruits, nuts, syrup and other toppings. Aside from the beautiful furniture, it’s the first to offer a small snow playground where customers can actually play with artificial snow.
Starr’s Famous Shakes – Greenhills
Inspired by the A&W milkshakes of the 80’s, Starr’s is a dessert parlour that serves creamy and thick milkshakes with dreamy flavors and toppings. It also serves some light snacks to pair with their drinks.
The Halal Guys – Bonifacio High Street
New York’s #1 halal food cart is known for serving New York Size It gyro, chicken and falafel rice platters and sandwiches, drizzled with their equally famous red and white sauces. We’re hoping this one’s 24/7.
Dohtonbori – Greenhills
Dohtonbori is Japan’s #1 okonomiyaki restaurant chain. Born in Tokyo, Dohtonbori will be bringing the first cook-your-own okonomiyaki (or often called Japanese pancake) experience to Manila. This will be its flagship store in the Philippines. It currently has over 300 stores around Japan, 4 in Bangkok and 1 in Taipei.
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