New Restaurants in Manila (Oct 25-31): Milkbox Coffee, Dairy Depot, Pups & Cups Dog Cafe, etc.


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.

RECENTLY OPENED

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).

Milkbox Coffee
Photo from @milkboxcoffee

No reservations accepted
View their Instagram account
LG/F New Wing, Alabang Town Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa

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.

Dairy Depot
Photo from @dairydepotph

No reservations accepted
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2/F Archer’s Nook, 2464 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila

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.

Pups & Cups Cafe
Photo from @bellesison_

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. 

Yamato Bakery & Cafe
Photo from @josinemarris

No reservations accepted
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G/F Tower 3, Rockwell Business Centre, Ugong, Pasig
+63 2 656-4360

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. 

Ally's All Day Breakfast Place
Photo from @cielomioo

Reservations are accepted
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2/F The Rock Lifestyle Hub, Holy Spirit Drive, Quezon City

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.

Woody's Texas BBQ
Photo from @inescabarrus

Reservations are accepted
View the full menu
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7838 Makati Ave., Makati
+63 2 890-3192

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.

Ludo Boardgame Bar + Bistro
Photo from @_kaaaaaaaaaarl_

Reservations are accepted
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Jupiter St cor. Planet, Bel-Air, Makati

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. 

Amo Yamie Crib
Photo from @amoyamiecrib

Reservations are accepted
View the full menu
View their Instagram account
1250 España St. cor. P. Noval, near UST, Sampaloc, 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. 

Tatsuo Yakitori-ya
Photo from @thisisandysmith

No reservations accepted
View the full menu
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MJB Building, 220 Tomas Morato Avenue cor. Dr. Lazcano St., Quezon City
+63 2 239-2728

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.

Back Alley Burger
Photo from @lrrnjill

No reservations accepted
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Blk 91 Lot 3, Ascension Ave., Lagro Talipapa Market, Lagro Subd., Novaliches, Quezon City

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.

Ice Flower
Photo from @jennchan17

No reservations accepted
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Molito Commercial Complex, Alabang, Muntinlupa

 

OPENING SOON

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.

Starr's Famous Shakes
Photo from @iamjannoscar11

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. 

The Halal Guys
Photo from @nicolamariii

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. 

Dohtonbori
Photo from @relynator

 

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