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If you’re in Quezon City, one of the largest cities in Metro Manila, then you’re sure to discover a whole bunch of places to order from and eat in!

Also read: 16 Must-Try Reopened Restaurants in U.P. Town Center!

With many food hubs such as Maginhawa and Tomas Morato, it can be quite daunting to choose so we’ve decided to round up the top 10 restaurants you should try for this month! Check them out below.

10. Mister Kabab – West Avenue

The humble beginning of Mister Kabab dates all the way back to 1987 as a small food stall at the corner of West and Quezon Avenue. They feature sumptuous Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Cuisine and are famous for their kababs but also notable for their hummus and falafels.

It’s for those who enjoy exploring different flavors and indulging in spice.
It’s not for those not a fan of grub eats.

Mister Kabab Kabab with Biryani Rice
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(0956) 229-3005

9. Victorino’s – Tomas Morato

Victorino’s is a fine dining restaurant with old-fashioned Filipino home interiors. They serve Ilocano-Filipino cuisine and desserts from partner Chef Heny Sison.

It’s for families and other big groups who are eyeing to catch up over classic Filipino comfort food.
It’s not for those looking for an international menu.

Available for: Dine in, pick up, and delivery. You may order by calling the numbers below.
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114 Scout Rallos cor 11th Jamboree St., Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City
0939-915-2750; 0977-363-1044

8. Van Gogh is Bipolar – Maginhawa

Van Gogh is Bipolar is an eccentric restaurant that also represents the owner, Jetro Rafael’s personality and his efforts to spread awareness about mental illnesses. As the name of the restaurant suggests, their menu changes depending on the chef’s mood and availability of ingredients. Dining here is altogether a unique experience that aims to be a mood-healing sanctuary for everyone.

It’s for those seeking a new type of food experience.
It’s not for people who are creatures of habit and stick to their usual orders.

Van Gogh is Bipolar
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154 Maginhawa, Diliman, Quezon City
(0922) 824-3051

7. Oedo Japanese Restaurant – Sto. Domingo Ave.

If what you’re looking for is authentic Japanese dishes that are great value for money, Oedo Japanese Restaurant is the way to go. From sushi, curry, and donburis, they’re sure to fix your Japaneses cravings.

It’s for those who love Japanese food
It’s not for are not fans of sushi or raw food

Available for: Alfresco dine-in, take-out, and delivery. 
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105 Sto. Domingo Ave. cor. Sgt. Alcaraz QC
(0917) 845 1722

6. Ninyo Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge – Katipunan

Ninyo is a homey, romantic garden restaurant that serves a fusion of French and Japanese cuisine. The restaurant is known to offer delicious gastronomic food in an intimate and relaxing environment that can be enjoyed by couples, friends, and family.

It’s for those who want a quiet and intimate place to eat.
It’s not for those looking for a bar for late-night drinking (but they do have a variety of wines and super good mocktails)!

Available for: Dine-in and delivery. You can order by contacting the numbers below, check their Facebook page for an updated delivery menu.
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66 E Abada St., Loyola Heights, Quezon City
(02) 8426-0301; (0939) 921-5881

5. Bellini’s – Cubao Expo

Bellini’s is one of the most popular spots in Cubao Expo and surely one you can’t and should not miss. They’ve become a household name in the city when it comes to Italian cuisine, serving a wide range of authentic Italian pizza and al dente pasta-making you feel as if you’ve been transported to Italy.

It’s for people who love Italian food.
It’s not for people who are looking to explore different cuisines.

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Cubao Expo, 3 General Romulo Ave, Cubao, Quezon City
(02) 8913-2550

4. The Frazzled Cook – Tomas Morato

This homey place located at Tomas Morato is well-loved for their truffle pasta, but they have other unique dishes too like their Mango Salad with Wasabi Mayo and Tenderloin Nuggets on Mashed Potatoes and Flat Bread.

It’s for those seeking the ultimate comfort food at the heart of Quezon City.
It’s not for formal foodies.

Available for: Dine in, pickup, and delivery. They are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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Tomas Morato, Laging Handa, Quezon City
(02) 8374-6879; (0917) 633-3352

3. Shao Kao Grillery – Teacher’s Village

Shao Kao Grillery is a small restaurant tucked in the streets of Teacher’s Village that offers authentic Chinese-style street barbecue, specializing in a wide variety of meats and flame-grilled vegetables perfect for omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike.

It’s for people looking for affordable yet filling eats
It’s not for those looking for fancy feasts

Available for: Dine-in, take-out, and delivery.
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7 Masinsinan St., Teacher’s Village
(0917) 319 7426

2. Pipino Veg – Teacher’s Village

Pipino sources locally-grown fruits and vegetables for creative Filipino vegan dishes, taking a new taste to familiar flavors, textures, and ingredients to satisfy the palate of vegetarians and meat-lovers alike, proving that 100% plant-based meals can be both healthy and delicious.

It’s for those who want to explore vegetarian and vegan dishes
It’s not for

Available for: Dine-in, take-out, and delivery via foodpanda, & Lalamove. 
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39 Malingap Teacher’s Village
(0915) 230 1649

1. Half Saints – Sgt. Esguerra Ave.

Half Saints is a cozy yet forward restaurant that offers unique dishes and desserts that feature multi-cultural flavors yet embraces and celebrates everything Filipino. Some of the items on their menu include chicharron risotto and hummus shakshuka but they are also quite famous for their decadent desserts.

It’s for people who want to try an array of food.
It’s not for those who enjoy authentic classic dishes.

Half Saints Liempo Teriyaki
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The Ignacia Place, 62 Sgt. Esguerra Ave cor. Mother Ignacia Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(0935) 933 0512

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