New Year, New Places to Visit!
From Okada Manila to the City of Dreams to Aguirre Ave., the things to do and the places to eat in Paranaque are endless if you only know where to look.
Don’t know where to go this holiday season? Check out this month’s Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Paranaque!
10. The Burgery – Aguirre Ave
Calling themselves “The Bad Boys of Burger”, The Burgery is an American diner that offers up affordable yet satisfying and delectable comfort food, more specifically burgers!
It’s for foodies who love getting their hands dirty with 100% premium beef burgers.
It’s not for those who are looking for veggies or something light and healthy.
Recommended dishes: Jimmy Bleu Eyes (₱255), Fat Tony (₱185), and Executioner (₱375)
9. Hanakazu – Aguirre Ave
Serving up authentic Japanese dishes prepared by Chef Hiroaki Otsuka’s Hanakazu, Hanakazu is the Japanese spot you have to head on to if you want a lot of options ranging from sushi to sashimi and even makimono.
It’s for those who are looking for an alternative to Sensei Sushi if it’s full.
It’s not for those who are looking for Western cuisine.
Notable dishes they offer: Sanriku Salad (₱180), Ebi-Ten Maki (₱300), Wagyu Menchi Katsu (₱240), Shishamo (₱190)
8. Grami Korean Restaurant – Grami Hotel
Grami Korean Restaurant is a KBBQ spot right in Sucat that doesn’t only offer a variety of ala-carte Korean dishes but also one of the cheapest unlimited KBBQ deals in the metro that serves quality USDA beef and pork.
It’s for those who want to try not-the-usual side dishes with their KBBQ.
It’s not for those who want to stray away from the KBBQ trend.
Rate: Starts at ₱299
7. Drive-By Taco Shop – Aguirre Ave.
Last month’s # 10
A carwash diner concept, Drive-By Taco Shop is a restaurant that’s definitely worth the drive to Paranaque because of their street tacos, burritos, and nachos.
It’s for those who love Mexican food especially during the wee hours of the night.
It’s not for those who want a sit-down brunch place.
Recommended dishes: Calamansi and Tequila Chicks Street Tacos (₱149) and Pulled Beef Brisket Quesadilla (₱149)
6. NYSM Pizzeria – Aguirre Ave.
Last month’s # 5
NYSM or “New York State of Mind” Pizzeria is a local-pizza joint where you can have comfort food favorites such as pizza, pasta, and many more right by the New York City skyline.
It’s for those who love their pizza New-York style.
It’s not for those who are on a carb-free diet.
Recommended dishes: Nut Pesto Pasta (₱300), Double Pepperoni Pizza (₱110/slice), Howie’s Special Pizza (₱110/slice)
Get up to ₱500 off your bill!
5. Picada Tapeo Restaurante – Aguirre Ave.
Last month’s # 6
Picada Tapeo Restaurante is a Catalan-inspired restaurant serving up Spanish fares such as tapas, paella, wine, and even sangria.
It’s for those who’ve been craving for authentic Spanish dishes.
It’s not for those looking for street-food style type of dishes.
Recommended dishes: Pintxos, Chiperones (₱285), and Cerdo Asado (₱435 for 3/4 lbs)
Get up to ₱300 off your bill!
4. Mensakaba Geishu – Aguirre Ave.
Last month’s # 7
A 12-seater ramen house owned by Japanese-Filipina husband and wife team Hirofumi and Alyn Hotta, Mensakaba Geishu is a restaurant that serves up a variety of flavorful ramen bowls. Fun fact: You can watch Hirofumi cook the ramen right in front of you! Any seat is the best seat in the room.
It’s for those who don’t like to be overwhelmed by a huge menu.
It’s not for those who want a wide variety of differently based broths.
Recommended dishes: Paiko Ramen (Shoyu with Spare Ribs) and TanTanMen.
3. Trattoria Altrove – Tropical Ave.
Last month’s # 1
Trattoria Altrove offers authentic Italian dishes, with the signature brick oven wood-fired pizza. They also serve antipasta, pasta, risotto, lasagna, several meaty dishes, and home-made desserts. To round up a delicious meal, they offer several kinds of wines & liquors.
It’s for those who want a bite of El Nido favorites in the city.
It’s not for those who don’t enjoy either Italian food or seafood.
Recommended dish: Aragosta (₱335/100g)
Get up to ₱200 off your bill!
2. Sensei Sushi Bar – Aguirre St.
Last month’s # 4
After his short stint with Robot Restaurant & Lounge, Chef Bruce Ricketts opened Sensei Sushi Bar, a humble local and seasonal Japanese and Asian-inspired restaurant along the now popular Aguirre Avenue in BF Homes. His 12-course Chef’s Omakase received numerous praises for taste, creativity, and affordability.
It’s for adventurous foodies.
It’s not for people who don’t eat raw fish.
Recommended dishes: Fried Oysters (₱250) and Grilled Banana (₱250)
1. La Chinesca – Aguirre St.
Last month’s # 2
La Chinesca is a Mexican concept by Chef Bruce Ricketts located in the same street in BF Homes where he first made his mark on the local culinary scene with his intimate degustation nook, Sensei Sushi. Enjoy fresh tacos like the Tripitas which is made with beef intestines and the Guisada de Res which is made with beef shoulder & lengua.
It’s for those who are craving for some really good, beyond basic, Mexican food.
It’s not for those looking for a quick bite to go.
Recommended dish: Oyster Taco (₱190)
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